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Aristocratic Charm from Scotland – How To Look Like a Million Dollars in Tweed

Tweed, that quintessential British cloth redolent of country pursuits and aristocratic estates; think Downton Abbey. Well yes, we all know that, but what is tweed?  Where did it originate and why has it kept its place in British style and fashion through the decades? To answer some of these mystical questions, we turned to Budapest’s …

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Style According to Simon – Dressed for Success

In today’s business world, dressing is an increasingly casual affair. After the sartorial strictures of the 1930’s dress codes started to loosen up, and with the emergence of corporate giants in the US a more relaxed business dress code has evolved. While there are still professions and companies who require formal dress at the work …

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Stílus Simon Szemszögéből – Sikerhez Öltözve

Megjelent a BCOOL magazin szeptemberi számában. Stílus Simon Szemszögéből Sikerhez Öltözve Általánosan kijelenthető, hogy a 20. század közepétől napjainkig az üzleti világban az öltözködési normák egyre inkább lazultak.  Míg a harmincas évek még bővelkedtek a szigorú öltözködési etikettben, az ötvenes évek Amerikájának első óriásvállalatai már új szemléletmódokat vezettek be az üzleti öltözködési kultúra terén.  Bár …

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Style According to Simon – The Bespoke Suit

The suit is still the most elegant attire for a gentleman so long as the cut, colour and choice of cloth is correct – so appropriate to the occasion and time of the year. While fashion has certainly modified the styles, in the eye of the bespoke tailor the fundamentals of the suit haven’t changed …

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How to Look Like a Million Dollars in 35 degrees

While women can bare or dare, for most men sartorial summer means suffering in sweat. However with thoughtful consideration regarding cloth and construction one can feel comfortable and look elegant, even in the hottest of climates.   If a suit is a must, then be careful about your choice of cloths. Pick open weave wools …

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How to Keep Looking Like a Million Dollars – New Article in Diplomacy and Trade

There is a whiff of spring in the air and with the, “Cambio di Stagione” we are all starting to think about our summer look. At this time of year Italian mothers are preparing the traditional, “Ribaltare”, when the winter clothes are cleaned and put away, and the summer wardrobe is brought out of storage. …

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It was great to catch up with Szilágyi Áron yesterday at the Gresham. He asked us to style him for a portrait shoot for a magazine interview. Head to toe in Simon Skottowe, I combined our private label polo shirt and trousers with the jacket he commissioned for his wedding last year. He is really …

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Our First Collection of Trousers

We are proud to present you the first collection of trousers under the Simon Skottowe label. Made in Italy, exclusively for us, in a crisp, lightweight cotton with the right amount of elasticity. Just like with our shirts, finding the right fit was the most important issue for us. The trousers have a good rise, …