Men’s Fashion

Chester Barrie Refurbishes its Savile Row flagship store

The back story of the illustrious outfitters found at 19 Savile Row is a compelling one. Having made his fortune opening a chain of eponymous outfitters across The Pond, the company’s entrepreneurial founder, Simon Ackerman, returned to England in 1935 and set up a  clothing factory in Crewe due to its equidistance between Huddersfield’s mills […]

A rare selection of vintage Vacheron Constantin Timepieces arrives in New York

Les Collectionneurs, a unique collection of vintage Vacheron Constantin timepieces sourced from auction houses, private collectors, and the watchmaker’s own archival department, has landed at the Swiss watchmaker’s Madison Avenue boutique. The collection is part of a travelling offering of timepieces that has already touched down in Singapore and London and recently at Manhattan’s luxury retailer Material […]

Robb Reader: James Eden, owner, Private White V.C.

At the peak of the Industrial Revolution, so much cotton was spun in Manchester – a third of the world’s output – it was nicknamed ‘Cottonopolis’. The north of England’s textile industry has since withered, but some entrepreneurs are working to resuscitate it. Entrepreneurs like James Eden. Having ditched a career in finance to convert […]

Harrods’ Fine Watches Department Gets a Major Revamp

Whatever a visitor’s level of expertise, and whether an immediate or distant purchase is what they have in mind, there are few more edifying locations to peruse fine timepieces than Harrods’ Fine Watches department ( And, we’re talking, here, about an experience that’s just received a steroidal boost: as part of a £200m, three-year revamp […]

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