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Visit of shoemaker Aubercy at Vivienne street in Paris

Visit of shoemaker Aubercy at Vivienne street in Paris

Recently, I had the pleasure to visit one of the best shoemakers in Paris, Aubercy. For three hours, I had the chance to talk to Mr. Xavier Aubercy about his family business. Founded in 1935, Renée and André Aubercy created their design house located since its creation at 34 rue Vivienne, near Paris stock exchange...
Maison Michel Spring Summer 2013

Maison Michel Spring Summer 2013

Founded in 1936, Maison Michel is a French hat maker created by Auguste Michel in Paris. The house is now owned by Chanel S.A since 1996. Artistic Director of the Maison Michel, Laetitia Crahay (also in charge for accessories and jewelry of Chanel collections) designs since 2006 ready-to-wear hats collections. The Maison Michel also offers a...
Passionate customer service of United Arrows

Passionate customer service of United Arrows

This year again, United Arrows unveils his appealing campaign called “情熱接客 (Jounetsu Sekkyaku)” in English, passionate customer service. From September 6th to October 14th  2013, United arrows will launch their ‘Passionate customer service’ campaign with over 700 sales staff around 36 shops all over Japan. Customer service in Japan is already the best in the...
Husbands in Paris

Husbands in Paris

Located at the number 8 of Manuel Street in the trendy 9th district of Paris, is the charming boutique of the ready-to-wear brand called “Husbands”. We can discover a timeless collection for men created by a sartorial enthusiast, Nicolas Gabard. Husbands offers high quality suits made ​​in Italy with a fully canvas jackets, a subtle choice...
Visit of Moynat in Paris

Visit of Moynat in Paris

Founded in 1849, Parisian leather goods maker Moynat became renowned for making lightweight, waterproof automobile trunks. The House of Moynat was the result of a meeting between Pauline Moynat, who sold travel goods in the Opera district of Paris, and the Coulembier family, manufacturers from the faubourgs. The business remained in the hands of the Coulembier...
Finamore Spring Summer 2013

Finamore Spring Summer 2013

The shirtmaker Finamore, located in Naples, Italy has been hand making shirts since 1925. Third generation of the family keeps up with tradition of high quality handmade shirt. This year, they unveil a beautiful collection for Spring Summer 2013 including jackets, ties, trousers, boxer shorts and pocket squares. www.finamore.it
Calabrese Spring Summer 2013

Calabrese Spring Summer 2013

Fashion house, Calabrese was founded in 1924 by tie enthusiast, Eugenio Calabrese in Napoli (Italy). Today, the fourth generation of the family continues the tradition of this culture and developing leather gods. Calabrese dal 1924 Spring Summer 2013 collection unveils beautiful washed linen scarves, silk hand-sewn handkerchiefs, polka dot knit neckties, knit striped ties, and colourful Jacquard...
Lapo's Wardrobe by Gucci

Lapo’s Wardrobe by Gucci

Today during the Spring Summer 2014 Men’s fashion Week in Milan, Gucci unveils a new made to measure capsule collection called “Lapo’s Wardrobe” designed by creative director Frida Gianini in association with Lapo Elkann. The range of exclusive luxury materials includes over 80 textiles and 178 possible combinations of colours and fabrics. « Lapo’s Wardrobe »...
Cesare Attolini's suits in La Grande Bellezza

Cesare Attolini’s suits in La Grande Bellezza

Film director, Paolo Sorrentino’s “La Grande Bellezza (The Great Beauty)”, a nostalgic, melancholic ode to the eternal city of Rome, is in the official selection at the 66th Cannes film festival. Neapolitan tailoring firm, Cesare Attolini labels the timeless elegance of Jep Gambardella, the leading protagonist played by the great Italian actor Toni Servillo. Clothes...
Kevin Spacey in Gieves & Hawkes suits for House of Cards

Kevin Spacey in Gieves & Hawkes suits for House of Cards

Beginning of this year, Netflix premiered its first original series, a political drama called “House of Cards”. Charismatic Kevin Spacey plays ambitious American congressman Francis ‘Frank’ Underwood, perhaps the grandest Machiavellian of them all. I loved that frequently Francis Underwood speaks directly to camera to tell the viewers his thoughts, explain his next diabolical plot....
Canali Spring Summer 2013 by Giovanni Gastel

Canali Spring Summer 2013 by Giovanni Gastel

Luxury suit maker house, Canali unveils Spring Summer 2013 catalogue featuring models Jakob Wiechmann and Nikola Jovanovich photographed Giovanni Gastel. Those beautiful pictures showcase light garments like cotton, linen and silk, with sharp lines but soft summer colour combinations such as creamy pink, sky blues, light lime green, and grey pewter. Suits are constructed with...
France National football team by Smalto

France National football team by Smalto

French tailoring house, Smalto is the new official pre-game dresser of France’s national football team (a.k.a. les Bleus). Starting today on March 22, the day it faces Georgia in the 2014 FIFA World Cup play-off match, France’s 35 players will sport night blue three-piece suits over white shirts with French cuffs, navy blue silk bow...
Men’s Uno January 2013 with Takeshi Kaneshiro

Men’s Uno January 2013 with Takeshi Kaneshiro

Beautiful fashion editorial featuring Taiwan-born Japanese actor & singer Takeshi Kaneshiro wearing Giorgio Armani Spring 2013 on the cover of January issue of Men’s Uno photographed by Andoni & Arantxa inside “Armani Hotel” in Milano, Italy. www.mensuno.com.hk www.armani.com www.andoniandarantxa.com www.armanihotels.com
Men's Club March 2013 with Yoshinori Okada for Tod's

Men’s Club March 2013 with Yoshinori Okada for Tod’s

Cool fashion editorial called “Take it Easy” with Japanese actor, Yoshinori Okada photographed by Masafumi Tanida for the March issue of Men’s Club. Stylist Yukihiro Yoshida selects perfectly elegant looks to match with Tod’s iconic shoes. www.mensclub.jp www.tods.com masafumitanida.jp yoshinori.amuseblog.jp
Hardy Amies Autumn Winter 2013 short film

Hardy Amies Autumn Winter 2013 short film

Legendary British fashion house Hardy Amies has been rejuvenated in the last few years under creative director Claire Malcolm. Hardy Amies demonstrates again that traditionally Savile Row tailoring aesthetic can be mix with a gentle modern touch for a beautiful collection. This beautiful short movie filmed on the January 9th 2013 featuring the runway collection...
Haberdashery of Anderson and Sheppard

Haberdashery of Anderson and Sheppard

During London fashion week, I discovered the fabulous new store of Anderson & Sheppard, which opened in November 2012. Located at 17 Clifford Street (Mayfair), under the name of “Haberdashery“, this store offers a timeless collection full of colors and voluntarily non-seasonal in order to concentrate on the quality of the product.  Anda Rowland, shareholder...
Costumes of The Great Gatsby made by Brooks Brothers

Costumes of The Great Gatsby made by Brooks Brothers

Warner Bros just released character posters of Jay Gatsby (Leonardo DiCaprio), Nick Carraway (Tobey Maguire) and Tom Buchanan (Joel Edgerton) in Baz Luhrman‘s film “The Great Gatsby”. The leading men’s looks in the 3D version of F. Scott Fitzgerald‘s literary classic is the work of two-time Oscar-winning costume designer Catherine Martin and American fashion house, Brooks Brothers. On...
Rose & Born Autumn Winter 2012-13

Rose & Born Autumn Winter 2012-13

Swedish fashion house, Rose & Born unveils this wonderful Autumn Winter 2012-13 collection photographed by Magnus Rossander. Model Dill wears amazing looks styled by Richard Andersson. Rose & Born offers an exclusif “su misura (made-to-mesure)” service in the beautiful city of Stockholm. Note a nice collaboration between Rose & Born and Crockett & Jones! http://roseborn.com...
Men's Ex of November 2012 by Yoshinori Onda

Men’s Ex of November 2012 by Yoshinori Onda

Beautiful fashion editorial called “The portrait” inside November issue of Japanese magazine called Men’s Ex photographed by Yoshinori Onda. Those are pictures of Italian stylish men such as Maurizio Marinella (CEO of E.Marinella), Leonardo Tazzari (Technical director of Tie your Tie), Gennaro Solito (Owner of Sartoria Solito) with his son Luigi Solito (Cutter of Sartoria...
Short movie for Hardy Amies Autumn Winter 2012

Short movie for Hardy Amies Autumn Winter 2012

British fashion house, Hardy Amies unveils a beautiful new brand seasonal short movie filmed in London featuring the runway collection of Hardy Amies Autumn Winter 2012   www.hardyamies.com
Ganryu Autumn Winter 2012-13 at Trading Museum

Ganryu Autumn Winter 2012-13 at Trading Museum

COMME des GARÇONS’s specialized retail concept “Trading Museum Comme des Garçons” opened its doors Thursday September 6th 2012. The event unveils Ganryu Comme des GARÇONS autumn winter 2012-13 collection. Born in 1976, Fumito Ganryu graduated from Bunka Fashion Graduate University and joined Comme des Garçons in 2004. At the beginning he worked for the Junya...
Men s Club October 2012 on Hermes

Men s Club October 2012 on Hermes

Nice fashion editorial with model Daisuke Ueda called “Day light Dream” inside October issue of Men’s Club photographed by Masafumi Tanida. Stylist Tatsuou Sakai selected elegant looks from Hermes Fall/Winter 2012-13 made by menswear creative director, Véronique Nichanian. www.mensclub.jp www.hermes.com masafumitanida.jp
Men's Ex September 2012 on Berluti

Men’s Ex September 2012 on Berluti

Beautiful fashion editorial called “New world of Berluti” inside September issue of Japanese magazine called Men’s Ex photographed by Yoshiaki Tsutsui. Stylist Masahide Takeuchi selected elegant looks from Berluti Fall/Winter 2012-13. The interview is a good focus on the re-new of Berluti and his creative director, Alessandro Sartori. www.berluti.com www.mens-ex.jp www.ttiphoto.jp