Loro Piana

4 Luxe Boat Shoes Perfect for Summer Yachting

Slipping on an easy pair of boat shoes has long been a hallmark of summer’s warm weather and casual, leisure-filled days. The shoe was originally invented by Paul A. Sperry, who in 1935 after noticing his dog’s ability to traverse slick surfaces without slipping, cut thin slits into the soles of his own shoes. Sperry […]

Front Runners December 2015: Royal Treatment

Merino sheep earned the sobriquet “the gift of kings” in the 18th century, when Charles IV of Spain gave several of the fine-wooled animals to fellow royalty in other European nations. Today a wool called the Gift of Kings is the newest material enticement from the luxury clothier Loro Piana (loropiana.com). The superfine wool (12 […]

FrontRunners December 2014: FASHION

Personal Best Using the sumptuous fabrics for which the Italian luxury-goods brand is renowned, the Loro Piana bespoke service (212.980.7961) creates custom-made suits, jackets, trousers, and overcoats. The garments are measured, cut, and sewn at Loro Piana’s Midtown Manhattan atelier by tailors trained in Italy. Clients can choose from some 1,500 fabrics, including the brand’s […]

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