Newsroom — Review

On Lasting Things

October 10, 2017
by Réginald-Jérôme de Mans.   A great achievement of the classes that rule us is making us love our chains. I had this (almost certainly not original) thought reading the estimable Bruce Boyer’s re...
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Book Review: Master Shoemakers

July 18, 2017
by Réginald-Jérôme de Mans.   There are no prizes for pointing out that the flood of #menswear books of the last few years has drizzled us with a few monographs dedicated to custom tailors, but non...
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Judging a Book by its Cover

June 08, 2017
by Réginald-Jérôme de Mans.   It’s raining menswear books, but I’ll save my hallelujahs for the following books that have languished on my to-read list for years, or at least long enough that I’ve ...
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Reaction: Edmund de Waal's "During the Night"

December 15, 2016
by Réginald-Jérôme de Mans.   The concept of curation has been appropriated by pretentious pseudointellectuals outside of art (no, I do not consider #menswear an art). The Kunsthistorisches Museum,...
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Book Bites- For What Ails You

November 15, 2016
by Réginald-Jérôme de Mans.    Recently I’ve been struggling with writer’s block over multiple pieces for No Man Walks Alone. My forum admirers who have criticized my “rambling flow of thought or s...
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Book Review: Christopher Breward's The Suit

November 03, 2016
by Réginald-Jérôme de Mans.   Like the decade-old book of the same name by Machiavelli scholar and erstwhile seduction specialist Nicholas Antongiavanni, Christopher Breward’s 2016 The Suit is that...
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