Makers of custom shoes might employ centuries-old techniques, but their footwear still can appear surprisingly modern.
Nader Zadi, a manhattan optician who owns the bespoke eyewear company CustomEyes, used to notice fellow subway passengers and restaurant diners tugging at their reading glasses as they looked up f
The skiwear company Spyder (www.spyder.com) has introduced body armor for bicyclists.
After his parents were killed in 1997, during a civil war, a then-14-year-old Sudanese boy named Sefedin found his way to a base camp for Doctors Without Borders, which placed him in a school for
When Thierry Hermès opened his saddle shop in 1837, in Paris, the cobblestoned streets rang with the clip-clop of horses’ hooves.
If a tie’s pattern does not readily identify it as one of Italo Ferretti’s designs, then its construction should.
The sounds of rapping hammers and buzzing saws echo through Solomeo, Italy, as they have for much of the past two decades.
Chuck Vodicka describes himself as "very fussy." When Vodicka, who lives in Miami and is a partner in an independent insurance company, needed a new briefcase, he knew exactly what he wanted but h
From slow food, the anti-fast-food movement that a group of fellow Italians initiated to promote locally grown artisanal foods, brothers and business partners Roberto and Marzio Compagno derived a
Dunning Golf Performance Apparel (www.dunninggolf.com) cannot fix your swing, but it can improve your appearance on the course.