Fashion

John Lobb’s (212.888.9797, www.johnlobb.com ) new “by request” service offers more custom options. 2nd from Left: Redmire one-buckle leather shoes, $1,660.
George Cleverley (310.289.0008, www.gjcleverley.com ) creates new shapes and details for his growing collection. 2nd from Right: Reuben antique calf wingtips, $850.
Tardini (212.246.0085, www.tardini-accessories.it ) offers one of the best-made alligator dress shoes. The inventive designer even created casual alligator-and-suede sneakers. Far Right: Shiny...
Brunello Cucinelli (212.813.0900, www.brunellocucinelli.it ) continues to set the standard for luxurious sportswear, be it denim or cashmere. Far left: Cashmere-and-wool peacoat, $4,495, cashmere-and...
Canali (212.767.0205, www.canali.it ) remains a must-have for its broad range of fabrics and colors, and practical silhouettes. Far Right: Cashmere bomber jacket with mink collar, $2,995, and cotton...
Hermès (800.441.4488, www.hermes.com ) proves it is more than just an accessories house, with menswear that delivers style and performance. 2nd from Right: Waterproof cashmere trench coat, cashmere...
Stefano Ricci (212.371.3901, www.stefanoricci.com ) sportswear stands out for its inventive mix of materials and key pieces. 2nd from Left : Cashmere bomber jacket with silk lining and mink collar,...
Brioni is best known for the exceptionally tailored, classically cut suits it has been making since 1945. But in the last few years, it has also become a surprisingly inventive maker of sportswear...
Kiton ( www.kiton.it ) , a master of handmade suits, offers a more structured, 1960s-style shoulder in its Cipa collection. Far Right : Cashmere-and-cotton suit, $7,295, shirt, $695, tie, $240, scarf...
Ermenegildo Zegna (888.880.3462, www.zegna.com )delved into its archives for rich tweeds and also developed new lighter materials. Far Left : Wool suit, $2,695, shirt, $325, tie, $185, pocket square...
Tom Ford (212.359.0300, www.tomford.com ) has shaped wider lapels and a looser 1940s styling for fall. 2nd from Left : Silk-and-rayon Micro-Herrington suit, $3,570, shirt, $495, tie, $220, and pocket...
Ralph Lauren had a busy year, to say the least, from opening stores in New York and Paris, to receiving the Chevalier de la Légion d’honneur from French President Nicolas Sarkozy, to presenting...
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...
When Eddia Mirharooni was an architect in his native Iran, he designed an innovative suspended roof that appeared to float above the walls on sheets of glass. That blueprint brought him top honors at...
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...
Some of the durable yet superlight materials that Swiss watchmaker Tag Heuer uses to make its timepieces also can be found in the company’s new collection of sunglasses and frames. Priced from $890,...
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...
< Back to Concierges' Guide to London JERMYN STREET “One of the most famous” shopping destinations in London “for handmade shirts, ties, and accessories.” The bustling street located just behind...
< Back to Concierges' Guide to London BEAUCHAMP PLACE "For cocktail dresses and made-to-order pieces," visit this charming thoroughfare in Knightsbridge, home to such stores as Panache, Bruce...
< Back to Concierges' Guide to London ANDERSON & SHEPPARD A member of the Savile Row Bespoke tailors, this outfit is popular with "American clientele" for its "trendy" cuts. But "service is...
< Back to Concierges' Guide to London AMAN SPA LONDON AT THE CONNAUGHT The Asian hospitality brand’s "first and only" spa that does not reside within an Aman resort. Set in a serene contemporary...
< Back to Concierges' Guide to London ANYA HINDMARCH Renowned designer’s "bespoke shop on Pont Street" draws women in search of one-of-a-kind items like the Bespoke Ebury handbag. Craftsmen in the...

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