Tag: Neapolitan

Simon Spurr is the new Creative Director of Eidos
World fashion

Simon Spurr is the new Creative Director of Eidos

Simon Spurr is back. The acclaimed British designer, credited with modernising menswear tailoring, has been appointed as creative director of Italian menswear brand Eidos — a more modern and affordable sub-label of heritage menswear brand Isaia that was launched in 2013. His first Autumn/Winter 2018 collection for the Neapolitan brand will debut in January.

ISAIA Fall/Winter 2017-2018 collection
Menswear collections

ISAIA Fall/Winter 2017-2018 collection

ISAIA "San Leucio" collection for Fall/Winter 2017-2018 presents and re-elaborates different images and moods. The leitmotif pays tribute the silk saga and the legendary Bourbon silk textile workshop of San Leucio, nestled in the bills not far from the magnificent Reggia di Caserta and the pride of the kingdom of Napoli between the 18th and 19th centuries.

Bespoke men's suit tailors in Rome
Bespoke Men's Suits

Bespoke men's suit tailors in Rome

The Italian suit is a symbol of style and craftsmanship. When you hear the word "tailor", the first thing that comes in mind is Italy. We selected for you the best bespoke suit tailors in Rome. They are famous with the masterpieces they sew and most of their clients believe in their hands.

Christian Louboutin takes classic styles to the next level
Accessories

Christian Louboutin takes classic styles to the next level

Season after season, Christian Louboutin technical virtuosity and signature irreverence take classic men’s styles to the next level, all in pursuit of uncompromising innovation in design. Boundaries, after all, mean little to the designer, with tradition often taken merely as a suggestion whilst fabrics, embellishments, constructions and techniques are reinvented tirelessly.

Made-to-measure suits by Sartoria Latorre
Made-to-measure Men's Suits

Made-to-measure suits by Sartoria Latorre

Michele Latorre founded Sartoria Latorre in 1965, initially as a little local company, to produce made-to-measure suits. During the years, Michele gains experience serving local customers in his small workshop at Locorotondo, a beautiful village, in the very heart of Valle d’Itria, Puglia.

Men's suit jacket Shoulder Styles
ABC of the men's suit

Men's suit jacket Shoulder Styles

Today, we'll take a look at the five main men's suit jacket shoulder styles, which give different look to their wearers...

Gentlemen's tips:
ABC of the men's suit

Gentlemen's tips: "The meaning of the shirt sleeves" by Luca Rubinacci

As many of you know, Neapolitan tailoring is famous for the shirt sleeves. But what is this - shirt sleeves? They are called shirt sleeves because these are the very wide sleeves with very high armhole. And what does this mean?

Italian bespoke clothing by Jovanny Capri
Bespoke Men's Suits

Italian bespoke clothing by Jovanny Capri

Jovanny Capri is an Italian bespoke company, offering completely hand-made Neapolitan tailoring. It is specialized in bespoke men's suits, giving a full range of customization options.

Master Tailor Sebastiano Montella talking about his Traditional Neapolitan custom tailoring classes
Interviews

Master Tailor Sebastiano Montella talking about his Traditional Neapolitan custom tailoring classes

All classes are conducted in a traditional apprenticeship manner and reflect the same learning environment that was presented to Sebastiano Montella and other Italian master tailors of the past. A class of this nature and style is not found anywhere else in the United States.

Neapolitan Bespoke and made-to-measure menswear by Orazio Luciano
Bespoke Men's Suits

Neapolitan Bespoke and made-to-measure menswear by Orazio Luciano

Orazio Luciano has been making high quality formal and casual garments for the elegant man since early 1990s. Refined classicism and a touch of technical virtuosity are keynotes of the brand and the Neapolitan flair is always there, present in each detail.

Elements of Modern Classic Dress. Missurasu Napoli, Sprezzatura
The dandy style

Elements of Modern Classic Dress. Missurasu Napoli, Sprezzatura

When we say 'Neapolitan cut', we inevitably come to the most famous feature of the Neapolitan jacket - soft shoulder. This atlas, which holds on its shoulders, as the Italians say sullespalle, the secret of Italian male elegance, a great lightness achieved in a difficult way, the core of the concept of sprezzatura.

Elegant menswear for Fall-Winter 2015/2016 by Cesare Attolini
Menswear collections

Elegant menswear for Fall-Winter 2015/2016 by Cesare Attolini

And today, 130 tailors - each dedicated to performing a single step - use only scissors, thimbles, needles and thread to produce 50 entirely handmade jackets and suits per day, made of finest Scottish, English, Irish and Italian yarns, from the highest quality wools to the purest cashmeres. It takes 25 to 30 hours to make a suit and each of them has a little handcrafted details fine-tuned over the decades by Vincenzo Attolini

Glossary of men's coat: Neapolitan Shoulder explained
ABC of the men's suit

Glossary of men's coat: Neapolitan Shoulder explained

There are three main things, which distinguish the Neapolitan shoulder:
- lack of padding;
- pleated sleeve heads;
- spalla camicia ('shirt shoulder').

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