Fashion

The smell of wet clay is the first thing to greet a visitor when the freight elevator opens on the sixth floor of the nondescript building in Brooklyn, N.Y. Passing through a large, open studio...
When Chicago’s Shrine haberdashery ( www.shrinestyle.com ) opened its doors on Oak Street in November 2010, it introduced a boutique environment specializing in men’s accessories, predicated on...
When Ben Goorin stepped into the role of president and CEO of Goorin Bros. ( www.goorin.com ), a family-owned, San Francisco hatmaking firm, he refocused the company’s approach and perception by...
Of all the wardrobe essentials, the perfect pair of jeans is, oddly, the most elusive. Few men understand that as well as Scott Morrison, a fashion entrepreneur who has established and sold two...
Italian menswear brand Ermenegildo Zegna is unveiling a specially commissioned art installation at the MAXXI, Italy’s National Museum of XXI Century Arts, in Rome on March 21, which coincides with...
In his previous career as a fashion publicist and impassioned historian, Andy Stinson had many occasions to wax poetic about everything from silk ascots and Windsor-knotted neckwear to cutaway-...
The new fragrance from the House of Sillage is making a statement as much with the fragrance as with its glittering limited-edition bottle, which is covered in 491 fully faceted Swarovski crystals,...
Fashioning a custom suit from qiviuk, the wool from the downy underbelly of a rare Canadian musk ox, is a complicated task even for the most competent tailor. The cashmere-like wool is composed of...
When Ardie Ulukaya launched the 34 Heritage denim brand in the United States just over a year ago, the goal was to create a gentleman’s pant collection that combined the casual look and feel of jeans...
Passing through the massive wrought-iron gates of Antico Setificio Fiorentino—the ancient silk mill located in the Oltrarno district of Florence, Italy—is like stepping back centuries.
Photography by Blair Getz Mezibov; Styling by Christopher Campbell; Photographed at the Renee and Chaim Gross Foundation, New York Photo 1: Cesare Attolini wool jacket, $5,275, linen shirt, $525, and...
Opened in late November in New York’s Soho neighborhood, the Louis Vuitton Travel Room (212.274.9090) stocks an impressive selection of the brand’s travel trunks, luggage, accessories, and clothing...
Margo Petitti was working toward her degree in landscape architecture when a friend in the men’s tailored clothing business handed her some discontinued fabric swatches and challenged her to do...
With “eco-friendly” a buzz word in everything from cars to hotels, it’s no surprise that a denim company has finally found a way to make recyclable denim. Nudie Post Recycle Dry jeans are fashioned...
One look at Ghurka’s new flagship store on Fifth Avenue at 59th Street, and it’s clear the 30-year-old tried-and-true, classic leather-goods company has evolved into a more contemporary brand. At the...
A French footwear designer known for his brand’s sky-high stilettos has opened his first men’s-only boutique, in Paris. Christian Louboutin ( www.christianlouboutin.com ), located across from the...
In the game of love, a well-chosen gift never fails to score a few points. And the stakes run high on Valentine’s Day, when every paramour hopes to unwrap a perfectly tempting little something. So...
Now you can compare and share your ski stats through your smart phone with Zeal Optics’ Z3 Live—the company’s latest model of technologically advanced ski goggles to hit the market. Zeal Optics,...
Taking inspiration from the first two people to reach the summit of K2, the second tallest mountain in the world, Italian and German design companies Mykita and Moncler have teamed up to create a...
Lana Marks, known for luxurious alligator handbags and accessories, is finally giving the green light to a new collection of men’s exotic-skin leather goods, which was introduced at the designer’s...
Santiago Gonzalez appreciates functional and fashionable luggage. Indeed, traveling weekly between his homes and offices in New York, Paris, and Cali, Colombia, he makes great use of the duffel that...
A tiny, 12-megapixel camera and a microphone sit between the lenses of the $400 Liquid Image Summit Series HD 1080p goggles ( www.liquidimageco.com ), enabling you to shoot hi-res photos and 1080p...
Designed by the Apex Sports Group, a Colorado company known for its extraordinarily comfortable ski boots, the Apex Ski Boot CF3 ( www.apexsportsgroup.com ) is intended specifically for more athletic...
When Amber Doyle and Jake Mueser opened their signature boutique, Doyle Mueser , earlier this year, the Fashion Institute of Technology grads were banking on the notion that young urban men (and...
The Velvet Collection is Italian fashion house Dolce & Gabbana’s first fragrance collection, and it was unveiled at Saks Fifth Avenue this month. The series comprises six perfumes ($195 for a 50...
For most of his career, Simon Spurr has been the name behind some very big names. In 1997 he began designing a clothing line for Yves Saint Laurent, under the close guidance of Hedi Slimane. Four...
The GIFT An unprecedented opportunity to select cloth from the 165-year archives of the Lanificio Carlo Barbera mill outside Milan, Italy, as well as create a signature bolt of cloth with the master...
Oxygen has been thought to be a benefit to good health ever since Jules Verne envisioned the concept in his 1870 book, Around the Moon, in which the science fiction writer described rooms full of...
In the house where Vincenzo Ulturale grew up in Naples, Italy, his parents converted the family living room into a makeshift workshop where they sewed neckwear and taught their son to do the same. So...
For the first time, Italian designer Giorgio Armani is integrating precious metals and exotic leathers into sunglass and eyewear collections. The new line features hand-finished glasses in two...

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