Do The Mime. pt2
Part two of Jack Lyons story of a Modernist monday night out. Since Lee Gaish didn’t have a drum stool, miming drummers were obliged to sit on a stage step leading to the DJ booth. A tell tale ring of spittle formed around the edges of his mouth confirming he’d had his usual Monday-Night-Palais dose of French Blues. He was pilled, naturally and with an exaggerated energy, attacked the thin air...
Do The Mime pt.1
Jack Lyons shares his memories of modernist Hammersmith, London in a 2 part series. “Irish Jack” was a top London face back in the day and a consultant for the film Quadrophenia. Hammersmith is a well populated area of West London, a commercial centre with a lot of indigenous Irish people who’ve made London their home. A kind of city within a city in a sense…surrounded and linked by...
Italian bespoke in New York, masters Nino Corvato & Joe Centofanti talk about their passion and love. Hand made Tailoring.
Pasquale Sabino carries much respect in the world of high class tailoring, the son of a tailor Mr. Sabino began his career in the workshop of Angelo Blasi in his pre-teen years. At the age of just 17 Mr. Sabino opened his own atelier Sartoria Sabino. 50 years later and Mr. Sabino still over sees the making of each garment in his workshop, dealing with the customers needs during the fittings and...
Gone Fishing. →
Interesting article on Sweater style’s in Ivy fashion, 196?. Norwegian fisherman sweaters proving popular with Ivy students as well as British modernists. The sweater was no doubt imported from the Ivy look rather than a remote fishing town here.
Bower Roebuck Mill.
Gill Long, owner and tailoress (or Kipper, as they’re called in the trade) of Cock of the Walk arranged a tour of the Bower Roebuck mill for people interested in seeing how fabrics are designed and made. This tour is only offered to people in the trade and for tailors, so this was a one off opportunity to get a look behind the scenes of one of the world’s leading fabric...