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If you’re in the vicinity of Elder Street this week, pop in and see our amazing Frieze-week exhibition of Sandro Kopp’s work. Fiercely Loved is a series of richly detailed oil paintings of beloved soft toys, given the resplendent Old Master-ish treatment usually reserved for royals and saints. Here, Goully (Kopp’s own treasured childhood companion), […]

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I’m not knocking the unseasonably warm temperatures – I’m not in any hurry for the onset of winter’s depredations – but this early autumnal in-betweeny phase can leave us all a bit stumped wardrobe-wise; balmy enough to leave topcoats sheathed yet early-morning late-evening crisp enough to warrant something more than a lightweight jacket. That’s where […]

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My little black book of monthly recommendations… WEAR… Something with a little seasonal ‘character’ such as this bespoke skull lined velvet smoking jacket Contact our team at Elder Street or our Bruton Place shop to see what ‘wicked’ things they can conjure up for the party season DRIVE… A ‘Batmobile’, this was a customised by […]

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Elder Street has had its fair share of women clients over the last year, and we were thrilled to be asked to create a special evening dress for one of our esteemed customers. Worked on by Magdalena and Marija, this floor length dress more than nods to ‘Madame Vionnet’. Crafted in a dark teal silk […]

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Leaden skies didn’t dampen spirits at this year’s Goodwood Revival – I was there as a guest of Lord and Lady March (Lord M always pulls out all the stops when it comes to exacting period detail; one of my favourite “attractions” this year was the 60s Tesco store, complete with vintage Vimto bottles and […]

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“Fashion Rules: Dress from the collections of HM The Queen, Princess Margaret and Diana, commences with styles created for the young Queen Elizabeth II by Hardy Amies and Norman Hartnell, and features opulent fabrics, exquisite embroidery and hand sewn jewels.”

Timothy Everest
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“Four passions, simple but overwhelmingly strong, have governed my life,” said the philosopher Bertrand Russell: “The longing for love, the search for knowledge, unbearable pity for the suffering of mankind, and the pursuit of the perfect wider-notch-lapel jacket in a rich oxblood red or a saturated khaki.” Actually, Russell didn’t add that last one, but […]

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My Little Black Book of monthly recommendations. WEAR… I’m enjoying wearing my wine red long-sleeve polo shirt from our new Autumn collection, available online: I’ve just returned from a quick holiday in the Chianti region, and the weather (thankfully) was glorious, so I wore my brightest blue cotton shorts and a crisp white shirt. SHOP… […]

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“You choose your friends by their character and your socks by their colour,” said Gary Oldman, which proves that he knows just as much, if not more, about hosiery than he does about acting. And this season’s TE socks are perfectly primed to add characterful colour to that all-important junction between foot and calf (if […]

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Finally, in our three-day bespoke denim extravaganza, this rose pink cotton denim suit, with the jacket’s angled pockets and mother of pearl buttons, just bespeaks of sundown cocktails at a midsummer sky-bar. Cool town, evening in the city, dressing so fine and looking so pretty, as the immortal words of The Lovin’ Spoonful had it.

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