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British quality men's shoes by Joseph Cheaney and Sons
Menswear accessories

British quality men's shoes by Joseph Cheaney and Sons

Joseph Cheaney founded the company and moved to the present site in 1896. In 1903 Joseph's sons Arthur and Harold joined the company. In 1930 "Dick" Cheaney, grandson of the founder, joined the company.In 1966 Cheaney won the Queen's Award to industry and was sold to Church and Company. In 2009 Jonathan and William Church bought the company. Their family has been making fine shoes for five generations and they are fully committed to producing the finest footwear entirely made in England.

Italian bespoke shoes by Antonio Meccariello
Menswear accessories

Italian bespoke shoes by Antonio Meccariello

My family has a small history of shoemaking. In the 1950’s the small towns near Benevento were very involved in the shoemaking industy. Many households were involved in various stages of shoemaking. It was an outworker based system where various parts of shoes were made by different groups of people, and mostly in their homes. Unfortunately in the past 10 years, most of these small workshops have closed due to consolidation of the shoe industry, and the main industrial shoemaking area in Italy is now concentrated in the Marche region.

Study Menswear tailoring in New York School of Design
Fashion design education

Study Menswear tailoring in New York School of Design

New York School of Design is fashion focused design school. Located in the New York City's Garment District, NYSD provides an inspiring training ground that fosters the development of our student's interests and career goals in fashion design. Since its founding in 2005, NYSD has maintained its position as the hub for intensive, hands-on training, and offers accelerated programs in fashion design to students of diverse backgrounds and nationalities.

Swedish bespoke footwear by Melker Shoes
Accessories

Swedish bespoke footwear by Melker Shoes

In the year 1921 Emil Jonsson was appointed apprentice in the shoemaking trade. After three years of apprenticeship Emil opened a shop in Bygdea in the north of Sweden. Emil was famous for a special style of a Norwegian welted boot with a raised lake. Emil’s son Melker took over the shop in 1944. Melker is the one in the family who without comparison have made most shoes and boots in the family. He worked many years in a shoe factory which he for some time was the owner of. Melker retired in 1988.

Turnbull & Asser organised a private dinner to present the rich history of the brand
Lifestyle chronics

Turnbull & Asser organised a private dinner to present the rich history of the brand

Turnbull & Asser By Appointment celebrated its Los Angeles arrival last week with a private dinner at the Bel-Air Hotel, hosted by Turnbull & Asser’s James Fayed, Dean Gomilsek-Cole and Steven Quin. The Turnbull & Asser team welcomed a talented group of Hollywood stylists and press to learn more about the brand’s rich history, bespoke shirtmaking services and seasonal collections. Throughout the week, Mr Quin also welcomed clients to attend bespoke shirt fittings at T&A’s private bungalow suite at the nearby Beverly Hills Hotel.

Saint Laurie - Fully bespoke suits hand-made on the premises in New York City
Bespoke Men's Suits

Saint Laurie - Fully bespoke suits hand-made on the premises in New York City

Saint Laurie Merchant Tailors was founded in 1913 by Samuel Kozinn, a Jewish immigrant from Poland whose mother tongue was Yiddish. Samuel’s first garments were trousers manufactured in the now-fashionable Williamsburg section of Brooklyn.

Crockett and Jones - the English footwear
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Crockett and Jones - the English footwear

Founded in 1879 in Northampton, at the heart of England’s most famous shoemaking town, Crockett & Jones specialise in the manufacture of high quality Goodyear-welted footwear. For men there are 3 ranges produced by Crockett & Jones: Hand Grade, Main Line and Shell Cordovan.

The Bespoke Tailor's Certificate Course at the Savile Row Academy
Fashion design education

The Bespoke Tailor's Certificate Course at the Savile Row Academy

From January 12, 2017 to July 21, 2018, Savile Row Academy organizes Bespoke Tailor's Certificate Course, including four modules, designed to meet Savile Row's world renowned standards of excellence.

How to sustain profitable growth in the fashion industry
How to plan your business

How to sustain profitable growth in the fashion industry

Many well-known fashion companies such as the Dutch McGregor Group, the stock-listed fashion company Steilmann, the online outlet Dress-for-Less and the menswear specialist Pohland filed for insolvency this year, while other well-established companies such as Gerry Weber, Tom Tailor and Hugo Boss admitted they are struggling.

Flow and decision making using TOC
How to refresh the business

Flow and decision making using TOC

Using a variety of hands-on and thinking exercises, lecture, and discussion, this Theory of Constraints (TOC) Flow and Decision Making Using TOC workshop provides an understanding of TOC flow and focus concepts in a variety of environments beginning with operations.

Perfect Choice: The Art of the Casting Director
Lifestyle chronics

Perfect Choice: The Art of the Casting Director

Legendary casting directors Lynn Stalmaster, Juliet Taylor and Mike Fenton will be saluted and will discuss the evolution of their profession and the casting director’s essential role in filmmaking with “Perfect Choice: The Art of the Casting Director” on Wednesday, April 13, at 7:30 p.m. at the Academy’s Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills.

You have to think differently before you can dress differently - Peculiar to Mr Fish
The dandy style

You have to think differently before you can dress differently - Peculiar to Mr Fish

In 1966, after 9 years at Turnbull & Asser and a short period as John Steven's assistant, Michael Fish opened his own store called 'Mr. Fish'. The exclusiveness of the store is determined by the high prices - usually about £35 for a jacket, £100 - for a suit, and £8-20 - for a shirt - defined by the generously used expensive fabrics.

The new photosession of Galinel Fashion House
Fashion collections

The new photosession of Galinel Fashion House

On June 27, fifty-member "Galinel" fashion house crew is going to distant Kapadokya, Turkey. It is located near the Syrian border and is famous for its unearthy rock formations, the untraditional way of life and adventurous enthusiasm preserved to our days.

The reason for this trip is to shoot an advertising clip of the brand's new collection of bridal dresses, which is going to be on air for a month on the world fashion channel FTV.

What is Haute Couture?
World fashion

What is Haute Couture?

Haute couture refers to the designing, creating, and selling exclusive custom-made, high fashion women's clothes.

The term "haute couture" comes from the French language. Haute means "high" or "elegant", Couture means "sewing" or "dressmaking".

A business must be a member of the Syndical Chamber for Haute Couture in Paris, which is regulated by the French Department of Industry, in order to be called a haute couture house.

Originally referred to French fashion and in France, now the term Haute Couture is also used loosely to describe all high-fashion custom-fitted clothing.

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