Ivy League Classics Tailored Dog Jackets | oxforddogma.com

The Tailored Dog Jacket from the Ivy League Classics collection

Every time I finish making a Tailored Dog Jacket, I feel a rush. Both because finishing one is a big milestone (in case you missed it, you can read more about what goes into the designing and the making of the jacket) and because I can picture how cute it would be on a little dog :) Feeling nostalgic Do you ever get nostalgic about the things we lose as a society as we progress? I’ve been suffering from that feeling. Over the years, as manufacturing has become fast and cheap, the things we bring into our lives have shifted…

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A study in tweed

The story behind my Ivy League Classics collection I find the timelessness of tweedy, practical, refined-yet-casual, and time-honored menswear to be comforting. Like the mac and cheese of clothing. But, you know, classy mac and cheese. In our fast-paced, trend-focused world, it’s nice to be able to count on some things sticking around year after year. I remember my grandpa wearing tweed sport jackets around the house, not for any special occasion, but just because that was his style — solid, traditional, dependable, consistent. He smoked a pipe, and while I hated the smoke, whenever I catch the scent of┬áthat…