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Mr Tylr x Lincoln MKZ : A Tale Of Luxury

Personal quests lead us far away, far away in search of finer things. In search of finer fabrics and white vehicles designed with perfect aerodynamics and touch sensitive lock systems.  I’m trying to parallel my quests with great design, it’s my hope that somewhere in the horizon both parallels might intersect.    In these photos Unconstructed Linen Jacket – Custom Design by Mr Tylr, Fabric by Loro Piana All White Sedan - Lincoln 2017 MKZ  Visuals – Matthew Tyzack   Mr Tylr x Lincoln MKZ : A Tale Of Luxury from Ifeanyi Ibekwe on Vimeo.  

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Mr Tylr X Shutiq: Custom Velvet Slippers

  I’ve been in the market for velvet slippers for a while now, primarily because they are the perfect blend of design and comfort. When I found Shutiq, I was quite pleased to say the least. In addition to the velvet slippers I’ve wanted for so long, I got the opportunity to personalize them to my preferences. I’ve detailed my thoughts of the overall experience in the paragraphs below, for someone who’s skeptical about services like this, Shutiq exceeded my expectations and so I’m keen to tell the story. Craftsmanship  My primary yardstick for judging any pair of shoes is the level of craftsmanship. Shoes mean a lot to me, so it’s difficult for me to compromise on things like...

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Mr Tylr x Sartor Middle East: Bespoke Tailoring 101

  In recent times the subject of bespoke tailoring has become a widely-discussed topic amongst gents and tailors alike. Over the past few weeks, I’ve partnered with my friends at Sartor to discover exactly what it means to make a bespoke suit.  The following paragraphs are a result of my “sartorial journey”   Introduction to fabrics The foundation of any bespoke experience is the selection of the right fabrics. During my visits to Sartor, I quickly learned that there are three broad categories of suit fabrics; Wool, Cotton and Linen. Other categories are essentially a combination of at least two of these fabrics – ( e.g wool & cotton). As a rule of thumb, fabrics are classified according to the weight,...

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How To Wear A Linen Blazer

  For any gentleman, pulling off a good blazer is like learning your ABC; it’s one of the first things you learn at “Sartorial School”. Today, I would like to take the class a little further by discussing the curios case of “Linen Blazers”, what do they even mean? And how does a person go about wearing something like that. I’ve adopted the classic why, what and who approach to attempt to demystify this subject.   Why Linen? If you live in Dubai this should be obvious, it’s hot here most of the time and linen is a light fabric. You want to avoid heavy wool or tweed in the summer. It’s simply too hot for such fabrics. The second...

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How To Wear A Double Breasted Suit

  There’s no real way to tone down a double-breasted suit, so chances are that you are considering rocking one because you want to make a statement.  Firstly, congratulations are in order, you’ve taken the first step, a bold one at that. The next step is to make sure you get it right. I hope the next few paragraphs offer some sort of well needed guidance. What Color Plain colors are easier to work with, you can’t make a mistake with a classic blue, or grey suit. As a rule of thumb, a person never wears a black suit unless it’s a tux (for black-tie event) or a funeral. There are ways to rock patterns like houndstooth and checkered suits,...

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