FrontRunners January 2015: FASHION

Seasonal Blues When it comes to comfortable and versatile weekend wear, nothing beats a great pair of denim jeans. Keen to capture the garment’s enduring appeal, menswear brands are using denim’s traditional blue hue for their spring collections’ suits, shirts, trousers, knitwear, and even accessories, such as these Carrera sunglasses, available at Solstice Sunglasses ($199, […]

FrontRunners: Footnotes

Like Tom Ford’s red-velvet Orson loafers, the two slipper designs shown here can add flair to a pair of jeans or a trim tuxedo. The Alberto Moretti tassel loafers (available at Barneys New York, are made from dark-blue velvet and trimmed with colorful tartan piping and tassels. They are $695 per pair. The $795-per-pair […]

FrontRunners: In His Shoes

One of the most prominent brands in women’s shoes, Jimmy Choo now offers the Jimmy Choo Men’s Collection ( The Italian-made shoes are priced from $595 to $1,295 and range from formal styles to biker boots. Standouts include a classic loafer with pewter bit hardware that evokes a circa-1970s men’s silver bracelet.