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The World of Neapolitan Tailors

November 1, 2011


A tailor in the documentary O'Mast

A tailor in the documentary O'Mast

A.M. writes:

As style is a recurring topic at your salon, and traditionalism the dominant one, the documentary O’Mast may be of interest. If the trailer is any guide, there is much to admire in it. The video raises my doubt in the notion of America as relatively ‘conservative,’ and the nations of Europe as relatively ‘progressive.’ Not that the film is representative of anything but its niche subject, but, as a general matter, Europe seems abler at preserving the beauty of generations past, and perhaps even at cultivating it for the present and future. Read More »