Pitti Uomo Firenze - the Spectacular composition of men’s elegance or the shortcut to the belief that the modern man is a Dandy
What is Pitti Uomo? A large and magnificent manifestation of men’s fashion exhibitionism without any holdbacks, blowing like a bottle of champagne and held in the historical center of Florence, Italy, where exhibitors carefully present their latest men’s collections. The latest men’s fashion trends are marked there, before the upcoming fashion events in Milan.
Houndstooth believe in style. Fashion and trends come and go, but style endures. They're here to help you find your way. They stock and make clothing for every part of your life, from a day lounging around, to your most important life events.
FRANKLIN EUGENE SUNLIT, a menswear collection inspired and illuminated by direct light from the sun, made its undisputed mark when it was showcased during Milan Fashion Week Men’s Spring/Summer 2018.
Born and raised in Los Angeles, Evan Simonitsch has developed an eye for both the clean, sophisticated fashions of the red carpet as well as the casual looks of LA street style. Throughout his experience in the fashion world, he has worked on countless projects across multiple mediums including television and editorial content, but his true passion lies in menswear styling.
White Man & Woman was a 3 day event held from 17th to 19th June 2017 at the Via Tortona in Milan, Italy. This event showcased products like outodoor style and fashion. We selected to show you the suits that were presented, mainly in white, blue and light gray, suitable for the summer. The suit jackets are combined with jeans or wide-leg trousers.
Pitti Uomo is undoubtedly a premier men’s fashion event. At Pitti Uomo you can see the latest trends, new designers and companies in men’s fashion, premiering the best men’s tailoring from across the globe, but also the best dressed men in the world. The best sentence I have ever heard is that there you can meet "anyone who’s anyone in the menswear business". And this is true. The atmosphere is unique and you feel like everyone is your friend. Everyone is smiling and having fun and at the same time doing business.
We continue our series of articles about the custom tailors from the separate states in USA. It is time to show you the custom tailors in Kansas. These tailors are with a rich experience in custom made suits and accessories. Some of them provide the tailoring service in more states but also have a workshops in Kansas.
This passion was born in 1975, in a small garage, thank to Michele and Anna, two young people that had the first idea and now still are the company's owners. The farm is included in the Martina Franca textile district, one of the most important producing Italian area about clothing sector. In the new company generation there are Graziana, Antonella, Angelo and Massimo, that actively take part in the business processes. There are specific skills combining a special mix between scholastic and corporate trainings.
Michele Latorre founded Sartoria Latorre in 1965, initially as a little local company, to produce made-to-measure suits. During the years, Michele gains experience serving local customers in his small workshop at Locorotondo, a beautiful village, in the very heart of Valle d'Itria, Puglia. Nevertheless, his far-sighted vision and his entrepreneurial curiosity brought him beyond his village walls, towards the "high tailoring", that gives "Made in Italy" an international strength.
Z Zegna unveiled its TECHMERINO™ SS18 collection, in collaboration with The Woolmark Company, during the 92nd edition of Pitti Uomo, Florence. TECHMERINO™ is a fusion of the best attributes of Merino wool with the most sophisticated wool processing and finishing techniques. The result is a breathable water resistant fabric that adapts to the ambient temperature and is quick drying.
The Wool Lab Autumn/Winter 2018/2019 by Woolmark at Pitti Uomo - A collection of the latest commercially available wool fabrics and yarns.
Located in the heart of beautiful Minneapolis, Minnesota, they’re an organization dedicated to the creation of custom tailored suits and shirts. In an atmosphere of a 1901 turn of the century home they ply their trade. Though their local headquarters are relatively small, they have global affiliations with fine tailoring workshops in Toronto, Knoxville, TN, Perth Amboy and Newark, NJ.
MANGO is making a commitment towards sustainability.Last year the firm launched Take Action, a project which includes actions aimed at creating a business model based on sustainability criteria and more environmentally-friendly processes.The firm is currently developing a plan which will include future initiatives in this sphere. One of them is MANGO Committed, a women and men’s collection made up of garments manufactured with sustainable materials, reflecting MANGO’s commitment to continue working in an environmentally-friendly manner and adopting sustainable development criteria.
12th June, marks the close of the fifth anniversary of London Fashion Week Men’s. It has been a stellar week, further establishing London as the home of menswear and attracting designers, media, retailers and business leaders from 45 countries.
Let’s face it—the most stylish men you know are also likely the most successful, right? Much like women’s love for high-end yoga wear, men appreciate their dress-down time on the weekends. But when it comes to weekday wear, a business suit really sets the tone for someone who wants to get things done and done well. And, while a perfectly tailored suit is an absolute must, accessories for said suit can go a long way in making the look complete. And, no, we don’t mean a Fedora but, hey, if you can rock that thing the way each member of the Rat Pack used to, we say go for it. Looking for other accessories to highlight your business suit in the best possible way? Read on for magnificent ways to man-cessorize. Yeah, we went there.
The first autumn winter collection celebrates a natural and effortless style approach inspired by British menswear from the boy next door nonchalance to subversive sartorialism. Savile Row traditions combine with British Oddities in slim and sculptured styles paired with relaxed outerwear for a slightly undone and youthful effect. Sporty silhouettes are contrasted with the use of distinctively English heritage fabrics in wools and plaids blurring the boundaries between function and fashion, formalwear and sportswear with a signature effortlessness.
Aside from the mainstays of cut, style and cloth, men’s suits today can be customised in every way. From pleats and pockets to collars and cuffs, these are the details that can set an item apart.
We continue our series of articles about the custom tailors from the separate states in USA. It is time to show you the custom tailors in Minnesota. These tailors are with a rich experience in custom made suits and accessories. Some of them provide the tailoring service in more states but also have a workshops in Minnesota.
Australian label Farage sees leading AFL players from the Sydney Swans running through Sydney’s CBD dressed to impress
Since its humble beginnings in 1998, Australian tailor Farage has gained a reputation for its cutting-edge tailoring and use of exquisite textiles, along with its fine service, quality and craftsmanship.
A dress shirt can be as important as the suit it is worn with, and in the quest for perfection there are plenty of options for shirt customisation. From the big things (fabric and colour choices) to the finer details (such as sleeve lengths and buttons) this is an opportunity to really set the tone.
In 2007, founders Richard Hall and McGregor Madden worked with "fast fashion" retailers and legacy brands that focused on speed and cost cutting - business principles that Hall and Madden understood, but didn't personally agree with for building a modern company. With both experience in manufacturing and a love for menswear, Hall and Madden wanted to build a menswear brand focused around the customer - an experience that was simple and informative with high-quality products.
SharpSense Founder Paul Sibenik Talks About the Use of Body Scanning Technology in the Custom Menswear Industry
We recently had the opportunity to interview the founder of SharpSense, Paul Sibenik, to ask him some questions about the utilization of body scanning technology in the custom menswear industry, his company, industry trends, and how he thinks the industry will evolve.
Each June, the international fashion community honors the best and brightest in American design at the CFDA Fashion Awards. Founded in 1981, they are the highest honor in fashion and recognize the outstanding contributions made to American fashion in womenswear, menswear, and accessories as well as journalism, creative vision, personal style, and lifetime achievement.
We continue our series of articles about the custom tailors from the separate states in USA. It is time to show you the custom tailors in Oregon. These tailors are with a rich experience in custom made suits and accessories. Some of them provide the tailoring service in more states but also have a workshops in Oregon.
Kufner is a fully integrated company with a 150year old tradition located in Munich, Germany. Its 520 staff in four production sites on two continents produce about 150 million meters each year. The vertical integration includes production stages weaving, knitting, finishing and coating as well as production of thermo-bonded nonwovens and warp production.
From June 10-20, in via Montenapoleone, a photography exhibition, devoted to fair play and the modern man, creates a Milan-Florence axis that reinforces at an international level the pre-eminence of Italian Men’s Fashion Week. Focus of the first exhibition: the jacket.
Study and research findings worldwide, have concurred that specific clothing can make people more confident in their outlook, mannerisms and the way they approach all situations in life. It’s not a secret, that clothes make a man, neither is the fact that it can create everlasting impressions: good, bad or ugly.
Colours play a big role when putting together a wardrobe of your favourites…whether it is about choosing the right colour for your skin tone or understanding the colour combination of shirt & tie . And of course there is another essential component, that being the colours for the season.
There is much to consider when customising a suit, but one aspect has the edge. When it comes to specifying the lapels, there’s an art to it", said the Scabal's master tailors
Scabal's heritage is central to its identity today: the iconic Savile Row tailors, the Huddersfield mill, the history of innovations and in both cloth and cut. All play a crucial part in any new collections produced. But for Autumn/Winter 2017 it is the company’s cinematic ties that inspire the collection.
Peter Balani, founder of BALANI Custom Clothiers, set out at the age of 16 to learn the trade of tailoring, measuring, and fitting custom suits. He came to America in 1961, bringing his unparalleled connections as well as his passion and knowledge of the suiting industry. Sonny Balani, Peter’s son, joined the business in 2003, making it his goal to modernize and expand the brand by opening BALANI’s first showroom in downtown Chicago. Today, BALANI is in 7 markets with 35 people on its team and continues to make clients look and feel their best, as they incorporate Peter’s passion, tradition, and heart into each and every custom suit.
Pitti Uomo 92 will mark the ninth edition of WHO IS ON NEXT? UOMO, the scouting project produced by Fondazione Pitti Immagine Discovery and sponsored by Pitti Immagine Uomo in cooperation with Altaroma and L’Uomo Vogue, that seeks out new Italian or Italian based talents in men’s fashions.
We continue our series of articles about the custom tailors from the separate states in USA. It is Hawaii turn, so now you can see the tailors in this state. In Hawaii there very little custom tailors because of the search of that service. In Hawaii the dress code is more casual, you heard about the "Hawaiian shirt" - shirt with short sleeves with tropical motifs. The climate also has an influence, the weather is hot, so most of the Hawaiian men don't wear suits and respectively the tailors are small amount in this state. See what we found:
“Although we had extra personnel on our exhibition stand, visitors still had to queue on occasions. For us, the fair was fantastic”, said Dr Jan Zimmermann of Techtextil exhibitor Forster Rohner from Switzerland. Many of the 1,789 exhibitors of Techtextil and Texprocess had similar experiences. Over 47,500 visitors (an increase of around 14 percent, 2015: 41,826) from 114 countries made their way to Frankfurt Fair and Exhibition Centre from 9 to 12 May, to discover the most innovative products in the field of technical textiles and the latest processing technologies.
We are showing this trend for more than two years now. Little by little men are breaking the black-tie dress code. Since this process started some day we will see men with colorful suits on the red carpet, men showing their individuality. Why should all men wear black or dark blue? It is true that men are conservative, but successful men long to show their individual style. Now we see on the red carpet men with sneakers, men wearing t-shirts underneath their suits.
We continue our series of articles about the custom tailors from the separate states in USA. It is Texas turn, so now you can see the tailors in this state. These tailors are with a rich experience in custom made suits and accessories. Some of them provide the tailoring service in more states but also have a workshops in Texas.
Dean and Dan Caten, twin brothers from Willowdale in Toronto, started their path in fashion at the Parson’s School of Design in New York City in 1984. Eight years later, the Canadian duo moved to Italy with their sights set on creating their brand. After collaborating with some of Italy’s most celebrated fashion houses, in 1995 the designers presented their first men’s collection under the label Dsquared2. The presentation marked the debut of Dsquared2’s runway show extravaganzas, which captured the attention of journalists and buyers from around the world.
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Oliver Spencer believes the way a man chooses to dress is changing, particularly in the work place. At the centre of this transition is the shirt, a wardrobe linchpin, it's a garment equally synonymous with dressing down as smartening up these days. By combining this shift with the the Oliver Spencer customer - a creative, free thinking and confident man, Oli set out to create their current offering of shirts, each with a distinctive collar style.
At Tailor and Quiff they believe in bespoke, individualism and confidence. They are bringing tailoring into the 21st century by delivering a meticulous and efficient service, without complicating things.Your clothing is an extension of your personality and a direct statement to the world about who you are and your purpose. They believe that high end tailoring should be accessible to all and dispel the myth of a heavy price tag.
If you’re hunting for the perfect gifts for your groomsmen, look no further. Customized unique groomsmen gifts are easy to find. Choose from this list below and you’re sure to impress your groomsmen.
Genaio offers you an travelling tailor service. Together with you personal tailor you can create your own personalised woolen suit. They offer all their clients world’s best italian fabrics like: Ermenegildo Zegna, Loro Piana, Scabal, Holland & Sherry, Vitale Barberis Canonico, Guabello, Ariston and more. They work with the made-to-measure(mtm) system (also called size Forc?). This is by using an existing pattern that gives us the ability to create the perfect suit and work within this method with almost 60 points which always creates “a one-of-a-kind” suit. The Unique Captivating Pattern exists since 2006 and is constantly maintained and perfected. Depending on posture, desires and trends, we offer a flattering fit of your suit or jacket, but also an overcoat or trousers.
Chester Barrie has been dressing the Leicester Tigers rugby team for a number of years. It is a partnership we relish.
A good suit communicates respectability and style; and is a statement of status and authority. But only if it’s done correctly. Knowing the correct etiquette of what, how and what not to wear for an occasion, is important. So the correct style, colour and fabric of a suit for a particular occasion may need to be selected carefully. If it hasn’t been thought through properly, there is a danger of just looking foolish in a fancy suit. Phillip Alexander have vast knowledge and experience in advising their customers on the correct tailor made suit to wear and most important, what not to wear.
The 70th annual Cannes Film Festival was currently taking place from 17 to 28 May 2017, in Cannes, France. Spanish film director and screenwriter Pedro Almod?var has been selected as the President of the Jury for the festival with Italian actress Monica Bellucci hosting the opening and closing ceremonies. Ismael's Ghosts, directed by French director Arnaud Desplechin, has been selected as the opening film for the festival.
We continue our series of articles about the custom tailors from the separate states in USA. It is Delaware turn, so now you can see the tailors in this state. We were looking very hard but find very little amount of tailors. Despite, we will show you the contacts below.
Dugdale Bros & Co are cloth merchants based in the very centre of Yorkshire's worsted industry despatching fine cloth from an imposing historic headquarters building in Huddersfield.
Christopher Field is no stranger to the idea of craftsmanship. From a very early age, his creativity emerged in its first instance in the form of being a prolific artist. An Art Scholar at school, Christopher went on to Art College to study both painting and freehand drawing - equally at home with working on portraits and landscapes. It is with this acute eye for detail and observation that tailoring became a huge interest.
From the firm's early days, the workshop in Marciano della Chiana has been a reflection of the creative craftsmanship expertise of Sartoria Rossi, its strong bond with Tuscany and its impressive know-how, closely linked with the workmanship tradition of Arezzo.
With his first collection for the Italian house Meilland sent out classy, easy pieces that will make heads turn on a city street.