Contents

This page lists all my past posts in chronological order (oldest at the bottom, most recent on top) since I started the blog back in October 2014, by title and with a brief reference to what I wrote about or the pics I posted. Click on the links if you want to catch up on what you might have missed!

208.  June 28, 2020:
Thirty Years of Carnaby Street: 1980 – 2010 – Recollections of my visits to the famous thoroughfare and how it’s changed over the years.  A pointer to a recent update to the ‘Rod’s Mod Memories’ page

207.  June 20, 2020:
Sunglasses Part Four: Randolph Engineering – Comparing American Optical with Randolph plus pics of several Randolph Shades

206.  June 12, 2020:
Rod’s Togs – Rust Jacket With Blue Check – Replacing solid rust linen blazer with checked version, in both a business and a casual rig

205.  May 27, 2020:
New Wallet And Key Ring – Blue leather wallet and key ring from Chester Mox

204.  May 5, 2020:
Rod’s Togs – The Sky Blue Monkey Jacket – Sky blue Real Hoxton monkey jacket, white Levi’s 501s, white adidas Samba

203.  April 24, 2020:
Rod’s Togs – The Crested Blazer – Navy blue Carnegie College blazer, grey wool strides, burgundy Carmina Chelsea boots

202.  April 8, 2020:
Chelsea Boots – Part Five – Recap of previous acquisitions plus new-ish versions in navy calf and black soft calf

201. April 1, 2020:
Rod’s Togs – Inspired By The Duke Of Wellington – Lovat green windowpane jacket, chambray shirt, burnt orange tie, beige strides and chestnut tan jodhpur boots

200.  March 21, 2020:
The ‘Contents’ Page – You’re in it! Finally complete and up to date!

199.  March 17, 2020:
Mods’ – And Rod’s View On Jeans – From the sixties through Quadrophenia to my own shifting attitude towards jeans

198.  March 14, 2020:
Rod’s Togs – The Rugby Shirt – White Rowing Blazers rugby shirt with red and blue hoops, grey Levi’s 511 Commuters, blue adidas Gazelles

197.  March 9, 2020:
Rod’s Togs – The ‘Goldfinger’ Dinner Jacket – Ecru dinner jacket with midnight blue strides, black calf slippers

196. February 25, 2020:
Rod’s Togs – Thick As Thieves Blazer – Tan linen-silk made-to-measure jacket, sky blue shirt, electric blue grenadine tie, tan Crockett and Jones penny loafers

195. February 5, 2020:
Rod’s Togs – Cold Weather Travel – Taupe wool-cashmere houndstooth tweed jacket, navy turtleneck, white selvedge Levi’s Made and Crafted jeans, snuff suede Chelsea boots

194. January 30, 2020:
Rod’s Togs – Cool Spring Threads – Royal blue Harrington jacket, grey Levi’s 511 Commuters, blue leather custom adidas Gazelles

193. January 13, 2020:
Rod’s Togs – The Crombie – Navy Crombie overcoat, grey Prince of Wales flannels, burgundy shell longwing derby brogues

192. January 3, 2020:
Rod’s Togs – No Tie Black Tie – Black velvet jacket, black strides, red skull socks, black velvet skull slippers

191. December 27, 2019
Rod’s Togs – The Nylon Monkey Jacket – Searching for navy Maison Kitsune version, finding Brave Soul version

190. December 20, 2019:
Rod’s Togs – Checking Twice – Dark blue cotton Hugo Boss blazer, red gingham shirt, houndstooth sta-pressts, blue Chelsea boots, red Oliver Peoples Jaye sunglasses

189.  November 20, 2019:
Rod’s Togs – Mustard Knitted Polo – Heavy cotton long-sleeved polo, Uniqlo selvedge jeans, honey-Amber suede desert boots, brown Levi’s buffalo leather trucker jacket

188.  November 18, 2019:
Rod’s Togs – ‘The Cut Of Your Jib’ – White Fred Perry tennis bomber, white Lacoste polo, grey Levi’s 511 Commuters, white adidas Samba World Cup trainers

187. October 25, 2019:
Rod’s Togs – The Turtleneck – Versions in Black with silver-grey suit and black Chelsea boots, and navy with purple-blue two-tone suit and blue Chelsea boots

186.  October 6, 2019:
The Who In Concert – Adventures in Tampa’s Amelie Arena

185.  September 27. 2019:
Rod’s Togs – Return Of Windowpane – Royal blue hopsack Ted Baker jacket with silver overcheck featured in August, here in a casual ensemble with blue Panama hat, navy Ralph Lauren Polo popover shirt, houndstooth sta-pressts and blue Chelsea boots

184.  September 20, 2019:
Alterations – How Much Is Too Much? – Thoughts on performing major surgery on a jacket, with pics of the transformation of my sage green tweed windowpane jacket

183.  September 12, 2019:
Rod’s Togs – Tie Conundrum Update – Acquisition of a much better tie option to match the tobacco linen suit

182. September 6, 2019:
Rod’s Greatest Hits – Tobacco Linen Suit – Worn with sky blue shirt, dark blue wool tie, burgundy Chelsea boots

181. August 28, 2019:
A Visit To O’Connell’s – Details of my experience of the famous Buffalo NY clothing shop

180. August 19, 2019:
Rod’s Togs – More Windowpane – Royal blue hopsack Ted Baker jacket with silver overcheck, worn with China blue marle tie, silver-grey strides, blue Chelsea boots

179. July 31, 2019:
Bespoke Wedding Suit – A Cautionary Tale – The tribulations of a poorly-made bespoke suit and what I had to do to make it right

178. July 27, 2019:
Rod’s Togs – In The Pink – Navy blazer worn with pink tie, pocket square and socks, sky blue gingham shirt, navy suede loafers

177. July 20, 2019:
Sunglasses Part Three: Moscot – Cary Grant’s shades in  ‘North By Northwest’ and my new green frames from Moscot

176. June 28, 2019:
Rod’s Togs – Blue Jacket, Magenta Windowpane – Ted Baker jacket worn with sky blue and white striped shirt, magenta grenadine tie, grey strides and navy suede loafers

175. June 4, 2019:
Rod’s Togs – Seersucker X 2 – Navy seersucker blazer, light blue linen shirt, blue and white seersucker strides, navy suede driving mocs

174. May 27, 2019:
Rod’s Togs – The Fred Perry Tennis Bomber – White monkey jacket, sky blue Fred Perry polo, cobalt blue Levi’s sta-pressts, white adidas Samba World Cup trainers

173. May 24, 2019:
Rod’s Togs – New Houndstooth Jacket – Worn with white shirt, navy and red striped grenadine tie, navy strides and black longwing derby brogues. Also comparison with my old boxy-fitting houndstooth jacket

172. May 9, 2019:
Rod’s Togs – Blazer And Loafers – The versatility of the navy blazer shown in both casual and formal styles, plus advice on overcoming the difficulty of buying shoes on the Internet

171. April 30, 2019:
Rod’s Togs – Brown Wool-Cotton Blazer – Worn with sky blue Ralph Lauren Polo popover, beige cotton strides and snuff suede Chelsea boots

170.  April 22, 2019:
Rod’s Togs – Red Linen Blazer – Worn with navy Ralph Lauren Polo popover, sky blue linen strides and navy suede driving mocs

169.  April 16, 2019:
Sam Hober Ties – Getting one tie repaired and purchasing another from the legendary bespoke tie maker

168. April 7, 2019:
Rod’s Greatest Hits – Powder Blue Thick As Thieves Suit – with dark red tie and navy suede brogues

167.  March 29, 2019:
Tie Clips – Thoughts on securing the Peckham Rye and pics of my collection

166.  March 22, 2019:
Rod’s Togs – Red Harrington – Worn with White Fred Perry polo shirt, Levi’s LVC selvedge jeans, red suede adidas Gazelles

165.  March 17, 2019:
Rod’s Togs – Knitted Polo Shirts – Madcap England navy and royal blue version

164.  March 4, 2019:
The Polo Shirt – My thoughts on this classic item of Mod clothing

163.  February 20, 2019:
Rod’s Togs – Navy Blazer And Grey Strides – Worn with turquoise and blue raw silk striped tie and mahogany grain penny loafers

162. February 14, 2019:
Influence Of The Decades – The Nineties – Pop culture icons who have influenced current style

161.  February 8, 2019:
Influence Of The Decades – The Eighties – Pop culture icons who have influenced current style

160.  January 18, 2019:
Rod’s Togs – The Cricket Jumper – Discussion on the jumper’s origins and my off white Durham County Cricket Club jumper

159. January 12, 2019:
Taking Stock Of The Blog – 2018 – Summary of viewing stats for the last year

158. January 7, 2019:
Rod’s Togs – Bringing In 2019 Wearing The ‘Thunderball’ Dinner Suit – Midnight blue shawl collared dinner suit

157. December 16, 2018:
Rod’s Togs – Hoops – Navy and white broad hooped long-sleeved Breton shirt, Uniqlo selvedge jeans, black suede desert boots

156.  December 13, 2018:
Rod’s Greatest Hits – Donegal Jacket With Rust Strides – Grey Jacket, sky blue popover, rust flannels, burgundy shell longwing derby brogues

155. November 18, 2018:
Rod’s Togs – The Green Long Sleeved Fred Perry Polo – Forest Green polo, grey Levi’s 511 Commuters, black suede desert boots

154.  November 16, 2018:
Rod’s Greatest Hits – Grey Prince Of Wales Suit – blue lined shirt, navy striped grenadine tie, navy suede brogues

153.  November 4, 2018:
Rod’s Togs – Suede Trucker Contest – Tan suede ASOS trucker, royal blue rugby shirt, off-white sta-pressts, snuff suede Chelsea boots

152.  October 22, 2018:
Rod’s Togs – Lacoste Polo – Royal blue polo with red chevron, white Levi’s 501s, blue suede adidas Gazelles with red stripes

151.  October 17, 2018:
Rod’s Togs – New Stuff – Fred Perry quarter zip polo shirts in black with white hoop and white with black hoop, Zara heavy cotton navy and white hoop t-shirt, all worn with white Levi’s Made and Crafted selvedge jeans and black suede desert boots

150.  October 3, 2018:
Rod’s Guide To Business Travel With Style Part Two – Clothing choices and  packing advice; Long sleeve black Fred Perry polo with houndstooth sta-pressts and black driving mocs; Navy blazer and grey strides combinations in wool, cotton and linen

149.  September 3, 2018:
Rod’s Guide To Business Travel With Style – Part One – The equipment

148.  August 18, 2018:
Rod’s Togs – New Jacket But Which Strides? – Grey-blue gingham check Ted Baker jacket with royal blue tie and grey strides, and with fuchsia spotterd tie and dark blue strides

147.  August 10, 2018:
Beachwear With Style – Sky blue J Crew trunks, Orlebar Brown Setters in sky blue and navy, Old Navy board shorts in red and China blue

146. July 29, 2018:
Rod’s Togs – Hot Weather = Loud Strides! – Navy polo shirt, orange chinos, navy suede driving mocs; white linen shirt, cobalt blue linen strides, royal blue driving mocs

145.  July 26, 2018:
Rod’s Togs – Travel Outfit, All Cotton – Dark blue J Crew blazer, orange Ralph Lauren Polo popover shirt, beige Express strides, mahogany Cheaney loafers

144.  July 15, 2018:
Rod’s Togs – Summer Shorts – Navy Wimbledon polo, green shorts, adidas Stan Smiths

143.  June 23, 2018:
Rod’s Greatest Hits – Sky Blue Prince Of Wales Suit – With White Royal oxford shirt and China blue repp striped tie

142.  June 19, 2018:
Rod’s Togs – New Items – Navy seersucker Uniqlo blazer, royal blue Ralph Lauren Polo popover shirt, Prince of Wales sta-pressts and navy suede Clark’s driving mocs

141.  June 3, 2018:
Rod’s Togs – More Linen, Casual Outfit – Sky blue linen jacket, dark blue linen popover, white linen strides, royal blue Polo driving mocs

140.  May 29, 2018:
Rod’s Togs – Another Linen Travel Outfit – Dark blue linen blazer, aqua gingham linen shirt, grey linen strides, dark blue leather driving mocs

139. May 14, 2018:
Rod’s Togs – Baracuta G-9 – Slate blue Baracuta Harrington jacket, comparison with my royal blue Fred Perry Harrington jacket

138. May 1, 2018:
Sunglasses Part Two:  Aviators. – Discussion and examples of several aviator styles

137. April 16, 2018:
Rod’s Togs – Mustard Cycling Shirt – Fred Perry X Bradley Wiggins cycling shirt, grey Levi’s 511 Commuters, yellow adidas Gazelles

136. April 9, 2018:
Rod’s Togs – Bohemian Chic? – My outfit for a summer outdoor wedding which was beige linen suit, turquoise linen shirt, mahogany pebble grain penny loafers

135. April 7, 2018:
Penny Loafer  Contest – Crockett And Jones Harvard 2 Versus Cheaney Howard – Discussion and comparison of the two classic penny loafer models

134. April 3, 2018:
Rod’s Togs – More Fuchsia For Easter – Fuchsia Lacoste polo shirt, white Levi’s 501s, adidas Stan Smiths, (Layla in fuschia top and dark blue dungarees).

133. March 20, 2018:
Rod’s Togs – Real Men Wear Fuchsia – Dark blue cotton J Crew blazer, fuchshia Polo popover, Prince of Wales Relco sta-pressts, dark blue leather driving mocs

132. March 7, 2018:
The Ultimate Loafer – Discussion on the variety of loafers options, Crockett and Jones tan grain penny loafers

131. March 3, 2018:
Rod’s Togs – Polo Popover – Lavender Ralph Lauren Polo popover, white Levi’s Made and Crafted selvedge jeans, purple suede driving mocs

130. February 24, 2018:
Rod’s Togs – Late Sixties Look – Powder blue-grey mohair suit, Royal blue pique button-down shirt, burgundy shell longwing derby brogues

129. February 11, 2018:
Rod’s Togs – Another Cycling Top – Red ASOS knitted cycling shirt, Levi’s 501 selvedge jeans, black suede desert boots

128. January 28, 2018:
Bowling And Cycling Shoes – Thoughts and details on the acquisition of my black bowling shoes and electric blue adidas EM Champ cycling shoes

127. January 24, 2018:
A Digression – GIVE BLOOD! – Public Service Announcement / Appeal following bone marrow donation

126. January 21, 2018:
Taking Stock Of The Blog – 2017 – Round up of viewing stats

125. January 1, 2018:
Rod’s Togs – Mod Black Tie? – Discussion on Mod-influenced Black Tie, black Calvin Klein dinner suit

124.  December 22, 2017:
Rod’s Togs – Donegal For Cold-Weather Trip – Grey Donegal tweed jacket, sky blue popover, rust orange strides, burgundy shell longwing derby brogues

123.  December 19, 2017:
Rod’s Togs – Black Watch Tartan – Green tartan button down Kamakura shirt, Levi’s 501 selvedge jeans, black suede desert boots

122.  December 17, 2017:
Rod’s Togs – Suede Trucker – Tan suede ASOS trucker jacket, sky blue Fred Perry polo, white Levi’s Made and Crafted selvedge jeans, tan suede adidas Côte

121.  December 6, 2017:
Rod’s Togs – Prince Of Wales Part Three– Sky blue Prince of Wales suit in a couple of different combinations

120. November 28, 2017:
Happy Birthday To Me – ‘Mojo Talkin’’ by Tony Beesley

119. November 26, 2017:
Rod’s Togs – Nailhead Suit – Silver-grey nailhead Suit, white shirt, navy grenadine tie, black George Cox shoes

118. November 18, 2017:
Rod’s Togs – Packing For A Beach Holiday – A selection of t shirts, polo shirts, shorts etc. packed for annual trip to Cozumel

117. November 11, 2017:
Rod’s Rant – Dressing For The Occasion – Discussion on dressing, and over-dressing, brick red wool-cashmere flannel blazer, sky blue popover, winter white flannel strides, snuff suede Chelsea boots; navy cotton blazer, blue puppytooth shirt, beige Levi’s 511 sta-pressts, snuff suede Chelsea boots

116. October 22, 2017:
Rod’s Togs – Latest Purchases – Orange Fred Perry X Bradley Wiggins cycling shirt, white Ben Sherman target t-shirt, royal blue Torm cycling shirt

115.  October 12, 2017:
Rod’s Reviews – Holiday Swag (Part Three) – Heuer Autavia watch

114.  October 10, 2017:
Rod’s Reviews – Holiday Swag (Part Two) – Black Eye sunglasses

113.  October 8, 2017:
Rod’s Reviews – Holiday Swag (Part One) – Black George Cox Robot shoes

112.  October 1, 2017:
Rod Rides – The D.G.R. – About the  Distinguished Gentlemen’s Ride, navy cotton Brooks Brothers blazer, off-white Levi’s 511 sta-pressts, tan Tricker’s jodhpur boots

111.  September 26, 2017:
Rod’s Togs In Action – Some lifestyle shots of my trip to Europe

110.  September 11, 2017:
Advice When Packing For Travel – What I took for a two-week trip to England 

109.  August 23, 2017:
Rod’s Togs – Hot Weather Kit – Sky blue Lacoste polo, white Levi’s 501s, blue suede adidas Gazelles

108.  August 12, 2017:
New Loafers – Polo suede penny loafers from Meermin Mallorca

107.  July 17, 2017:
The Driving Moccasin – Discussion about my favourite casual shoe style with pics of my collection

106.  July 7, 2017:
Rod’s Togs – Navy Polo Shirt – Beige Panama hat, navy Wimbledon polo shirt, white linen strides, navy suede driving mocs

105. June 8 2017:
Rod’s Togs – The Seersucker Suit (Again!) – Unintentional repeat of post # 43 which inexplicably appeared in October 2015: Beige Panama hat, grey and white seersucker suit, navy grenadine tie, navy suede brogues

104. June 4, 2017:
Rod’s Togs – The Navy Blazer (Again!)  – Unintentional repeat of post # 17 which inexplicably appeared in January 2015.  Discussion on a key item in a man’s wardrobe, navy hopsack wool blazer, turquoise and blue striped tie, light grey tropical wool strides, burgundy punch caps

103.  May 18, 2017:
Rod’s Togs – The Navy Long-Sleeved Fred Perry Polo Shirt – Navy long-sleeved polo, bronze Levi’s 511 Commuters, tan suede adidas Côte 

102.  May 9, 2017:
Madras And Seersucker – Aqua Madras checked short-sleeved shirt, blue and white seersucker shorts, adidas Stan Smiths

101.  May 5, 2017:
Rod’s Togs – Leather Trucker Jacket – Levi’s brown leather jacket, AGC cycling top in black and tan, khaki Levi’s 511s, dark burgundy Chelsea boots

100.  April 16, 2017:
Happy Easter 2017 – Turquoise Polo, white Levi’s shorts / white Levi’s 501s, adidas Stan Smiths

99.  April 3, 2017:
A Tale Of Two Kiddies – What I wore to two baptism occasions: white linen suit, blue linen shirt, blue driving mocs; electric blue sharkskin suit, fuschia tie, burgundy punch cap shoes

98.  March 28, 2017:
Rod’s Togs – One Jacket Worn Two Ways – Brick red cashmere flannel blazer worn with sage green tie, light grey heavy flannels, chilli captoes; also with sky blue popover, winter white flannels and snuff suede penny loafers

97. March 21, 2017:
Rod’s Togs – Purple Tweed Jacket – Purple tweed jacket made up by Thick As Thieves, purple tie, heavy grey flannels, black longwing derby brogues

96. March 17, 2018:
Rod’s Togs – Business Trip Part Two – Blue-grey hopsack windowpane jacket, purple repp stripe tie, beige Levi’s 511 sta pressts, burgundy Chelsea boots

95. March 15, 2017:
Rod’s Togs – Business Trip Part One – Olive Green blazer, lavender gingham shirt, purple tie, grey strides, burgundy Chelsea boots

94. March 14th, 2017:
Rod’s Togs – Chesterfield Coat – Grey herringbone overcoat worn with black pork pie hat, grey flannels, burgundy punch caps, burgundy scarf and gloves

93. February 22, 2017:
Rod’s Togs – Blazer And Jeans – A discussion into how hard it is to get this right. Pics of my attempts with gold and China blue ice cream jackets, dark blue and khaki cotton blazers and Donegal tweed jacket

92. February 13, 2017:
Rod’s Togs – The Ivy Look – Brief discussion on the history of Ivy threads, herringbone tweed blazer, OCBD, repp tie, Levi’s khakis and burgundy shell longwing derby brogues

91. January 31, 2017:
Peccary Gloves – Made to measure peccary gloves in dark burgundy

90. January 23, 2017:
Seeing The Jam On ‘The Tube’ – A pointer to a recent update to the ‘Rod’s Mod Memories’ page

89. January 17, 2017:
Chelsea Boots Part Four – Carver by Epaulet dark burgundy horsehide Chelsea boots

88. January 10, 2017:
Rod’s Top Ten … errr … Twelve Maxims Of Style – Insights and advice on discovering style and building a wardrobe

87. January 4, 2017:
Taking Stock Of The Blog – 2016 – Reflecting on the last year

86.  December 19, 2016:
Rod’s Togs – The Bumfreezer Jacket– Royal blue cotton Hugo Boss blazer, red gingham shirt, Levi’s selvedge jeans, black suede desert boots

85.  December 12, 2016:
Rod’s Togs – Another Ice Cream Jacket – China blue ice cream jacket, white polo shirt, Levi’s selvedge jeans, black suede desert boots

84.  December 5. 2016:
Rod’s Togs – Black Cycling Shirt –  Black cycling shirt with check pattern, white Levi’s, black suede desert boots

83.  November 29, 2016:
The Drugstore Challenge – White linen suit, navy Sunspel Polo shirt, navy suede loafers

82.  November 17.  2016:
Rod’s Togs – The Popover Shirt: Lean Garments Versus Proper Cloth – Comparing the merits of two sky blue popover shirts

81.  November 10, 2016:
Rod Does Rod – Another Breton Shirt – White and navy hooped Breton shirt, white linen strides, navy suede driving mocs

80.  November 8, 2016:
Rod’s Togs – Breton-Style Shirts – White and royal blue hooped Breton shirt, royal blue Levi’s 511 sta-pressts, navy suede driving mocs

79.  October 14, 2016:
More Hats – Panama hats in raspberry and amber

78.  September 18, 2016:
Rod’s Togs – Green Linen Jacket – Green linen jacket, China blue tie, grey linen strides, snuff suede punch cap shoes

77.  September 8, 2016:
Rod’s Togs – Seersucker Blazer – Beige Panama hat, grey and white seersucker blazer, navy polo shirt, beige linen strides, navy suede driving mocs

76.  August 18, 2016:
Rod’s Togs – The Knitted Shirt – Dark blue pique Kamakura shirt, white Levi’s; lavender pique Kamakura shirt, grey strides

75.  August 7, 2016:
Rod’s Greatest Hits – All Linen For Travel – Dark blue linen blazer, sky blue gingham linen shirt, grey linen strides, dark blue driving mocs

74.  July 30, 2016:
Rod’s Togs – The Brown Suit – Sage Green Panama hat, tobacco linen suit, sky blue shirt, electric blue tie, burgundy Chelsea boots; also jacket only with sage green tie, off white linen strides, snuff suede punch cap shoes

73.  July 15, 2016:
Rod’s Togs – Royal Blue Prince Of Wales Suit – Royal blue wool-linen Prince of Wales suit, sky blue shirt, brown repp stripe tie, snuff suede plain toe derbies

72.  July 6, 2016:
Rod’s Togs – Boating Blazer – Red, blue and white boating blazer, sky blue shirt, dark blue strides, navy suede loafers

71. June 30, 2016
Rod’s Togs – The Sunspel Polo – Navy Sunspel Polo shirt, white Levi’s, tan suede adidas Côte trainers

70.  June 28, 2016:
Chelsea Boots Part Three – Burgundy Carmina Chelsea boots

69.  June 19, 2016:
Happy Fathers’ Day – Me with baby Layla wearing sky blue linen shirt and white linen strides

68.  June 14, 2016:
Rod’s Togs – Blue Cotton Suit – Dark blue cotton suit, blue and white striped shirt, raw silk blue striped tie, snuff suede punch cap shoes

67.  June 3, 2016:
Rod’s Togs – Rust Linen – Rust linen blazer, red repp stripe tie, silver-grey linen strides, chili captoe shoes

66.  May 27, 2016:
Rod’s Togs – Yellow Linen – yellow linen Suitsupply blazer, China blue shirt, gold foulard tie, taupe linen strides, snuff suede punch cap shoes

65.  May 18, 2016:
Rod’s Togs – Graduation Garb – Silver-grey birdseye Suit, white shirt, burnt orange tie, chili captoe shoes

64.  May 11, 2016:
Rod’s Togs – DNA Groove Jacket – Purple linen blazer, Oxford stripe shirt, navy grenadine tie, silver-grey strides, navy suede loafers

63.  May 8, 2016:
Rod’s Togs – Open-Necked Shirt – Sky blue pincord jacket, China blue button down shirt, dark blue sta-pressts, navy suede brogues

62.  April 23, 2016:
Michael Caine Homage – My take on the iconic silver-grey suit worn in ‘The Italian Job’

61.  April 13, 2016:
Rod’s Togs – Red Cycling Shirt – Red and White Fred Perry X Bradley Wiggins cycling shirt, white Levi’s, red adidas Gazelles

60.  April 10, 2016:
Field Jacket Mod Style – Navy cotton Uniqlo travel blazer

59.  March 23, 2016:
Rod’s Togs – Ben Sherman Chinos – White long sleeved Lacoste polo shirt, mustard Ben Sherman chinos, yellow adidas Gazelles

58.  March 18, 2016:
Rod’s Togs – Happy Hour – Electric blue linen Polo blazer, sky blue gingham linen Kamakura shirt, sky blue Merc sta-pressts and royal blue Polo driving mocs

57.  March 14, 2016:
Iconic Pictures – Discussion on the perfect suited-up style of Cary Grant in ‘North By Northwest’, Sean Connery in ‘Thunderball’ and Michael Caine in ‘The Italian Job’

56.  February 25, 2016:
More Knitwear – Further examples including royal blue cycling-style top and off-white crew neck with racing stripes

55.  February 7. 2016:
Knitwear – Thoughts on knitwear, rarely-worn v-necks in purple and rust

54.  January 26, 2016:
David Bowie – Reflections on the life and style of the icon

53.  January 23, 2016:
Brogue shoes – Thoughts on this category of shoes, pics of my shell cordovan longwings

52.  January 18, 2016:
Taking Stock Of The Blog 2015 – Reflecting on the blog’s progress

51.  December 23, 2015:
Rod’s Togs – The Red Leather Blazer – Red leather blazer, black merino polo shirt, black wool strides, black DM Ashland faux lizard shoes.

50.  December 22, 2015:
Rod’s Togs – Return Of The Blue Suit – Royal blue wool suit, royal blue and white gingham check shirt, red white and blue striped tie and argyle socks, chili captoes

49.  December 17, 2015:
Rod’s Togs – Doctoral Dissertation Defence Duds – Royal blue wool suit, sky blue and white awning stripe shirt, burnt orange tie, lone Star cufflinks, chili captoes.

48.  November 26, 2015:
Rod’s Togs – Autumn Colours, Flannel Blazer – Brick red wool/cashmere blazer with a few different combinations of shirt, tie and strides

47.  November 21, 2015:
Rod’s Togs – The Ice Cream Jacket – Gold/mustard cotton blazer, white polo shirt, dark navy Levi’s selvedge jeans, honey-amber desert boots

46.  October 30, 2015:
Rod’s Togs – Thick As Thieves Suit – Powder blue-grey wool mohair made-to-measure suit, dark red tie, navy suede brogues

45.  October 22, 2015:
Chelsea Boots – Part Two – Tan suede ASOS trucker jacket, navy polo, white jeans, snuff suede Chelsea boots with Dainite soles

44.  October 12, 2015:
Business-Wear Shirts – Get Some Variety – A selection of options besides plain white shirts

43.  October 11, 2015:
Rod’s Togs – The Seersucker Suit – Beige Panama hat, grey and white striped seersucker suit, navy tie, navy suede brogues

42.  September 27, 2015:
The (Almost) Perfect Prince Of Wales Suit – Several accessory options combined with grey Prince of Wales Suit with blue overcheck

41.  September 17, 2015:
Rod’s Togs – Travel Day: Yellow Polo – Yellow Lacoste long sleeve polo, Levi’s jeans, yellow adidas Gazelles

40.  September 3, 2015:
Sunglasses Part One:  Ray Ban Wayfarers – Discussion with pics around the classic Wayfarer style sunglasses

39.  August 31, 2015:
What’s Your EDC (Every Day Carry)? – Pictures and discussion of essesntial items we carry in our pockets

38.  August 16, 2015:
Rod’s Togs – Dog Days Of Summer – A selection of various polo and linen shirts, linen strides and driving mocs

37.  August 14, 2015:
Rod’s Togs – The Mohair Blazer – Royal blue snap brim hat, electric blue blazer, blue Bengal stripe shirt, blue tie with green spots, nailhead strides, snuff suede punch caps

36.  August 2, 2015:
Rod’s Togs – The Navy Linen Suit – Navy linen suit, white lined shirt, green and blue tie and socks, navy suede brogues

35.  July 29, 2015:
Rod’s Togs – Hot Weather Travel Day – Red Lacoste Polo, Prince of Wales sta-pressts, red driving mocs

34.  July 24, 2015:
Rod’s Togs – The Raincoat – Beige Harry Palmer raincoat, grey strides, navy suede brogues

33.  July 11, 2015:
Looking Good In Shorts – Is It Possible? – White Wimbledon polo, khaki shorts, adidas Stan Smiths

32.  June 26, 2015:
Rod’s Togs – The Pincord Jacket – Pale blue cotton pincord jacket, fuschia tie, dark blue strides, navy suede brogues

31.  June 22, 2015:
Rod’s Togs – Head To Foot Linen – Navy linen blazer, sky blue gingham linen shirt, grey linen strides

30.  June 13, 2015:
Rod’s Togs – The Cotton Khaki Suit– Cotton khaki Banana Republic suit, China blue shirt, yellow-gold and blue repp stripe tie, snuff suede punch cap shoes

29.  June 6, 2015:
Tennis Anyone? – Navy cotton Blazer, China blue shirt, Wimbledon umpire tie, light grey sta-pressts

28.  June 6, 2015:
More On Button-Down Shirts: Kamakura – Sky blue gingham linen shirt

27.  May 23, 2015:
The Button-Down Shirt – Versions in white with blue stripes and solid blue, with linen and wool navy blazers

26.  May 3, 2015:
Rod’s Togs – Houndstooth Blazer – Blue-indigo cotton houndstooth blazer, light grey sta-pressts, chili calf captoe derbies

25.  May 3, 2015:
More On Trainers – Classic white adidas Stan Smiths

24.  April 20, 2015:
Spring Weather Uniform – And Trainers Debate – Various Polo shirt, jeans and trainers combinations

23.  March 31, 2015:
The Monkey Jacket – White David Watts monkey jacket, cornflower blue strides, blue Ralph Lauren Polo driving mocs

22.  March 24, 2015:
Rod’s Togs – Road Trip To The Beach – White racing stripe polo, blue Club Monaco chinos, blue Ralph Lauren Polo driving mocs

21.  March 23, 2015:
The Two-Tone Suit – Purple and blue wool Ben Sherman two-tone suit

20.  March 6, 2015:
Our Man In … Africa? – Various outfits worn during trip to Ghana

19.  February 8, 2015:
Hats – Black wool felt pork pie hat

18.  January 17, 2015:
The Dark Club Stripe Tie – Dark silver-grey sharkskin suit, royal blue and black club stripe tie

17.  January 8, 2015:
Rod’s Togs – The Navy Blazer – Discussion on a key item in a man’s wardrobe, navy hopsack wool blazer, turquoise and blue striped tie, light grey tropical wool strides, burgundy punch caps

16.  January 6, 2015:
Rod’s Togs – House Party – Ecru silk jacket, black long sleeve polo, black wool strides, black suede loafers

15.  December 25, 2014:  
Rod’s Togs – Festive Attire – Green, black and red boating blazer, black sta-pressts, black Chelsea boots

14.  December 23, 2014:
Don’t Knock The Mall Brands – Beige Prince of Wales jacket, tan strides, snuff suede punch-cap shoes

13.  December 15, 2014:
Rod’s Togs – Suede Trucker – Levi’s tan suede trucker, navy polo, white jeans, honey amber suede desert boots

12.  December 13, 2014:
Rod’s Togs – Royal Blue Long-Sleeved Polo – Royal blue polo, white jeans, blue suede adidas Gazelles

11.  December 13, 2014:
Rod’s Togs – Mixing Patterns – Dark silver-grey sharkskin suit

10.  December 10, 2014:
Rod’s Togs – Spice Up That Navy Suit – Solid Navy wool suit

9.  December 12, 2014:
Rod’s Togs – Autumn Colours – Dark silver-grey sharkskin suit, rust tie

8.  December 12, 2014:
Rod’s Togs – Navy Suit, All Business – Solid navy wool suit

7.  December 11, 2014:
The Desert Boot – Clark’s suede desert boots in black and honey amber

6.  December 6, 2014:
Dreaded Business-Casual – Pics and advice on what to avoid, and how to do Biz Caz with style

5.  November 22, 2014:
The Harrington Jacket – Royal blue Fred Perry Harrington, Levi’s 501 jeans, black suede desert boots

4.  November 9, 2014:
My Style Icons:  My Dad – Pics of my Dad

3.  November 2, 2014:
The ‘Infamous’ Revival – Discussion on Revival Mods, me at age 16 in blue tonic suit, black shirt, red knitted tie

2.  October 9, 2014:
The Cycling Shirt – Blue Bradley Wiggins Fred Perry cycling shirt; Red Bradley Wiggins Fred Perry cycling shirt, white jeans, adidas Gazelles

1. October 3, 2014:
The Chelsea Boot –  Black Aldo Chelsea boots