The best boutique for garment alterations in Paris is ‘Couture Pasquier‘, located at number 5 Rue de Pasquier, in the neighborhood of Madeleine Plaza. In the last few months, this atelier established by Assane Pene had become a veritable tailoring house called ‘Maison Pen‘. This young house provides an excellent tailoring service at a very attractive price.
“ BEIGE Habilleur ” is a multi-brand online store dedicated to a classic men’s wardrobe. It offers specialized and iconic products from various brands, while bringing together the know-how of the best craftsmen of France, Italy, United Kingdom, Japan and around the world.
Founded in Millau in 1946, the French glove-maker “Lavabre Cadet”, has been perpetuating a remarkable tradition of glove-making expertise since 70th years.
Mr Yasuto Kamoshita, creative director of Japanese select shop “ United Arrows ” showcases his beautiful private label “Camoshita United Arrows” Fall Winter 2016 collection.
The story of Edesim begins in 1896, Vincenzo de Simone set up his atelier in small commune called San Felice a Cancello, located just few kilometers northeast of Naples, Italy. Later in 1954, his son Eduardo De Simone moved the small workshop in order to expand the business in Naples. Over the years, Edesim gradually developed to become a beautiful family-owned factory.
Far from the madding crowd of the Champs Elysées, the swarming of the rue Faubourg St Honoré, but also near the very elegant and peaceful hotel La Reserve, the Rue du Cirque is in the heart of Paris, chic and discreet.
The young Parisian house specializing in ties “ Maison Barye ” unveils its Spring Summer 2016 collection named “Planten un Blomen” (Plants and Flowers’ in Low Saxon dialect spoken mainly in Northern Germany).
A few years ago, I bought Aubercy shoes dating from the 70s at a small flea market. Despite the shoe’s small wrinkles, I immediately fell in love with them. I got the impression that I had found an exceptional vintage pair that I absolutely had to have. Unfortunately, due to lack of time, these shoes have stayed in my closet for a while.
Created by fashion designer Kentaro Nakagomi, the Japanese brand ‘Cohérence’ take inspiration from portraits of legendary artists such as Albert Camus, Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, Léonard Foujita, Sidney Bechet, Marcel Duchamp, Tristan Tzara, Le Corbusier or Jean Cocteau who transcended boundaries by their talent.
Dajczman is high-quality leather goods brand using premium vegetable tanned leather and fine exotic skins handcrafted in France.
Founded in 2014 by Agyesh Madan, the young and discreet label “ Stòffa ” unveils slowly and carefully created Italian-made accessories of high quality, with outstandingly beautiful design.
Last night, British shoemaker John Lobb unveilled his Spring Summer 2016 collection under the artistic direction of Paula Gerbase in Paris.
Founded by Vincenzo Attolini in 1930, prestigious tailoring house from Naples, ‘Cesare Attolini’ unveils their Fall Winter 2015-16 collection photographed at Italian wine estate of Luce della Vite, located at on the outskirts of the wonderful Tuscan village of Montalcino and in the luxury hotel J.K Place of Firenze.
In March 2015, The Japanese select shop Strasburgo opened on the third floor of his shop located in the chic neighbourhood of Aoyama, a lounge dedicated to tailoring, named the “House Tailor’s Lab“.
Since its rebirth in 2011, one of the oldest French trunkmakers, Moynat, has manufactured unique creations by the artistic director Ramesh Nair, and has seduced an appreciative clientele that values the discreet sophistication of an authentic and trusted name.
Since last year, the prestigious house Aubercy offers bespoke service in the beautiful shop of the rue Vivienne, in the neighbourhood of the historical Paris stock exchange.
Bombay born and University of Oxford alumni, Mr. Abhishek Advani unveiled his collection ‘Advani London’ Spring Summer 2016 during Pitti Uomo in Florence, then later in a luxury Parisian showroom during the menswear Fashion week.
During Paris fashion week, Japanese concept store and fashion brand ‘ Tomorrowland ’ unveils their Spring Summer 2016 collection created by men’s fashion director Daisuke Nakajo in the city of light.
Last week, I discovered the MP Massimo Piombo Spring Summer 2016 at the trade show Pitti Uomo 88 in Florence.
Only a few weeks ago, I had the pleasure of discovering the beautiful city of Naples, Italy. Alive and vibrant, Naples is the city of the living god Diego ‘El Pibe de Oro’ Maradona, the dormant volcano Vesuvius and of course the incredible know-how of Neapolitan tailors.