At the fall 2002 couture fashion shows in Paris, the pièce de résistance on Valentino’s runway was an elaborately embroidered and appliquéd v
While many perfumers have ventured into the realm of bespoke fragrances, London’s Creative Perfumers goes one step further by describing itse
In the 1995 film Big Night, two Italian brothers open a restaurant named Paradise in 1950s Keyport, N.J.
Chicago suitmaker Oxxford Clothes, which has earned an impeccable reputation among the world’s finest textile mills, is joining forces with t
About 50 years ago, an old Frenchman declared that a man has not really lived until he has undressed a lady wearing late- 19th-century finery
When Ludwig Mies van der Rohe uttered his famous words “God is in the details” to an admirer of his work, the celebrated German minimalist ar
You cannot help but wonder what Jacques Cousteau would have thought of National Geographic’s new seafaring Tempest 1 jacket (800.437.5521,
Late last year, when Dormeuil pulled the plug on its U.S. clothing operation and closed its New York store, the firm’s U.S.
This fall, Alan Flusser once again attempts to educate men on the finer points of style with his third book, Dressing the Man (HarperCollins)
Orazio Luciano (305.569.9970) claims that his signature label handmade suits require more time and handwork than Kiton’s exclusive 50-hour K
With their leather flame patches and contrasting cobra and crocodile skins, George Esquivel’s custom shoes have always been a bit racier than
For years, suitmakers have sought to lighten wool suits for summer by removing the linings.
Andrea Artioli has spent the past few years devising a way to bring breathability and enhanced comfort to his custom- and ready-made Artioli
There is a whiff of battle in the air at Louis Vuitton.
Eric Malka has a confession to make.
Valerie Louthan’s baby-skin-soft Scottish-made men’s sweaters are made from more than mere cashmere.
These nine leading retail executives live on the front lines of the fashion world, traveling the globe year-round to select the garments from
When venerable London bespoke suitmaker H. Huntsman & Sons Ltd.
Every woman knows that you can’t be fully dressed without the finishing touch of distinctive accessories.
Critt Rawlings is not accustomed to driving on the left side of the road, which explains why the chief executive of America’s finest suitmake
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Brioni is best known for its impeccably tailored suits, but it’s possible to go from the boardroom to the bedroom without sacrificing any sar
The creations for the human foot from Silvano Lattanzi, the master of Italian shoemaking, display a brilliant palette of hues drawn from his
If you haven’t been to a spa lately, you’re in for a surprise.
Martin Carstarphen has spent the last five years investing his money, time, and talent in reintroducing genuine Sea Island cotton to the lexi
It’s easy to understand why Luciano Barbera has garnered a reputation as Italy’s reigning prince of style.
George Glasgow and John Carnera never worked for George Cleverley, the late venerable British bespoke shoemaker under whose signature they no