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Two Things You Didn’t Know About the Agnelli Cuff

We’re guessing the last time your wristwatch was over your cuff there were a lot of other things in disarray as well.

Not so for Gianni Agnelli, aka “The Rake of the Riviera.” As we mentioned in our recent series on the 12 Jetset Playboys of the Sixties Agnelli had a penchant for tucking his French cuff underneath his watch.

But here’s a couple things you may not have known, starting with the reason he couldn’t keep it on his wrist like a lesser mortal…»

Sailors, Silhouettes and Humanitarian Crises

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It's The Perfect Time For... April77's Spring/Summer collection. [Hypebeast]

Dress to Suppress: Amidst what appears to be a total collapse of democracy, journalistic independence and human rights, some intrepid fashion writer actually managed to file this story on style and the derailed Zimbabwean presidential campaign. Who needs freedom of the press anyway? [All Africa]

Bulletproof Bonnet: Perhaps a more useful mode of dress for scared Zimbabweans, this cutting-edge, street-thug tech hoodie can stop a 9mm round. [BBC]

Ships Ahoy: A naval salute to Chambray. [A Continuous Lean]

Get Fit: A little primer on silhouette theory. [Permanent Style]

Go Green:Take a peek at Timo Weiland's bio-friendly billfolds. [Refinery29]

Off The Cuff: Pop quiz, hotshot. Your brand-new slacks haven't been to the tailor yet and you've got 15 minutes to meet your people at the bar. What do you do? What do you do? [Esquire]