Articles in Fashion

Before Giorgio Armani, the phrase men’s fashion was an oxymoron. Or rather, with all due respect...
Brioni’s experimentation with jacket design dates to the 1950s, when it introduced the Ordine...
Slipping into a custom-made suit is simply the sine qua non of dressing sensations—a thrill that...
Umberto Angeloni went to a lot of trouble and great expense to express his views on how important...
The Milanese Maestro In 1977, Giorgio Armani paraded down a Milan fashion runway his version of a...
Photography by Drexel Hill Photography.
In 1940, a young tailor named Giacomo Trabalza was serving in the Italian army and stationed near...
A double-breasted vicuña topcoat hangs in the back room of the Gucci store on Milan’s Via...
Ever since Gucci and Burberry recaptured and then eclipsed their former glories, countless other...
Simone Schedoni has firsthand experience with the fanaticism that Ferraris can engender. In his...
“Give me the luxuries of lifeand I will willingly do without the necessities,” wrote Frank Lloyd...
Fashion imitates art at Dolcepunta’s New York showroom, where a gilded picture frame showcases a...
 Photography by Richard Foster.
When a young inventor named Alfred Dunhill inherited his father’s saddlery business in 1893, he...
TAILORED CLOTHINGCesare AttoliniBy perpetually tweaking the armhole, narrowing the shoulders, and...
Designs on RelaxingTwo years ago, an official from the European branch of Jacuzzi invited...
Rapid growth and prolific experimentation often can work to a company’s disadvantage. Ermenegildo...
SHIRTS  FinamoreThe second-oldest shirtmaker in Naples has extremely limited distribution in the...
w. somerset maugham’s 1944 novel The Razor’s Edge, one of the principal characters, Elliott...
Two years ago, as British brands Burberry and Paul Smith were ringing up record sales, the menswear...
Relying on his three decades of experience as a menswear designer and wardrobe consultant, Alan...
In the fable The Emperor’s New Clothes, a pair of con artists posing as tailors dupe his royal...

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