FrontRunners April 2015: Trend Spotting

A colorful or graphic sport coat is a spring essential. Bright Boglioli’s double-breasted red jacket delivers a pop of fresh color. Brilliant A striking pattern updates Etro’s classically tailored silhouette. Vivid Canali’s blast of blue announces that spring has arrived.

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 […]

FrontRunners August 2014: Fashion

Often dismissed as too conservative, the plaid jacket has been given a stylish makeover for fall. The new interpretations of plaid are bolder than the traditional patterns and feature richer hues. Jackets for this season are made from soft, supple materials. A standout is the $3,025 Isaia wool-and-cashmere double-faced plaid jacket ( shown here. “The […]

Etro Applies Its Signature Style to an Exclusive Set of Guitar Cases

Etro has created a limited run of leather guitar cases with eclectic hand-tooled details inspired by charrería (Mexican rodeo), the national sport of Mexico. On one of his many trips to Mexico, Kean Etro—menswear designer for the family-owned-and-operated label—was inspired by the sport, which is engaged in alongside mariachi music at annual competitions. Kean Etro […]

Dinner-Jacket Redux

When the occasion calls for black-tie dress, men have a wide array of stylish options this season that make it fun to get dressed up and express their individuality. For fall, it’s all about exaggerated lapels, playful prints, pops of color, and richly colored velvet. Here are some of our favorite evening ensembles. Made with […]


Bright color and bold patterns, often considered vulgar in the world of luxury, are rendered both beautiful and wearable in the hands of Kean Etro, the Italian designer who single-handedly started a new peacock generation in menswear when he turned his father’s textile studio into a sportswear label in 1986. Always theatrical as ensembles on […]