Tag: formal wear
Stephen Bishop – 25 years of suit hire and formal wear experience
Stephen Bishop is the latest, most modern suiting establishment to open for many a year. They offer you lightweight, designer fit suiting with a range of exclusive accessories to provide you with the most up to date, fashionable look for your big day.
Cifonelli Spring/Summer 2017 collection
The Cifonelli Regal Prince is spending the summer months in La Habana, very much at his ease in the warm Cuban sun. The subtle smell of sea salt and jasmine mingle in the air. The warm earth tones of faded brown and caramel, sun bleached sand and dusty grey provide the color palate for the spring/summer collection.
Dolce and Gabbana Autumn/Winter 2017-2018 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.
Canadian Bespoke suits by Empire Customs
Empire Customs sets the benchmark in men's formal wear and they have a very unique business model. Unlike other “made to order” menswear companies, Empire Customs is a location-based service currently in Toronto, Ontario.
Custom clothing by Frank Bespoke
Hand crafted tailor made clothing, the ultimate sartorial tradition.A legacy of rareified elegance continues in the spirit of Savile Row tailoring.Frank bespoke offers impeccably crafted suits, shirts, trousers, top coats, sport coats and formal wear.
Australian custom made suits by Montagio
Every impression counts. Especially the first one. Like it or not, those around you judge you based on how you look. So be confident knowing you’ll look damn good in a custom tailored business suit by Montagio - quite purposely styled for your success, and perfectly fitted to impress.
Boys suits by Roco Clothing
Roco Clothing started up in 1973 as a retail outlet based primarily in Stoke-on-trent and the surrounding area. They have now taken business entirely online and pride themselves on offering the public an outstanding customer service, with knowledgeable staff and high level of experience.
Trofeo Wool Denim by Ermenegildo Zegna
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.
Popular custom tailors in California
Today, we are going to introduce you the most famous tailors in California. They can satisfy all of your requirements and needs. No matter the occasion, it is good to be dressed well.
Popular custom tailors in Virginia
It is time to present the next state with famous tailors - it is Virginia. The best bespoke tailors can impress you with their high quality garments and you can choose that who fit best your specifications.
Skopes Spring-Summer 2017 menswear collection
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.
Custom clothing by Bruce Julian from USA
The most important thing in custom clothing is the experience of the person doing the measuring. It doesn’t matter how nice or well made the garment is if the fit is not to your liking. Bruce has been tailoring custom clothing since 1982. Bruce uses a full custom factory (located right here in the United States of America!).
Popular custom tailors in South Carolina
We presented the tailors in North Carolina and now it is time ti present you the tailors in South Carolina. The best bespoke tailors in the state can impress you with their high quality garments and can satisfy every client expectations.
Men's fashion: Dashing Tweeds ready-to-wear collections
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.
Popular custom tailors in North Carolina
We continue with the series of articles about the most popular tailors in United States. Today, we are going to present you the tailors in North Carolina.
Ottavio Nuccio Gala at Couture Fashion Week
Based in Italy, Ottavio Nuccio Gala is an exclusive menswear label specializing in the highest quality suits, tuxedos, and formal wear. The beautifully tailored fashions are sold in Italy, Spain, Hungary, Portugal, Russia and Greece as well as London.
Men's suit jacket collars and lapels
Large collar with long edges and a single button is known as Classic Kent. It's suitable for formal events and small knot. It's a good choice for gentlemen who are definitely not fans of experimenting and fashion innovations. In short, we talk about a boring decision...
Popular custom tailors in Florida
We continue with the tailors in Florida. The most outstanding ateliers and clothiers where you can receive the best quality and service.
Wool or Textile necktie to chose?
You will never find a wool or a textile necktie in the wardrobe of a British city-gentleman. He would wear a wool tie only in his countryside mansion, while knitted ties would leave with please for the people of art, science, literature and journalism, for their real or supposed rebelliousness and anti-conformism.
The Business Suit
The business suit for a man is like a business card in the society. It should fully represents the nature of the gentleman. Contempt to your suit is automatically contempt to your business.
For women, only a day dress with a hat is acceptable. For men, black or gray morning coat with top hat is required. During a wedding, traditionally only the groom wears gray.
The scarf or more about draperies in menswear
For formal occasions and receptions, the dress code requires to add to your tailcoat a white scarf of fine cashmere lined with silk, which however is left with your coat or crape at the wardrobe.
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.
Gucci Men's Cruise 2017 collection
'The men's Cruise collection was an excellent occasion to best depict my idea of eccentricity. Everything started from my great passion for England. I tried to describe what's going on in my imagination, which often embraces an aesthetic very similar to the English one', said Alessandro Michele.
Blue men's suits by Moss Bros
At Moss Bros, each gentleman can choose from a variety of styles, fits, brands, sizes and colors. Today we chose to show you some pieces from the blue range of the store.
Neapolitan Bespoke and made-to-measure menswear by Orazio Luciano
Orazio Luciano has been making high quality formal and casual garments for the elegant man since early 1990s. Refined classicism and a touch of technical virtuosity are keynotes of the brand and the Neapolitan flair is always there, present in each detail.
'Midnight Blue' for Fall-Winter 2016/2017 by GANDHUM London
GANDHUM introduces luxury fabrics which step away from the conventional - Silk / Cotton blend suiting and a Velvet / Corduroy contrast evening jacket are a couple of standout pieces.
Ravazzolo Spring-Summer 2016 men's suit collection
For this hot season men's fashion brand Ravazzolo has prepared an elegant and fresh collection, including casual outfits for long Summer days and nights and cool two-piece suits for more formal events.
Alexander & Laine - Fine Men's Clothier from Florida
Established October, 2005 with a desire to help discerning men show everyone who meets them that they care about the image they portray. Alexander & Laine garments are created from hand picked fabric mills from around the world and made by craftsman, not machines.
Fully bespoke garments by A Hand Tailored Suit in Dublin
A Hand Tailored Suit is a Dublin-based atelier, creating custom-made bespoke garments for Men, Women & Children. The brand offers perfectly fitting handmade garments for all types of occasions.
Official menswear for Spring-Summer 2016 by 1911 Lubiam Cerimonia
The collection is exclusively 'Made in Italy'. Special cuts and detailing with refined accessories give the models a unique appeal. The offer is extensive and provides many solutions available for all consumers, for the guests as well as the groom, with suits for formal and other important occasions.
Luigi Bianchi Mantova Spring-Summer 2016 collection
In the collection you can find unconstructed and garment dyed products, alongside with more formal proposals, such as business and 'black tie' dinner suits.
Lanificio Zignone Spring-Summer 2017 Collection
The formal wear collection of Lanificio Zignone explores a new definition of the classical fabric for official events. The keyword is 'perfect fit' following the body shape.
Which is the most popular colour in men's fashion for Spring/Summer 2016
According to the visual discovery tool Pinterest, that you can use to find ideas for all your projects and interests, the colour that's been hitting all the right notes for men's fashion this season is 'astronaut blue'.
What should be the Sunday's suit
Sundays are mostly reserved for your most casual attire. But occasionally you need to get all dressed up. Think about the weddings, baptisms, graduation ceremonies, and the like. That’s where you need a suiting look that’s a nice as something you’d wear to work, but with a slightly less aggressive vibe.
Dandy Lifestyle Hunting by De Oost
De Oost Bespoke Tailoring is a Dutch tailoring house with a contemporary sense of style & personal attention. They design and tailor business-, leisure- and formal wear for gentlemen.
All about Bibi Bachtadze
What, or rather, who is BIBI BACHTADZE? How does one pronounce it? Where does it come from? Why such a complicated name? All these are questions everyone asks when trying to say the label’s name for the first time.
Celebrities at launch of world's first scotch whisky (sun) glasses
Sunglasses are synonymous with celebrity, so it was only right that the best of British talent turned out last night to celebrate the launch of the world’s first whisky sunglasses, crafted from Glenmorangie Original casks.
Black N Bianco - quality boys' suits
Black N Bianco - a high quality online clothing boutique that offers the best in formal wear and wedding wear for children. They specialize in offering a variety of different styles of suits for little boys that will help to please any person's personal tastes.
Gentleman's dress - Wedding Celebrations
The wedding, which is a church sacrament and sentimental moment in the life of everyone, requires you making extraordinary effort for your dress style. The above standards are valid: tailcoat - in the evening and morning jacket - by day.
Gentleman's dress - Formal or Semi-formal
According to the Formal dress code, men wear classic suits, preferably black or evening blue. In some social circles Semi-formal can also mean Black Tie. But in the general case this is a term for the most informal of formal dress standards. Instead of belt, a vest and a bow tie in another color can be added to the tuxedo.
Gentleman's dress - Black Tie
If Black Tie is written on the invitation, it means formal evening dress or tuxedo. It is worn only after 6 PA. Initially it appeared in the English aristocratic society as a garment suitable for smoking rooms, where gentlemen seclude, from where its name comes - a smoking jacket.
Gentleman's dress - White Tie
In the presence of great persons, dignitaries and officials in the evening men wear full evening wear, particularly - a tailcoat made of worsted yarn fabric, a white pique vest, a white shirt with a broker collar, again made of pique, with double cuffs and cufflinks, a white tie - a pique bow tie, white batiste pochette, black trousers with double satin edging...
Celebrity Style: Bradley Cooper
Bradley Charles Cooper is an American actor and producer. He has been nominated for four Academy Awards, three for acting and one for producing, and one Tony Award. He was named the "Sexiest Man Alive" by People magazine in 2011.
Belgian fashion: Kris Van Assche
Kris Van Assche was born in Belgium in 1976. After graduating from the Antwerp Royal Academy of Fine Arts, he moved to Paris in 1998. Having worked for Yves Saint Laurent then Dior Homme, he started his own label KRISVANASSCHE in January 2005. He has also been the Artistic Director for Dior Homme since April 2007.
What 007 Is Wearing In 'Spectre'
James Bond's style eclipses every man in the room — discreet and intuitive, able to stand out without calling attention or blowing his cover. Bond doesn't have time to follow fashion.
The new Spring Summer 2016 collection by London knitwear label Ekaterina Kukhareva
Tradition, heritage, experience and visually overwhelming and stunning imagery that Ekaterina comes across, form the basis for all her collections. Spring/Summer 2016 sees Ekaterina on her journey exploring folk inspired prints and patterns, which are reinterpreted in a way that is distinctive, authentic, true to her brand DNA and vision.
How formal wear affects our intelligence?
Well, it's not a secret that a man dressed in a well-fitting suit looks more self-confident, prosperous and powerful. But new researches show that formal clothing literally makes us smarter!
John Richmond Menswear for Fall-Winter 2015/2016
Earlier this year, during the Milan Fashion Week, designer John Richmond presented his Fall-Winter 2015/2016 menswear collection in Italy. 'Sartorial elegance takes center stage. The suit is now the badge of rebellion', Richmond said. The designer offered a variety of modern daytime men's suits - some of them with Savile Row and Neapolitan bespoke tailoring elements.
Dior Homme Winter 2015-2016 collection
“I started with an idea of the sartorial with the hyper-formality of the evening tail suit and the dinner suit. Here, I wanted to bring formality into the world of the technical and utilitarian, to produce a techno-sartorial collection.”
A Hint of Grace by Kaviar Gauche during Mercedez-Benz Fashion Week Berlin
Johanna Kühl and Alexandra Fischer-Roehler of Kaviar Gauche are placing the focus of their coming collection on gracefully romantic couture with elements from an eveningwear and bridal context. In order to express the concept of a sensual image of woman as a divine creature, the designers were inspired by the female form in Greek mythology. “Les Oreades”, the painting in the Musée D’Orsay by French painter William-Adolphe Bouguereau, exerted a strong fascination on the designers as a source of inspiration for the legends of immortal feminine deities.
How to wear a suit - beginner tips
If you are new in wearing formal wear, you are on the right place! We will give you some tips that will help you to look great, wearing a men's suit.
McGregor men's collection for Fall/Winter 2014-2015
Stylish, sophisticated and impeccable. With Distinction, international fashion house McGregor offers today’s gentleman a formal line that anticipates the working man’s wardrobe needs. McGregor Distinction sets the right tone in any situation - from a business meeting to an informal dinner - with tasteful tailoring. Undeniable Italian influences in the cut and materials give the collection a distinct flair. The 2014-2015 Fall/Winter collection combines formal and casual influences. Picture a sharp cut blazer above the perfect five pocket, combined with a slim shirt and the finest of knitwear.
Martha Fadel will make a debut at Couture Fashion Week
Rising Middle East-based design star Martha Fadel will present her latest inspired collection at Couture Fashion Week New York at 6:00 pm on Saturday September 6, 2014 in the Broadway Ballroom of the Crowne Plaza Times Square Manhattan, 1605 Broadway, in the heart of the Big Apple. In addition to the runway show, Ms. Fadel will also have an exhibit of her designs for all three days of the event, September 5-7, 2014.
Anatomy of the men's trousers
The oldest known trousers are found at the Yanghai cemetery in Turpan, Xinjiang, China, dated to the period between the 13th and the 10th century BC. It is believed they were invented to make horse riding easier.
Amazing dresses by Edward Roth
Edward Roth rethinks the boundaries between high art and fashion, challenging a world of imitation with a new vision of originality.
Fashion trends for formalwear 2014: Glitzy and glamorous
Celebs on the red carpet continue to inspire designers to create sophisticated and glamorous dresses for extra special occasions. Let’s take a look at some of the top trends for big nights out in 2014.
Fashion designers, Say 'No' to black business suits
The classic men's suit is most wanted for corporate and formal wear. Huge amounts of garments are sewn in black, gray and blue and this makes male's style in offices extremely unattractive and impersonal. The 'fashion' element is actually missing.
The main reason for this is that stores offer limited variations of models because of the huge variety of sizes, which manufacturers should produce to fit the different characteristics of the male body.
The last collection of the Bulgarian designer Sofia Borisova - RED CARPET
The winner of the award "Golden Needle" 2013 was attended by many music stars, famous ladies of the secular and business elite, customers and partners of "Romantika Fashion" from Italy and Romania during the presentation of the collection RED CARPET.
The International Men's Style fashion design contest at MRKET Las Vegas
MRKET is a global fashion trade show for discerning menswear brands. Representing the best collections in all categories from the United States and abroad, MRket is the only show in the US to spotlight a MADE IN ITALY section and a UK Design area.
GLA-CLASS struts its street style at MERCEDES-BENZ FASHION WEEK
MONTVALE, NJ (February 2014) – Lincoln Center is a buzz with the start of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week (#MBFW) as it gets underway from February 6-13, with a line-up of over 100 designers showing their fall 2014 Collections. Among the world’s most renowned designers, Mercedes-Benz is showing off a trendsetter of its own, the all-new 2015 GLA-Class. Hitting showrooms this fall, this stylish, new SUV is part of an innovative category of vehicles offering a new gateway into the Mercedes-Benz brand.
Menswear Trends for 2014 Explained
2014 is set to be an innovative year for menswear, whether you are an avid follower of fashion or you demonstrate only an occasional interest. For those considering a wardrobe overhaul, it can sometimes be difficult to translate catwalk trends into more practical outfits that will see you through the coming seasons. However, this practical guide will make sense of Spring/Summer trends and show you how to wear even the trickiest garments favoured by the top designers this season.
Gorgeous dresses for the holidays
If there's one time of the year when every woman longs to wear a lovely new dress it has to be Christmas. We have such an incredible amount on our plates in the run up to, and during the big day itself, that the chance to get changed into a pretty frock is usually the sign that everything is at last, under control and the celebrating can really begin.
Glamour in the Autumn/Winter 2013-2014 collection by Roberto Cavalli
Roberto Cavalli presents his collection for Autumn/Winter 2013-2014 during the Milan Fashion Week. The main highlights in the collection are figural motifs, fur outerwear and the metal ornaments.
Canadian fashion house makes suits in the style of James Bond
Fashion House in Toronto released for businessmen who have to travel to dangerous places, the first bulletproof three-piece suits.
The fashion brand "H & M" listened to the requirements and needs of the modern man and create their new collection, including elegant suits, blazers and tailored trousers.
Eva Minge for Spring/Summer 2014
Eva Minge presented her new collection during the Poland Fashion Week.
Color fashion trends Fall/Winter 2013/2014
Let's take a look at the new color trends for Fall/Winter 2013-2014.
This season the colors are divided into three groups: base, cool and worm.
Maria Lafuente Element Collection Fall-Winter 2013/2014
The Spanish designer Maria Lafuente takes as inspiration the philosophy of the item and transforms recycled materials and plastics from the Royal Glass Factory into architectural forms, natural and artistic mini sculptures that integrate one by one in any of the pieces in the collection.
Types of men`s suit coat pockets
After we have discussed different types of men's suits, now let's take a look at kinds of coat's pockets.
Standard man's coat has two outer pockets and they can be:
Patch pockets - they are sporty type pockets, mostly seen on summer linen suits or other informal styles. A patch pocket is a single extra piece of cloth, sewn directly onto the front of the jacket...
What are the different types of men's suits?
Have you ever asked yourself where does the word 'suit' come from?
Well, the answer is from the French 'suite', which means 'following' and the Latin verb 'sequor' - 'I follow'.
That's because suit's components - jacket, trousers and waistcoat - follow each other, have the same cloth and colour and are worn together.
Let's take a look at some types of suits, which are worn through the years according to the occasion...
Formal and wedding dresses of Fortuna Style 75 for Summer 2010
"Fortuna Style 75" offers formal and wedding dresses. The evening dresses are airy, with feminine proportions. The sensual lines reveal discreet sex appeal. Fabrics used are silk, chiffon and satin. The focus is on the waist, which is mostly high. The lines are clean and simple, with carefully placed details. The draping and layering of the fabrics emphasize the lightness and volume of the clothes.
Prom dresses collection for prom 2010 by Coralia
Coralia is the new trademark of fashion house "Style W". Created, with the purpose of designing and producing small series of women’s clothing and unique ladies’ clothes and accessories, the company is specialised in the production of ladies' jackets, coats, overcoats, blouses, skirts, pants, dresses and ensembles. Besides daily and comfortable clothing, Coralia also offers formal and prom dresses.
The newest fashion formal and prom dresses lines by Holiday Sona
In Holiday Sona boutiques you can find the latest fashion prom lines and formal wear. And the brides of 2010 will be fascinated by the latest bridal patterns of La Sposa and Atelier Diagonal.
Desire the best for yourself!
The quality is a habit, not a category!
Interview with David Roubach, founder of Balena, a material science company aiming to transform the fashion industry
Where to produce quality men's suits in Eastern Europe - made-to-measure suits, ready-to-wear suits and CMT