Eric Musgrave

Since 1980, menswear & fashion retail commentator, opinionated thought-leader,
event host & all-round top bloke. Contact me to discuss working together.

Blog Index

“Scholarly and entertaining”
Monday, October 29th, 2012

140 riveting years of Levi’s history
Sunday, April 14th, 2013

21st Century Kilts in Jocks & Nerds
Tuesday, July 16th, 2013

25 years of Textile View magazine
Thursday, February 28th, 2013

A bespoke website for Meyer & Mortimer
Sunday, January 20th, 2013

A bow tie from Brooks Brothers
Wednesday, August 1st, 2012

A delivery from Philadelphia
Wednesday, February 6th, 2013

A family occasion
Saturday, July 7th, 2012

A fresh eye on Silhouette Journal
Tuesday, April 5th, 2016

A new dawn for UK textiles
Friday, November 2nd, 2012

A Parisian Gentleman in Dubai
Tuesday, May 21st, 2013

A quiet drink with friends…
Friday, June 22nd, 2012

A sad farewell to Caerlee Mills
Friday, June 7th, 2013

A super time at Superdry
Wednesday, October 10th, 2012

Admiring Aspinal of London
Friday, July 20th, 2012

Aigle’s ace anti-fatigue wellies
Saturday, March 2nd, 2013

Alexander McQueen on Savile Row
Friday, November 23rd, 2012

All about “luxury craft”
Monday, February 4th, 2013

All is A-OK at BBB
Monday, April 16th, 2012

An antenna for Anta
Monday, September 17th, 2012

Anderson & Sheppard’s new shop
Monday, November 26th, 2012

Aren’t you Nigel Cabourn?
Tuesday, March 27th, 2012

Argentum: la potion infinie
Tuesday, October 1st, 2013

At Caryn Franklin’s book launch
Thursday, May 31st, 2012

At Ede & Ravenscroft
Sunday, April 15th, 2012

At Harris Tweed Hebrides
Thursday, September 20th, 2012

At Holland & Sherry
Tuesday, September 18th, 2012

At Johnstons of Elgin
Friday, September 21st, 2012

At Scabal’s Brussels flagship
Monday, November 19th, 2012

At The Carloway Mill
Thursday, September 20th, 2012

At The Drapers Fashion Awards
Thursday, November 22nd, 2012

At the Holland & Holland gun factory
Friday, December 7th, 2012

At the Luxury Briefing Awards
Tuesday, March 27th, 2012

At the new 14oz flagship
Tuesday, January 15th, 2013

At the new Panorama show
Thursday, January 17th, 2013

At the Pattenmakers’ Footwear Dinner
Monday, April 22nd, 2013

At the Scoop womenswear show
Wednesday, July 24th, 2013

At the Wolsey shop opening in Soho
Monday, April 16th, 2012

At Zara’s new flagship
Tuesday, December 4th, 2012

Baracuta’s heritage
Thursday, August 8th, 2013

Begg & Co in The Rake
Thursday, April 18th, 2013

Begg of Scotland colourful cashmere scarf
Saturday, January 16th, 2016

Begg to get bigger
Wednesday, September 19th, 2012

Behind the scenes at George Cleverley
Thursday, November 22nd, 2012

Bespoke tailoring in Edinburgh
Monday, September 17th, 2012

Best wishes to Scabal’s Terry Brown
Thursday, July 19th, 2012

Bill Amberg’s leatherwork studio
Saturday, September 7th, 2013

Birds of a feather at Etro
Monday, April 16th, 2012

Bobbing around at BoB
Friday, October 5th, 2012

British Design show at the V&A
Monday, April 16th, 2012

Cameron Buchanan
Friday, October 28th, 2011

Caroline Groves on
Wednesday, August 14th, 2013

Caroline Groves, couture shoemaker
Tuesday, November 6th, 2012

Celebrating 30 years of Dalziel + Pow
Saturday, June 15th, 2013

Celebrating 50 years of Fred Perry
Wednesday, September 26th, 2012

Friday, November 30th, 2012

Celebrating dandies in Rhode Island
Wednesday, May 29th, 2013

Check out this winter favourite
Friday, December 28th, 2012

Christopher Ward mag: worth a look
Saturday, October 26th, 2013

Christopher Ward Watches
Friday, February 22nd, 2013

Climbing my family tree
Monday, October 29th, 2012

Corthay’s camel leather creations
Friday, May 17th, 2013

Corthay’s Dubai party
Sunday, May 19th, 2013

Cosy in Armadillo Merino
Saturday, February 23rd, 2013

Craftsmanship at Caerlee Mills
Tuesday, September 18th, 2012

Cro’Jack ahoy!
Wednesday, October 10th, 2012

Dad and lad at Bread&Butter Berlin
Thursday, July 5th, 2012

David Bowie 1947-2016
Tuesday, January 12th, 2016

Denham Five Live
Tuesday, January 15th, 2013

Designing shoes with J M Weston
Wednesday, October 17th, 2012

Dining with Isaia and Harrods
Sunday, July 21st, 2013

Dogs on Savile Row
Saturday, October 1st, 2011

Drapers 125th anniversary party
Sunday, May 13th, 2012

Dressing up at Ede & Ravenscroft
Friday, June 15th, 2012

E. Marinella brings Napoli to London
Wednesday, December 5th, 2012

Excellence at Ede & Ravenscroft
Tuesday, June 26th, 2012

Friday, June 28th, 2013

FAB networking in Manchester
Friday, May 25th, 2012

Farewell, Mr Weller
Saturday, June 23rd, 2012

Fashion in Leeds on film
Wednesday, November 9th, 2016

Fashion Rules at Kensington Palace
Sunday, July 14th, 2013

Fashion: The Whole Story
Saturday, October 12th, 2013

Favourite flannel & German 50s style
Thursday, May 30th, 2013

Footwear retailing, Dubai-style
Thursday, May 23rd, 2013

For Him on ITV2 tonight
Monday, January 4th, 2016

For Him on the goggle box
Tuesday, January 5th, 2016

For Your Pleasure
Wednesday, September 12th, 2012

Friends old and new
Monday, March 11th, 2013

Gentlemen of Style to dowload
Monday, April 1st, 2013

Gently Bentley
Wednesday, March 28th, 2012

Getting ahead in Tashkent
Saturday, December 5th, 2015

Getting the Coach
Thursday, May 31st, 2012

Going international on the internet
Sunday, March 24th, 2013

Going with the Mo
Wednesday, November 21st, 2012

Guardians of the Orb
Thursday, September 20th, 2012

Happy 43rd birthday, Sex Machine
Thursday, April 25th, 2013

Harris Tweed coats for one man and his dog
Monday, February 1st, 2016

Harvey Nichols menswear goes big & bold
Wednesday, May 25th, 2016

Having a FAB time at Pure
Tuesday, March 13th, 2012

Hawick Cashmere, in Hawick
Tuesday, September 18th, 2012

Hello from Berlin
Tuesday, January 15th, 2013

Hitting the Big Time
Tuesday, January 15th, 2013

Hiut Denim: A Welsh jeans factory
Tuesday, June 11th, 2013

Holdall & Co’s handsome folio
Saturday, January 19th, 2013

Holding on to my Holdall & Co folio
Tuesday, April 16th, 2013

How to put on a fashion show
Thursday, March 24th, 2016

I’ve been framed by Silhouette
Thursday, May 2nd, 2013

In a Firenze in Florence
Friday, September 7th, 2012

In a military tradition
Friday, August 24th, 2012

In chinos we trust
Saturday, August 10th, 2013

In Langholm at Reid & Taylor
Wednesday, September 19th, 2012

In my Easter bonnet…
Sunday, March 31st, 2013

In praise of the bow tie
Thursday, August 2nd, 2012

In Robbie Williams’ wardrobe (sort of)
Thursday, November 29th, 2012

In Selfridges in Birmingham
Thursday, July 19th, 2012

In the Swims
Saturday, March 16th, 2013

In tweed we trust
Monday, September 17th, 2012

Jigsaw uses Fox Flannel
Monday, November 7th, 2016

Jigsaw’s fresh take on linen
Tuesday, March 22nd, 2016

Jigsaw’s St. James’s Emporium
Tuesday, November 8th, 2016

Friday, March 1st, 2013

Johnstons of Elgin at Pitti Uomo 91
Sunday, January 29th, 2017

Johnstons’ sense of heritage
Tuesday, September 18th, 2012

Jolly boating weather at Henley
Wednesday, June 27th, 2012

Kaffe Fassett on colour
Thursday, February 21st, 2013

Kathryn Sargent opens on Savile Row
Wednesday, April 13th, 2016

Kilting me softly
Monday, September 17th, 2012

Ladies’ night at The Golden Shears
Tuesday, March 19th, 2013

Lecturing at Kingston
Wednesday, April 24th, 2013

Let’s bring back illustration
Tuesday, March 26th, 2013

Like father…
Thursday, January 17th, 2013

London Collections Men: Oliver Spencer
Tuesday, June 18th, 2013

London Collections Men: Richard James
Tuesday, June 18th, 2013

London Collections:Men John Smedley
Monday, January 7th, 2013

London Collections:Men Topman
Monday, January 7th, 2013

London Collections:Men Aitor Thorup
Tuesday, January 8th, 2013

London Collections:Men Belstaff
Monday, January 7th, 2013

London Collections:Men Christopher Kane
Wednesday, January 9th, 2013

London Collections:Men CP Company
Monday, January 7th, 2013

London Collections:Men E Tautz
Wednesday, January 9th, 2013

London Collections:Men Margaret Howell
Tuesday, January 8th, 2013

London Collections:Men Nicole Farhi
Tuesday, January 8th, 2013

London Collections:Men Nutters x Peter Werth
Wednesday, January 9th, 2013

London Collections:Men Orlebar Brown
Monday, January 7th, 2013

London Collections:Men Paul Costelloe
Monday, January 7th, 2013

London Collections:Men Richard James
Tuesday, January 8th, 2013

London Collections:Men Spencer House
Tuesday, January 8th, 2013

Made in the UK feature in BA’s Business Life
Wednesday, November 9th, 2016

Made-in-UK shoes by Swift and Co
Thursday, January 7th, 2016

Maintaining the Premium bonds
Wednesday, January 16th, 2013

Marc Bolland bows to the inevitable
Friday, January 8th, 2016

Me and Robbie Williams rock Selfridges
Sunday, September 2nd, 2012

Memories of the USAAF Mighty Eighth
Sunday, June 23rd, 2013

MENSWEAR vintage postcards book
Wednesday, September 26th, 2012

Moto’s marvellous miniatures
Friday, March 29th, 2013

Mr Mustgrave, I presume
Thursday, October 4th, 2012

My blue heaven
Tuesday, April 2nd, 2013

My linen suit from Magee 1866
Sunday, March 6th, 2016

My loafers from J M Weston
Monday, February 18th, 2013

My new grey flannel suit
Sunday, August 11th, 2013

My Pitti Uomo scrapbook
Thursday, June 21st, 2012

My tweed suit from Magee 1866
Wednesday, February 24th, 2016

Native Shetland from Jigsaw
Sunday, November 6th, 2016

Networking in Colchester
Tuesday, November 6th, 2012

New Ben Sherman florals
Tuesday, September 17th, 2013

Nino Cerruti: a proper gentleman
Saturday, March 10th, 2012

On camera in Scotland
Friday, April 5th, 2013

On the Isle of Lewis
Thursday, September 20th, 2012

On the silk trail in Sudbury, Suffolk
Tuesday, October 30th, 2012

Paris when it sizzles
Sunday, July 1st, 2012

Pitti Uomo hits 91 not out
Sunday, January 29th, 2017

Poring over postcards with Tom Phillips
Thursday, June 6th, 2013

Power & Style and Gieves & Hawkes
Thursday, March 21st, 2013

Power & Style: a sumptuous volume
Monday, May 6th, 2013

PS by Paul Smith at Pitti Uomo 91
Sunday, January 29th, 2017

Rampley & Co pocket squares
Sunday, June 19th, 2016

Recalling 1939 for Davies & Son of Savile Row
Wednesday, December 9th, 2015

Remembering Fermin Rocker
Friday, February 1st, 2013

RIP Bobby “Blue” Bland
Tuesday, July 16th, 2013

RIP George Jones, Pure Country Singer
Friday, April 26th, 2013

RIP Gerry Saunders MBE
Wednesday, July 18th, 2012

Rocking with Stone Island
Wednesday, March 28th, 2012

Romney Tweed: a truly English cloth
Tuesday, May 24th, 2016

Rule Britannia? in View 2 magazine
Wednesday, February 20th, 2013

Savile Row in bubbly mood
Friday, June 15th, 2012

Savile Row’s finest line-up
Thursday, May 31st, 2012

Scotland the talented
Friday, May 25th, 2012

Sean O’Flynn bespoke dress shirt
Sunday, January 17th, 2016

Seeing clearly at McClintock Eyewear
Wednesday, November 28th, 2012

Seeing the style of Silhouette
Tuesday, March 12th, 2013

SHARP SUITS in British Esquire
Wednesday, October 2nd, 2013

Sharp Suits Mk II is near!
Friday, January 18th, 2013

Sharp Suits, the revised edition
Tuesday, March 5th, 2013

Slowear in South Molton Street
Friday, May 25th, 2012

Smyth & Gibson UK-made shirts
Sunday, October 13th, 2013

Some 2015 highlights
Friday, January 1st, 2016

Sportswear International pals old and new
Wednesday, January 16th, 2013

Spring ideas from Sir magazine
Tuesday, April 30th, 2013

Still on camera in Scotland
Saturday, April 6th, 2013

Summertime flora in Kent
Saturday, August 3rd, 2013

Talking about Sharp Suits in Florence
Thursday, June 21st, 2012

Talking Farrell with Robbie Williams
Tuesday, December 4th, 2012

Tartan trews for eveningwear
Tuesday, January 26th, 2016

Tartans for Oor Wullie and The Broons
Friday, September 21st, 2012

The Art of Taxidermy
Monday, October 29th, 2012

The Ben Sherman book
Wednesday, February 27th, 2013

The Bluebird spirit
Tuesday, June 12th, 2012

The bright lights of Dubai
Tuesday, May 14th, 2013

The Day of the Peacock
Monday, May 16th, 2011

The Duke of Windsor’s tartan suit
Tuesday, June 26th, 2012

The fabric of the Scottish nation
Wednesday, March 13th, 2013

The Filson shop at 9 Newburgh Street
Thursday, April 25th, 2013

The flaps are down
Monday, January 21st, 2013

The forgotten Duke of Kent in The Rake
Tuesday, September 24th, 2013

The Holdall & Co interview
Thursday, April 7th, 2016

The internet in one window
Tuesday, January 22nd, 2013

The Ivy Look in print x5
Tuesday, January 29th, 2013

The launch issue of For Him magazine
Thursday, April 11th, 2013

The launch of MENSWEAR
Friday, September 28th, 2012

The majestic style of HM The Queen
Thursday, April 19th, 2012

The Man Who Fell To The V&A
Wednesday, March 20th, 2013

The Merchant Fox in Mayfair
Friday, December 7th, 2012

The New Craftsmen: worth your attention
Wednesday, December 5th, 2012

The Place London Men’s
Saturday, April 22nd, 2017

The Sartorialist loves MENSWEAR
Wednesday, March 27th, 2013

The Shard: Going up in the world
Friday, March 22nd, 2013

The splendid scarves of Begg Scotland
Friday, January 4th, 2013

The swing is the thing
Tuesday, September 18th, 2012

The weaver’s life
Thursday, September 20th, 2012

The Weavers’ Company textile awards
Wednesday, February 20th, 2013

The Westbury oxford from Foster and Son
Wednesday, January 6th, 2016

Time to flock to Wool House
Tuesday, March 12th, 2013

Timothy Everest for Superdry launch
Friday, June 15th, 2012

Tommy Nutter: Stamped with style
Friday, May 25th, 2012

Undressed at the V&A
Thursday, May 5th, 2016

Want to get ahead?
Thursday, August 16th, 2012

We are Leeds
Saturday, October 20th, 2012

Wear Winkers this summer
Friday, April 19th, 2013

Weaving is not a hobby, it’s an obsession
Thursday, September 20th, 2012

Weaving Issues at Central St Martins
Sunday, October 14th, 2012

What you’ll find at SEEK
Wednesday, January 16th, 2013

With Esk Valley Knitwear in Annan
Wednesday, September 19th, 2012

With Scabal in Saarbrucken
Tuesday, November 20th, 2012

Work in progress at Meyer & Mortimer
Monday, June 17th, 2013

Work in progress at Meyer & Mortimer 2
Friday, August 9th, 2013

WP celebrates 30 years in style
Sunday, March 3rd, 2013

Writing to Santa, Christmas 1960
Friday, December 25th, 2015

Yeah! M&S backs Made in GB for men
Friday, January 11th, 2013

Z Zegna at Pitti Uomo 91
Sunday, January 29th, 2017

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