When it comes to tailoring, the hardest thing to master is the suit. A well fitted suit can make any man look in good shape and should leave them free to move however they wish. It's an incredible skill allowing this level of flexibility, whilst creating a form flattering silhouette. Very few designers have truly mastered the art of the suit, but these three are true craftsmen.
“When I was invited to get involved in the return of the Men in Black films I was delighted,” said Paul. “I’ve designed suits for earthlings for my entire career so the opportunity to take things to another dimension was too good to refuse!”
In the late 1960s, a keenly resourceful Paul Smith would charm expert tailors in his hometown of Nottingham into deviating from their norms, cutting him one-of-a-kind clothes in unfamiliar fabrics. A pair of curtains would be transformed into a hand-made two-piece suit.
Tailoring for today is confidently presented for both men and women. Informed by his personal experience of softening the stiffness of tailoring in the early-Eighties, Paul reinvigorates the suit. Tailoring remains at the core of the Paul Smith world and with rare independence the designer confidently contradicts the zeitgeist.
The Roberto Cavalli Group has chosen Pitti Uomo for the worldwide launch of its new men’s fashion project with a special event in the house’s distinctive style.
Find outfit inspiration for a summer wedding: whether you’re the groom, best man or an invited guest.
The Hasty Pudding Theatricals, the oldest theatrical organization in the United States, welcomed actor and screenwriter, PAUL RUDD, to Harvard University where he received his Man of the Year award. The Hasty Pudding Theatricals’ Man and Woman of the Year Awards are presented annually to performers who have made lasting and impressive contributions to the world of entertainment. The Man of the Year award was established in 1963. Its past recipients include, among others, Robert Downey Jr., Tom Hanks, Chris Pratt, Robert De Niro, Harrison Ford, Justin Timberlake, and most recently, Ryan Reynolds.
Xavier Buestel is a French fashion model. Born on May 13, 1992, Xavier is known for his luxury work with clients such as Coach, Belstaff, and Sandro. A regular face on the catwalk, Xavier has walked for fashion brands, which range from Cerruti 1881 and Paul Smith to Boglioli. The leading model has also appeared in editorials for magazines like Interview and Vogue Netherlands Man.
SharpSense Founder Paul Sibenik Talks About the Use of Body Scanning Technology in the Custom Menswear Industry
We recently had the opportunity to interview the founder of SharpSense, Paul Sibenik, to ask him some questions about the utilization of body scanning technology in the custom menswear industry, his company, industry trends, and how he thinks the industry will evolve.
More than just a name, Paul Costelloe maintains his position as head designer across all areas of the Paul Costelloe brand. Quality, youthfulness, expert tailoring and acute attention to refined detail are the values and philosophies that he holds dear to ensure you look amazing and feel great in Paul Costelloe.
Paul Henry Tailoring launched as a centre of excellence for tailoring, in a bid to save what is becoming a dying craft in Ireland. Paul Henry Tailoring offers the traditional Savile Row style experience of bespoke tailoring to its clientele from its showroom on Strand Street Great.
Sir Paul Smith design icon and entrepreneur will visit Milan to meet fashion students from around the world on February 1st, 5:30 pm.
Paul Stuart's roots are in soft shoulder clothing, over the years the store and the brand have been influential in helping to redefine the American tailored look into the slimmer more international silhouettes of today. In fact, Paul Stuart has a long history of bringing innovations and new styles into American menswear. For example, Paul Stuart was the first U.S. retailer to introduce side vents and three-button suits.
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, we announce the top 5 winners of Most Stylish Real Men. So the winners for November are...
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.
For the first time, we announce the top 6 winners of Most Stylish Real Men. So the winners for October are...
On a brisk day in April, Paul Smith set up camp behind the goal in Old Trafford’s famous East Stand to film Manchester United stars Memphis Depay, Anthony Martial, Marcus Rashford and Marcos Rojo testing out their new formalwear ahead of the coming season.
Sir Paul Smith is a British designer, whose business and reputation is founded upon his men's fashion with a special focus on tailoring. He is known for his idiosyncratic take on traditional British styling having coined the term 'classics with a twist'.
For Autumn/Winter 2016 Paul Smith embraces his past, exploring some of his design signatures including stripe, print and tailoring.
This season there were 65 designers showing on schedule, and 65 designers in the Designer Showrooms in the January edition of the event.
Yorkdale Shopping Centre in Toronto is the place where you can see Paul Mason, a.k.a Fashion Santa, in action. All customers are encouraged to snap selfies with him, because the mall donates $1 (up to a total of $10,000) for every Fashion Santa Selfie posted on social media /hashtag #YorkdaleFashionSanta/ to the SickKids Foundation - a charity for Toronto's Hospital for Sick Children.
For spring/summer ‘16, inspiration comes from independent minds. A gentle rebellion against sartorial tradition sees tailoring rules subverted in sleeveless jackets and bias cut skirts, whilst couture fabrics are offset with naïve screen-printing techniques.
After last season's dynamic debut, A Suit To Travel returned to LC:M as an evolved summer suit for SS16 that makes use of unlined and breathable cloth.
Kusmi Tea unveils a collection of products specially dressed by the famous designer Jean Paul Gaultier. Inspired by his most iconic pieces, this exclusive collection reworks the designer’s fetish codes of the striped sailor jersey and the tattoo, mixing masculine and feminine.
'I've spent so much time making elements of the women's clothing appropriate for men's fashion, that I've realized that what I want is to remove the feminine and masculine aspects from my fashion', said brand's designer John Pepper.
This year, during the 39th edition of São Paulo Fashion Week, Brazilian label Amapô presented its Spring-Summer 2016 collection full of colors, energy and 80s style, combining references to Barbarella, Miami, aerobics and David Bowie. One really interesting mixture for both girls and boys!
Definitely, Gisele Bündchen was the topic of the evening - she announced her official retirement from the catwalk. After more than a dozen fashion shows with Colcci, 34-year-old Gisele chose her last event as a runway model to be the same one, where she made her debut 20 years ago.
Yesterday, during the São Paulo Fashion Week (April 13-17, 2015), Aqua de Coco by Liana Thomaz presented its Summer 2016 collection at the Candido Portinari Park in São Paulo, Brazil.
Paul Andrew, the British-born, New York-based footwear and accessory designer, debuted PAUL ANDREW, his eponymous line of luxury women’s shoes in Spring 2013. The collection is on course to firmly establish him as a fresh, innovative and creative force within the fashion industry.
Fresh view of effortless but confident dressing in Paul Smith Fall/Winter 2015 during London Fashion Week
With tailoring a strong focus of the collection, a more muted palette than usual predominates. Khaki and charcoal grey sit alongside midnight black but with punctuation points of vibrant colour never far away; whether in a dusty pink woollen suit jacket or a baggy mustard yellow shearling duffle.
Soon after his graduation, AlexandreVauthier joined the design studio of Thierry Mugler, who supported him and taught him thoroughness of the construction of the garment.
During the London Collections: Men, Paul Smith presented a new suit with an incredible flexibility - 'A suit to travel in'. It was shown by a troop of acrobats and gymnasts from the National Centre for Circus Acts, led by English Olympic medalist Max Whitlock.
Thermore® was founded in 1972 in Milan and is a worldwide leader in the research, production and marketing of thermal insulation for apparel with operations in Europe, USA and Asia including production facilities in Thailand and offices in Hong Kong. Thermore's current product range includes Classic, Ecodown®, Rinnova, Pro, ARIA and EVOdown™. Thermore is a member of the Outdoor Industry Association (www.outdoorindustry.org), SnowSports Industries America (www.snowsports.org) and of the Camera Nazionale della Moda Italiana (www.cameramoda.it). Consistency and security is also earned for any Thermore® product, including hypoallergenic guarantees, thanks to the company’s commitment to excluding the use of PFOA and PFOAS, as recommended by Greenpeace. This has helped garner the prestigious Bluesign Certificate for the CLASSIC, Ecodown®, Rinnova and Thermosoft® products and it is certified GRS (Global Recycle Standard) for CLASSIC and RINNOVA. Recently EVOdown™ and ARIA got the Bluesign certificate and ARIA got also the GRS (Global Recycle Standard ) certification.
TOPMAN and Fashion East’s leading designer support scheme MAN returns to London Collections Men in June 2014 to showcase the most exciting new menswear talent. Established in 2005, MAN continues to champion and launch the brightest emerging designers in an unmissable group catwalk show.
Brazilian brand Lolitta made its debut at the Sao Paulo Fashion Week on April 3, 2014 with its Spring-Summer 2015 collection and earned professionals' approval.
The collection is Mexican-inspired and presents ethnic patterns and hot colors.
Inspired by the tropical island Bali and the Brazilian culture and heritage, Animale Spring-Summer 2015 collection is light, floral, embroidered, feminine and draped and was presented in Brazil during the 37th Sao Paulo Fashion Week.
Jean Paul Gaultier Fall-Winter 2014/2015 retro-futuristic collection is called 'Rosbifs in Space' (rosbif is a term used in France for an English person). The designer makes no secret of his passion for all things British including the street style. The fashion show was decorated in green lights that enhanced the galactic vibe.
Brazilian label Lilica Ripilica, specialized in children's fashion, presented its collection for 2014/2015 hot season on April 3, 2014.
It's inspired by a fantastic balloon journey over three American places: Nashville, Hawaii and New York.
If you splashed out on statement jewellery for AW13/14, you’re sorted for the summer. New York, London, Paris and Milan Fashion Week catwalks were packed with statement pieces from all the top designers. Jewellery has the advantage of being able to perfectly pull together an outfit and add a special twist even to standard basics. Buying the right accessories can immediately update your seasonal wardrobe, so don’t hesitate to start planning your SS14 must-have collection.
It’s never an easy task to find a Christmas present for a man. Buying for a woman can be hard but buying for a man is in most cases much harder, especially when it comes to fashion. As Christmas approaches this year, I started to wonder to myself....what kind of gifts would a man really want to receive this year? Here I have assembled a quick guide to help us ladies out!
Real entertainment during the Paris Fashion Week thanks to Jean Paul Gaultier and the dance fashion show for the presentation of designer's Spring-Summer 2014 collection. It was inspired by dance competition shows, like 'Dancing with the Stars'.
'It will be murder on the dance floor!', Jean Paul Gaultier has promised and it was! Gaultier called this pure feel-good fashion spectacle full of energy and humor 'Saturday Night Fever'.
In his Fall-Winter 2013/2014 Haute Couture Collection, Jean Paul Gaultier employs richly saturated shades of black, red, and gold along with a dizzying array of big cat prints on coats, jackets, tights, cuffs and scarves.
It's about the powerful woman - bold, daring and impressive - combination of a modern Mata Hari, a Parisian femme fatale, a fashionable Catwoman.
Key ingredients are statement shoulders and tight waists.
Menswear becomes more and more impulsive, capricious and flirty. In other words - more and more feminine.
Summer 2014 menswear collections are full of floral motifs, lace, fishnet and tropic tones.
And while Brands like Lanvin and Jill Sander still keep offering classic outfits, some other fashion houses take our breath away with their eye-catching looks. For example...
Jean-Paul Gaultier feted the pop and style icons of the 1980s yesterday at Paris Fashion Week with a joyful collection for Spring/Summer 2013.
From Madonna to Michael Jackson, Grace Jones to Sade - he said that they have influenced "his fashion". "Just because there's an economic crisis, doesn't mean we all have to act all miserable, and show depressing clothes," the designer joked with reporters after the show. "Why should it all be about minimalism? There's room for joy as well."
Taking a look at the schedule of designers and brands, presenting their collections at Paris Fashion Week, you can see that foreign names prevail. About 25% are the real French designers and brands, such as Balenciaga, Balmain, Sonia Rykiel, Jean-Paul Gaultier, Yves Saint Laurent, Hermes, Agnes B. etc. There are many Italian and Belgian designers and fashion houses that show their collections in Paris and among the other presented countries are Great Britain, USA, Spain, Portugal, Denmark, Germany, China, Japan, Singapore, India, Brazil...
São Paulo Carnival has already chosen its champions. Vai-Vai samba school was announced as 2011 great winner with the samba theme presentation "A música venceu!" (The music won), which celebrated the life and career of a renowned brazilian maestro, João Carlos Martins.
On friday 11th, Vai-Vai and other seven Carnival winners will present again at Sambadrome in Champion´s Parade.
The shows at Paris Couture fashion week for Fall/Winter 2010-2011 included designers like Chanel, Valentino and Jean Paul Gaultier, who presented breathtaking collections along with equally stunning make-up looks.
The biggest Paris Couture fashion week beauty trends are:
The less is more when it comes to skin. During the Fall/Winter season the foundation should be seamless and transparent.
The world famous French designer Jean Paul Gaultier, who invented the cone bra for Madonna, has designed a high-end lingerie range for La Perla, scheduled to release in November at select La Perla and Gaultier boutiques, and select department stores.
The collection consist of two limited edition pieces for the Italian brand.
French fashion designer Jean Paul Gaultier presented his first haute couture collection in Russia at a Moscow's Kazansky train station.
At the show attended many Russian celebrities – actors, pop stars, as well as fashion designers. Gaultier opened his first boutique in the centre of Moscow in 2005. He was surprised by the pace of change the city had seen since then.
Carnival in São Paulo is one of the biggest in Brazil. The largest city in Latin America organizes the most important Brazilian cultural manifestation full of creativity and beauty.
Five nights of parades for almost 120,000 people singing together at bleachers, showing their joy and way of life.
I've watched " Avatar "and I was delighted with the painting. It came to me thinking about nature, ecology and the Latin American tropics, and then rised in my memory images of Mexico ..."
Jean Paul Gaultier
Milan has ended New York's five-year reign as the world's top fashion
city, while Hong Kong and Sao Paulo have sashayed into the top 10, according
to an annual survey of top fashion cities.
The list was compiled by the Global Language Monitor, a US based non-profit group that tracks the frequency of words and phrases in the media, on the internet and throughout the blogosphere.
The world of fashion is dominated by five cities - New York, Rome, Paris, Milan and London - but New York had led the list for five consecutive years
Paris Fashion Week Haute Couture finished. It continued 3 days, during which their
collections presented Giorgio Armani, Jean Paul Gaultier, etc.
On the first day of the fashion performance become an event John Galliano's collection for the fashion house Christian Dior. Christian Dior Haute Couture autumn/winter 2009-10 collection obviously is inspired by transparent materials and usage of underwear as top cloth. John Galliano showed a mix of grand style dresses and underwear like 50's: silk blouses with stockings and garters, splendid skirts with beige bras and gloves, enhancing thigh bastions, short jackets and round combinations on the edge.
The singer - clad in a vintage black lace cone-bra dress from the
designer - was in the crowd at Paris Couture Week for the golden age of
Hollywood-inspired show from the man who will co-style her forthcoming
North American tour.
Models were made up in the style of classic screen sirens including Joan Crawford, Marilyn Monroe, Greta Garbo and Rita Hayworth, and took to the catwalk to music punctuated by dialogue clips and film soundtracks of the era.
The range included trench coasts, pinstripe trouser suits, tight corsets, lacy bodices fur coats, mink-trimmed tailored suits and lavish velvet gowns
When you think about the bra your mind conjures up an array
of images. Who can forget Jean Paul Gautier’s creation for
Madonna’s Blonde Ambition Tour? A fashion defining moment
where the bra was transformed from underwear to outerwear.
There is no doubting we have come a long way since throwing off the constraints of corsetry a hundred years ago but British women still haven't got the right support from their bras or from their men! New research reveals half of British men have no idea what size their women wear in the bra department and over 600,000 ladies want a remote control bra to help their boyfriends' pinging power during a night of passion.