Celebrities have been wearing tweed on the big screen, and on television for many years. The costume is, after all, a way to help depict the character they are portraying, particularly in period dramas. Basil Rathbone and Jeremy Brett both wore tweed in their portrayal of Sherlock Holmes. The modern day Sherlock also sported stylish tweeds; Jude Law’s Dr. Watson wore a Harris tweed suit, Benedict Cumberbatch’s tweed overcoat, and of course the period drama Downton Abbey where virtually the whole male cast is dressed in windowpane tweed.
If you pride yourself on your attention to detail, you don’t need us to tell you that a good watch can really complete a look. Yet with so many on the market, how can you possibly know which brand of timepiece to choose? Today, we’re looking at the best watch brands that are top choice with the rich and famous. Basically, we’ve done the research so you don’t have to…
How you dress at work is probably an aspect you nailed after your first week in the job. Appearance ranked second only to communication skills as a sign of professionalism when the Center for Professional Excellence at York College of Pennsylvania carried out a national poll in 2010. Spending hours a day there, it becomes apparent fairly quickly what is acceptable, what's not and how your own style preferences fit into that.
Whether you’re going to a wedding, work function or trendy house party, you might be advised to follow a particular dress code. In the past, dress codes included black tie, semi-formal, cocktail or business casual. Nowadays, people are getting more creative. Understanding the more unusual dress codes can help you avoid confusion at your next event.
On Monday, April 16th Cartier celebrated the launch of the Santos de Cartier watch to convey the bold and fearless spirit of the Maison at its Cartier Legendary Thrill party hosted by Cyrille Vigneron, CEO of Cartier International and Francois Marc- Sastre, Managing Director of Cartier South East Europe. Guests were entertained by International DJ Martin Solveig.
HIRE5 is an independent Formal Menswear Hire and Bespoke business based in Guildford and Kingston, Surrey and Leeds, West Yorkshire. They specialize in formal hire, retail, and bespoke tailoring of suits, kilts, shirts, waistcoats, Ties, Cravats, shoes, and all other types of menswear products.
Luxury should be a staple, not a rarity. For too long, men have been subject to the confines of formal, business, and casual. But a true gentleman is an interplay of all three. He is well-mannered, well-groomed, and well-liked. Monsieur Fox is an ode to that man. His demeanor is uniquely his own, his palette is refined, and his style is recognized by all those around him. He is, in a word, elegant. And he is elegant, everyday.
Jeffrey Preston Bezos was born on 12th of January, 1964. He is an American technology entrepreneur, investor, and philanthropist, best known as the founder, chairman, and chief executive officer of Amazon, the world's largest online shopping retailer.
The next big trend in menswear was defined during this year's edition of the Oscars. Some of the celebrities arrived dressed in grey tuxedos and paid attention to their outfits. We are really tired of seeing the same outfits at the red carpet - the tuxedo, the bow tie, white shirt, high shine black shoes and the pocket square. It is time for a change!
Ryan John Seacrest was born on 24th of December, 1974.He is an American radio personality, television host, and producer. Seacrest is known for hosting the competition show American Idol, the syndicated countdown program American Top 40, and the KIIS-FM morning radio show On Air with Ryan Seacrest. He began co-hosting Live with Kelly and Ryan on a permanent basis May 1, 2017.
Do the words “taste” and “elegance” still have much meaning these days?* Or are they being edged out by the most opulent and narcissistic behavior? – This is me thinking aloud because I am struggling to come to terms with realities of certain situations. In this hell of opulence I believed that elegance need to be noticed, not excessively displayed. I guess, in a DANTE way, I need a Virgil who can take me out of this inferno. Alberto Vedelago comes to my rescue as my mind is cracking up.
As a gentleman, there are important accessories that should never lack in your wardrobe. Your wardrobe should reflect the kind of a person you are and also your work ethics. What is inside your wardrobe defines who you are. Wardrobe content separates a real man from the rest. In this article, we will look at some of the most important items and accessories that every man ought to have in his wardrobe.
Christopher Catesby "Kit" Harington was born on 26th og December 1986. He is an English actor and producer. Born in Acton, Greater London, Harington studied acting at drama school, while starring in the National Theatre's adaptation of War Horse. His film debut was in Silent Hill: Revelation (2012). He has since appeared in films such as the romantic historical film Pompeii (2014), the computer-animated fantasy film How to Train Your Dragon 2 (2014) and the British drama film Testament of Youth (2014).
The lapel pin is a classic accessory that has become more and more popular nowadays, especially with the resurgence of bespoke fashion. Indeed, a lapel pin can make an already dapper tuxedo or suit look even more polished and elegant – but only if you choose the right kind.
Jose Antonio Dominguez Banderas was born on 10th of August 1960. He is a Spanish actor, director, singer, and producer. He began his acting career with a series of films by director Pedro Almodovar and then appeared in high-profile Hollywood movies.
How does the 21st-century man wear a suit? What makes the suit relevant today? Those were weighty questions preoccupying Andreas Gran this season. The result is a collection of impeccably cut suits that combine British tailoring tradition with a relaxed contemporary approach to styling.
Let’s face it—the most stylish men you know are also likely the most successful, right? Much like women’s love for high-end yoga wear, men appreciate their dress-down time on the weekends. But when it comes to weekday wear, a business suit really sets the tone for someone who wants to get things done and done well. And, while a perfectly tailored suit is an absolute must, accessories for said suit can go a long way in making the look complete. And, no, we don’t mean a Fedora but, hey, if you can rock that thing the way each member of the Rat Pack used to, we say go for it. Looking for other accessories to highlight your business suit in the best possible way? Read on for magnificent ways to man-cessorize. Yeah, we went there.
A dress shirt can be as important as the suit it is worn with, and in the quest for perfection there are plenty of options for shirt customisation. From the big things (fabric and colour choices) to the finer details (such as sleeve lengths and buttons) this is an opportunity to really set the tone.
The 70th annual Cannes Film Festival was currently taking place from 17 to 28 May 2017, in Cannes, France. Spanish film director and screenwriter Pedro Almod?var has been selected as the President of the Jury for the festival with Italian actress Monica Bellucci hosting the opening and closing ceremonies. Ismael's Ghosts, directed by French director Arnaud Desplechin, has been selected as the opening film for the festival.
The Met Gala, formally called the Costume Institute Gala and also known as the Met Ball, is an annual fundraising gala for the benefit of the Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute in New York City. It marks the grand opening of the Costume Institute's annual fashion exhibit. Each year's event celebrates the theme of that year's Costume Institute exhibition, and the exhibition sets the tone for the formal dress of the night, since guests are expected to choose their fashion to match the theme of the exhibit. Each year the event also has honorary celebrity event day chairpersons.
Her name is Sasha Kinane and she is a Stylist at Institchu. Working full time in the field of menswear, she is well versed in the importance of a well fitted, quality suit.
Emma-Jane is a London based Fashion, Lifestyle, Celebrity and PR Photographer. She started her career as a photographer in the picturesque Devon countryside. Building up a strong portfolio before moving to the city of London, having already developed a reputation for pushing boundaries and creating stunning visuals.
Kevin Connolly was born on 5th of March, 1974. He is an American actor and director. He is best known for his role as Eric Murphy in the HBO series Entourage, and his role as the eldest son Ryan Malloy in the 1990s television sitcom Unhappily Ever After.
Guy Stuart Ritchie was born on 10th of September 1968). He is an English filmmaker known for his crime films. Some of his best known films are: "Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels", "Sherlock Holmes", "Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows", "The Man from U.N.C.L.E.".
Caleb Casey McGuire Affleck-Boldt was born on 12th of August 1975. He is an American actor and director. He began his career as a child actor, appearing in the PBS television movie Lemon Sky (1988) and the ABC miniseries The Kennedys of Massachusetts (1990).
Grigor Dimitrov appeared in the presentation of the new collection of Dolce & Gabbana in Italy. He even took the role of a model during the final show of the popular brand during Milan Fashion Week.
IWC Schaffhausen celebrated the Laureus World Sports Awards in Monaco in the company of celebrities and influencers from the world of sports. The highlights of the event included a bike tour with the FORMULA ONE world champion Nico Rosberg and the official launch of the Da Vinci Chronograph Edition “Laureus Sport for Good Foundation”. Limited to 1,500 watches, this timepiece with its blue dial and back engraving is the 11th special edition to be launched by IWC as part of its commitment to the Laureus Sport for Good Foundation. Some of the proceeds from sales are used to help to support the foundation’s sports projects for children and adolescents.
Douglas John Booth was born on 9th of July 1992. He is an English actor. He first came to public attention following his performance as Boy George in the BBC Two film Worried About the Boy (2010). He also starred in the BBC adaptations of Great Expectations and Christopher and His Kind (both 2011).
In this video men's style, grooming and fitness expert, Aaron Marino, shows you how to wear a 3 piece suit in six different ways. The three piece suit is a great option due to its versatility and timelessness. Three piece suit is a jacket, vest or waist coat, and slacks. It makes a statement and is seeing a resurgence. A lot of brands are including a three piece suit in their offerings.
For the opening night of the 67th Berlinale, Bulgari hosts its exclusive “Night of the Legend” party, welcoming celebrities and VIPs to enjoy a sparkling night with legendary jewels.
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.
Lyuben Dilov Jr is among the undoubted modern phenomena of our time. He is well known in society and show business - as a publisher and writer, screenwriter and journalist, politician and image-maker. "He was one of the most intelligent students whom I taught in the 80s at the Faculty of Journalism and Mass Communication", said Prof. Lyubomir Stoykov.
Jeremy Lee Renner was born on 7th of January, 1971. He is an American actor and singer. Throughout the 2000s, Renner appeared largely in independent films such as Dahmer (2002) and Neo Ned (2005). He also appeared in supporting roles in bigger films such as S.W.A.T. (2003) and 28 Weeks Later (2007). He then turned in a much-praised performance in The Town (2010), for which he received an Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actor.
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.
Most Stylish Men is a global voting to show the celebrities with modern and original style of dressing and overall amazing look. In 2016 Be Global Fashion Network presented photos and information about more than 650 celebrities and their fans selected each month the most stylish of them. In December you can vote for the winners from each month and select the most stylish celebrities for 2016. In October 2016 we also started the Most Stylish Real Men voting - a selection of 11 stylish men, fashion professionals, who have timeless elegance and unique style. They are now competing with the celebrities in the December voting. Who will win - Most Stylish Real Men or Celebrities? Only YOU decide!
With the France Japan Innovation Year coming to an end, a delegation of French companies from the textile sector will be in Japan from 5 to 8 December 2016. They will take part in the Great France- Japan Innovation Forum held by the Embassy of France in Japan.
And here they are - your favorites among all nominees in each of the categories of Be Global Fashion Network readers' voting for November 2016...
Gregg Sulkin was born on 29th of May 1992. He is an English actor. At age ten he made his film debut in the 2002 Doctor Zhivago mini-series. He later landed the starring role in the 2006 British release Sixty Six, and subsequently became known for appearing in the Disney Channel comedy series As the Bell Rings and Wizards of Waverly Place.
Monokel Berlin is the made-to-measure manufacturer for the new generation of men in suits. No matter if it’s for evening wear, for a business or a leisure suit, together with you, we will create your tailor-made suit, shirt or chino-trousers. We would be happy to also advise you on your wedding suit. We can supply you with made-to-measure clothing, including the matching accessories, such as ties, pocket squares and men’s shoes, available in always changing collections.
And here they are - your favorites among all nominees in each of the categories of Be Global Fashion Network readers' voting for October 2016...
Conceived by Cristiana Schieppati and organized by Crisalide Press in collaboration with Milan City Council, the Chi ? Chi Awards - now in their sixteenth year - opened the ball at the Milan fashion week, as has been the custom for the last sixteen years, with a ceremony at the Palazzo Marino in Milan.
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.
Richard James Spring/Summer ‘17 collection snaps the brim of its toquilla straw hat down sharply and speeds across the shimmering, sun-slapped cyan sweep of the Straits of Florida to hedonistic ‘50s Havana in the company of the enchanting, exquisitely attired British gentleman adventurer and contrebandier Michael Dandy Kim Caborn-Waterfield.
We are a new generation! A generation filled with somebodys: Innovators, Out of the box thinkers, People not afraid to say what they mean, and mean what they say. Why should your tie be any different? We strive to provide hand crafted pieces that express your personal style just as much as your professionalism. Partnering up with local designers and suppliers allows us to keep things interesting!
And here they are - your favorites among all nominees in each of the categories of Be Global Fashion Network readers' voting for September 2016...
William T. Clothiers is a Certified Merchant Member of The Custom Tailors & Designers Association (CTDA) the oldest trade organization in the United States. Membership includes distinguished master tailors, designers, and custom clothiers who create fine custom clothing for discerning clients across the country.
Men’s elegance on the Emmy Awards 2016 Red carpet - variations of tuxedo and even a try for a boutonnière
We asked the Men's Fashion Cluster Ambassador Dandy to comment on the style of the celebrities on the red carpet, as he has a sharp eye for style and a witty language. Here is what he told us about the dress code of the celebrities attending the Emmy Awards 2016:
Jason Joel Desrouleaux, known by his stage name Jason Derulo, is an American singer, songwriter and dancer, who has achieved eleven platinum singles since the beginning of his solo career in 2009. He is a birthday boy today (born September 21, 1989) and we wish him to keep the trend in the development of his career.
After making an overview of the Best dressed at the USA Emmy Awards 2016 and we found out Who "broke" the black-tie dress code at USA Emmy Awards 2016, lets see which celebrities chose Italian style and wore ISAIA tuxedos during the glamorous event gala...
I think the time has passed when the best dressed men at the red carpet were only the ones dressed in Gucci or Armani. At least that's what most of the magazines that write about the red carpet were trying to convince us all the time. Now that men have many options to buy a custom made suit they can show some original style on the red carpet, not just wear black, don't you think? And it is a shame that most of them, even celebrities, still wear ill-fitting black ready-to-wear suits.
Marc Anthony is the top selling tropical salsa artist of all time. He holds the Guinness World Record for best-selling tropical/salsa artist and the most number-one albums on the Billboard Tropical Albums year-end charts.
Andrew Lincoln is an English actor, most famous for his portrayal of Rick Grimes, the lead character on the AMC horror drama series The Walking Dead.
Colin Firth is an English actor. In 2011, Firth received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, and was also selected as one of the Time 100. Firth was awarded an honorary degree from the University of Winchester in 2007, and was made a Freeman of the City of London in 2012.
Martin Freeman is a real style icon, wearing suits that are remembered on the red carpet. He looks perfectly in this three piece grey suit, arriving for the premiere of `The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug` in Berlin, Germany. The suit also has a perfect fit, which we can see rarely among celebrities, unfortunately.
Miller’s Oath is a bespoke tailor and ready to wear atelier, inspired by our great grandfather’s clothing store in South Dakota that opened in 1906. The design is a modernization of traditional American clothing inspired by wardrobe pieces from the turn of the century until today. Subtle details from the front cutaway, semi-roped shoulder, coat length, high armhole and ticket pocket create the Miller’s Oath aesthetic, a timeless silhouette that is as distinctive as it is sophisticated. The collection includes suits, sportcoats, shirts, ties, topcoats, and jeans.
The 2016 MTV Video Music Awards red carpet is known for being not like the other red carpet events - a little bit outrageous and to a big extent fun. Let's see some of the outfits of the celebrities that walked on the red carpet at Madison Square Garden in New York City and get the trends.
Jay Ryan (born Jay Bunyan) is a New Zealand actor, best known for his roles as Jack Scully in the Australian soap opera Neighbours, Kevin in the New Zealand comedy-drama series Go Girls and Vincent Keller in the American television series Beauty & the Beast.
Jason Bradford Priestley was born on August 28, 1969 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. He is an actor and director. He is best known as the virtuous Brandon Walsh on the television series Beverly Hills, 90210 and for his role starring as Richard "Fitz" Fitzpatrick in the show Call Me Fitz. We want to wish him a Happy Birthday today and ask you to vote for Jason Priestley in our contest Most Stylish Men.
Star Trek Beyond star Chris Pine is a birthday boy today! You know that we like his clothing taste and presence - he is always among the most stylish men on the Red carpet events - so our team wants to wish Chris to keep his fashion sense and continue catching all eyes on him both on screen and off.
In 2012, Cruise was Hollywood's highest-paid actor. 16 of his films grossed over $100 million domestically and 22 of them - about $200 million worldwide. Tom is a fan of classic men's attire - for his Red carpet appearances he usually wears two or three piece suits in black, navy or gray.
Rupert Alexander Lloyd Grint is an English actor, most famous for his part as Ron Weasley from Harry Potter film series. He is a birthday boy today and we wish him a lot of luck with his latest project Snatch - the new series for Crackle network.
Bespoke tailor Edward Sexton established his eponymous house in 1990 in Knightsbridge, West London. He began developing his own workshop; overseeing tailors that met his high standards and teaching his personal philosophy on tailoring to this select few.
James Kimberley Corden is an English actor, writer, producer, comedian and television host, currently hosting The Late Late Show with James Corden on CBS. He is a birthday boy today and we wish him to keep his charm and strong presence on the screen.
Choosing a N.H garment, means wearing a suit made following the oldest artisan tradition, which reflects the true nobility such that, through the choice of a refined "collector's" fabric, of a set of details, often hidden, tells oneself and his own personality in his suit.
His British aristocracy, blue eyes and perfectly fitting ensembles help Daniel looking always impeccable on the Red carpet - as stylish as James Bond himself!
Overcoming his drug issues, Downey managed to rebuilt his acting career and now is one of the most famous male actors in Hollywood. For his Red carpet appearances he always looks different, choosing a variety of styles, color combinations and accessories.
Christopher Whitelaw 'Chris' Pine is an American actor, born in Los Angeles, California, in 1980. For his Red carpet appearances his style is usually impeccable - elegant single- or double-breasted men's suits in appropriate colors and cuts.
The Nastro d'Argento (Silver Ribbon) is an Italian film award - the oldest movie award in Europe. This year the awards ceremony was held at the Teatro Antico, Taormina, Sicily Island, Italy, on July 2, 2016. And what a surprise - all gentlemen were dressed in similar black suits, making them look one and the same.
Today we'll take a look at the wardrobe of the Italian millionaire Gianluca Vacchi (Born on August 5, 1967 in Bologna, Italy). He is an entrepreneur and financier and serves as a President at SEA Societ? Europea Autocaravan S.p.A.
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.
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...
Even the most magnificent shirt would 'live' a fiasco if it's not in a resonance with the necktie and the suit jacket. And this means a lot of consideration of lengths, proportions, colors, patterns and details.
It's time to update your look with SABA's simple 'how to' on three ways to style a men's contemporary suit. SABA suits continue to exude an air of relaxed confidence this season, combining structure with movement and breathability in premium wools. Introducing the Collins Contemporary, impeccably crafted in 100% Australian wool for an elegant slim cut, and a sleek, contemporary profile.
True to his innovative vision, Stefano Ricci foresees the future with the presentation of the SR Junior Fall/Winter 2016-17 line, which completes the Men’s authentic lifestyle range. This collection is a meaningful correlative of the designer’s attention for the new generations: dressing our children in safe, hand-tailored, exclusive garments is his pleasure and ambition.
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.
Attolini is synonymous with Neapolitan tailoring, and their grandfather and father wrote some important chapters in the history of this prestigious school of Italian expert craftsmanship. They represent the third generation of the family and we know that this is a legacy to be cherished, a heritage of skills that they cannot lose, but that, on the contrary, they must continue ceaselessly to enhance.
Nina studied photography at UCLA (University of California, Los Angeles) and started her career as a Makeup Artist for the movie industry (in productions like The Rock, Con Air, Black Night, The Muse and Friends) and lifestyle magazines (like Vogue, Elle, GQ and Life).
E. Marinella is an Italian necktie company founded by Eugenio Marinella in 1914 in Naples. The store provides finest bespoke ties for Neapolitans and gentlemen from all over the world, including Gorbachev, George Bush, Francois Mitterrand, Oscar Luigi Skalfaro and Helmut Kohl.
One necktie by Hermes definitely belongs to the small group of exclusive products, which all over the world are recognized as a symbol of good taste. Surely there are ties, revealing even more refined sense of style and even more expensive and rare ties, but no other of them is recognized and admired by critics and fashion as much as Hermes necktie.
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 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.
Patrick Grant is a British fashion designer and creative director of bespoke tailors Norton & Sons of Savile Row. As a media figure he is best known as a judge on the television series, The Great British Sewing Bee.
After taking over Norton in 2005, Grant has been credited with rejuvenating the once ailing business. He relaunched E. Tautz & Sons as a ready to wear label in 2009, for which he was awarded the Menswear Designer award at the British Fashion Awards in 2010.
Italian designer duo Dolce & Gabbana presented its latest men's collection in Italy during the Milan Men's Fashion Week. Among the models on the runway were Cindy Crawford's son Presley Gerber and Jude Law's son Rafferty Law.
Recently Brioni, Bottega Veneta, Burberry, Tom Ford, Vetements and Public School announced that they say goodbye to Milan Men's Wear fashion shows. The final balance is 10 designers who have decided not to showcase their collections this year in Milan.
Mark Marengo is a British brand that offers the best tailoring tradition of Savile Row with a contemporary design edge. Mark and his team of in-house tailors offer fully bespoke suits, custom shirts, ties, hand-made shoes, and original accessories, alongside Mark Marengo Pret-a-Porter.
Burlington is a leading off-price apparel and home product retailer. We operate 567 stores in 45 states and Puerto Rico, where you’ll find a large assortment of current, high-quality, designer and name-brand merchandise at up to 65% off department store prices. Choose from a large selection of coats, clothing, and shoes for the entire family.
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.
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.
You just need 10 minutes per day to practice FOLKNETIKA and you will be slim, smiling and successful – the triple S.
Miranda Penn Turin is an award-winning, internationally acclaimed fashion photographer who works with celebrities, music labels, TV networks and some of the biggest brands in advertising.
In the collection you can find unconstructed and garment dyed products, alongside with more formal proposals, such as business and 'black tie' dinner suits.
The big question is not which movie is about to win the prize, but which dress code will be preferred by the celebrities - Black or Color Suits?
Black tie is a dress code of formal wear for evening events and social functions, derived from British and American costume conventions of the 19th century. Do you agree that those old costume conventions should change? Wouldn't it be much better if men dress in colours like women and not wear only black suits on formal ceremonies (the Academy Awards, Grammy Awards, MTV Awards, etc.)? Some men do it, but they are still few.
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.
Stefano Ricci is an Italian menswear designer with more than 30 years of experience. His eponymous brand (which is one of the Top 20 European made-to-measure men's suit brands) was created with the idea of offering 'the highest standards of the hand-made tradition'.
The famous tailor Luciano Barbera gives advises and tips how to wear a shirt and a tie. "It is not enough to have beautiful clothes. Lots of people have beautiful clothes. In fact some people have too many. What is important is what you do with them." - said Barbera.
The last edition of the Awards was held last night (April 3, 2016) at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. And we couldn't miss the trend - black is out, colors are in!
David Needleman is a US photographer, born and raced in New York City. Over the last 5 years, David has been a regular contributor of celebrity portraiture to L'Uomo Vogue. In addition, David has also photographed for Vanity Fair, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Hollywood Reporter, Out and more.
Ashley Weston is a top Celebrity Menswear Stylist and Men’s Style Expert as well as a Contributing Fashion Editor for GQ International. Her work can be seen on the red carpets of film and television premieres, the covers and pages of GQ, Esquire, Vanity Fair, Men’s Health, Men’s Journal, Nylon, Wired, InStyle, Interview, and the advertising campaigns of Google, Youtube, Diesel, Reebok, Brooks Brothers, IFC and many others. Her clients regularly top GQ & Esquire‘s “Best-Dressed” lists, making her one of the most sought-after menswear stylists in the industry.
Anthony Sinclair operates under the creative control of British designer David Mason. His career began as a shirtmaker in his native home of Manchester in North West England from where, in the early 1990's, he was making regular trips to London, Paris and New York, furnishing private clients with handmade bespoke shirts and neckties.
Mass-made clothing is, of necessity, sized for the masses. Dimensions are reduced to the most likely measurements and produced accordingly. Ready-made suits are made to fit the average person. The trouble is that no one is average. At Nathan’s, we consider much more than just your measurements. Crucial to the balance of every Nathan’s garment are details such as shoulder description, posture and hip level.
International Conference Fashion Futurum: Young Designers as a Key Factor in the Growth of Creative Economy
The business program and international conference Fashion Futurum opened with the discussion New Faces of Fashion: Young Designers as a Key Factor in the Growth of Creative Economy on 14 March 2016; the following issues were raised within the discussion - demand for young brands, efficiency of the e-commerce strategy, financial support and development routes.
In 1966, after 9 years at Turnbull & Asser and a short period as John Steven's assistant, Michael Fish opened his own store called 'Mr. Fish'. The exclusiveness of the store is determined by the high prices - usually about £35 for a jacket, £100 - for a suit, and £8-20 - for a shirt - defined by the generously used expensive fabrics.
Garrison Bespoke is thrilled to be recognized as the #1 Bespoke Tailor in Toronto. We are committed to making the best handmade suits for discerning men around the world. Our craft lies in creating stylish garments that not only adhere to modern trends in men’s fashion, but also to their unique lifestyle. Using traditional tailoring methods passed down from English tradesmen on Savile Row, Garrison is able to provide each and every client with expert advice on how to build the most stylish and practical wardrobe for their everyday wear. We take pride in going beyond simply making suits — we create garments that inspire confidence and success.
The suits will be created by 365 young designers from universities all over the world, so you can wear a different jacket every day over your gray T-shirts. Be an example for young people, because they should be ready for the business world, and clothing is very important as it gives the first impression of the person.
Two days ago (March 10, 2016), during a CNN's immigration-focused Democratic debate between Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders, the key topic in social media was none of the important issues, which were discussed during the event, but the color of Vermont senator suit. Was it brown, dark blue or black?
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.
Justin Pierre James Trudeau PC is a Canadian politician who is the 23rd and current Prime Minister of Canada, as well as the Leader of the Liberal Party. The second-youngest Canadian prime minister after Joe Clark, he is also, as the eldest son of former Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau, the first child of a previous prime minister to hold the post.
Andre Schwaemmlein is the CEO of MeinFernbus Flixbus - a bus service start-up company. He is the winner in Business category in the Traveling and transportation subcategory.
The 88th Academy Awards ceremony was once again a place where we hoped to see a difference in men's style. We were not quite lucky, but still there were some men that made a difference and are worth showing to you.
There it is again, the word 'sprezzatura', often associated with the Italian Gentleman-scene. 'Sprezzatura' is an idea coming from the Italian Renaissance. It explains an attitude of nonchalance in order to cope with the day very effortlessly. This 'sprezzatura' which is lived up by plenty of Italian gentlemen, fascinates an always growing community.
Michael Fassbender is a German-Irish actor, born in Heidelberg, West Germany, in 1977 and raised in Killarney, the Republic of Ireland, where he attended school and college. He plays in both independent films and blockbusters. For his portrait of Steve Jobs in the biopic of the same name, Fassbender has received Academy Award, BAFTA, Golden Globe and SAG nominations for Best Actor.
Sartorial elegance isn't just a hobby for this breed of very-well-put-together men - it's their life's calling. Serena Altschul explores the world of the dandy, which Nathaniel "Natty" Adams (author of "I Am Dandy") and photographer Rose Callahan define as a man "obsessed with personal elegance."
In March 2012, Yves Saint Laurent officially stated that Slimane would replace Stefano Pilati as brand's creative director. And under the Slimane's governance YSL has become one of controlling conglomerate Kering's most powerful brands - the sales doubled in his first two years at the brand to almost $800 million annually in 2014.
Harry Edward Styles is an English singer and songwriter, born in Redditch, Worcestershire, England, in 1994. He is best known as a member of the boy band One Direction. The boy band has a huge success - it's first single 'What Makes You Beautiful' debuted at number one on the UK Singles Chart, and has since sold over 5 million copies worldwide, making it among one the best-selling singles of all time.
The 'Audi Night' on January 22, 2016, with about 350 invited guests, opened the spectacular weekend of racing on the Hahnenkamm in Kitzb?hel, Austria. Among the invitees were actors Jason Statham and Luke Evans, pop singer, actor and former ski racer Hansi Hinterseer and German footballer Mario Goetze.
It is not just the physical craftsmanship behind a Turnbull & Asser shirt that makes each one so special - it is also the people behind the brand. Read on to find out about the figureheads of our design and production teams, and learn the century-long history behind T&A.
Brand's men's formal shirts come in the generously fitting Classic, the streamlined Slim Fit, and the skinny Super Slim Fit. More relaxed styling is found in the Casual and Polo shirt collections. In addition, the company offers a wide variety of high quality men's suit and shirt's accessories to finish your perfect look. You can choose from a range of Cufflinks, Cuff knots, Ties, Bow-ties, Pocket squares, Handkerchief, Scarves, Belts and much more.
David Oyetokunbo Oyelowo is English actor, producer, director, and writer, born in Oxford, England, in 1976, to Nigerian parents of Yoruba ethnicity. On the Red carpet, David is always elegant and he is definitely not a big fan of the Black tie dress code. The actor usually wears monochromatic attire, often - a well-fitting three-piece suit, combined with a matching tie or bow-tie.
The new year is already here and the winners of BGFN readers' voting for Most Stylish Men 2015 are announced! The nominees are separated in six categories - Cinema, Music, Business, Sport, Science & Culture and Politics - and here are your top 5 favorites in each of them, forming the Top 30 Most Stylish Men 2015 list...
Roy Chittleborough and Joe Morgan are master tailors and the owners of Chittleborough & Morgan - a traditional bespoke atelier at Savile Row, London - There is no ready-to-wear and there are no anonymous customers. There is only Bespoke.
Lawrence Zarian is a Celebrated author, TV personality, Lifestyle expert and Red carpet guru. He was born in Glendale, California, USA in 1965 and is best known for his work on The Fashion Team (2006), Entertainment Tonight (1981) and Live with Kelly and Michael (1988). His personal style and taste won him the prize for Most Stylish Men 2015 in Category Business!
Colin Andrew Firth is an English actor, born in Grayshott, Hampshire, England, in 1960. His most memorable role so far has been the 2010 portrayal of King George VI in 'The King's Speech' - a performance that earned him an Oscar and multiple worldwide best actor awards. His style, personality and achievements won him the prize for Most Stylish Men 2015 in Category Cinema!
Nicolas Kim Coppola known professionally as Nicolas Cage, is an American actor and producer. He has performed in leading roles in a variety of films, ranging from romantic comedies and dramas to science fiction and action films.
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.
Idrissa Akuna "Idris" Elbais a British actor, musician and DJ. Elba is best known for his portrayal of drug lord and aspiring businessman Russell "Stringer" Bell in the HBO series The Wire, Detective John Luther in the BBC One series Luther, and Nelson Mandela in the 2013 biographical film Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom. Elba has been nominated five times for a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor in a Miniseries or Television Film, winning one, as well being nom inated four times for a Primetime Emmy Award.
Barack Hussein Obama II is the 44th and current President of the United States, as well as the first African American to hold the office.
At the premiere of Walt Disney Pictures and Lucas Film's Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Hollywood's biggest stars came out in full force to see the latest installment of the most famous movie franchise of all time before anyone else. We selected for you the most stylish celebrities that came to the premiere. Just to say, you are going to see men in suits, in colourful suits, or in interesting combinations of blazers and pants.
Alex Turner is an English musician, singer, and songwriter, born in High Green, Sheffield, UK, in 1986. He is the leading vocalist of the English rock band Arctic Monkeys, formed in 2002, which already has 5 released albums. Their debut album - Whatever People Say I Am, That's What I'm Not (2006) - is the fastest-selling debut album by a band in British chart history.
Mark Daniel Ronson is an English musician, DJ, singer, and record producer, famous not only for his talent, but also for his great taste. He always chooses interesting, eye-catching outfits for his Red carper appearances and we think that his style has developed during the years...
Leonardo DiCaprio is one of the celebrities with best taste and style. While most of the Hollywood actors wear only black suits on the Red carpet - which even don't fit them well - Leonardo is often noticed to wear high quality wool suits made to measure.
Jeremy Lee Renner is an American actor and producer. He is also a singer-songwriter, guitarist, keyboardist and drummer and according to us - a pretty stylish gentleman. He always looks great on the Red carpet - elegant, classy but by no means boring.
Most of the gentlemen - no matter if they are actors, producers, screenwriters, CEOs, etc. and the country they origin from - are dressed almost the same - black suits, white shirts, black bow-ties/ties. We know that this is the traditional set for the Black tie dress code, but...
Black tie is a men's and women's dress code for evening events (after 6 p.m.) dating back from the 19th century. It is semi-formal - in the middle between white tie (the most formal) and business dress (less formal). For this reason, the black-tie ensembles can display more variation in comparison to White tie.
Cufflinks are used to secure button shirt cuffs and may also be an item of jewellery for men. Cufflinks can be manufactured from a variety of different materials, such as glass, stone, leather, metal, precious metal or combinations of these. Securing of the cufflinks is usually achieved via toggles or reverses based on the design of the front section, which can be folded into position. In addition, there are also variants with chains or a rigid, bent rear section. The front sections of the cufflinks can be decorated with gemstones, inlays, inset material or enamel and designed in two or three-dimensional form.
The British Fashion Awards are held annually in the United Kingdom (since 1989) 'to showcase British designers and present awards to those who have made the most outstanding contributions to the fashion industry during the year'. And every year we see many celebrities showing their taste (or its lack) on the BFA red carpet. This year our favorites among the gentlemen, who were most stylish during the event, are...
Among the wide variety of menswear clothing, Burton offers also some really stylish and classy men's suit accessories, including cufflinks, scarves and tie bars. You can find something for every taste, style and occasion, including pieces for sportsmen or grooms.