Author Archives: Gilbert Vanderwoods

Bohème Sauvage No.15

Deutsch s.u. BOHME SAUVAGE – Last weekend Bohème Sauvage took place in Cologne again. It was a great event! This time Bohème Sauvage was located at the historic waiting lounge of the Cologne central station. The night began with the dancing class. There you could learn to dance the charleston. Inherent part of all Sauvages…

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My New Spectator Shoes

Deutsch s.u. MY NEW SPECTATOR SHOES – Today finally my new spectators arrived from England! It took a lot of time for me to find a model that I like. I wanted a full brogue in tan-white. Actually it is easier to find spectators in black-white or in tan combined with canvas, cloth or suede…

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The Dress Of The Day

Deutsch s.u. THE DRESS OF THE DAY – Embedding the “bespoke bow-tie” I presented yesterday, today I want to present a whole dress with this accessory. In Detail: Suit: Grey Glencheck suit with light blue pattern Shirt: Blue twill shirt with french cuffs Bow-Tie: Mousseline de laine bow-tie with different shades of blue and grey…

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The Bespoke Bow-Tie

Deutsch s.u. THE BESPOKE BOW-TIE – Today my first bespoke bow-tie arrived. Before I had made-to-masure bow-ties but never a full bespoke. But what is the difference in this case? For the made-to-masure bow-tie I could just chose my collar size, then it was manufactured in that size on basis of the given bow-tie model…

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The Dress Of The Weekend

Deutsch s.u. THE DRESS OF THE WEEKEND – The sun was shining and it was time for a summer party. I choosed a very light dress similar to the classic East Coast / New England summer dress. a Jacket: Seersucker jacket blue / white striped Waistcoat: Double-breasted light-blue linen waistcoat Shirt: White twill shirt with…

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The Dandy´s Fragrances

Deutsch s.u. THE DANDY´S FRAGRANCES – Besides the popular and basic fragrances there are some very special. Maybe not known to everybody, fragrances with historie that stand out. Below-mentioned I want to present four of my alltime favorites. a GREY FLANNEL BY GEOFFREY BEENE Official description: Grey Flannel by Geoffrey Beene is a Oriental Woody…

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The Dress Of The Day

Deutsch s.u. THE DRESS OF THE DAY – Back from holiday I want to present again the dress of the day. The overview: Waistcoat: Double-breasted linen waistcoat with checked pattern Shirt: Light blue shirt with single cuffs Bow-Tie: Dark blue linen bow tie with brown stripes. A made to measure selfbinding bow-tie Trousers: Antique white…

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The Dress Of The Day

Deutsch s.u. THE DRESS OF THE DAY – Time again to present my dress of the day. The details: a Shirt: White / purple striped with white collar and french cuffs Neck-Tie: Purple neck-tie with leaf pattern Braces: White braces with white leather ends and of course button-on Trousers: Dark grey pleat-front trousers Shoes: Black…

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The Boating Blazer

Deutsch s.u. THE BOATING BLAZER – Similar to the striped necktie, the ( striped ) boating blazer gives the opportunity to express the membership to a club, a school, a regiment etc. The origin of the boating blazer is the classic rowing. Basically there are two types of coloring, firstly the colored piping of a…

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White Tie – The Tailcoat

Deutsch s.u. WHITE TIE – THE TAILCOAT – This is the most formal dress. Nowadays the tailcoat is primary worn on ( opera ) ball or state occasions. a The tailcoat jacket and trousers are always black, the shirt, bow-tie and waistcoat always white cotton piqué. a THE JACKET – Alway black and singlebreasted with…

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The Dress Of The Day

Deutsch s.u. THE DRESS OF THE DAY – Today it is time again to present a dress of the day. As always, let us have a look at the details: a Suit: Single breasted royal blue suit Waistcoat: Double breasted light grey morning suit waistcoat Shirt: Blue shirt with white stripes and white collar /…

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The Different Pattern Of Suits

Deutsch s.u. THE DIFFERENT PATTERN OF SUITS – Not only the cut of the suit creates the look but the pattern of its cloth as well. There are different kinds of pattern that are more or less common, some for business some for leisure-time. Let us have a look on some well known types: a…

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