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Gonzo journalists and the story of the madras shirt

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Deck~Out No.354
Deck~Out No.354

Since a wormhole to an alternate dimension has sprung up in our office, we’ve had some great fun observing all the wacky characters the multiverse has to offer.

We're particularity fond of this chap – Tunter H. Shompson...

Deck~Out No.354
The Madras Shirt: An Oi Polloi Champion
The Madras Shirt: An Oi Polloi Champion

The madras shirt is a bit of an unsung classic.

These breezy checked shirts have been a firm mainstay on the Oi Polloi roster for years now, but for some reason we’ve never written about them before… until now.

Seeing as a rather nice Engineered Garments version just tipped up, here’s a rough history of this most majestic summertime shirt.

The Madras Shirt: An Oi Polloi Champion
AN INTERVIEW WITH SINAN FROM SÉFR
AN INTERVIEW WITH SINAN FROM SÉFR

Séfr is a Swedish brand that make some exceptionally classy clobber.

It’s luxurious, without being too over the top – the sort-of thing that won’t look out of place during long afternoons down the pub, as well as razzing an Aston Martin around country estates… if that makes any sense?

To illuminate things further, here’s an interview with co-founder Sinan Abi about vintage clothes, the wonders of Sweden and gut instinct…

AN INTERVIEW WITH SINAN FROM SÉFR


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