Italian tailors have been chipping away at Britain’s suitmaking legacy for decades.
Ttom Ford’s long-awaited menswear collection, which he unveiled this spring, appears surprisingly traditional.
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The picturesque harbor in Portofino seemed almost too small and ill-equipped to handle the two dozen 55-foot sailboats that converged on the
Lapo Elkann has described the eyewear from his new company, Italia Independent, as unique and innovative “personal belongings” instead of
When Ermenegildo Zegna’s remodeled Manhattan store reopens this
During a dinner in Shanghai last year, Silvano Lattanzi’s hosts, a group of Chinese clients, spontaneously began singing “O Sole Mio” as a t
In the context of men’s apparel, Rome and Naples are famous for their tailors and their handmade suits.
Belvest’s new spring linen suits and blazers appear to be classic warm-weather standbys, but the Italian manufacturer washes the material
Although Michael Bastian was only 19 years old when Perry Ellis presented his final collection in 1986, the New York teen already was an a
Fashion designer and wardrobe consultant Jack Simpson has long been an enthusiast of 1940s-era fashion and pop culture, particularly the wor
Opposites Attract And last, from our Fashion Statement Department: The Japanese jeans manufacturer Evisu (
During a group visit to Kiton’s Naples, Italy, factory in 2001, one of the guests questioned whether the suit being shown was among the wo
Ciro Paone’s face beamed as he posed between a double-breasted marine blue navy suit and a morning suit that once belonged to Edward VIII, th
Tony Gaziano and Dean Girling are challenging England’s bench-made shoe establishment by defiantly cutting the cap toes of their new calfskin
Four seasons’ worth of clothes from four American wardrobe consultants.
London-based clothier Thomas Pink (www.thomaspink.co.uk) has desi
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Italian clothing maker Corneliani (800.222.9477, www.corneliani.com) recently obtain
Ballantyne and 13 other Scottish yarn spinners, weavers, and knitters—including Johnstons, Alex Begg, John Laing, William Lockie, Peter Scot
Richard hope’s rough and rugged hands suggest that the 63-year-old Scottish textile worker spends his 10-hour days wrestling with the heav
Shirtmaker Ignatious Joseph once phoned a client of his every Monday for three weeks, seeking feedback on an orange-and-light-blue Egyptia
As much as Jack Smith appreciates the Indigo Island stewards’ ability to provide the resort’s guests with absolute seclusion (“Deep Blue Sec
With the art of the Trench, a new custom service from Burberry, you can design your own made-to-measure trench coat by selecting the fabric,
Sometimes the difference indeed is in the details.
Gucci has updated its woven GG insignia for its La Pelle Guccissima collection; like a cattle brand, the GG logo now is burned into handbags
Selecting a fragrance is a personal exercise, and no scent could be more personal than one custom-made from scratch.