BEAUTY FOR ITS OWN SAKE
by William Phips
I like to think of myself as a practical man.
I’m hardly unique in that regard but, as a member of the unfortunate group that will quote Gordon Gekko without a trace of irony, I feel I have as good a claim to that distinction as anyone. At least anyone with uncalloused hands.
Yet here I am writing what will eventually be about buttonholes.
The search for the perfect buttondown roll continues…
But I think I’m getting closer. Photo of SF’s Maomao
In Sorrento last April
Speaking of great buttondown collars…
The ultimate buttondown roll…
… I think I may have found it. Check back in a month or so.
Purple tie contest. Yea - I know.
tommiaho asked: Hi! What a beautiful knit tie! How made it?
Thanks. Howard Yount.