Missoni

Design Seen: On the Map May/June 2015

LONDON The Connaught Formerly a walk-in humidor, the brass bar in the distinguished hotel’s Champagne Room is “very Jules Verne in concept and feel,” says Guy Oliver, who designed the space. Mayfair’s intimate new address for imbibing bubbly also flaunts limestone walls, leather accents, and an oval skylight, which recalls Japanese architect Tadao Ando’s water […]

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 […]