Fashion

Silvano Lattanzi (212.734.2962, www.silvanolattanzi.com ) artistically combines fashion and innovation with old-world craftsmanship. Far Left: Alligator shoes, $14,500.
Olga Berluti is the kind of talented footwear designer who can reinvent the classics simply by changing the materials and finishes. The fourth-generation French shoemaker did just that this year with...
When Charles Hall, the vice president of sales and marketing for Hommage, wants an end-of-week indulgence, he gets the Ultimate Facial at Manhattan’s latest spot for men’s grooming, Hommage Atelier...
Clothing makers have been adding shimmer to their designs for years hoping that trace amounts of real gold, silver, or platinum would ultimately translate to green at retail. The latest entry comes...
When Orlebar Brown launched its tailored swimsuit collection in 2007, its concept was not to create swim shorts, but to design shorts for swimming. Indeed, the London-based company’s stylish,...
When avid pilot Jeff Herold created Scheyden in 2000, his goal was to produce precision eyewear designed to the specific needs of the aviation industry. To that end, he fashioned a series of...
Where do you go to get that $5,000 handmade Cesare Attolini suit to ensure it is cleaned and pressed without losing its shape or the exceptional finish of its cloth? The dilemma has become so common...
Shoe designers Edmundo Castillo and Manuele Bianchi each admit to having more than 500 pairs of footwear—mostly sneakers—taking up space in their respective closets. Still, that didn’t stop either...
Clothing makers have been adding shimmer to their designs for years hoping that trace amounts of real gold, silver, or platinum would ultimately translate to green at retail. The latest entry comes...
Layering on the outerwear may keep you warm and dry in changing weather conditions while navigating the greens, but it’s not always great for the golf swing. In its ongoing effort to create...
British automotive marque Lotus revved up London’s fashion week in February with the debut of Lotus Originals, a casual collection comprising men’s clothing and accessories. By stitching together the...
The 60-year-old company Meurice Garment Care, known for its prowess in cleaning fine clothing, has created an online service to accommodate cleaning orders for ties and scarves. Now, clients of the...
Ermenegildo Zegna’s spring-summer collection features an unexpected array of sleek black, navy, and charcoal pieces that are designed to remain surprisingly cool even in the heat because of the brand...
Sisley, Parisian skincare line known for its use of natural, plant-based ingredients, debuted its first men’s collection. At $265, Sisleÿum for Men is an all-in-one grooming and anti-aging kit that...
The British bespoke shoemaker is known for its custom, handmade shoes, and has more recently expanded with an array of unique leather goods. Its newest introduction was a limited-edition collection...
The family-owned Italian outerwear company Allegri is known for fabric innovations that are functional, waterproof, and lightweight yet luxurious. In fall 2010, for instance, Allegri pioneered Rain...
Venerable British luxury house Alfred Dunhill furnishes the discerning gentleman with tailored suits, clothing and handcrafted leather accessories. Best known for its briefcases, trunks, and other...
“I just wanted to create the perfect high-quality dress shirt,” says Roderick Tung, the 34-year-old cardiologist and designer of the new LA-based brand Tung, whose line of men’s dress shirts are...
British shoemaker Barker Black, established in 1880, recently opened its second U.S. store on North Robertson Boulevard in Los Angeles. The new store’s decor highlights the brand’s heritage with...
Hungarian shoe designer Ildikó Gál recently opened her first shop at 790 Madison Avenue in New York, where, for starting around $2,000, those interested can purchase a pair of handmade ready-to-wear...
London-based Alfred Dunhill unveiled its newest pen in the Sentryman Explorer series, a design with a cleverly concealed compass and flashlight, along with interchangeable 18-karat gold fountain,...
When identical twin brothers Anthony and Hubert Tsai speak of their new shaving and skin-care line, TwinLuxe, they frequently use the word “performance,” which they say defines their philosophy of...
Scabal offers more than 5,000 cloth weaves in its extensive archives of fine fabrics, including Dreamline, a rare worsted-woolen cashmere, and its recently introduced Riverside, a super 120s wool...
Over the past 20 years partners David Dow and Jim Neeley have lent their considerable business acumen and creative talents to everything from building houses in third-world countries to crafting home...
Rimowa revolutionized the luggage industry back in 1937 when the Cologne, Germany-based case manufacturer introduced a series of train and steamer trunks made from lightweight aluminum. As air travel...
Shirtmakers tend to acquire their considerable skills, as well as their favorite shears, from fathers and grandfathers who have practiced the art of tailoring for decades before them. So Paul Trible...
In celebration of its 35th anniversary, Tumi re-created some if its original leather travel pieces this season. Best known for pioneering the use of high-quality ballistic nylon in travel and...
The Italian fashion house Gucci has created stylish 3-D glasses for optimum viewing of 3-D movies. The black plastic aviator frames with Gucci’s signature green- and red-striped detail were designed...
Like James Dyson’s remarkable reworking of the vacuum cleaner, mechanical engineer David Kahng reinvented the umbrella by turning the rainy-day object into a weatherproof work of art. The...
For its bold new eyewear collection, German automaker Maybach turned to IVKO, another Teutonic brand, to handcraft shades worthy of its über-luxe vehicles. Emulating the posh interiors of Maybach...

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