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.
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."
Tailoring lies at the very heart of Alexander McQueen and is a fundamental part of the house. Combining traditional techniques with new and innovative approaches, a bespoke Alexander McQueen suit is expertly crafted to the highest quality and with the utmost attention to detail.
Desigual has returned for a show at New York Fashion Week presenting its Fall/Winter 2017-2018 collection, which has been given the name EXTRAORDINARY.
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.
Reds, purples, blues in the new menswear collection of LeGrand Leseur to be presented at Atlantic City fashion week
Menswear designer LeGrand Leseur, known for creating suits and looks that haven't been done before, is going to present his new collection at Atlantic City fashion week.
The brand Prada presented their Fall/Winter 2017-2018 show at Milano Moda Uomo. The fashion show was womens and mens - the models walked together on the stage.
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
Palazzo Pitti reopens the Sala Bianca to fashion shows, those that have led to the creation of the acclaimed Made in Italy. This will take place on January 11th, with a celebration in pure Italian style for the 45th anniversary of STEFANO RICCI’s founding, a leading company in the production of 100% made in Italy luxury menswear.
One of the most important things about the popular wave of fitness activities in the 1970s and 1980s was that you didn’t need much specialist equipment to join in. As long as people were wearing comfortable clothing and had proper support, especially with respect to footwear, people could get involved with jogging, running, and many other activities. The fitness wear at the time reflected this need and had a very functional look and feel to it.
Franklin Eugene FEARLESS FINESSE, a Menswear Salute to Velvet, made its world debut during Milano Moda Uomo Fall/Winter 2017/2018. This Milan Fashion Week presentation was bursting with colorful, comfortable clothing that pushes menswear forward while holding true to the strong masculine cuts and clean lines that symbolize the Franklin Eugene Brand for fans around the world.
This was Vivienne Westwood’s first-ever show on the London menswear schedule, and a co-ed show to boot. But as she observed, it was far from the first time she’s put both genders on the same runway.
Acclaimed actor John Malkovich has a new stage: fashion design. Since childhood, John has had an interest in clothes and fashion photography. He even studied costuming at university and, to this day, does costume design for theater. He walked the Comme des Gar?ons runway when no actor would and was featured in campaigns for Prada, Antonio Miro, and Armani, among others.
Chester Barrie is a modern Savile Row menswear brand with a rich heritage. At its core is a tailoring offer that is designed for men who know that looking good is important. The highlight is a Red Carpet story that mixes glamour and sophistication to create an offer that looks fantastic from Hollywood to London's West End but throughout the collection there are pieces men will turn to when it matters most.
Antonio Marras joins the growing number of designers taking up the theme of travel for spring-summer 2017. After an intimate presentation of his latest collection during Milan Fashion Week, the designer unveiled his lookbook for the season. Model Reid Rohling is the collection’s protagonist, lending it a boyish quality.
Tommy Hilfiger is pleased to announce the launch of the Tommy Hilfiger Holiday 2016 collection and global advertising campaign, Hilfiger Holiday Voyage, featuring the brand’s global women’s ambassador, Gigi Hadid, alongside Francisco Lachowski. Shot in New York by photographer Gregory Harris, the campaign channels Tommy Hilfiger’s Fall 2016 nautical theme as Gigi hosts a festive party aboard the “Hilfiger Line.” The Holiday 2016 collection will be available in Tommy Hilfiger stores worldwide, select wholesale partners, and online at tommy.com, beginning November 8, 2016.
Pure Man features mid to high end menswear fashion brands from apparel to footwear and accessories. Pure Man the menswear fashion trade show is co-located at Pure London providing an exciting environment and an easy cross-over for buyers who stock for both genders.
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...
It’s time to review your wardrobe and plan your winter purchases. As men often invest in clothing items, footwear and accessories that you know are going to last and that can be worn in countless combinations and a variety of occasions. The Savile Row's recommendation for this is the tweed jacket. The absolute wardrobe essential for every man; a staple, that can also be bold, full of character, fresh and modern.
For his debut men's effort, Demna Gvasalia paraded coats and suits with fridge-wide shoulders — alongside suffocating, shrunken styles.
Womenswear designer Nellie Partow has been selected to represent Premi?re Vision New York as its ambassador for the January 2017 edition.
The swedish fashion label, COS, has unveiled their Fall/Winter 2016 men’s collection with a lookbook which reexamines function and style. Indeed, the brand stayed true to their main aesthetic, and present a collection with a clean approach to menswear, minimal cuts and a color palette inspired by the work of painter Lynette Yiadom Boakye.
The Private White V.C. brand pays homage to its namesake WWI hero; Private Jack White. The clothing line has a subtle nod to Jack’s military legacy, with many items based on classic wartime pieces, updated with added functionality and detail for the modern man.
Thomas Henry Made is a menswear brand specializing in custom suits and shirts. Their garments are made-to-measure in Europe with a pattern personalized for you. Impeccable fit, unique details and approachable service are what set us apart. Thomas Henry Made is perfect for the man who is confident, stylish and appreciates quality craftsmanship combined with smart, timeless details.
“I’ve long desired to marry the Stella woman to a man and now the time just feels so right.” – Stella McCartney
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.
Maison Margiela continues the hallowed house’s tradition of breaking garments to display how they work: suits have been torn apart, sewn and held together with rope-belts; the seams outlined like veins and blueprints, elevating the idea of an unstructured or deconstructed blazer.
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.
“DUE O TRE COSE CHE SO DI CIRO [TWO OR THREE THINGS I KNOW ABOUT CIRO]”, is the title of the event that Pitti Immagine has decided to devote to Ciro Paone, founder of Kiton and leading entrepreneur in Italian fashion. It will be a dive into the taste, passion and unrelenting devotion that rally in support of beauty, while also passing through the life and career of Ciro Paone: a history that starts in Naples, and from here, goes on to conquer the world. An exhibition project that will be presented under the artistic direction of Angelo Flaccavento.
Hickey Freeman is a manufacturer of suits for men and boys, based in Rochester, New York, US, founded in 1899. The Hartmarx Corporation bought the company in 1964. In August 2009 India's leading textile and apparel company, SKNL, bought Hartmarx in bankruptcy proceedings. In 2012, Authentic Brands Group, LLC (ABG) finalized, its acquisition of the HMX Group, which includes the Hickey Freeman brand. In 2013, Grano Retail Investments Inc. acquired the Hickey Freeman assets including the factory in Rochester, NY.
J Marie has a vision for the future. A vision that has driven them from the moment J Marie Clothing was created. Their future is about creating the kind of excellence that results from the unique tension between uncompromising luxury and outstanding performance.
Celebrate American craftsmanship with a CUSTOM SUIT made to your unique specifications from award-winning menswear designer Joseph Abboud. Each garment is crafted of the most luxurious fabrics and tailored to your individualized fit and details.
The brand showed off its Spring/Summer 2017 wares on “real” people. Italy’s finest – an architect, a gypsy poet, actor, classical dancer, and tattoo artist among them. But the point was that the clothes work beyond the catwalk, which is often the ongoing issue: does it work in real life?
Huey Lam isn’t just another fashion name, it’s a label that represents the people who wear it. From the fitting, design, and cutting, it’s the customer that makes the final decision. The Huey Lam brand represents the individuality of each and every man, not mass produced fashion.
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.
Berluti is pleased to announce the appointment of Haider Ackermann as Creative Director. The appointment is effective immediately and the designer will present his first collection during Paris Men’s Fashion Week in January 2017.
This season, American designer Brett Johnson, founder and creative director of his eponymous brand, BRETT JOHNSON, explores the off-duty sartorial preferences of the world’s most iconic men in design and business. Professionally, these men are internationally renowned fixtures on the global, economic stage. Privately, these are modest individuals who prefer the seclusion of an isolated hideaway often lost in the wilds of the American West and always far away from the cacophony of their professional lives.
In a perfect world, “clothes do not make a man…”, “a book is not judged by its cover” and “You look good in anything you wear”. We…. however, live in times where Men’s Fashion is a raging topic, an objective beast for all to covet and critique and representative of how seriously one is taken.
When it comes to choosing the right shirt for business or pleasure, nothing says success like a custom-tailored shirt made just for you. Off-the rack men's shirts are made to fit the 'average' man - which is perfectly acceptable, should you want to simply fade into the crowd and go unnoticed. However, if you want to let the world know that you are a strong, confident man who knows exactly what he wants, then a bespoke casual, business or evening wear shirt is your ideal choice.
An icon of British design and style who unites heritage, pop inspiration and eclecticism, has chosen Pitti Uomo 91 as the stage for a special event to launch his PS by Paul Smith collection. PS by Paul Smith, the designer’s contemporary line, offers a fusion of luxury design and performance characteristics, technical fabrics and ergonomic cuts. Paul Smith will be realizing a special fashion installation for the occasion.
Hollywood executive Sanford Panitch, the president of Columbia Pictures, is moonlighting as a men's fashion designer.
Today, we are going to present you some of the most popular in the capital of Germany - Berlin. The city is well known with the fashion events that are hosted there. We all know about Berlin Fashion Week, but nobody is thinking that there may be find some of the master tailors in Europe.
At Nick Graham believe that Modern Menswear is a mix of two parts tradition, two parts attitude and one part pure fun. Its what they call "Post-Prep." By combining classic British menswear with American post-prep styling, they’re out to create a new dynamic – one that is both recognizable and refreshing.
The perception of owning a bespoke suit is still quite blurry and ‘far-fetched’ to many men these days. Most seem to think that you either have to be a major corporate lawyer or movie star. This couldn’t be further from the truth. This article will aim to debunk any other myths around buying bespoke suits.
Sun and fun are key words for the Spring/Summer 2017 FENDI Men’s Collection designed by Silvia Venturini Fendi. Playful and energetic. Soft and almost ‘washed’ materials together with welcoming shapes define an easy, relaxed silhouette apt for long days spent outside, lazily. Coats, parkas and blousons are fluid, shirt-jackets are firm and pragmatic, shorts bare legs. Silk tracksuit and quilted caftans for a zing of exoticism.
We are going to present you the fairs that are coming during the next year. You will see the dates, the places and a brief description of the fair so you could choose which of them to visit. We will separate the fairs in two groups - Menswear Trade Fairs and Textile Trade Fairs.
Tommy Hilfiger announces that internationally renowned tennis star and Tommy Hilfiger global brand ambassador, Rafael Nadal, will appear in the Tommy Hilfiger Tailored campaign for Fall 2016. The campaign shows Nadal wearing Tommy Hilfiger Tailored THFLEX for three different occasions, demonstrating the designs’ versatility, comfort and movability. The Tommy Hilfiger Tailored and THFLEX Rafael Nadal Edition collections are available at Tommy Hilfiger stores globally, through select wholesale partners, and online at tommy.com.
Pristine whites, sunny yellows, midnight blues. Relaxed, yet refined; easy-wearing, yet elegant - the Spring/Summer 2017 Collection inspires a desire to swim, stretch out in the sun, play. And, at day's end, hold a cocktail party, poolside. Or anywhere else you might prefer. For that summer breeze ruffling your hair...is the wind of freedom.
Fashion designer Peter Dundas reviled new Roberto Cavalli‘s Spring Summer 2017 Menswear collection with lookbook captured by photographer Edouard Plongeon. Stars of the session are Erik van Gils, Akos Sogor, and Leon Dame.
A basket-ball court, cheerleaders, popcorn vendors, breakdancing mascots, the Harlem Globetrotters basketball team and infamous rapper Busta Rhymes all packed into a 3-D mapping experience set the pace for Philipp Plein’s sports-driven, unconventional and high-geared Spring/Summer 2017 men’s collection.
George & King is Australia’s premier multi-channel retailer of made-to-measure & bespoke custom suits and shirts for men. With an innovative online approach, and a disruptive ‘social-selling’ sales model. George & King is transforming the way men shop.
Since its creation by David Reiss in 1971, Reiss has established a design philosophy centred on creating design-led menswear, womenswear and accessories. With an uncompromising commitment to delivering innovative and original products it fuses exceptional design, quality and value.
ZACHARY PRELL launched at wholesale in Spring 2009, amidst the most daunting economic climate in decades. Unfazed, Zachary traveled extensively across the U.S. for the past two years, working alongside sales teams at partner stores to train, motivate and share knowledge. In what has become a tradition, shirt styles were named in honor of family, friends, advisors and colleagues to thank them for their show of support. Zachary loved personalizing the collection and the surprise that came along with celebrating these recipients. The IRVING, named after Zachary's grandfather, was the brand's very first shirt and sold out during the inaugural season.
David Naman is the result of a tailoring background developed over time combined with innovation, research and dynamism. If you are a true lover of style, class and Italian designer, David Naman is the one to wear. Since 1996, David Naman is the answer to a cosmopolitan man with an international style but with an Italian taste.
Bespoke suits are the centerpiece of their business and it’s what their firm has been doing better than anyone else for well over a century. Their eye for tailoring and detail is the reason Zink & Sons is still making suits today. With over 118 years of experience in this field we are the best in the business.
Pocket Square Clothing was established in 2011 as a men’s accessory brand. With no formal fashion training but with an architectural and business background, founders Rodolfo Ramirez and Andrew Cheung sought to create a lifestyle brand beyond clothing. To date they feature a collection of handcrafted bow ties, skinny neckties and pocket squares. The brand is a reflection of the ideals behind the Urban Gentleman. This is their effort to tell a story, to inspire and be inspired, and to create a powerful connection with you through timeless pieces.
Autumn/Winter 2016 heralds a change in pace from last Fall’s urban, dark and slick mood; but it is not about settling down, rather more settling in to the modern British gentleman’s lifestyle – presenting more casual clothes made for Country house parties and for exploring the streets of a foreign city, requiring the same level of refinement and luxury but in a cosy, comfortable and considered manner.
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.
For decades, Ermenegildo Zegna has been at the forefront of research and development into fabric innovation. This work takes place in the Lanificio Zegna, the woollen mill and R&D headquarters that for over a century has developed and produced fabric.
Established in 1877, Bachrach is a tradition of fashionable clothing for the everyday man. They strive to be a customer first company, offering affordable prices on quality clothing and great customer service. With 32 retail locations nationwide and growing, their mentality is that of a neighborhood clothier: friendly and considerate.
Season after season, Christian Louboutin technical virtuosity and signature irreverence take classic men’s styles to the next level, all in pursuit of uncompromising innovation in design. Boundaries, after all, mean little to the designer, with tradition often taken merely as a suggestion whilst fabrics, embellishments, constructions and techniques are reinvented tirelessly.
Travel seems to be in the air during the spring collections, with several designers sending their models on strange journeys to both real and imagined locales. Riccardo Tisci men seemed to be military men on a mission; the collection was heavy with camouflage prints and utility features.
Michael Clement is a freelance photographer with over fifteen years experience in the field. He specialise in people and portraits and his shoots have included such names as Angelina Jolie, Adele, Duffy, Chrissie Hynde, Jeff Goldblum and Andy Serkis. He have an established client list that covers both editorial and advertorial media including the BBC, Q Magazine, Uncut, Atlantic Records, Sotheby's, Toyota and colour news supplements such as The Telegraph, Sunday Times, The Independent and The Guardian.
'Recon Blocking, By Tokyo and Hazy Days demonstrate the latest effects, techniques and fabrications that are offering a fresh and forward alternative to color-blocking. Modern graphic touches, statement shading and plays with placement and scale reenergize geometric blockings while retaining longevity over coming seasons'.
ISAIA Fall-Winter 2016/2017 collection is dedicated to the 25th anniversary from company's debut on the international market and especially in the United States.
There are two adjectives that describe the new aesthetic code that is taking over amongst urban gentlemen. Thus it has been dictated by the catwalks and thus it has been reinterpreted by firms such as Massimo Dutti, which in its new Personal Tailoring Collection has found inspiration in a vanguard and more light-hearted casual version of the classic executive look. A new post-modern Dandy, capable of beautifully and rigorously combining concepts such as casual and vanguard with savoir faire and the clear-cut elegance that the strictest codes of the sartorial world dictate.
Skopes is a British brand, producing seasonal, forward order collections including casual and formal coats, shirts and tailoring. Brand's collections include a wide variety of mix & match suits, jackets, blazers, eveningwear and trousers to suit all budgets.
From September 13-15, 2016, was held the latest edition of Première Vision Paris. About 1,900 exhibitors from 53 different countries around the world became part of the event. Canepa was there to showcase all of brand's clothing and accessory fabric collections for Fall-Winter 2017/2018, united around sustainability.
It is already 25 years since Dormeuil created one of the most beautiful fabrics of modern times. Given the name Amadeus it immediately conjures up the essence of genius and beauty as one thinks of the music of Mozart.
Dashing Tweeds weave design studio in East London is the place where all designs for cloth and ready to wear start. In addition to Dashing Tweeds Cloth Collections woven in Britain, the company offers also a variety of ready-to-wear garments.
Clerici Tessuto, founded 1923, is one of the most important textiles manufacturers for the luxury sector, with ranges for men's and women's clothing, accessories and home furnishing, covering the entire finishing cycle of silk and other natural fibres.
Men's suit fabrics - geometric effect with tiny low contrast knops, special grounds such as with band of mixture color, small scale motifs with combination of mixture and mouliné yarns, hound's tooth or subdued checks on milled fabric, different size diagonals, plains and fake plains.
An international editorial photographer covering fashion, events and bespoke hand made luxury goods. Love being behind the camera and visually expressing myself. To help communicate and express ideas, stories and narratives through photography.
Club Monaco is an international retail brand that designs and creates modern yet timeless clothing and accessories for women and men. Since its first store opened in Toronto in 1985, Club Monaco has been recognized by fashion influencers for its thoughtfully designed, purposeful collections featuring relevant, wearable pieces, fine fabrics and exceptional fits. Headquartered in New York City’s Chelsea Gallery district, Club Monaco can be found worldwide with stores in the United States, London, Sweden, Canada, Hong Kong, Seoul, Beijing, and Macau.
Oliver Spencer showcased their Spring Summer 17 collection at London Collections: Men on Friday 10 June. The collection has a strong 1950s Mediterranean influence, taking its inspiration from Oli's favourite house: Casa Malaparte on the island of Capri, Italy. A house famed for its imposing modernist Italian architecture, it is set atop a vertiginous coastline surrounded by sea. The natural, rugged coastline forms a harmonious contrast with the clean modernist lines of the architecture.
Frenchmen call this hat 'chapeau melon' and Germans 'Melone' because it looks like a melon fruit. Until 1960s, the Bower hat was a symbol of London's brokers and bankers and today it's a mandatory attribute of the officers of the Queen's Guard as part of their urban civilian clothing.
TOM* (Toronto Men's Fashion Week) has partnered with Toronto's Historic Sites (operated by the City of Toronto) for "Beatles 50 T.O" - a celebration of the 50th anniversary since the iconic band last performed in Toronto, Canada.
Classic elegance with modern twist. Fusion of artistic craftsmanship and European's premium quality fabrics. Wide peak lapels, lightly padded shoulders, flat front trousers, shorter jackets and slim silhouettes, accomplished by matching bags, shoes and men's suit accessories.
Jack Victor is a leading North American company for men's tailored clothing, founded in 1913. The brand represents sophisticated, accessible luxury with international styling.
American menswear line Tallia Orange offers 'a fresh concept in tailored clothing that encourages the consumer to express his own style through an exciting and unique array of fabrics, designs and colors'.
Michael Bastian is a luxury American menswear designer. His eponymous line's Spring-Summer 2017 collection was 'inspired by the personal style of American Jazz greats John Coltrane, Herbie Hancock and especially the legendary Miles Davis'.
'Our garments represent our understanding of style and workmanship, whether made in our Italian officinas or in our very own Monterey, California workshop. As makers, manufacturers, and purveyors of utterly distinctive design sensibility, we are committed to bringing you an iconic, American brand whose quality is second to none, all inspired by our heritage in the Monterey Bay Peninsula'.
'There's more to fashion photographers than simply taking great shots. With natural flair and a creative approach, I capture desire and raw emotion, by the click of a shutter. Editorial, chic, evocative, alluring fashion photography, whatever message you want to convey, I guarantee results that promote your brand to stand out from the rest'.
The one year full time CPD diploma is a qualification for Fashion Design graduates and designers working in the fashion and tailoring sector, offering tuition in the technical aspects of bespoke tailoring skills to an international industry standard.
'The Shoe Sandal introduces a formalised hybrid for the Spring-Summer season, fusing structural shoe silhouettes with sandal cut-outs. Heavy Duty Lace-Ups breed new life into the traditional brogue and oxford design, whilst Extreme Sports Shoes builds upon the sneakers trend with exaggerated forms and multi-fastenings'.
Cad & The Dandy: It’s about making the best suits and creating a new destination shopping experience
Interview with James Sleater, one of our founders and co-directors of Cad & The Dandy.
During the years of the economic boom in Italy, Raffaele Caruso, a master tailor of the famous Neapolitan school, decided to move to the province of Parma in 1958. He opened a bespoke tailor's shop in Soragna to serve the area's affluent clientele and hired two seamstresses, who later became his wife and his sister-in-law. Caruso carried on his business with such great determination and commitment that, like many other entrepreneurs in that magical period of transformation of the country, he eventually created a large company of 600 employees. Caruso spa is today a leader in the production of Italian tailored men's fashions.
ISAIA was founded in Naples in the 1920s thanks to the intuition of Enrico Isaia, forefather of the family, who opened a fabrics store for the most renowned tailors in town. In later years, Enrico set up a small workshop next to the store, where skilled craftsmen made tailor-made men's clothing.
Vivienne Westwood announces return of menswear to London. Men's and women's collection to be shown together at London Fashion Week Men's.
Style means knowledge, careful choice of materials and exclusive, sometimes unrepeatable techniques. Style means passion. It means the thrill of choosing a fabric and thinking that one day it will be worn by a man who knows how to combine elegance and spontaneity with innovation and perfection. A man and his life, his dreams, his emotions. A fabric that will become part of a unique story.
Tommy Hilfiger presented its Spring 2017 Hilfiger Edition collection on July 13, 2016, in Manhattan during New York Fashion Week: Men’s.
MANGO MAN presents its new campaign for the Autumn/Winter 2016 season, featuring the models Vinnie Woolston, George Barnett, Matthew Bell and David Agbodji, who have all previously worked with prestigious international brands. The photo shoot took place in the district of Harlem, New York, and was shot by Gregory Harris.
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.
Each bespoke tailoring appointment, whether it be for a suit, a shirt or a pair of trousers, begins with a conversation because, as with all the finer things in life, it’s difficult to articulate, or even really know, what you want until you begin to appreciate the plethora that’s at your disposal.
After months of rumors swirling, Calvin Klein has officially confirmed the hire of Raf Simons as its new chief creative officer. The brand announced the news in a statement shared on Facebook, detailing Simons new role at the American fashion brand.
The point of departure is the art of Ligabue and Vincent Van Gogh, especially the agitated lines and bold strokes they used to portray the clothes of the male figures in their paintings.
Born and raised in Annapolis, Maryland, David Hart began designing clothing at a young age. At seventeen, he received the Fashion Group International Scholarship Award and moved to New York City to study at the Fashion Institute of Technology. In 2004, he received his BFA in fashion design, with a specialization in evening wear and tailoring.
If the artisanal character of Provence was cast evenly over a sprawling metropolis, a fresh kind of elegance would emerge - a complex, yet effortless muse with edges both hard and soft. This very muse inspired John Varvatos to conjure the silhouettes and textures of his Spring 2017 collection.
Ease, freedom and creativity in a refined contemporary balance. Intense hues that intertwine fine leitmotifs throughout the collection. Patterns play a fundamental role in the dialogue between clothing types.
Quintessential British menswear brand Gibson has just presented its contemporary Spring-Summer 2017 collection in London, during the Jacket Required trade show.
It soars above the rugged Cuchumatanes mountains, skirts the burning mouth of Volcán de Fuego, brushes the turquoise waters of Semuc Champey, glides through the lush Selva Lacandona rainforests and guards the golden Mayan Ruins of Tik’al. In ascent, a visually graphic abstraction of an unfurled terrain.
This season Bally proves opposites attract with a collection that defies formality. 70s disco meets Swiss alpine motifs in a daring collaboration with leisure suits and varsity jackets that reminisces a journey from sporting collegiate days to retro resorts and Mount Fuji.
'Blue Steel sees color become more transseasonal as deeper hues bring an ice cool element. Classic khaki is updated with strong earth infused tones that reflect a more contemporary take on the Maximum Green utility trend, while Atomic Coral imbues Spring-Summer 2017 with a feminine touch in vibrant saturated coral hues'.
Named as one of the best graduating UK talents by the British Journal of Photography, Kyle Galvin is a fashion photographer based in London.
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.
Malan Breton’s Spring/Summer 2017 collection, presented during New York Fashion Week, showcased the designer’s impeccable tailoring and elaborate details that were combined with unconfined, liberated silhouettes. His precision Savile Row cuts were a testament to a newfound direction in menswear styles. Popsicle prints and denim led the way.
The journey of the menswear collection begins in 1960s swinging London and moves to a dusty exotic world. Traditional, sharply cut Savile Row tailoring in sober shades gradually becomes more exotic and opulent, inspired by India during the Empire period, where the palette and iconography is fully embraced, from safari colours to sun-bleached leopard prints and exotic landscapes to ornate embroideries. Jewellery fit for a Maharaja reference the lavishness of the time and the spirit of the 60s adds a dandified irreverence to the collection.
The Greatcoat is a traditionally large overcoat, typically made of wool designed for warmth and protection against the elements. It was popular in the 17th century as a military uniform and casual wear for the wealthy, and was issued for inclement weather by many armed forces around the world until the last quarter of the 20th Century.
Known for their menswear wardrobe staples this season they are branching out into the world of tailoring, using their unique design approach to create classic pieces that compliment modern life and guarantee instant style.
It's a new beginning for Seidensticker SS17 collection with 5 new fittings in formal and semi-formal shirts. After extensive market research Uno, Uno Super Slim, Black Rose and Splendesto have been ended and the brand will appear in the market with a new labelling concept.
Michael Bastian is a luxury American menswear designer born in Lyons, New York, a small upstate town near lake Ontario. Upon graduating from Babson college in 1987, he moved to Manhattan, taking his first job as an assistant buyer at Abraham & Strauss. Subsequently taking on roles of increasing acclaim at world-renowned institutions—Sotheby’s, tiffany & co., and Ralph Lauren—Bastian was appointed as men’s fashion director at Bergdorf Goodman in 2000. It was during his five-year tenure there that he was inspired to introduce his eponymous line, Michael Bastian.
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.
Brent Wilson’s place has been secured in the Australian fashion industry since the launch of his self-titled menswear range in 2006 at age 26. The designer hasn’t looked back since with many occasions to mark his successful career.
Earthy Spice Palette - Classic, rusted shades compliment dense dry handled wovens and supple leathers and imbue sportive performance fabrications with a raw, masculine appeal.
The most important sign for the quality of a tie unfortunately can't be represented - only felt. So before buying a tie, hold it in your hand, feel it - but not in the genre of sentimentality. It is good to check very carefully in silk creases. The touch of the silk is the first and best adviser. If you can define what you feel, you are on the right way.
Ungaro's second full men's collection offers a sense of Bohemian elegance for the long Summer nights and hot days.
A new concept of formal wear is the leitmotif of the SS 2017 collection, where elements of sportswear intersect with the classics and are interpreted in fabrics that are only apparently traditional but actually light, bi-stretch and no-iron.
Premium menswear show Jacket Required is a trade only event, open exclusively to buyers and members of the press. The presentation of the Spring-Summer 2017 collections will be held on July 27-28, 2016 at The Old Truman Brewery, London.
This Mohair bunch, composed of renowned Dormeuil mohair fabrics, continues to set a new trend for cloth that is produced from the 'diamond fiber' of the angora goat.
No matter how beautiful or not your legs are and how hot it is outside, short pants remain questionable in stylistic terms for places different from beaches, camping areas and holiday villages. The only exceptions are the sport courts, where it's common for practical reasons to wear shorts - for example if you play football, basketball, tennis, etc.
The sports jacket is a variable part of the gentleman's clothing, which for the joy of the eye, in combination with different trousers, gives a whole new outfit. Moreover, a sports jacket combined with flannel or cavalry twill is already perceived as a formal attire.
Tom Baker specialises in both traditional and avant-garde bespoke tailoring. He trained for five years at Hardy Amies (Savile Row) until 1996 when he founded Sir Tom Baker in Soho, London. It was on Savile Row that he was taught to cut and fit in the most classical English way.
Designed by Kris Van Assche, the Dior Homme collection for Summer 2017 drives an explicit evolution, channeling the energy of Haçienda youth through the industrial landscape of a utopian fun fair.
A sartorial tradition with an undisputed cultural heritage, which recalls the unconventional but innate and refined charm of this region. A wonderful colour palette, that evokes ancestral traditions and endless landscapes in fine textile masterpieces.
London Collections: Men June 2016 edition was held earlier this month in British capital. During the event Jermyn Street - in the heart of the West End - was transformed into an open air catwalk, as St James's hosted a series of men's fashion shows for the public.
As a company, the Savile Row company has made it their mission to provide the customers with genuine luxury clothing at affordable prices. They also aim to extend these same high standards across all aspects of business, with particular focus being placed on a truly exceptional and personal level of customer service; to them, this isn’t considered a luxury, it is the fundamental foundation on which their business has been built.
Surfing was the key inspiration for US designer Thom Browne's latest collection, presented in France during the Paris Fashion Week (June 22-26, 2016).
You can wear as many patterns in a single outfit as you want to as long as all of the patterns contrast each other.
A synthesis that comes from introspection, while seeking to harmonise shapes and languages in a determined, straightforward manner. The spirit of the Giorgio Armani man embraces change, while staying true to its ethos.
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.
Huddersfield Fine Worsteds is an internationally-renowned fabric manufacturer supplying the world's biggest design houses and most prestigious tailors with superior and selectively-sourced fabrics. The company is based in West Yorkshire, England.
'Utility Chic brings a new clean lined femininity to hardwearing cargo looks, Winter Lotus Blossom offers a blend of Eastern and Western cultures that reenergises heritage trends while Sublime Settler takes to the prairies, offering a lady-like alternative to the traditional rugged rancher aesthetic'.
The Bernhardt label is the key to superb value in men's and ladies' suits, jackets, trousers and formal wear. Using their manufacturing expertise they produce distinctive made-to-measure and ready-to-wear garments with fine fabrics, efficient deliveries and impeccable service.
SS 2016 collection by D&G is deeply inspired by The Chinese Palace of Palermo in designers' favorite Sicily - the main inspiration in all their work as they admit. In the past, the Chinese guest room in European palaces was a must.
A signature black palette glimmers with touches of red, gold and silver while heads are topped with cool wide brim hats. Leather jackets are often air-sprayed byhand like graffiti murals and blazers are covered with shining superhero crystal pins.
Jude Law's wardrobe in 'The Talented Mr. Ripley' is Thom Whiddett and Luke Sweeney's inspiration for their latest men's collection. 'Thom and I have always loved that film. We always felt that it was the perfect Summer wardrobe for Summer evenings and day times', said Sweeney.
Détournement is the world that best describes Alessandro Michele Spring-Summer 2016 men's collection for Gucci fashion house. It means 'recontextualization', 'a renewal of possibility' and in fashion sense it's some sort of New Punk mixture.
Helen Anthony is the new premium British marque. British in style and design and unrivalled in quality. They tailor the highest quality garments, produced from the finest leathers, yarns and wools, with unparalleled style and haute couture. The designs are contemporary, sharp and daring, yet retain the essential classic elements that make them appeal to the more discerning gentleman.
Last Monday (June 6, 2016), London College of Fashion, University of the Arts London, opened its BA16 season with its annual catwalk show, featuring 17 collections styled by LCF's Creative Director of Fashion & Design, Rob Phillips. Each collection competed for the Collection of the Year award.
The designer established a studio in 1970 making men's shirts, quickly attracting a loyal clientele who appreciated the quality fabrics and attention to detail.
A Baroque garden-inspired print adorns slick one-and-a-half breasted suits, bombers and windbreakers at the opening of the show, and bright bold stripes adorn blousons and wide leg trousers.
Topman Design is an in-house designed premium collection from Topman which is showcased during London Collections: Men.
'It is the ninth edition as London Collections: Men. As fashion weeks change and our businesses start showing to consumers, we need to open our doors to more consumer-facing content. Over the next six months, London Collections: Men will embrace London Fashion Week Men's as a title to better engage with a consumer audience'.
This season London Collections Men (10th - 13th June 2016) continues to showcase the very best creative and design talent from around the world through a packed schedule of shows, presentations, installations, dinners and parties.
On June 5, The Old Truman Brewery in the heart of East London hosted the annual Fashion Show of Istituto Marangoni The London School of Fashion.
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.
Interest in the most exclusive spirit of classic menswear led to the creation of Just Like A Man, the Pitti Uomo exhibition project on the Upper Level of the Main Pavilion with a layout by Patricia Urquiola. It is a project dedicated to a new way of interpreting high-end clothing for today’s man that is extremely refined and composite.
Gosha Rubchinskiy, Russian designer whose creativity has succeeded in attracting the international fashion community’s attention, will be presenting in Florence - on Wednesday 15th June - his Spring-Summer 2017 collection together with a photography project created for the event.
Born in Modena on the 18th of December 1989, Matteo Lamandini graduated as accountant in Modena; exposing himyself to the prospective of the banking environment he immediately realized that weren’t balance sheets to raise in him interest.
In the bespoke tailor’s shop of Józef Błoński it is believed that one needs to be aware of the newest fashion, yet the most important element is a customer who knows what he or she wants. The customer is in fact a partner in the painstaking process of creating an exquisite piece of tailoring. To those who are more hesitant or are only beginners in creating their own wardrobe the master tailor and cutter Józef Błoński subtly suggests solutions. He doesn’t impose anything, but instead tries to subtly advise in moments when the clients take important decisions concerning their garments.
Three classic themes but with contemporary twist will be key in ladies' wardrobe - Cargo, Country and Nautical. To be commercially successful, directions are modernized to give the customers exactly what they'll want to buy tomorrow.
London College of Fashion, University of the Arts London presents BA16 - a showcase of work celebrating the latest talent from its leading graduating students. Opening with the annual BA catwalk show on Monday 6 June, the season will continue with an exhibition from Tuesday 7 June.
Stylists are, without a doubt, the unsung heroes of the fashion world. Pulling together seemingly incongruous pieces from the constant influx provided by high end and up-and-coming designers can be a daunting task – and that’s without taking into account the often difficult celebrity shoots! Freelance stylist Marika Page is undoubtedly one of the most exciting young talents on FAULT‘s editorial team, and was recently recognised with a place as runner-up in Rankin’s national styling contest.
The global nominees for the 2016/17 International Woolmark Prize have been announced across the womenswear and menswear categories. More than 75 designers have been selected from 62 countries to participate in this year’s award, which showcases the superb qualities of Australian Merino wool.
A union of great tradition, stylistic and technological innovation, sartorial spirit and contemporaneity. The heart of the fair, the Central Pavilion pulses with developments in menswear and its contaminations with design. Boasting a transversal offer that the new Pop Up Stores have further expanded, the lower level displays contemporary classic sartorial collections, while the upper level features major new classic names and the fine quality of their pieces.