FROM THE NEW YORK TIMES FASHION SECTION –
Mr. Stone’s suits are custom-made — and built to last. “I don’t think I’ve had a new garment made in 20 years,” he said. “When you have bespoke things made, a good tailor puts enough fabric in the seams, so as you get older and fatter, or as you lose weight, they can be taken in and out. So most of my suits were made by Anderson & Sheppard in London a hundred years ago. I have used Alan Flusser here, who is like my sartorial mentor and the total arbitrator of good taste.”
Asked how his suits have lasted so long, Mr. Stone said: “You need to avoid dry cleaning. Dry cleaning destroys fabric. Use a whisk broom and a little cool water. Air them outside.”
For Mr. Stone, style and substance go together, just as, in his view, politics is as much about theater as it is about policy…MORE HERE.