Pal Zileri

Five Key Pieces for Fall

Five must-haves for every fashion-forward man this Fall. Menswear designers have transformed a number of classic garments into up-to-date essentials through new materials, patterns, and treatments. These fresh styles recently made their debuts during the men’s runway shows in New York, Paris, and Milan, where models wore cozy turtlenecks under suits, leather jackets lined with […]

FrontRunners November 2014: FASHION

Skin Deep Alligator-and crocodile-skin shoes, belts, and briefcases are exceptionally durable. And as stylish accessories, they are especially enduring. Indeed, the textured hides have been fashion mainstays for generations. The items shown here are among our favorites from this season’s offerings. Clockwise from far left: Tod’s alligator backpack (tod’, $36,000), Prada crocodile loafer (, price […]

Pal Zileri

When Yvan Benbanaste assumed the role of fashion coordinator at Pal Zileri in 2007, he took on the near-impossible task of getting the Italian clothier’s multiple licensees to produce outerwear, knitwear, and other sportswear with the same consistency and level of quality the parent company achieved years earlier with its handmade Sartoriale suits. The young […]