Shopping for clothes, a bitter-sweet dive for the perfect pieces in a vast sea of options. Garments often cling where they shouldn’t and gape where they ought to hug - almost everyone has some kind of a love-hate relationship with the fitting mirror. But while you stand there, bathed in a harsh, unflattering light, holding back an exasperated sigh, try to remember that it’s not you who needs adjusting, it’s the fast fashion narrative.
E. Marinella, the sartorial brand of Neapolitan origin tells its centenary history made up of four generations in an exclusive event to be held at Pitti Immagine Uomo, as the brand’s first official presence on the Pitti Uomo international calendar.
More than 25 years after the inauguration of the new workshop, Cesare Attolini is a tailor’s shop that is very Italian and international at the same time, with garments that are exclusively “handmade” produced in its workshops. A hotbed of style, turned to by men from all over the world wanting to ensure the character of their elegance remains exclusive. A workshop of timeless elegance, where creativity and wisdom come together in a union that is prodigious to say the least. A place where the word luxury is a verb, an active word, alive, not meaning ostentation but rather a unique, intense, discreet experience based on shared values. Significant customisation in particular.
A couture collection made in France, entirely handmade, intimately inspired by nature, showing the natural elements in all their forms. Ice, crystallization, rain, wind, dew and roots. Each shape of the collection represents one of these elements while at the same time a climate evolution where each season has its unique beauty and a gentle and mysterious atmosphere.
The Spring/Summer 2018 collection by Ravazzolo is built on a tourbillion of sharp lines, the utmost expression of style details and ton-surton micro patterns. The suits are increasingly dynamic and the actual concept of outerwear is reinterpreted in terms of lightness, comfort and handmade details. Fits are slimmed down, reversible fabrics dominate jackets and suits.
Constancia Bags is born in the heart of Tuscany, from the passion and tradition of full grain vegetable tanned leather. A leather shop that is attentive to the smallest details of its creations, to development, design and workmanship, in order to guarantee the best to the final recipient, and to generate something unique and original, using only quality leathers.
Santamaria Shirt Makers is a UK bespoke shirt tailor with a Spanish heritage. Using the finest Italian fabrics to make its shirts, the company has a refined offer that ensures style conscious consumers get beautifully designed and fitted shirts, just as they want, from anywhere in the world. So what goes into making a Santamaria shirt?
Resolutions are, in fact, best made in spring. It is a season defined by newness, after all, and a gentleman’s wardrobe is no different. Scabal’s Spring/Summer 2018 tailoring collection is, says Head of Design Campbell Crichton Dunn “One that reflects the rejuvenation of social occasions this time of year brings.” “It offers key day-to-night pieces and basics with a luxurious lift. Constructions are lightweight, even when using wool and suede, to create an accessible range shot through with sporty sharpness”.
In his debut Summer collection, Artistic Director Alessandro Sartori illustrates the exploration of personal conscious and sub-conscious fantasies. Outdoor life unexpectedly meets the indoor throughout a fresh summery breeze which pervades the fluidity of fabrics and delicate silhouettes enlightened by a blaze of colors.
Bearland House is an elegant 18th Century townhouse in the centre of historic Gloucester and home to the Emma Willis Factory. Here their luxury shirts, boxer shorts, pyjamas, dressing gowns and walking socks are made using traditional methods of cutting and sewing, making to the highest standards.
Bearing in mind the desire of the most exigent ones – connoisseurs, experts, style fanatics – Santoni introduces the Fatto a Mano su Misura. A service, not a collection. Santoni’s unique savoir faire, craftsmanship and tradition are at the client’s complete disposal.
The finest purveyor of bespoke garments of unique quality, they are steeped in the time-honoured values of legendary Savile Row tailoring. Infusing quintessentially British style with a fresh contemporary vision to bring you a truly bespoke service, Kathryn Sargent is committed to delivering the very highest standard of service.
The Woolmark Company and iconic menswear brand SCABAL have once again joined forces, producing a stunning short film saluting the heroes of the handmade, the believers of bespoke and those who handle perfection.
Thomas Pink invites you to discover a shirt as distinctive as the gentleman who wears it. Attention to detail and appreciation for the finest materials are part and parcel of our Personally Pink service. Personally Pink now offers a choice of more than 200 fabrics from the best mills in the world. Their made in the UK service delivers an immaculate shirt in three weeks.
Born and raised an entrepreneur, Devan developed a passion for tailored clothing at a young age. During World War II, his great grandfather, Conrad Anderson Sanders, sold made-to-order suits for a decade in Lund, Idaho. His father, Vincent, wore a made-to-order suit and tie every day. Those bloodlines not only helped Devan cultivate a strong appreciation of the value of a well-tailored suit, but established an incredible respect for the power that personal image can exhibit via tailored garments.
Mode Coloniali combines few micro-collections of mens clothes, specifically made as travel and leisure wear, in addition to few workwear items, uniquely inspired to Colonial Fashion times spanning from late '800 to 1930s, using Vintage natural fabrics and accessories.
Kickstarter helps artists, musicians, filmmakers, designers, and other creators find the resources and support they need to make their ideas a reality. To date, tens of thousands of creative projects — big and small — have come to life with the support of the Kickstarter community.
During the past twenty years, Oger has grasped every opportunity to enhance its expertise in the sphere of tailor made clothing with the knowledge of specialists, and to then immediately share this knowledge with the customer. The result is expressed in a number of high-profile premi?res and creative surprises. In a line-up that is unequalled. In terms of price, brands and the palette that is made up of suits, jackets, waistcoats, trousers and shirts.
Every man needs a tailor and O.S Man tailor made is part of the new wave of bespoke outfitters aiming to revive the lost art and pleasure of handmade clothing. Founded by Omar Osman, with locations in the heart of Brooklyn, Pretoria and Sandton, Johannesburg. O.S Man Tailor made is an expression of their own desire to respect age-old traditions whilst adding a gently subversive new detail.
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.
SARTORIA F. CARACENI are an authentic Sartoria, under every aspect. They create handmade suits, designing them on the client’s body shape and posture, using only traditional work tools. The staff is carefully selected based on parameters such as experience and passion for this ancient profession. With great pride, they are appreciated worldwide as an Italian excellence of this wonderful profession. The main production specializes in tailor made suits for men.
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.
The Venture, luxury whisky Chivas Regal's search to find and support the most innovative startups from across the world, rewarded five social enterprises in New York City earlier this month. The winners were announced after five grand finalists pitched in front of a live audience and judging panel that included actress and philanthropist Eva Longoria.
Aravinda Rodenburg is a young and passionate Belgian bespoke tailor - always very elegant and stylish himself. His atelier is located in Sandton Grand Hotel Reylof in Gent. There he creates perfectly fitting men's suits - each created for at least 52 hours and 3 fittings.
The new corporate fashion trend is: Big companies from other industries create their clothing collections. As an example, see the automobili Lamborghini collection presented at Pitti Uomo 89 in Florence. On the opening of Pitti Immagine Uomo, Automobili Lamborghini presented its 2016-2017 Fall-Winter collection at the Grand Hotel Villa Medici.
The forces behind APT are Farah Malik, a Pakistani Muslim with history of developing multimedia marketing campaigns for social justice and human rights, and Dana Arbib, a Libyan Jew, with strong background in graphic, textile and product design, who men while living in Rome. They both are inspired by the hand-crafting cultures of the Middle East, Asia, South America and Africa and share a desire to increase awareness of ancient, disappearing crafting traditions.
Ion Fiz presented Spring/Summer 2016 "LE PRÉSAGE" collection during Mercedes Benz Fashion Week Madrid
The collection takes as its starting point the omen, intuition to create pieces of contemporary design from classic lines that are destroyed and create as result innovative ways.
And today, 130 tailors - each dedicated to performing a single step - use only scissors, thimbles, needles and thread to produce 50 entirely handmade jackets and suits per day, made of finest Scottish, English, Irish and Italian yarns, from the highest quality wools to the purest cashmeres. It takes 25 to 30 hours to make a suit and each of them has a little handcrafted details fine-tuned over the decades by Vincenzo Attolini
An incredible post-modern and futuristic atmosphere is the set-up of the #PLEINPUNK show at Milan ́s Social Music City. An enormous Globe of Death at the entrance sets the mood of the show, with six stuntmen making acrobatic jumps and turns in the location. In the center of the runway more than 65 destroyed cars colored in gold and silver gave the feeling of an art installation. Right before the model ́s entrance a flaming car appeared and drove fast around the set followed by two vintage police cars like a classic chase scene from a movie. American Hip-Hop sensation Tyga kicks off the show performing his hit : Rack City.
Renowned for its quality, warmth and durability, Harris Tweed is the only fabric in the world governed by an act of parliament. The tweed is today still made in the time-honoured way specified in the 1993 Act of Parliament: 'With 100% pure virgin wool, dyed, spun and finished in the outer Hebrides and woven by hand by the islanders at their own homes on the islands of Lewis, Harris, Uist and Barra.'
A variety of unique handmade hats by Italian Designer Patrizia Fabri for fashion label Antica Manifattura Cappelli were displayed during the AltaRomaAltaModa fashion week in Rome (January 30 - February 2, 2015).
Philipp Plein’s new Spring/Summer 2015 collection was inspired by the ocean, its coral barriers and its abysses. The audience was invited to an underwater show of enhanced reality with a 65 meter runway-stage illuminated by a system composed of 75 lights with 3D projections.
nspired by Thomas Mann's novel. "The Magic Mountain" takes us on a roller-coaster ride in which a sense of nostalgia for Old Europe goes hand in hand with American pop iconography.
Mann's novel is set in a centre for rest and recovery in the Swiss Alps, and it is in this sense that the emotional ups and downs of the patients at the sanatorium reflect the curves and ups and downs of the roller coaster, leading to the creation of my own Magic Mountain. In this sanctuary, time seems to unfold in a different way, creating a temporal realm that is different to the one we are accustomed to. In this parallel reality, the idea of rest and preservation contrasts entirely with that of the ceaseless and incessant movement of contemporary life.
Savile Row (originally named Savile Street) is a street in Mayfair, central London, built between 1731 and 1735.
The street is mainly famous for its handmade bespoke men's suits - each of them created to perfectly fit its owner. Tailors started opening their businesses on Savile Row in the late 18th century.
Fashion designer Axel Hardy (Axinia Hadzhieva) creates unique and cutting-edge clothing made of personally developed yarns from organic cotton, linen, silk, soy. Her garments present Bulgaria in Europe's fashion world for years. In December 2013 the models were shown at the exhibition in O2 Arena in London, UK.
The fastest white woman in the world Ivet Lalova got married to her longtime boyfriend - the world famous athlete Simone Collio.
The ceremony was held in Rieti, Italy on September 21, 2013 with many guests from Bulgarian and world sports highlife.
The bride was amazing in a dress of Italian fashion label 'Atelier Aimee' - represented in Bulgaria by 'Bridal Fashion'.
Summer is one of the best seasons for your wedding. If you are planning this exciting event, we suggest you view the models of wedding dresses of the famous Bulgarian designer Gergana Simeonova.
For Summer 2012 her Atelier Simon offers dresses that will make you look like a princess. Wealth of textures and handmade details are hallmarks of the collection. The colors are snow white, combined with the unique brilliance of Swarowski crystals and light cream, merging to champaigne.
The first BeachCandy Swimwear store is set to open in Corona del Mar, California this month. The luxury swimwear maker has a new collection exclusive to the store that will feature 16 ready-made, mix-and-match pieces in 14 colors.
Customers who want a more exclusive fit can have special-ordered swimwear items that are custom made for them. The custom collection allows the customer to choose from over 150 fabrics. Among the BeachCandy pieces is the Monokini, which is embellished with about 500 Swarovski crystals, particularly on the hips, and costs $675.
At an astronomical price of $38,000 per pair, Italian luxury leather goods label A. Testoni is offering the world’s most expensive pair of men’s dress shoes.
Testoni, founded in Bologna in 1929 by Amedeo Testoni, painstakingly handcrafts the Moro monk-strap model in the world’s finest exotic alligator skin using the techniques of Norvegese, or Norwegian construction, for durability and added water resistance.
This smart and elegant Reveal bamboo watch is handcrafted out of natural bamboo and is both a fashionable and environmental watch in one.
Bamboo is ultra durable, it's got none of that strange BPA and phthalate stuff in plastic, it's naturally great looking (no paint needed), and it's the fastest growing woody plant on earth, eager to help eat up carbon dioxide and produce oxygen for us humans.
Etsy is a social commerce website focused on handmade or vintage items as well as art and craft supplies. These items cover a wide range including art, photography, clothing, jewelry, edibles, bath & beauty products, quilts, knick-knacks and toys.
Many individuals also sell craft supplies like beads, wire, jewelry making tools and much more. The vintage items on the site have only one rule to follow: they must be 20 years or older.