Sherlock Holmes used to say, “The little things are infinitely the most important.” It doesn’t take a detective, however, to grasp the sig
For years, New York investment manager Ed Shugrue III traveled to England on a regular basis to have his suits custom-made on Savile Row a
A personal wine cellar, a men’s club, a classic car—the simple luxuries of a modern gentleman’s world, according to Ralph Lauren—served as th
Although Dunhill may have shuttered its U.S.
A scrub jay chirps as it soars overhead while I sit comfortably upright, immersed in the ancient practice of mindful meditation.
Elements Spa and Salon (323.933.0212), the chic hair salon located in Los Angeles’ new deluxe shopping plaza, The Grove at Farmer’s Market, h
Menswear designer and avid golfer Luciano Barbera criticized the colorful, casual clothing that had come to define golfwear a decade ago,
Every golfer worth a darn uses clubs personally fitted for size, shape, and swing angle.
There is a reason why Andean considers itself the Rolls-Royce of glove makers.
Hats made from toquilla straw, which comes from the Carludovica palmata plant in South America, predate the Spanish Conquest of the 16th cent
Even with climate-controlled cedar closets to preserve fine fabrics and keep moths at bay, clothing takes a pounding from the wear and tear o
Alan Flusser (212.888.4500) literally wrote the book on dressing the world’s most elegant men.
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A high-tech first loom resides in Gran Sasso’s massive industrial factory in the central Italian town of Sant’Egidio alla Vibrata.
Naples is shaking again, but this time the trembling has nothing to do with Mount Vesuvius.
At New York's Julien Farel salon (212.
In the realm of luxury menswear, two factions—small artisan brands and prestige designer labels—peacefully coexist and even complement eac
When the art of shaving opened its first grooming boutique and shaving spa in 1996, cofounder and president Eric Malka had to convince men to
You don’t need a compass to recognize that the concept of mobility is the prevailing undercurrent for spring fashion.
Linen, the world’s oldest known cloth, never wore so well as it does in Loro Piana’s (212.980.7961) spring collection of linen pants ($435)
Rodolfo Valentin may have the requisite foreign accent, but he is not your typical celebrity hair stylist, or designer, as they prefer to be
An impeccably preserved men’s evening suit is draped on a dress form in Alberto Grilletti’s cluttered office on the island of Sardinia.
Last summer, Aronne Miola invited a select group of fashion industry VIPs on a sunset helicopter ride high in the sky over Florence, Italy
Five years ago, some of Neiman Marcus’ best customers gathered in the third-floor men’s department at the Beverly Hills store for what cou
Now that jewelers have brought yellow gold back into vogue, eyewear designers are catching yellow fever, too.
Entrepreneurs Jamie Davidson and Padgett Mangan have Winston Churchill to thank for the success of their recently launched Normandy & Mon
Liana Lee’s (212.588.9289) pillbox-sized men’s haberdashery on New York’s Lexington Avenue is stocked with shagreen cigar boxes, jeweled
While many perfumers have ventured into the realm of bespoke fragrances, London’s Creative Perfumers goes one step further by describing itse