Elegant Dressing for Fall and Winter: Tweed Suit

Rugged, traditional, natural and elegant tweed made from Scottish wool is the best material for fall and winter dressing. Easily covered with a trench-coat or embellished with a pashmina or long wool scarves, tweed will keep you warm and dry. Tweed suits, skirts, trousers and jackets are always fashionable. ©M-J de Mesterton

Classic Pumps: Elegant Ladies’ Shoes

Clarks offers elegant shoes for ladies with good taste, in comfortable, classic styles. After years of women’s shoes with closed toes being all but extinct elsewhere on the shoe-shopping landscape, Clarks Indigo and Diamond lines persist in showing more style than skin. ~~M-J

How to Iron a Man’s Shirt

Ironing a Man’s Shirt My Swedish grandmother taught me how to iron men’s shirts. Like Scandinavians of all social strata, she adored being at the ironing board. I don’t know how other people do it, but here is our system: Flattening and folding the yoke (found under the collar at the back of shirt) at…

Got Tweed?

Got Tweed? Posted at 10:57 AM on January 11, 2010