Fashion

Edward Tautz earned his reputation as a bespoke tailor of military uniforms and country sport clothing in the late-19th and early-20th centuries. So it’s fitting that, now under the guidance of...
While working as a model following a successful stint in college basketball, Ron Donovan discovered that many of the fashion clients who hired him for his good looks failed to notice his size 15½...
Custom eyewear designer Nader Zadi, known for artistic eyewear made using antique components, is making rose-gold frames from an alloy of 12- and 14-karat gold mixed with copper. The frames will be...
Hoping to revive interest in exotic-skin footwear, a look that originated in London more than 75 years ago, designer Domenico Vacca has introduced his first signature collection of men’s alligator...
In 1954, a little-known French sleeping-bag, glove, and snowsuit maker named Moncler used its billowy white blanket filler as insulation in the extreme-climate jackets it created for renowned French...
Known for its high-performance sunglasses and accessories, Oakley has forged a new concept in sunglasses made of pure carbon fiber, a material widely used in sports cars and in the aerospace industry...
When Francesco Scognamiglio was creating Allegri’s 010109 collection last year, hence the numerical name, he was envisioning the brand’s limited-edition label as one fit for a modern-day royal. “I...
Growing up in India during a time when it was heavily influenced by England, Anit Patel garnered a lifelong passion for all things British, right down to the colorful bow ties that have become his...
They look like an old pair of shoes your grandfather might have worn and, in fact, that could very well have been the case. That’s because Church’s new Shanghai footwear collection is inspired by...
With ski season underway, we have uncovered a selection of innovative new accessories that might just enhance your athletic prowess on the slopes. Tumi’s Snow Collection Black ballistic nylon became...
When Porsche Design Group set out to introduce a signature sports collection in collaboration with Adidas three years ago, the goal was to build a premium clothing and accessories line with the...
Discretion had been the signature of Italian leather goods maker Bottega Veneta long before Tomas Maier took over as the company’s influential creative director in 2001 and banned any sort of logos...
For the past decade, Martin Dingman has used rugged saddle leather to line his signature men’s belts, and it’s using the same sturdy leather to create Rudyard Collection, a limited-edition line of...
When Werner Baldessarini launched his upscale signature clothing label in 1993, the longtime creative director and one-time chief executive of Hugo Boss went to Italian suit maker Alberto Caruso to...
Many men will attest that getting a haircut can be a real buzz-kill. But, the dapper Frenchman Martial Vivot is making it a luxurious experience in New York. His year-old Martial Vivot Salon Pour...
Known for its practical, well-made luggage and business accessories, Tumi is venturing into exotic territory with a collection of special-order alligator accessories. The super-slim Windsor Envelope...
No man’s wardrobe is complete without essentials such as a navy blazer, khaki pants, a tailored suit, and the classic trench coat. Seasonally adaptable and appropriate for any number of occasions,...
Artisan shoe maker and race car enthusiast Gianni Mostile steered men’s footwear in a whole new direction in 1963 when he patented his soft leather driving moccasin with soles constructed entirely...
In his ongoing effort to bridge the world of luxury and technology, Ralph Lauren has introduced a dual-purpose jacket, dubbed the Remote, to his sporty RLX label. As a style statement, it is a...
Gable and Adnan (a.k.a. Ed) Shaikh give new meaning to the term in-house tailors. The Dallas-based couple actually converted the swimming pool cabana of their Kessler Park home into a custom-clothing...
Several years ago Alain Schimel, owner of the French brand Zilli, said he was focusing more design attention on shirts, ties, and leather accessories because such items are a natural stepping stone...
On any Paris shop receipt, you’ll read the word merci (thank you). At the new concept store of Marie-France and Bernard Cohen (founders of Bonpoint), the word has additional purpose and meaning when...
British shirt maker Thomas Pink unveiled a collection of specially treated cotton business shirts that are crease-resistant yet retain the brand’s signature soft, supple touch. Dubbed the Traveller,...
Hamilton, the 125-year-old American custom shirtmaker, is offering its clients exclusive access to a collection of 1,000 exceptional fabrics through a newly formed partnership with Thomas Mason,...
London’s Savile Row is known for its tailored clothing, not cycling gear. So when Rapha, the British brand known for its premium cycling clothing, approached bespoke tailor Timothy Everest about...
Kiton is introducing a brand of clothing to the U.S. that can best be classified as Kiton Light. The company’s Sartorio label, purchased from Italian suit maker Attolini in 2002 and available up...
A fashion devotee, Ernesto Piano appreciates being able to tie various knots — from the conventional four-in-hand and half-Windsor to a full Windsor and the Italian Vismara double knot — in order to...
More than a century ago, the British luggage maker Globe-Trotter helped revolutionize travel cases with the introduction of paper-based Vulcan fiber while its competitors were still making their...
The greyhound became part of the logo for Italian fashion house Trussardi in 1973, giving the brand a symbol of agility, elegance, and drive. Now, the sleek canine insignia is the focus of new...
In 1903, German drugstore owner Hans Schwarzkopf created a special powder formula that became the world’s first shampoo. It would be another 24 years before the same inventor would create the liquid...

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