Brioni is best known for its impeccably tailored suits, but it’s possible to go from the boardroom to the bedroom without sacrificing any sartorial style in the transition.
Martin Carstarphen has spent the last five years investing his money, time, and talent in reintroducing genuine Sea Island cotton to the lexicon of luxury fashion.
If you haven’t been to a spa lately, you’re in for a surprise.
The creations for the human foot from Silvano Lattanzi, the master of Italian shoemaking, display a brilliant palette of hues drawn from his observations and travels.
In 1995, American fashion’s Renaissance man Ralph Lauren decided to build on his clubby aristocratic image by introducing a premium-priced collection of men’s suits and sport coats.
It’s easy to understand why Luciano Barbera has garnered a reputation as Italy’s reigning prince of style. “Understated and deluxe, like Italian cashmere” is how one associate describes him.
George Glasgow and John Carnera never worked for George Cleverley, the late venerable British bespoke shoemaker under whose signature they now produce men’s bespoke footwear.
Craig Caplan did not want to cut down royal palm and rare black palm trees to embellish his limited edition eyewear, so he brokered a deal with the Waorani tribe, which controls 2 million acres of
Two years ago, Italian dress shirt maker Luigi Borrelli touched off a sartorial feud with suit maker Kiton by hiring the latter’s best tailor, Errico Formicola, and enlisting him to develop the fi
Tuscan Perfumer Lorenzo Villoresi receives patrons by appointment only.
In the 1930s, a middle-aged Italian tailor named Vincenzo Attolini made an indelible mark on the international men’s fashion scene.
My college roommate, Ira, knew how to live well.
In 1999, couturier and fragrance czar Paco Rabanne held his last couture show in Paris and ceremoniously announced his retirement.
“You’re not from the city, are you?” a woman asks me over the rhythm of Hindu chanting in a candlelit room.
Enduring, traditional, practical. By its very definition, the word classic defies the fleeting fancies of fashion, a realm driven by ever-changing and often recycled trends.
The London showroom and workshop of John Carnera and George Glasgow, two of England’s best-known bespoke shoemakers, is a dark, three-story space that smells of beech wood, oil, and leather.
The September 1998 merger of Asprey London with Garrard had all the markings of a regal marriage made in heaven.
Clive Christian, creator of an eponymous collection of rarefied perfumes (www.clive.com) and owner of England’s 161-year-old The Crown Perfumers
In 1221, an order of Dominican monks cultivated herbs in a monastery garden in Florence, Italy, to produce medicinal balms and creams for the sick.
Neckties made with two-piece, seven-fold construction or silk sewn with 24-karat gold thread are often regarded as the ultimate, but Italian tie maker Tino Cosma has introduced something even more
American designers have been infiltrating the European fashion capitals and their premier houses for years.
Most concealable holsters and shoulder rigs are utilitarian products made for law enforcement, accessories that will definitely clash with your handmade superfine wool suit.