Fashion

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...
The conservative, tried-and-true tuxedo no longer defines black tie. Menswear designers are mixing black-tie suits with an array of unconventional pieces, such as formal denim shirts, stingray-toed...
The $1,315 Mühle Edition No. 1 shaving set ( www.muehle-shaving.com ) comes with a badger-hair brush and an ergonomically designed razor and in a white resin gift box. Mühle, a German shaving-...
THE GIFT A custom eight-piece luggage set handcrafted by One Hermès craftsman in Paris. Consultation with a specialist from Hermès to create a bespoke suit, topcoat, shoes, and leather and knit...
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...
Stephen Seo ( www.stephenseo.com )—a bespoke tailor known for the whimsical details in his suits and formalwear—has opened a by-appointment-only showroom in Manhattan’s Wall Street district. Clients...
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...
If Umberto Angeloni has his way, your wardrobe will soon be better suited to your profession or pastime. The former chief executive of the Italian fashion house Brioni is the mastermind behind Uman...
Come February, the French fashion house Hermès will open its first shop devoted entirely to men. The Hermès Men’s Boutique will occupy 6,000 square feet of Madison Avenue retail space across the...
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...
Especially in these changing times, the well-heeled businessman turns to classic, exceptionally tailored suits for their incomparable construction, reassuring comfort, and enduring style. Yet those...
Before he begins working over my shoulders, neck, and scalp with a pair of handheld vibrating gadgets that look like small steam irons, William Gornik—owner of the two Gornik & Drucker...
The impeccably crafted shoes featured on these pages combine lean, sculpted silhouettes; captivating finishes; and subtle yet defining accents, which range from leather-wrapped shoelace tips to...
Since he established his menswear business nearly four decades ago, Stefano Ricci has dreamed of opening a signature shop in Florence, Italy, his hometown and the birthplace of his brand; but the...
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...
The sober monochromes of traditional business attire offer men few opportunities to express their individuality. Often, a gentleman’s only concession to personal style is his necktie—a sartorial...
In addition to keeping you warm, the Zegna Sport Ecotech Solar Jacket ( www.zegna.com ) by Ermenegildo Zegna can recharge your cell phone or iPod. The lightweight garment ($1,500), which is made...
This fall, a handful of Arizona businessmen will board a flight to Chicago, where they will convene in a century-old oak-paneled boardroom outfitted with a concealed bar (a relic from the Prohibition...
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,...
Only a handful of stores and tailors construct bespoke suits of the highest quality—suits tailored to fit the client like a second skin. This deficiency in the marketplace contributes to what Italian...
When the 80-year-old Swedish shirtmaker Eton ( www.etonshirts.com ) opened its first U.S. store earlier this year, at New York’s Plaza Hotel, it offered some big men immediate gratification: The...
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,...

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