How to choose and wear a pocket watch

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Pocket watches –  By order of the Peaky Blinders
Image source: Peaky Blinders (Episode 1, Series 2) BBC 2

Everyone loves a good British period TV show, so it’s no surprise the gritty crime family drama Peaky Blinders (aired on BBC America and Netflix) has proven extremely popular.

With their stylish tweed jackets, period flat caps, and those snazzy pocket watches, the crime lords of Peaky Blinders certainly look like men who get things done. And while we’re not advocating running your own crime ring, there’s nothing wrong with channeling the confidence of a dapper Edwardian criminal. Picking a classy pocket watch is a great place to start – read on to discover how to choose and wear one with style.
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What is moleskin?

No moles are harmed in the making of this fabric

No moles are harmed in the making of this fabric
Image: Wikimedia Commons, CC BY 2.5

If you’re an animal lover, you’ll be happy to know that no moles are harmed in the making of your moleskin pants or jacket. But if it’s not made from animal hide, where does moleskin come from?

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Why you need a Tattersall shirt

Model 4 wearing Hartsop Tattersall Shirt

Ideal for weekend wear
Image: Hartsop tattersall shirt from Samuel Windsor

It’s versatile. It’s stylish. It works well with chinos for a casual day in the office, with jeans at the weekend, or even as part of a three-piece suit. You may not have heard of a “tattersall shirt” before, but you’re sure to have seen one – and once you realize how adaptable and timeless these shirts truly are, you’ll definitely want one.

But what sets this particular style of checked shirt apart from the rest?

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