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Jasper Lipton

Jasper Lipton

Jasper likes indigo, flight jackets, and boots - but he likes his dogs even more. He dreams of buried cities and the spaces between the stars.

Introducing: 1st PAT-RN

There is quite a bit of “workwear” shown at Pitti Uomo, and I use the scare quotes for a reason. I’m not usually one to complain about a lack of functionality in clothing, but it’s difficult not to think that most of what is presented as workwear is a […]

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On Western Style Zip Boots

We’ve been having a stop-starting, on-going conversation over in Random Fashion Thoughts about vaguely Western style zip boots and their merits. If you haven’t been paying attention, the root of this discussion is that a now-forgotten poster asked where he could find some boots that look like Nonnative’s […]

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The Best Accessories at Pitti Uomo 91

The Best Accessories Brands at Pitti Uomo 1. Ana Lemata Ana Lemata is less a milliner than a textile artist who happens to make hats – and “passionate” doesn’t begin to describe her approach to her craft. Her hats are by turns whimsical, elegant, and romantic, ranging from […]

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What to Wear With a Shearling Jacket

1. Aero Coastal Command shearling jacket 2. Rocky Mountain Featherbed liner jacket from Mr. Porter 3. Folk waffle-knit crew sweater from End 4. 4 Pocket pant from Evan Kinori 5. Goodyear-welted Julius boots in vintage leather from Peter Nappi In my mind, there are very few things warmer than shearling. Yes, you could probably […]

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How to Wear a Cape

The first time I went to Pitti, which was only a few years ago now, one of the brands that most stuck out in my mind was Tabarrificio Veneto, a company that makes – among other things – gorgeous capes. I thought it was fantastic. And when Arianna […]