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Marton Mills - quality British fabrics
Menswear fabrics

Marton Mills - quality British fabrics

The Company began life on 10th December 1931 from a mill in Marton Street in Skipton and for the following 46 years manufactured Single and Double Jersey Knitwear. They have recently installed a goods lift to the first floor of No 10 building, which will enable them to store all of their yarns on site. They have 34,000 square feet of space, which should be adequate for their operation for many years to come.

The perfect stamples by H&M for Autumn/Winter 2017
Menswear Trends

The perfect stamples by H&M for Autumn/Winter 2017

The biggest trend in menswear right now is about the perfect staple pieces, as proven by the H&M Edition autumn 17 collection. It’s the second season from H&M’s new premium menswear line of timeless pieces, building on its core belief that it’s the precise details that count. The campaign features the American artist Aaron Bobrow, a young creative who typifies the H&M Edition world. Following its online debut in March, H&M Edition will now also be available in all H&M stores that carry the men’s Trend concept, from October 19.

Sartoria Latorre Fall/Winter 2017 collection
Menswear collections

Sartoria Latorre Fall/Winter 2017 collection

The production processes of the Sartoria Latorre are numerous, coming from the ancient tradition of a tailoring of times gone by. Needle, thread and thimble: they are the soul of their work, the heart of a meticulous and overwhelming work

Re.Verso by A. Stelloni Collection by Mapel
Menswear fabrics

Re.Verso by A. Stelloni Collection by Mapel

The result of advanced technology and the passion for noble raw materials and relentless research have always characterized the renowned textile company within the production of high quality fashion fabrics. Due to its continuous evolution, A. Stelloni Collection by Mapel arrives at Premi?re Vision with an important change in terms of its collections’ offers.

ZARA suits collection for Fall/Winter 2017
Menswear collections

ZARA suits collection for Fall/Winter 2017

Zara is one of the largest international fashion companies. It belongs to Inditex, one of the world’s largest distribution groups. The customer is at the heart of their unique business model, which includes design, production, distribution and sales through their extensive retail network.

Milano Unica defined the trends for Fall-Winter 2018/2019
Menswear Trends

Milano Unica defined the trends for Fall-Winter 2018/2019

We are going to show the trends for Fall/Winter 2018-2018 in menswear. The materials, textures, colours and prints. Milano Unica one of the largest fairs defines the trends every season. So it is time to show the newest ones.

Lubiam presented Spring/Summer 2018 suits at Pitti Uomo 92
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Lubiam presented Spring/Summer 2018 suits at Pitti Uomo 92

Presented at Pitti 92, Luigi Bianchi Mantova Sartoria Spring/Summer 2018 reveals a wide selection of patterns and designs: check, overcheck, Prince of Wales check, damier, pinstripes are the main themes in a clever game of contrasts and softer, colour-coordinated matches.

Sartoria Latorre Spring/Summer 2018 collection
Menswear collections

Sartoria Latorre Spring/Summer 2018 collection

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.

Dressed to Kill on your First Date
How to buy the perfect suit

Dressed to Kill on your First Date

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.

Dressing Right for Every Season
How to buy the perfect suit

Dressing Right for Every Season

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.

Celebrities' style: Kellan Lutz
Celebrity fashion

Celebrities' style: Kellan Lutz

Kellan Christopher Lutz is born on 15th of March, 1985. He is an American model and actor. He is known for playing Emmett Cullen in The Twilight Saga film series (2008–2012), and has since played Poseidon in the 2011 film Immortals, Tarzan in the 2013 animated film Tarzan, John Smilee in The Expendables 3 (2014), and Hercules in the 2014 film The Legend of Hercules.

Celebrities' style: Henry Cavill
Celebrity fashion

Celebrities' style: Henry Cavill

Henry William Dalgliesh Cavill was born on 5th of May 1983.He is a British actor. Cavill began his career starring in the film adaptations of The Count of Monte Cristo (2002) and I Capture the Castle (2003).

Canali Fall/Winter 2017-2018 collection
Menswear collections

Canali Fall/Winter 2017-2018 collection

This season, Canali undertake a journey towards the origin of elegance, of everything that is made well and Made in Italy - a journey that begins at the end and ends at the beginning. The new collection reveals once more what lies behind the curtain of Canali craftsmanship - exquisite construction, exceptional quality and distinctive details.

Celebrities' style: Pierce Brosnan
Celebrity fashion

Celebrities' style: Pierce Brosnan

Pierce Brendan Brosnan was born on 16th of May 1953. He is an Irish actor, film producer, and activist who after leaving comprehensive school at age 16, began training in commercial illustration.

Sartoria Latorre Spring/Summer 2017 collection
Menswear collections

Sartoria Latorre Spring/Summer 2017 collection

The sea is the key word in Sartoria Latorre Spring/Summer 17 menswear collection. As the campaign shows there is a way to look stylish on a boat. The brand continues the trend that "Black is not in fashion".

Valentino Fall/Winter 2017-2018 collection
Menswear collections

Valentino Fall/Winter 2017-2018 collection

Subtle disruption. Gentle distortion. Defining a man through what he wears and how he wears it. Gentleman. Or rather: gentle, man.

Holland and Sherry Spring/Summer 2017 fabrics collection
Menswear fabrics

Holland and Sherry Spring/Summer 2017 fabrics collection

The well known producers of fabrics Holland & Sherry presented their Spring/Summer 2017 collection. There are four wool fabrics - XTREME, DRAGONFLY, SUMMER ASCOT and CRYSTAL SPRINGS.

Etro Fall/Winter 2017-2018 collection - full of colours
Menswear collections

Etro Fall/Winter 2017-2018 collection - full of colours

Motifs of mountain flora and fauna like the antlers of a deer, described by Kean as "the king of the forest with his thorny crown," rise up from the bottom of a wool overcoat. The white face of a wolf peers out from a backpack. "The idea of going up a mountain, what you see and what you feel, the encounters; the idea of finding as a human being an inner balance. The story is biographical—a story about the way we try to be better. We ascend this mountain and we find a new perspective. A celebration of nature, mountains, animals—we have to find a new point of view."

Suit's trends for Spring/Summer 2017
Menswear Trends

Suit's trends for Spring/Summer 2017

It's time to show the trends that were shown during the fashion weeks in Milan, Paris, new York and London. The suit is the type of clothing that men should really consider for a must. Be modern, be stylish, be confident. We present you the trends for Spring/Summer 2017 for men's suits...

Caruso Spring/Summer 2017 collection
Menswear collections

Caruso Spring/Summer 2017 collection

The Italian brand Caruso presented Spring/Summer 2017 collection during Milan's Fashion Week.

Hart Schaffner Marx Spring/Summer 2017 collection
Menswear collections

Hart Schaffner Marx Spring/Summer 2017 collection

Through their tireless work, savvy inovation (they were the first to introduce suits tailored for different body types, zipper trousers and tropical weight wool suits, amongst other things) and an unwavering commitment to dressing men in high-quality clothing produced in the USA, the brothers grew their company into one of the largest suits manufacturers in the world.

Turnbull & Asser Spring/Summer 2017 - the dreamy blue suits
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Turnbull & Asser Spring/Summer 2017 - the dreamy blue suits

1970s style continues to inspire as Turnbull & Asser looks to the beloved era in Monte Carlo. The brand’s protagonist for spring-summer 2017 is modeled after Grand Prix racers who doubled as suave international playboys. Presenting its impeccable suiting, Turnbull & Asser embraces blues and greys for the season, offering a color palette ideal for summer.

Andrea Pompilio Fall/Winter 2016-2017 collection
Menswear collections

Andrea Pompilio Fall/Winter 2016-2017 collection

Born in Pesaro in 1973, Andrea Pompilio grows up in a highly creative environment, his father being an architect, his mother a passionate painter and hailing from a family traditionally involved in the clothing industry.

Dashing Tweeds Cloth Collections woven in Britain
Menswear fabrics

Dashing Tweeds Cloth Collections woven in Britain

Tweed is the original sportswear fabric of Great Britain. It is made of woven wool and is traditionally the way men have worn colors, patterns and texture whilst enjoying themselves in pastimes and country pursuits. London-based company Dashing Tweeds is modernizing the cloth by working with technical yarns in combination with wools.

How to style a contemporary suit - tips by SABA
ABC of the men's suit

How to style a contemporary suit - tips by SABA

It's time to update your look with SABA's simple 'how to' on three ways to style a men's contemporary suit. SABA suits continue to exude an air of relaxed confidence this season, combining structure with movement and breathability in premium wools. Introducing the Collins Contemporary, impeccably crafted in 100% Australian wool for an elegant slim cut, and a sleek, contemporary profile.

Joshua Kane Autumn/Winter 2016 collection
Menswear collections

Joshua Kane Autumn/Winter 2016 collection

Joshua Kane’s bespoke suits, and indeed the ready-to-wear line and accessories are all proudly designed, tailored, woven, and manufactured in England. Harnessing the rich history of traditional makers such as Joseph H. Clissold for fabric development, Laird & Co for the signature Gostick hat, and Victorian stalwarts James Smith & Sons for their first umbrella collaboration, Joshua has created a label that fuses the elegance of fine luxury tailoring with intelligently considered design details that resonates with the modern, style conscious client.

The stripes by Joseph Abboud
Menswear Trends

The stripes by Joseph Abboud

Stripes are back. But, then, they have never really gone away. One of the cornerstones of menswear, stripes have always been prevalent in all categories: suits, sport jackets, shirts, ties, sportswear and in just about every accessory possible such as socks and bags for example. Recently, we have seen menswear dominated by plaids and checks in these same items, but the cycle appears to be changing once again in favor of stripes, yet in a somewhat different way.

Richard James Autumn/Winter 2016
Menswear collections

Richard James Autumn/Winter 2016

Autumn/Winter 2016 Chains + Cranes collection sounds its horn hard, hoists the red ensign and puts its enticingly exotic cargo and correspondingly cosmopolitan crew in under a silver-grey sky at London’s docks in the midwinter of 1935.

Boglioli Autumn/Winter 2016 - an Italian male elegance
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Boglioli Autumn/Winter 2016 - an Italian male elegance

Boglioli established in 1900s in Gambara, in Brescia district: there the Boglioli family opened a man tailor’s shop that provided services to its clients until the 1960’s, specializing in the production and tailoring of men’s elegance.

Japanese-inspired menswear for Fall-Winter 2016/2017 by Kenzo
Menswear collections

Japanese-inspired menswear for Fall-Winter 2016/2017 by Kenzo

'Our collection is an ode to the fans of idols past and present. To the plethora of positivity that permeates a crowd at a maxed out concert. To the joyful obsession and energetic adulation that abounds amongst the masses. It is after all, music that brings us together'.

The 2nd edition of Prima Milano Unica and the Fall/Winter 2017-2018 trends
Menswear fabrics

The 2nd edition of Prima Milano Unica and the Fall/Winter 2017-2018 trends

Time for trend moods. Time for ideas. The FW 2017/18 Milano Unica trends were presented at “La Pelota” in Milan to exhibitors and fashion community.

Tagliatore - an Italian brand with a strong evocative meaning
Menswear collections

Tagliatore - an Italian brand with a strong evocative meaning

verything starts from the creativity of Pino, a flexible and versatile mind, capable of capturing from the smallest shades the inspiration for a new collection: the texture of a fabric, the nuance of a colour, the details of an accessory, a check design. The design of the jacket is the palette from which to develop the creative ideas: the slim and soft forms, the perfect fitting, the research and enhancing of details, the revers, the shoulders, the sleeves, are at the basis of the concept of a Tagliatore garment.

Alfred Brown Fall-Winter 2016/2017 fabrics collection
Menswear fabrics

Alfred Brown Fall-Winter 2016/2017 fabrics collection

This season Alfred Brown shows vintage style cloths for suits and jackets in country checks, black and ecru designs and flannels with speckled yarn effect.

Tom Ford transforming the salesman Toby Watkins into gentleman
Fashion in the industry

Tom Ford transforming the salesman Toby Watkins into gentleman

The world’s best–dressed man takes his sartorial eye to salesman Toby Watkins, transforming him into a sharply dressed gentleman.

Office style: The checked suit jacket
Fashion in the office

Office style: The checked suit jacket

Checks are considered to be less formal than solids or stripes and they are ideal if you want to have a more relaxed office style. Checks come in a number of different styles and they are very fashionable nowadays.

Luciano Barbera Spring/Summer 2016 - a deeply personal extension from Italy
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Luciano Barbera Spring/Summer 2016 - a deeply personal extension from Italy

Spring 2016 is inspired by the lush foliage and picturesque landscape of Biella – a mountainous Italian village, home to the Luciano Barbera brand – and reminds us that textures, prints and colors are most vibrant when mixed and layered.

Men's Style Tips: Blazer vs. Sport Coat vs. Suit Jacket
ABC of the men's suit

Men's Style Tips: Blazer vs. Sport Coat vs. Suit Jacket

Instead of spending hours pondering the differences between blazers, sport coats and suits, the fearless leader, Melissa Austria (long a fan of the dapper jacket) explain the how, what and where of the must-have pieces.

Fashion in the industry

"Hannibal" style with flair by Garrison Bespoke

Garrison Bespoke is thrilled to be recognized as the #1 Bespoke Tailor in Toronto. We are committed to making the best handmade suits for discerning men around the world. Our craft lies in creating stylish garments that not only adhere to modern trends in men’s fashion, but also to their unique lifestyle. Using traditional tailoring methods passed down from English tradesmen on Savile Row, Garrison is able to provide each and every client with expert advice on how to build the most stylish and practical wardrobe for their everyday wear. We take pride in going beyond simply making suits — we create garments that inspire confidence and success.

Dandy Lifestyle Hunting by De Oost
The dandy style

Dandy Lifestyle Hunting by De Oost

De Oost Bespoke Tailoring is a Dutch tailoring house with a contemporary sense of style & personal attention. They design and tailor business-, leisure- and formal wear for gentlemen.

Valentino Autumn/Winter 2016 menswear collection
Menswear collections

Valentino Autumn/Winter 2016 menswear collection

Adventure as a self examination. An on the road journey to discover and to share. Maria Grazia Chiuri and Pierpaolo Piccioli undertake an aesthetic exploration of empirical authenticity for the new Valentino Men’s Collection. Protagonists are individuals on a quest of self-discovery, that use books as a guide and stimulus to abandon dogmas and beliefs, combined in an eclectic nucleus, filled with nuance.

5 menswear trends from Pitti Uomo 89
Menswear Trends

5 menswear trends from Pitti Uomo 89

PittimUomo with no doubt is one of the best stages for contemporary men's fashion in the world. You know about the Italian 'La dolce vita' lifestyle - well, the trade show is a place, where you could see it in action - elegant gentlemen who enjoy being interesting, stylish and eye-catching with their outfits. So, here are the five trends, that stood out during the event...

The most elegant rappers in suits
Fashion in the industry

The most elegant rappers in suits

Today, we present you a selection of rap singers dressed in suits. It is not an ordinary style of rappers but there are occasions and ceremonies where the dress code is formal. As a conclusion, we could say that this type of singers are really creative in wearing suits.

Canali Fall/Winter 2015 collection
Menswear collections

Canali Fall/Winter 2015 collection

The Fall/Winter 2015 collection begins in 1950s Milan, creating an imaginary bridge between tradition and modernity along which craftsmanship and premium materials are interpreted in new forms and proportions. Silhouettes bring life to a well-defined and extremely contemporary elegance with particular attention to leisure: coats and jackets in pure cashmere are made with an exclusive “double” technique that results in an extraordinary lightness and luxury. Lines are prevalent throughout the collection, creating diverse motifs and prints: delicate chalk stripes, shaded varieties for a mélange effect or crisscrossed in checks of all different sizes.

Fall-Winter 2016/2017 Jackets fabrics trends from Première Vision Paris
Fashion trends

Fall-Winter 2016/2017 Jackets fabrics trends from Première Vision Paris

The next fashion trend for Fall-Winter 2016/2017, presented during the latest edition of Premi?re Vision Paris, that we'll take a look at, reveals the key Jackets fabrics...

Vivienne Westwood Spring-Summer 2016 men's collection
Menswear collections

Vivienne Westwood Spring-Summer 2016 men's collection

The campaign message is clear and is realised through checkerboard game knits, #PoliticiansRCriminals badges pinned to the models' lapels and roulette wheels emblazoned across T-shirts - including brand's official backstage tee.

Colcci Spring-Summer 2016: Men's
Menswear collections

Colcci Spring-Summer 2016: Men's

Gentlemen were dressed in formal and semi-formal garments in bright colors with leopard, hearts, dots and checks prints. The color palette includes black, white, red, gray, nude and yellow.

Seoul Fashion Week: Ordinary people Fall-Winter 2015/2016 collection
Menswear collections

Seoul Fashion Week: Ordinary people Fall-Winter 2015/2016 collection

Today, during the this season's edition (March 20-25, 2015) of the Seoul Fashion Week, his Fall-Winter 2015/2016 collection presented designer Jang Hyeong-Cheol for Ordinary people.

Menswear: Thomas Pink Fall-Winter 2015/2016 collection
Menswear collections

Menswear: Thomas Pink Fall-Winter 2015/2016 collection

For drop one, Thomas Pink was inspired by Sir Michael Caine - one of the sharpest dressers in 1960s London. He avoided the era's peacock style in favour of the kind of restrained but energetic style, which is entirely relevant today, a truly timeless look.

Joseph H. Clissold offers fine British wool cloth - Autumn-Winter 2015/2016 collection
Menswear fabrics

Joseph H. Clissold offers fine British wool cloth - Autumn-Winter 2015/2016 collection

British cloth is recognised around the world as the finest available and Joseph H. Clissold design and weave the most outstanding Made In England cloth.

Winter can’t do without Nordic prints and check
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Winter can’t do without Nordic prints and check

Playing around in the snow means casual is the way to go! Go with what never fails and aim for Nordic and jacquard textures, made especially for those who set the style bar high even during their free time.

French fashion: Cerruti Fall/Winter 2014-2015
Menswear collections

French fashion: Cerruti Fall/Winter 2014-2015

Aldo Maria Camillo takes on a personal and sartorial journey, pursuing the idea of the noble soldier by encapsulating the faded charm of history in a distinctly contemporary vein. He focuses on the central theme of imperfect perfection, the defining trait of Cerruti 1881 Paris, and interprets calculated yet crucial mistakes as a sign of life and uniqueness within an extremely formal framework.

Charles Clayton Winter 2015/2016 collection
Menswear fabrics

Charles Clayton Winter 2015/2016 collection

By weaving the finest count yarns, often mixing the highest quality merino wool with other luxury noble fibres such as cashmere and silk, Charles Clayton brings its customers some of the finest, most luxurious worsted cloths.

Robert Nobles men's fabrics - designed and woven in Scotland
Menswear fabrics

Robert Nobles men's fabrics - designed and woven in Scotland

Robert Noble was originally established in Galashiels, Scotland under the name of David Ballantyne in 1666 and today - almost 350 years later - it combines centuries-old techniques with modern technology to serve some of the most famous fashion houses in the world.

Alexanders of Scotland fabrics for Autumn/Winter 2015/2016
Menswear fabrics

Alexanders of Scotland fabrics for Autumn/Winter 2015/2016

Alexanders is recognised as one of Scotland's premier manufacturer of quality woolen fabrics, supplied mainly to leading fashion houses and interior brands throughout Europe and the rest of the world.
I had a chance to see their fabrics for Autumn/Winter 2015/2016 and to speak with the designer of the brand Laura Ukstina, while I visited the company booth at Premiere Vision Paris in September.

Men's Fashion: Iceberg Fall-Winter 2014/2015 collection
Menswear collections

Men's Fashion: Iceberg Fall-Winter 2014/2015 collection

Federico Curradi, the creative director of Iceberg, has been inspired for brand's Fall-Winter 2014/2015 collection by Bruce Wayne - the famous philanthropist of Gotham City, who wears the tweed in his every-day life and high-tech clothes when he becomes Batman.

Fendi Menswear Collection for Fall-Winter 2014/2015
Menswear collections

Fendi Menswear Collection for Fall-Winter 2014/2015

Fur and knits are the key elements of Fendi Fall-Winter 14/15 menswear collection, designed by Silvia Venturini Fendi and presented in Milan earlier this year. It is graphic, luxurious, stylish and pragmatic.

Men's fashion: Colorful Checks and Paisley print for Fall-Winter 2014/2015 by Etro
Menswear collections

Men's fashion: Colorful Checks and Paisley print for Fall-Winter 2014/2015 by Etro

Italian fashion house Etro surprised the audience at its Fall-Winter 2014/2015 fashion show with a collection of characteristically British suiting.

Checks are the preferred patterns for men's suits of the designer Francis Yoshua Maitrella Aguilar Sanchez
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Checks are the preferred patterns for men's suits of the designer Francis Yoshua Maitrella Aguilar Sanchez

Francis Yoshua Maitrella Aguilar Sanchez is at Richmart factory for a made-to-measure training and a fashion intern. She is a participant in the Men's Style project and she is creating 5 models of men's suits for the project.

Menswear fabrics collection for Spring-Summer 2014 by Lanificio F.lli Cerruti
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Menswear fabrics collection for Spring-Summer 2014 by Lanificio F.lli Cerruti

For the 2014 Spring-Summer season Lanificio F.lli Cerruti is launching a collection of fabrics for Formal Friday made of shimmering silks, the finest wools and blends with Cerruti's renowned mohair, Kinair.
For a Friday that is formal yet always current and contemporary: the latest authentic style is to wear an impeccable and sophisticated suit even for the last day of the working week.

Which are the most common men's suit patterns?
Menswear fabrics

Which are the most common men's suit patterns?

After we've talked about the All season men's suit and How to take care of wool suits, today we'll take a look at patterns.
Patterns are created in fabric by interweaving differently colored threads. Here are the most common patterns found in a typical wool suit.

Fashion Trends For Autumn-Winter 2011-2012 - The Check
Fashion trends

Fashion Trends For Autumn-Winter 2011-2012 - The Check

For the next year the check will be trendy again in Autumn-Winter 2011/2012. The check pattern can be combined with both classical and with extravagant accessories.

Checkered shirts, skirts, jackets, bags and shoes can be seen in the collections of many world designers and fashion houses. We leave to you the choice in which one element of your outfit can bet on it.

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