Front Runners November 2015: Growth Pattern

The storied Italian menswear brand Luciano Barbera ( has been a favorite since its founding 44 years ago. Founder and chairman emeritus Luciano Barbera, the son of a textile-mill owner, is perhaps best known for his stylish mix of fabrics in varied patterns and colors, and since 2009 his daughter Carola Barbera has been designing […]

Magnificent Mavericks

Trailblazing designers push the frontiers of menswear this season with hardy, well-built clothing crafted for the rugged individual who favors durability and comfort—especially when they are harnessed to a bold personal statement. This slightly defiant spirit is expressed in sturdy topcoats, leather jackets, and blazers whose brash lines and daring details emphasize the breadth of the wearer’s shoulders and […]

L.B.M. 1911 Unveils Spring Summer 2014 Collection

With its Spring/Summer 2014 collection, L.B.M. 1911 remains loyal to its high quality standards and continues to be innovative in its ongoing research of new fabrics and treatments. The iconic slim-fit blazers are reinvented this season in a variety of fabrics and patterns. From the floral and geometric motifs printed on the reverse of the […]

Gifts of the Season 2013: Looking the Part

On a British hunt, what you wear is every bit as important as what you shoot. Recreational hunting in Europe and the United Kingdom always has been associated with monarchies and aristocrats. Images of regal fox hunts hammer that point home, but historically, even driven bird hunts for pheasant and grouse routinely were limited to […]