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Matteo Lamandini Fall/Winter 2016 collection

Matteo Lamandini Fall/Winter 2016 collection

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.

Just Like A Man - the Pitti Uomo exhibition project

Just Like A Man - the Pitti Uomo exhibition project

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.

Savile Row tailors: Dege & Skinner

Savile Row tailors: Dege & Skinner

Established in 1865, Dege & Skinner is one of only two family-run bespoke tailoring houses to remain in Savile Row and the only one to have a permanent shirt-cutting service based in the shop, where all our bespoke shirts are cut.

Chris Davis - SPECTACULAR menswear photographer

Chris Davis - SPECTACULAR menswear photographer

Specular is the alias of photographer & director Chris Davis, currently UK based with clients worldwide.
Chris has spent years shooting model folios for agencies around the world, alongside his work for fashion, makeup and portrait clients.

Polish bespoke suits by Josef Blonski

Polish bespoke suits by Josef Blonski

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.

Zaremba - Bespoke tailoring from Poland

Zaremba - Bespoke tailoring from Poland

The history of Zaremba Bespoke Tailors dates back to 1894 when Edward Zaremba opened his own atelier in the building of the Grand Theatre, Warsaw’s prime location. The company has been always providing luxury goods and its customers featured people from the headlines, diplomats, politicians, businessmen, musicians and actors. All items of suits and dinner jackets are individually patterned and crafted. Apparel by Zaremba is tailored not only to match your figure, but also to meet your objectives.

Matteo Lamandini at Pitti Uomo

Matteo Lamandini at Pitti Uomo

Alternative Set is a schedule of temporary events and installations during Pitti Uomo that take place inside the Fortezza da Basso, organised by a selected number of brands/designers. These special events are held in strategic locations of the fair and they experiment new and surprising means of communication and self-promotion. Featured names include Matteo Lamandini.

High performance fabrics for tailored clothing

High performance fabrics for tailored clothing

Performance fabrics are used more and more in tailored clothing. However, not many customers are aware of the fabric innovations. Do you know, for example, that there are fabrics that are waterproof, water-repellent, stain-resistant or wrinkle-resistant? Here are some high performance Zegna fabrics

Damat Spring/Summer 2016 collection

Damat Spring/Summer 2016 collection

Damat Spring/Summer 2016 is called "Royal Seal". It is a symbol of luxury, representing the power and glory of dozens of different civilizations that has lived for 9500 years in Anatolia.

Master Tailor Sebastiano Montella talking about his Traditional Neapolitan custom tailoring classes

Master Tailor Sebastiano Montella talking about his Traditional Neapolitan custom tailoring classes

All classes are conducted in a traditional apprenticeship manner and reflect the same learning environment that was presented to Sebastiano Montella and other Italian master tailors of the past. A class of this nature and style is not found anywhere else in the United States.

Tailor Made to Fit - English made-to-measure suits

Tailor Made to Fit - English made-to-measure suits

Tailor Made To Fit crochets your ideas with the finest hand-picked fabrics with elegant craftsmanship to construct luxurious Suits, Jackets, Shirts, Overcoats and other outfits that drape off your body frame stylishly.

Celebrities' style: Justin Bieber

Celebrities' style: Justin Bieber

Until now, Bieber has released 4 studio albums and his US sales total $44.7 million - he is one of the world's best selling artists with about 100 million records sold.

The Gentleman's wardrobe: Dress slippers

The Gentleman's wardrobe: Dress slippers

One of the most elegant things that we can see on the feet of contemporary man - in excellent unison with his tuxedo or evening suit - are the Dress slippers.

Tom Hardy - handsome, charismatic and stylish

Tom Hardy - handsome, charismatic and stylish

'Tom Hardy is everything I love in a man - handsome, charismatic, dangerous. He wears suits in a way that makes you want to see what's underneath, which is how tailoring should be, right?', Donatella Versace

How to offer a variety of men's suits even if you are a small atelier

How to offer a variety of men's suits even if you are a small atelier

If you are an emerging designer or a tailor with a small atelier, you might not be able to offer a variety of fabrics for your customers as this requires a lot of investments. A good decision is to work with a factory that has already bought all fabric collections from major Italian and English wool fabric producers.

Jared Leto - One of the Most Stylish actors in Hollywood

Jared Leto - One of the Most Stylish actors in Hollywood

For his Red carpet appearances Jared Leto always chooses something elegant, stylish, colorful and different from his previous outlooks. He is definitely one of the most stylish actors in Hollywood.

The real meaning of Luxury

The real meaning of Luxury

To have a style means everything - from cufflinks to the cup of tea, from your dressing gown to the water taps in the bathroom - to be in wonderful harmony, instead of using the fetishes of the richness.

Savile Row tailors: Kilgour

Savile Row tailors: Kilgour

A full set of forty measures are taken during the first consultation to ascertain shape, posture, balance and proportion. A paper pattern is then drafted, unique to the customer. For the first fitting the suit is taken to a baste, with an unlined jacket to demonstrate and refine the shape and style.

The Gentleman's wardrobe: The pocket square

The Gentleman's wardrobe: The pocket square

The pocket square (aka pochette) is one of those ceremonial accessories, which highlight the originality of the gentleman - each of its crease talks about degrees of self-control and self-confidence.

21 unique qualities of Australian Merino wool

21 unique qualities of Australian Merino wool

Australian Merino is one of the finest and softest wool in the world. It's breathable in Summer, insulating in Winter, yet exceptionally lightweight.

Engin Akyurek is the winner in Most Stylish Men May 2016 - Category Cinema

Engin Akyurek is the winner in Most Stylish Men May 2016 - Category Cinema

Engin Akyurek is a Turkish actor, born in Ankara, in 1981. He is famous for his leading roles in number of films and TV series and is also your favorite for May in category Cinema of BGFN Readers' Most Stylish Men voting.

Celebrities' style: Matt Bomer

Celebrities' style: Matt Bomer

The charming and talented actor won the 2014 Critics' Choice Television Award for Best Supporting Actor and the 2015 Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor - Series, Miniseries or Television Film, for his role in the movie The Normal Heart.

Top 5 Crazy Suits

Top 5 Crazy Suits

Extravagance is not foreign to some men and some designers, who are brave (or crazy) enough to choose polka dots, arcade games and creepy skulls as motifs for their men's suits.

Narcissism and self exposure in fashion or the quirk of Viktor & Rolf

Narcissism and self exposure in fashion or the quirk of Viktor & Rolf

Two coryphaeus of the automatized for fashion goals self exposition are Viktor & Rolf. Although they are not twins, they put big efforts to take them as such and managed somehow by their slim fit suits, shortened pants and glossy hair.

William Westmancott - a Savile Row bespoke tailor

William Westmancott - a Savile Row bespoke tailor

William Westmancott is a Savile Row craftsman and almost certainly the UK’s most expensive bespoke tailor.
He trained for 10 years in two of Savile Row’s most prestigious houses before launching his own 6 years ago.

London College of Fashion presents Fashion's Future - BA16 Catwalk show and Exhibition

London College of Fashion presents Fashion's Future - BA16 Catwalk show and Exhibition

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.

Savile Row - the home of the Bespoke Men's Suit

Savile Row - the home of the Bespoke Men's Suit

In a world where designers are appreciated more than craftsmen, Savile Raw remains one of the last bastions of traditional cutting and tailoring. There reigns strictly and traditional division of labor.

Thom Browne - the talented coryphaeus of backwardness

Thom Browne - the talented coryphaeus of backwardness

Browne's innovations in tailoring are identified in the gallant scandal and reconciliation of the paradigms of men's and women's fashion.

Eddie Redmayne - to be dressed in freckles

Eddie Redmayne - to be dressed in freckles

Edward John David "Eddie" Redmayne is an English actor, model, singer and most of all - an ultra elegant man!

Most Stylish Men at Cannes Film Festival - Part II

Most Stylish Men at Cannes Film Festival - Part II

This year again the Cannes film festival played host to some very stylish men. We already presented you some of them, but let us take a look at some other stylish outfits showed by the celebrities.

4 interesting facts you didn't know about the men's suit

4 interesting facts you didn't know about the men's suit

The men's suit is really an amazing garment with a long history. A friend of mine calls it the "Mercedes in men's clothing". Here are 4 interesting facts about the men's suit that may be you didn't know.

Marika Page about the secrets of the personal styling for men

Marika Page about the secrets of the personal styling for men

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.

What to choose - sports coat or blazer, single breasted or double breasted

What to choose - sports coat or blazer, single breasted or double breasted

James Sleater from the Cad & The Dandy in Savile Row outlines the key differences between a sports coat vs a blazer and the single breasted and double breasted jackets.

Peter Parvez - the Canadian menswear leader

Peter Parvez - the Canadian menswear leader

Peter Parvez is the Canadian leader in custom menswear. With more then 20 years experience, Peter provides the modern gentleman with high-quality menswear that will fit you perfectly.

The asymmetric meters of Bulgarian folklore are the key of health

The asymmetric meters of Bulgarian folklore are the key of health

In the world of sickness and sedentary, experts found the key of health of the body and soul. It is called FOLKNETIKA - a 10-minute everyday team building - aerobics at the work place - a dance, based on the asymmetric meters of Bulgarian horo (traditional folklore dance) - without choreography or stage attire, without learning complicated steps from the authentic dances - just pure joy of dancing.

The lengths of the suit arm and the suit jacket

The lengths of the suit arm and the suit jacket

James Sleater from the Cad & The Dandy on Savile Row explains the correct suit arm length for a jacket.
Sleeve length is an important one, you’re looking for about quarter to half an inch of shirt cuff to show. Some people like to show a bit more, some people are a bit more conservative and show a little bit less.

Qantas pilots will fly in uniforms made of merino wool

Qantas pilots will fly in uniforms made of merino wool

QANTAS once again turns to Australian Merino wool as almost 3000 pilots fly high in suits made from the natural fibre. Qantas pilots will receive a new uniform for the first time in 13 years, with more than 30,000 metres of suiting fabric needed for the pilots’ wool suits.

Pitti Uomo 90 - the heart of the fair

Pitti Uomo 90 - the heart of the fair

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.

The style of Alexander Ludwig

The style of Alexander Ludwig

Alexander Richard Ludwig is a Canadian actor, singer and model. His notable film credits include The Seeker: The Dark Is Rising, Lone Survivor, Disney's Race to Witch Mountain, and The Hunger Games.

Men's jacket vents and collar gap

Men's jacket vents and collar gap

For the vents you’ve got 3 different choices, the most popular is double vents where the jacket has two slits either side. That’s good for several reasons. The jacket can break in three places so when you sit it will crease less but actually you can more often get it a little bit snugger through here, you’ve got more control across the cloth.

Bulgarian folklore dances are the solution of the sedentary in companies

Bulgarian folklore dances are the solution of the sedentary in companies

Nowadays, the total immobilization of people is a very important theme. The way of life we live is different – most of the professions require a sitting position all day long and our bodies are forced to get used to that.

Ryan Reynolds - one of the most stylish actors in Hollywood

Ryan Reynolds - one of the most stylish actors in Hollywood

Ryan Rodney Reynolds is a Canadian actor and producer. ‘Classic’ is an understatement when describing Ryan Reynolds’ style. The latter lending inspiration for Reynolds’ immaculate tailoring choice – the three-piece suit.

VEIT Presents Innovations at TEXCARE 2016

VEIT Presents Innovations at TEXCARE 2016

The market leader for ironing technology is displaying its products to trade professionals at the TEXCARE trade fair in Frankfurt am Main, which takes place every four years. From 11 to 15 June 2016, there will be a lot to explore on the 250-square metre-area in Hall 9, booths C30 and D40.

Australia celebrates campaign for wool 2016

Australia celebrates campaign for wool 2016

Retailers threw their support behind Australia’s annual Wool Week to coincide with the start of the mid-winter retail season. The initiative was part of the Campaign for Wool, which aims to educate consumers about the natural benefits of wool and increase sales of wool products.

How the most beautiful actors from the 90s have changed

How the most beautiful actors from the 90s have changed

Not one or two girls sighed over the years in these beautiful actors from the 90s. All of them were pretty darn attractive, charming, charismatic.

3 types of lapels in the men's suit

3 types of lapels in the men's suit

In the second video from the Tailoring Series, James Sleater from Cad & The Dandy outlines the difference between the 3 main types of lapel.

How to be slim, smiling and successful at the office

How to be slim, smiling and successful at the office

You just need 10 minutes per day to practice FOLKNETIKA and you will be slim, smiling and successful – the triple S.

Dormeuil Made-to-measure suits

Dormeuil Made-to-measure suits

Since 1842, the Dormeuil name has been associated with the finest fabrics for men's clothing of classic elegance and impeccable cut. Softness, comfort and refinement; a Dormeuil suit provides incomparable ease, and enhances the personality of the man who wears it.

Made-to-measure suits, shirts and overcoats by Oscar Hunt

Made-to-measure suits, shirts and overcoats by Oscar Hunt

Oscar Hunt uses the world's most luxurious fabrics milled in Italy and the UK (Dormeuil, Huddersfield Cloth, Ariston and Solbiati), combined with leading made-to-measure technology and construction techniques.