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Gieves & Hawkes Autumn/Winter 2017-2018 collection
Menswear collections

Gieves & Hawkes Autumn/Winter 2017-2018 collection

For one of the most British of brands, Gieves & Hawkes’ Autumn/Winter collection marks a return to its roots, a shift away from the Continent. ‘Britishness is hard to capture, and easy to get wrong, but it’s also unique in its eccentricity and fun,’ says the company’s senior designer, Edward Finney. ‘You don’t get fun in any other nation’s sense of dress.

 Creating the adidas Bluebird Blue cloth
Menswear Trends

Creating the adidas Bluebird Blue cloth

To celebrate Henry Poole recent highly successful collaboration with adidas Originals, we have now launched a new limited suit fabric: a beautiful 9oz dark blue flannel, made by Fox Brothers – a company whose history goes back to 18th Century, and which is famous for developing the Prince of Wales check and the first cricket whites – featuring treble-pinstripes in ‘bluebird blue’. This colour, legend has it, became a prominent part of adidas’s colour palate due to founder Adi Dassler’s admiration of it in the Bavarian flag. This exclusive cloth is limited to 50 suits only.

Spring/Summer Menswear - a Hopsack fabric
Menswear fabrics

Spring/Summer Menswear - a Hopsack fabric

Hopsack is one of go-to fabrics in the Spring and Summer. It’s not technically a fabric, it’s a method of weaving a fabric (most often a lightweight wool). The “basket weave” texture, which comes in many different gages, creates a very unique feel to a tailored garment. Think of it like a Spring/Summer alternative to flannel or tweed.

How to choose the suit's fabric according to the season
How to buy the perfect suit

How to choose the suit's fabric according to the season

The famous tailor Luciano Barbera gives advises for choosing the suit according to the season and what are the materials we should prefer.

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.

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.

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