Posts tagged "high toned"
John Lobb Autumn Winter 2015

John Lobb Autumn Winter 2015

The John Lobb Autumn Winter 2015 collection created by new artistic director Paula Gerbase took place at the Old Sessions House last week in London. Paula Gerbase graduated from London’s Central Saint Martins. In 2005, she trained in tailoring at Hardy Amies, and then worked as the head designer of Kilgour on Savile Row. In 2010,...
Gaziano & Girling in London

Gaziano & Girling in London

Last week in parallel of the London fashion week, I had the pleasure of discovering the British shoemaker, Gaziano & Girling founded in 2006 by Tony Gaziano & Dean Girling. Located at 39 Savile Row, the new store of Gaziano & Girling offers a ready-to-wear line, made-to-order, “Deco line” and top-notch bespoke service. Store manager...
Advani Autumn Winter 2015

Advani Autumn Winter 2015

During the London menswear fashion week, I had the pleasure to discover ‘Advani’ Autumn Winter 2015 collection founded by Mr. Abhishek Advani at Annabel’s, the very elegant private club in Mayfair. The young British designer creates a hybrid menswear wardrobe mixing the best of East and West inspired by the elegance of his grandfather, K.U. Advani. In Post War...
Cifonelli ready-to-wear Spring Summer 2015

Cifonelli ready-to-wear Spring Summer 2015

In June 2014, French bespoke tailoring house, Cifonelli, unveiled its new ready-to-wear Spring Summer 2015 collection during the official calendar of menswear Paris fashion week. The Parisian tailor Cifonelli has revived its ready-to-wear line with a new artistic director, John Vizzone. The American designer previously served as senior vice president of Ralph Lauren Purple and...
Ready-to-wear of Thom Sweeney

Ready-to-wear of Thom Sweeney

Located on Mayfair’s Weighhouse Street, the young bespoke tailoring house, ‘Thom Sweeney ’, founded by Thom Whiddett and Luke Sweeney, made an interesting and positive development since my last article in 2011 here. At the beginning of the year, they launched a ready-to-wear collection, exclusively with the online powerhouse Mr Porter, the menswear’s luxury pinnacle. In November,...
Massaro shoes Autumn Winter 2014-2015

Massaro shoes Autumn Winter 2014-2015

The couture shoemaker, Massaro, was founded in 1894. Since 2002, Parisian house Massaro has been part of the twelve Chanel Métiers d’Art workshops. Massaro installed a beautiful pop up store at 19 Rue Cambon in Paris for the ready-to-wear collection. Footwear designer for the House of Chanel, Laurence Dacade and director of the house Massaro, Philippe Atenzia, created together their first Massaro ready-to-wear...
Luigi Borrelli Autumn Winter 2014

Luigi Borrelli Autumn Winter 2014

Neapolitan brand founded in 1957,  ‘Luigi Borrelli’ releases their Autumn Winter 2014-2015 collection photographed by Joseph Cardo. Italian label is well-known for their famous Neapolitan hand stitched shirts made of finest cotton. This season, we also discover a beautiful collection and sharp overcoats worn by Belgium actor, Guillaume Dolmans. www.luigiborrelli.com www.josephcardo.com
L'Express Styles September 2014 with Gaspard Ulliel

L’Express Styles September 2014 with Gaspard Ulliel

For September 2014, French magazine L’Express Styles magazine unveils his 100% menswear issue featuring on the cover, Gaspard Ulliel. Beautiful pictures of the fashion editorial entitled “Gaspard Ulliel – A model actor” photographed by Vincent van de Wijngaard. French actor wears casual winter looks styled by Mika Mizutani. Click to enlarge the pictures… www.lexpress.fr/styles www.vincentvandewijngaard.com...
Business by Bergdorf Goodman September 2014

Business by Bergdorf Goodman September 2014

Luxury goods department store based on Fifth Avenue in Midtown Manhattan in New York City, ‘ Bergdorf Goodman ’ showcases inside their magazine of September a beautiful fashion editorial entitled “Business” photographed by Sebastian Kim. French model Jan Trojan wearing elegant suits of prestigious brands such as Cesare Attolini, Belvest, Brioni, Castangia, Brunello Cucinelli, Gieves & Hawkes, Isaia, Kiton,...
United Arrows Green Label Relaxing September 2014

United Arrows Green Label Relaxing September 2014

Quality & eco-friendly lifestyle brand, ‘United Arrows Green Label Relaxing’ unveils his fall collection 2014 inside their catalogue called “Green Paper” of September 2014. Green Label Relaxing continues their collaborations between Italian fabric companies such Reda Valle Mosso, Guabello Mongrando and Vitale Barberis Canonico to create stylish suits made by a “green” production at affordable prices. Click to...
Tomorrowland Autumn Winter 2014

Tomorrowland Autumn Winter 2014

Japanese retailer and fashion brand, ‘ Tomorrowland ’ unveils their look book for Autumn Winter 2014 collection featuring British model, Robbie Wadge in very cool looks. Please, check all the casual looks proposed by Tomorrowland. Click to enlarge the pictures… www.tomorrowland.co.jp
The Sakaki Autumn Winter 2014

The Sakaki Autumn Winter 2014

Fashion designer, Sakaki Kotaro unveils Fall Winter 2014 collection of his brand called “The Sakaki”. The collection is photographed by Honshida Teppei.  Cool looks are made by stylist Ishii Dai. Characteristics of the brand are created with a comfortable silhouette, nice fabrics and re-adaptation of the basics of tailoring mixed by subtle details of Japanese...
Bespoke tailor Liverano & Liverano in Florence

Bespoke tailor Liverano & Liverano in Florence

Two weeks ago, I escaped for two hours to the menswear tradeshow Pitti Uomo to discover bespoke tailor Liverano & Liverano and his famous Florentine style. Antonio Liverano and his brother Luigi moved to Florence in 1948, at only 11 years old, to learn the craft of bespoke tailoring. The first Liverano & Liverano workshop...
Takizawa Shigeru Spring Summer 2015 at Pitti Uomo 86

Takizawa Shigeru Spring Summer 2015 at Pitti Uomo 86

Japanese designer, Takizawa Shigeru unveils his collection for Spring Summer 2015 at the menswear tradeshow Pitti Uomo in Florence. Beautiful collection made in Japan showcases interesting fabrics with a smart casual twist. For this Season, Takizawa Shigeru got fabrics exclusively woven by Italian textile mills, Lanificio F.lli Cerruti. Takizawa Shigeru offers made-to-measure service at his...
Tailored by Mr Smith and Mr Smith at Pitti Uomo 86

Tailored by Mr Smith and Mr Smith at Pitti Uomo 86

British designer based in Paris, Vincent Smith unveils his collections ‘Tailored by Mr Smith’ and ‘Mr Smith’ at the menswear tradeshow Pitti Uomo in Florence. Those Spring Summer 2015 collections are made of beautiful lightweight fabrics, neutrals colours, and perfectly cut silhouette. It should be mentioned the amazing “complication” embroidery work on the collar of...
Eidos Napoli Spring Summer 2015 at Pitti Uomo 86

Eidos Napoli Spring Summer 2015 at Pitti Uomo 86

This week, I was lucky enough to be invited to Pitti Uomo 86th edition, the world’s biggest menswear show, in the beautiful city of Florence, Italy. Eidos Napoli spring summer 2015 of creative director, Mr. Antonio Ciongoli was one of my favourite collections. Colours, shapes and fabrics are inspired by the island of Ischia, land...
Men's Uno Taiwan June 2014 with Godfrey Gao

Men’s Uno Taiwan June 2014 with Godfrey Gao

Quite stunning pictures of fashion editorial called “Time Traveller” featuring  model, Godfrey Gao (高以翔) photographed by Huo yi Liang (获益良). In this cover story of June issue of Men’s Uno Taiwan produced by Makoto, we can discover Taiwanese model in elegant outfits from Louis Vuitton. www.mensuno.com.tw
Bergdorf Goodman “I’m a Good Man” campaign 2014

Bergdorf Goodman “I’m a Good Man” campaign 2014

Luxury goods department store located on Fifth Avenue, Bergdorf Goodman continues their amazing campaign called “I’m A Good Man” for 2014 featuring stylish New-Yorkers. Those inspiring gentlemen are conservationist and entrepreneur Eric Goode in Moncler, investment consultant Joseph Shiels in Gucci, attorney Joshua Leonardi in Cesare Attolini, actor Luke Forbes in Givenchy, political affairs officer...
Rose & Born Spring Summer 2014 with Werner Schreyer

Rose & Born Spring Summer 2014 with Werner Schreyer

Swedish men’s clothing store, Rose & Born unveils his beautiful spring summer 2014 collection photographed by Magnus Rossander. Austrian model Werner Schreyer wears elegant looks created by stylist Arvid Kjelleryd. Check out the collection Spring Summer 2014 of Rose & Born. roseborn.com
Details of Camps de Luca's Jackets

Details of Camps de Luca’s Jackets

Yesterday, I spent two fascinating hours with Julien de Luca of French house, Camps de Luca. He kindly explained to me few technical aspects of Camps de Luca. Parisian tailoring house, Camps de Luca is well known around the world for their extremely refined finishing details. Better than any words, those are my exclusive photos...
Belvest Spring Summer 2014

Belvest Spring Summer 2014

Italian label ‘ Belvest ’ releases their look book from Spring Summer 2014 collection featuring beautiful suits. Belvest continues to work on his style of modern Italian tailoring with a colourful twist. The big novelty for the summer season is the “Lagoon” jacket in wool-cotton seersucker, with clean lines for stylish casual looks. Check out Belvest...
Visit of Tailored by Mr Smith

Visit of Tailored by Mr Smith

Last week, I had the chance to meet with British designer Vincent Smith, founder of “Tailored by Mr Smith”. A native Londoner, Vincent Smith is an alumnus of the “London College of Fashion”. As a fresh graduate, his first professional venture was at Uniform Clothing Company. Over the years, he became an expert creative pattern...
Visit of Richard Anderson

Visit of Richard Anderson

Richard Anderson began his career at just 17 years old as an apprentice to Colin Hammick at Henry Huntsman & Sons in 1982. His professional rise to the top has been nothing short of impressive—at 34 years old he became the youngest head cutter in Huntsman’s 150-year history. And in 2001, Richard Anderson opened his...