Herman Bros & Co Tailors – fitting review

Herman Bros & Co is a tailoring service that operates out of Burwood in Sydney’s Inner West; just a stone’s throw, or 15 minutes by train, from the Sydney CBD.

It’s incredibly exciting to find new tailoring services cropping up in Sydney, and I recently had the opportunity to have a fitting with Herman of Herman Bros. If I were to sum up Herman Bros in three words or less it would be: Options! Options! Options!

Cardholder by Holdall & Co

Few things in life match the sensory explosion that is taking a fresh leather item out of the box. The smell, the touch, the feeeeel. Just kidding.

Getting a new product is exciting though. This is my review of a cardholder by English company Holdall & Co.

Suit Shop shirt review

My review of two Suit Shop shirts I bought towards the end of last year. One is in a light blue houndstooth (pictured) and the other in a navy denim chambray.

How the quest for 'pop' can make you look tacky

One of the things designers seem to be on an endless quest for these days is 'pop' -- that wow factor that adds instant visual appeal to an item of clothing. While you certainly want clothes to have that instant appeal, sometimes 'pop' simply translates to tacky.

Here are three ways designers, in their search for 'pop', have gone down the path of gawdy.

Carmina Uetam Tassel Loafer

My review of the Carmina braided, tassel loafer in the Uetam last. A gorgeous shoe in a very versatile style.