Great British Attire

Every time I’m near Old Bond Street and Piccadilly Street I always seem to spot a handsome man. I almost fell over running across the street, making a mad dash to take this photo. Seeing a man look so dashing on a bicycle is quite a thrill. He sort of reminded me of a British Donald Draper (Mad Men).

I took his photo and we exchange cards. After reading his card it wasn’t surprizing that he had such great style as Donald McFarlane is the managing director of a new website Great British Attire. – An online collective that will be bringing you the latest in the world of , art and style. It will be your guide to the world of custom tailoring and bespoke craftsmanship.

Donald describes his style "When it comes to style, I try to be as classic as possible. Cary Grant meets Hercule Poirot, with a dash of Steve McQueen. Simplicity and cleanliness are key. I do not have a favorite designer. I’m more of a style over fashion guy, so I don’t worry too much about labels, but I’ll give you a quick run down on what I was wearing. Hat: Trilby by Lock and Co, Velvet Jacket: Aquascutum (1970’s), Shirt: Hilditch and Key, Tie: Hermes, Trousers: Ede and Ravenscoft, Shoes: Peal & Co, sunglasses: Rayban, Watch: Cartier."

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5 comments on “Great British Attire

  1. Ashley
    April 2, 2009 at 17:17

    That is one thing I miss about being in London! The guys always looked so put together and fashion forward, not just the gay boys!

  2. Elle
    April 2, 2009 at 23:23

    Blimey, he does look dashing. I love a true Englishman. And that bicycle with wicker basket is just the cherry on the cake.

  3. J. McFarlane
    April 3, 2009 at 9:09

    Very proud to call him my brother. Looking good old boy. Can’t wait for the website.

    Boat drinks!

  4. DBC
    April 5, 2009 at 1:01

    Wow! Does he have a wife? Can I apply for the role?

  5. The Vaz!
    April 6, 2009 at 11:11

    Donald,
    Good Stuff buddy! Looking forward to the website, finally will show India how to be fashionable!
    See you soon in London mate.
    Vaz

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