In 1995, American fashion’s Renaissance man Ralph Lauren decided to build on his clubby aristocratic image by introducing a premium-priced co
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
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.
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
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.
Clive Christian, creator of an eponymous collection of rarefied perfumes (www.clive.com) a
The September 1998 merger of Asprey London with Garrard had all the markings of a regal marriage made in heaven.
The London showroom and workshop of John Carnera and George Glasgow, two of England’s best-known bespoke shoemakers, is a dark, three-story s
Neckties made with two-piece, seven-fold construction or silk sewn with 24-karat gold thread are often regarded as the ultimate, but Italian
In 1221, an order of Dominican monks cultivated herbs in a monastery garden in Florence, Italy, to produce medicinal balms and creams for the
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 yo