The upcoming cold winter season comes with amazing and masculine designs, including double-breasted blazers, turtlenecks, tweed suits made of high quality fabrics, elegant coats in fitted styles as well as in oversized designs and many other interesting essentials.
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.
Emphasized in texture and character, the Fall/Winter 2017 collection gives the idea of nonchalant cool with an uncompromising devotion to elegance and boldness. A personality driven by free- thinking sensibilities and a refusal to become content with the norm.
This season, Giorgio Armani is working on classics, evolving codes to define an idea of elegance tuned-in to the present, but rich with heritage. Texture and silhouette are the key elements of Giorgio Armani’s research: the body, with its individual, unique beauty, is enhanced by the clothes of the new collection.
Dolce & Gabbana isn't quitting its courtship of millennial influencers anytime soon. On Saturday, A-list offspring, social media celebs and the 20-something It crowd flocked to Milan to fill the front row and storm the catwalk at the Italian fashion house's Fall 2017 men's show.
Once upon a time, in the not-so-distant past, the world used to tune in every week to watch rich and powerful families feuding. Long before the dawn of reality TV shows, this was when glamorous soap operas still ruled the planet, and one show dominated them all: Dallas
Magnoli Clothiers is dedicated to the reproduction of vintage clothing, historic garments and popular film costumes. These reproductions, however, are not costume pieces, but tailor-made, high-quality clothing.
It’s written in the stars – this is the universe of Versace. Astronomy, astrology, man in space: a wardrobe from the heavens for the Versace man today.
Star Trek Beyond star Chris Pine is a birthday boy today! You know that we like his clothing taste and presence - he is always among the most stylish men on the Red carpet events - so our team wants to wish Chris to keep his fashion sense and continue catching all eyes on him both on screen and off.
It is with great pride that Scabal can announce the appointment of Campbell Dunn as the company’s new Head of Design. With an established pedigree in creating classically luxurious menswear, Campbell aims to take the company to the next creative level.
Faithful to the codes of an innate vocation for bespoke apparel, Kiton Fall/Winter 2016-17 menswear collection stems from research capitalizing on customer demands by offering excellent attire in every category of menswear: sartorial, thermal, denim, sportswear and accessories.
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.
Brand's three generations lasting history started with the perfect suit that the family's father wore at the opera one evening during the post-war period. He was a very skilled tailor and gained the attention of the whole foyer with his spectacular suit, exactly as Papageno (from Mozart's opera 'The Magic Flute') did.
Mass-made clothing is, of necessity, sized for the masses. Dimensions are reduced to the most likely measurements and produced accordingly. Ready-made suits are made to fit the average person. The trouble is that no one is average. At Nathan’s, we consider much more than just your measurements. Crucial to the balance of every Nathan’s garment are details such as shoulder description, posture and hip level.
Vitale Barberis Canonico, one of the oldest woollen mills of the world, celebrates bespoke tailoring with the project Tailor’s Tips, a series of 12 videos in which the master tailor Giovanni Barberis Organista, directed by Gianluca Migliarotti, tells what happens behind the scenes when a hand-stitched suit is created.
Tiger of Sweden shows contemporary tailoring at its very best with inspiration of old Sweden craftsmanship and the moody winters of Dalarna, a region in northern Sweden. All to the sound of a crooner voice of old romantic melancholy.
The single-breasted blazer has no military background. It comes from the club jackets that in the 19th century are worn by the British boating societies. The navy blue is not mandatory, although a single-breasted blazer in other colors is not commonly seen, despite the American love for blazers in bottle green, magenta or yellow.
For Autumn/Winter 2016 Paul Smith embraces his past, exploring some of his design signatures including stripe, print and tailoring.
Corneliani is an Italian menswear manufacturer best known for its suits and sportcoats. The company distributes its products in over 70 countries worldwide through multi-brand stores and around 90 single-brand boutiques; Corneliani also manufactures and delivers made-to-measure suits worldwide.
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.
It reminds the military style and includes a double-breasted coat with wide shoulders, which may vary in length and color (but mainly black or brown) and can be combined with trousers or a dress.
Last night (January 18, 2015) Miuccia Prada presented her menswear collection for Fall-Winter 2015/2016 in Italy, during the Milan Men's Fashion Week (January 17-20, 2015).
The term 'blazer' originated in 1825 and then meant only 'the red flannel boating jacket worn by the Lady Margaret, St. John's College, Cambridge, Boat Club'.
Nowadays, a blazer is a type of jacket resembling a suit coat cut more casually, typically with metal buttons. It is intended as an outdoor jacket and always solid-colored - usually blue, black, camel or dark green. It is single- or double-breasted and made of sturdy material.
After we have looked through Men's fashion trends for Fall/Winter 2013/2014, today we'll take a look at men's coats fashion trends for the upcoming cold season.
Menswear collections offer a number of unique styles this season. So, let's see...
After we went over the different types of men's suits and types of men's suit coat pockets, today we'll take a look at men's jacket lapel types. Jacket lapels are the folded flaps of cloth on the front of a jacket or coat. They are mostly used in formal clothing and suit jackets. They are usually formed by folding over the front edges of the jacket or coat and sewing them to the collar, an extra piece of fabric around the back of the neck. The three basic forms of jacket lapels are...
To look amazing, to feel special, to be classy – dear gentlemen – choose a made-to-measure suit. You can choose details which perfectly match your taste and allow you to feel unique and stylish. Crombie is a British brand, trusted worldwide for the quality of its products and the timeless elegance of its designs. It was established in 1805 and nowadays it continues to source only the finest raw materials to make its luxury menswear.
First – select the right breast of the jacket. Single-breasted jacket with two buttons is probably the most popular style, but jackets with three or four buttons are also popular. Remember that fashion for men often changes like the women’s fashion.
Only tall and slim guys can wear formal double-breasted jackets, because they add volume to the figure and if you are fuller-figured man, they will make your body look fuller.