Of Buttons and Buttonholes

A man’s jacket is much like his house. And his buttons are as important as the house’s hardware, fixtures and architectural details. As with architecture elements, the entire button thing can seem daunting. What’s proper? What’s in good taste? Will people be impressed? Do I really care? In matters sartorial, as well as architectural, once

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“All Cuffs and Collar”

It’s a fairly obscure and sarcastic English observation, with a meaning similar to the sardonic Texan expression, “All hat and no cattle.” ­­­­­Finding common sentiments between English and Texan culture has become a labor of love late in my life. Refreshingly, Google was of little help in finding examples, meaning and origin of the phrase

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