Origin Stories

A Sniff of Perfume

A Sniff of Perfume
Origin Stories

A Sniff of Perfume

Although perfume is not currently carried by Debonair, it is every bit as essential an accessory as a wallet, belt or wristwatch. Unfortunately, al...

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Tick tock - Debonair
Origin Stories

Tick tock

The true origins of the watch are shrouded in the mists of time. Well, that’s a slight exaggeration. but they have come a long way since their humb...

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Blue Jean Baby - Debonair
Classic Style

Blue Jean Baby

In spite of the fact that jeans are thought of as an American product, denim itself has a much more cosmopolitan background. The word denim is a co...

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Le Style Anglais - Debonair
Classic Style

Le Style Anglais

While Paris has always been famous for its women’s haute couture, spearheaded by household names like Chanel, Dior or Cardin, menswear has tended t...

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Belts - Debonair
Origin Stories

Belts

Belts have been around for longer than what they hold up. The earliest trousers are recorded in – you’ve guessed it – yes, China in around 1300 BC. 

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Wallets - Debonair
Origin Stories

Wallets

The wallet has a long and illustrious history, although not always in the fashionable form that we see today. 

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Sunglasses - Debonair
Origin Stories

Sunglasses

Sunglasses were never intended as a fashion accessory. They never really made an appearance until well into the 18th century.

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Leather - Debonair
Origin Stories

Leather

Leather has probably been used as clothing, and for various other purposes, since early Man first started hunting animals. 

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