Fashion

Tom Ford is the master of elegant evening wear, and this black-and-gold jacquard jacket ($4,590) in a textured silk blend is one of his most sophisticated pieces yet. The elongated shawl collar...
British shoemaker John Lobb has collaborated with compatriot Aston Martin to create Winner Sport ( www.johnlobb.com ), a lightweight driving shoe that will be available in September. Made of calfskin...
In a quiet village outside Paris, a small group of craftsmen slices strips of wood by hand, while other workers meticulously hammer tiny brass nails one by one. Nearby, sewers are joining swaths of...
Gucci is now making board games more fashionable and portable. The Italian fashion house has created a sophisticated checker set made of its sleek, supple leather, available online and in select...
Manhattan-based designer and optician Nader Zadi, known for sourcing vintage eyewear frames from the early 1900s and reshaping them into innovative bespoke frames, has released a series of limited-...
Christian Louboutin, the French shoe designer known for his signature red-soled stilettos, opens his first men’s-only store in the United States this month in New York’s Chelsea neighborhood. This is...
Those familiar with the Duncan Quinn ( www​.duncanquinn.com ) boutiques in Los Angeles and Miami will find the Londoner’s Manhattan digs to be quite a departure. Operating out of a 250-square-foot...
Stepping into the flagship store of an exceptional luxury brand brings with it specific expectations. Those who seek out the goods produced by such high-end designers do so with the understanding...
It’s hard to look polished in wet weather when your only option is a clunky pair of rain boots. But leave it to Yves Saint Laurent (YSL) to create a stylish water-resistant option: a pair of rubber...
Salvatore Ferragamo’s foray into luggage was inspired by the tailored lines of Italian automotive design, and accordingly, the fashion label’s sleek, elegant cases exude an aura of high performance...
Made from a rare type of cotton sourced from a small farm just east of the Nile Delta in Egypt, the 300-thread-count fabric used for the Ascot Chang Cullinan collection ( www.ascotchang.com ) might...
When Martin Greenfield sent President Eisenhower’s custom-made suits to the White House, he tucked little notes of political advice into the pockets. Whether the president considered his counsel or...
When the driver of a $295,000, 208 mph Ferrari FF rolls into the country club, he nevertheless might unload a set of Lamborghini clubs and wear Porsche golf shoes and a Mercedes-Benz golf shirt,...
Swiss eyewear company Götti recently launched Spin & Stow, a new eyewear concept where the earpieces seamlessly rotate 360 degrees, and which can be folded into a sleek, flat form that fits in a...
Artisan leather-goods maker Frank Clegg has unveiled a collection of made-to-order alligator bags and accessories, which he personally hand-cuts, stains, and stitches because the skins are so...
The tried-and-true moccasin is back for summer in many stylish variations. It’s soft, lightweight, and comfortable, and it’s the perfect finishing touch for any outfit from business casual attire to...
The Edwardian Room at New York’s Plaza Hotel is now home to a retail space by Angelo Galasso ( www.angelogalasso.com ). The room first opened as a men’s-only café in 1907 and later housed one of the...
In the world of fashion, the word cult is often thrown around, but never has the term been more appropriately applied than to men’s shoemaker Berluti. With a creation myth that describes founder...
The latest version of Paul & Shark’s Typhoon 20000 jacket ($1,365) not only protects the dauntless seafarer from gusts of wind and rain, but also shields his mobile devices from the elements...
It is another gray afternoon in London, but the atmosphere on Savile Row is anything but gloomy. On the contrary, the world’s most distinguished avenue of fine tailoring is nearly pulsating with...
Italian fashion powerhouse Bottega Veneta is focusing its attention on men this season with the opening of its first U.S. men’s-only store in Manhattan and the unveiling of a newly expanded...
The Italian outerwear company Allegri has created yet another fabric innovation: a lightweight, wrinkle-resistant blazer for summer travelers. Available in navy blue and black, the Polytravel blazer...
Fans of Tom Ford’s impeccably styled clothing are also coveting his stylish sunglasses. His new 1950s-inspired browline glasses, which hit the stores this month, are already a favorite of his...
The path that led Alex Bartholomew to a career designing and producing high-end, handcrafted golf shoes was not preconceived, by any stretch. Born to British parents and raised in golf-rich South...
When Thierry Hermès established his namesake company in 1837, he offered European noblemen wrought harnesses and carriage bridles. When his son took over the firm decades later, he introduced a new...
The bomber jacket, worn by aviators for decades, is the quintessential symbol of cool masculinity. It has made a return to the fashion runways this fall, and Stefano Ricci, staying true to the brand’...
RLX Ralph Lauren has grown from a collection of stylish sports gear to a full-blown line of apparel and accessories designed to meet even professional athletes’ demands. For its high-performance gear...
Old is new with Isaia’s richly textured topcoat. The company employs a 14th-century Tuscan method of processing wool to create the characteristic curls of its Casentino cloth. The process, which...
Gucci has reached beyond the brand’s shiny, hard edges, creating a rich vintage look for a fall line of exceedingly functional travel bags. This duffel, made with distressed lambskin and a...
"The collection has an element of power," says Louis Vuitton menswear designer Kim Jones. "The clothes make the man look heroic." Indeed, Jones has delivered the strongest collection for fall 2012,...

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