Tiger of Sweden's Fall/Winter 2019 collection takes inspiration from a brief creative period ranging from the mid 1910’s through to the start of the 1930’s known as Swedish Grace. A period when architecture, art and craft balanced between a classic and modern expression. It was a time full of creativity influenced by the big changes that was happening in society and the world as a whole. The fall of empires, the dawn of new democracies, the introduction of universal right to vote in Sweden.
This immaculate collection of quintessentially British menswear pieces was formed for a sophisticated gentleman who consistently seeks out refined innovation.
You’ve heard people say that it’s not about what you look like on the outside… it’s all about who you are on the inside. Well, that’s true to a certain degree but in the world of modeling, it’s all superficial; if you don’t look good, you’ll never have a career in modeling, let alone a successful one.
Milan Fashion Week: 2019 Women's Fashion Week in the name of sustainability and internationalisation
170 collections, 58 runways, 110 presentations e 54 scheduled events: Milan Fashion Week was back this September with a preview of S/S 2020 novelties. One of the most glamorous and awaited events for professionals and enthusiasts, presented by Camera Nazionale della Moda Italiana (CNMI).
Of course, your engagement ring is the most precious gift. It’s priceless and symbolizes your lifelong happiness with the person you love. You bought it yourself and it’s only you who understands its value, right?
Fashion shows are mostly leisurely, plush events that require one to spend a considerable amount of time outdoors. These exhibitions bring out all sorts of people, whereby some desire to don romantic floral dresses, that easily and effortlessly catch the crowd’s attention, while others favor retina-searing neon outfits. This only goes to demonstrate that a vast majority of people worldwide are actively conscious of both existing and upcoming trends. Thus, they end up wearing a mix of well-designed, button-downs, trousers, jackets as well as a combination of other articles of clothing.
The journey, or rather the desire to travel, is the peculiar character of our times. A window that opens upon the future, an instantaneous snapshot captured by a smartphone, or a briskly multilingual chat. Belvest's menswear collection for autumn-winter 2019-2020 takes its inspiration from the multifaceted traveler of today, that in every moment of his life seeks authentic emotional luxury. A dashing style, inspired by the new ethos, where couture is casual yet of great visual impact.
With stable results, the 33rd edition of CPM – Collection Premiere Moscow drew to a successful close on 6 September 2019. Around 1,300 brands from 30 countries exhibited their collections for the spring/summer 2020 season in 16 halls of the Expocentre exhibition grounds. As always, CPM attracted a highly professional audience of buyers and experts to Moscow: around 21,300 professional visitors from 50 countries with a focus on Europe and South Asia.
In the Men's Collection for the next winter season, which bears the name of Coral Damie, Isaia's constant support and active participation in the life of the greatest Neapolitan has become creative inspiration. The colours, the soft and opulent atmospheres, both representative and enveloping which, through the neoclassical taste impressed by Antonio Niccolini at the beginning of the nineteenth century, characterise the San Carlo, are translated in-to a precious palette of soft and dense colours that tell of timeless stories, lyrical passions and intense musical sensations.
Dashing Tweeds will launch women's made-to-measure collection and new collaboration with Dougie Millings and Son
Dashing will be launching two new collections this season, all in their unique range of British woven cloths. Now that they have settled into their Marylebone store and have had years of happy men sporting Dashing they thought it a natural progression to offer women a chance to benefit from their made to measure tailoring and their extensive range of creative cloths.
Loubicircus presentation saw Paris' Musee des Arts Forains – a sanctuary dedicated to the magic of the circus - transformed into a late-night funfair to mark the launch of the Spring/Summer 2020 Men's Collection. A real feat of showmanship, the evening was filled with curiosities and marvels.
The Fall Winter 2019 collection is born out of a dynamic synergy. By fusing tailoring tradition with contemporary informal style, and business affairs with moments of leisure, it marks a sartorial evolution through the use of technology and soft-wear.
If you’re someone who likes to make a statement whenever you’re putting on a piece of jewelry, then wearing a diamond pendant should be your go-to piece. Also, a diamond pendant is always considered sophisticated and classy.
When you are trying to choose the perfect engagement ring you have a lot that you need to keep in mind. Picking a piece of jewelry is a big decision to make at the best of times, but it’s even bigger when it comes to choosing something as important as an engagement ring. This is something you need to think hard about, as it’s such a big decision to make in your life.
Over the last ten years we have seen more and more casinos open and sadly many of them seem to have completely abandoned the high quality dress code which they once had in place. Casinos in the main used to be super glamorous places where you could get suited and booted and show off your best outfit, sadly those days seem to have gone in some casinos. In truth you don’t have to get dressed up at all, especially if you are using an online casino like Novibet casino, in that case you could have the best time ever sitting at home in your pajamas. If you do wish to attend a casino however then we say bring back that dress code and glam yourself up for this special occasion.
Know how to say colour in 18 different languages? We do. And this year, it seems the French do too. Trendhim`s Colour Report ranks Europe’s most colourful countries.
Two times a year, for three days, the 6 major industries supplying materials and services to the global fashion industry (yarns, fabrics, leathers, designs, accessories and manufacturing) meet the world's creative brands at Premiere Vision Paris to help them prepare their collections.
The Spring/Summer 2020 collection features a range of highly technical garments: the TRAVEL SPORT UNIFORM capsule collection successfully combines tailored style and high-tech details, with a selection of garments made of crease-resistant, quick-dry technical textiles designed for casual, dynamic men who expect maximum comfort both in and out of urban contexts, and at the same time are eager to showcase their distinctive style.
The Fall/Winter 2019 collection serves as a meta take on Berluti itself: patina, the signature colouration of the maison’s classic leather shoes is illuminated in new light. Captivated by the old marble tables at which craftsmen hand-dye the patina of shoes in Berluti's manifattura in Ferrara, Kris Van Assche paints his collection in the multi-hued stains of their surfaces. A wealth of reds, yellows, blues and greens saturates garments in rich colour, no two the same. The dye-splattered marble is further interpreted in print on silk shirts and nylon bags structured in exotic leather.
The menswear of Belvest for Spring/Summer 2019 leaves the room of comfortable certainties to explore a territory at the boundaries of tailoring, the multiform space where patterns, prints, details describe the mutated sensitivity of the male universe.
Not only is the summer season closing in, but it’s also the time of year where couples are tying the knot. In other words, this is the most wonderful time of the year to be a part of. Engagement season is closing in, and it’s a season where brides are the of the show.
The clothes in the Men’s Spring/Summer 2020 collection of the brand Franklin Eugene are light, bright, airy with a balanced array of full leg, skinny, and standard width trousers. We can see the juxtaposition – for every buttoned-up shirt there is a shirtless suit. We can almost taste and smell the citrus.
Franklin Eugene International LLC had a fashion presentation June 17, 2020 in Milan, Italy. The fashion house showcased designer Franklin Eugene’s latest menswear collection, CITRUS. The collection is inspired by a CITRUS color palette that includes lime green, lemon yellow, vibrant orange and tomato red. Stitched with fabrics that include organic cottons, silks, and wool, this collection is Franklin Eugene’s take on incorporating citrus inspired colors and prints into a Spring/Summer menswear collection. The clothing is light weight, comfortable, soft, and sun, surf, and sand ready. The collection remains true to Mr. Eugene’s signature style affections - clean lines, strong cuts, and fantastic finish work. Once again, we see Mr. Eugene lean forward and innovate with our first look at what is likely to become a brand fan favorite the FRANKLIN EUGENE TRENCH SHIRT (a range of shirt designs inspired by the trench coat).
Marco De Vincenzo returns to Pitti Uomo as the Pitti Italics Special Event for this 96th edition. Recognized as one of the most innovative voices on the fashion scene, the designer will launch his first menswear collection. The Marco De Vincenzo Spring/Summer 2020 men's collection was presented with a fashion show at the Tepidarium del Roster.
Givenchy wase the Guest Designer at Pitti Immagine Uomo 96. Clare Waight Keller – the British designer and artistic director of the LVMH group maison since spring 2017- presented the new menswear collection from the brand that is an icon of French elegance with a special event.
As the capital plays host to London Fashion Week Men’s St James’s will be at the heart of the celebration of elegance, creativity and style as Jermyn Street is transformed into an open-air catwalk for the day.
When you're little you always dream of your wedding what your rings would look like, diamonds are still a girl's best friend and finding that special ring is a must and so worth the wait. Diamond Rings come in all shapes and sizes, depending on what you're looking for and want there is that perfect ring for you.
The Sartorio brand, with its strong sartorial imprint that is modern and casual, tells the story of a Neapolitan in the World, while the Kired brand is characterized by the combination of artisanal excellence and innovation. The two present their novelties for the first time in a new space at the Cavedio of the Lower Floor (Main Pavilion). Timeless collections that do not fall victim to fleeting trends, but which are in constant evolution, reinterpreting the codes of elegance and good taste.
When giving gifts, you want your act and gift to be memorable. You don’t want your gift to end up in the recipient’s closet, collecting dust. As much as possible, you want the recipient to show off your gift. You can finally achieve this goal once you decide to give jewellery from jewellers in Australia. Regardless of the age, gender, and style preference of your recipient, there will always be a piece of jewellery that will suit them. But with the number of jewellery gift ideas to choose from, how do you know which ones to pick?
The spirit and emotion of the mid-Twentieth Century British artist. Francis Bacon. John Deakin. Soho. The artist vulnerable yet powerful. Hybrids: classic clothing taken apart at the seams, turned on its head. The maverick male in heritage McQueen. Cut, pieced and patched trench coats, hunting jackets, pinstripes, knits, shirting and military clothing realised with the power and immediacy of a broad-brush stroke. Strength of character, individuality and creativity.
Scabal presents a collection of sartorially designed pieces ideal for smart days and relaxed nights. Fabrics are light, breathable and packable for the man on the move. While colours reflect the best of the season, classic whites, beiges and navy sit alongside a variety of brighter summer jacket options with fabrics ranging from fine cottons to the softest of summer cashmere.
On the occasion of Pitti Immagine Uomo 96 MSGM, the brand founded in 2009 by Massimo Giorgetti returns to Florence as a Pitti Special Anniversary to celebrate its first ten years. On Thursday 13 June 2019, in a yet-to-be-revealed location, a fashion show will be staged to present the MSGM Spring-Summer 2020 Collection.
In the modern world, being a gentleman is a choice. The Luigi Bianchi Mantova man has a timeless style, enhanced by elements from the world of art.
The leading bespoke tailor & private couturier of luxury garment also announced it would be expanding globally with the Superlative bespoke service.
During the 88th annual Congress of the International Wool Textile Organisation, Marzotto Wool Manufacturing opens its doors to all the IWTO’s participants on 12 April.
More than 25 years after the inauguration of the new workshop, Cesare Attolini is a tailor’s shop that is very Italian and international at the same time, with garments that are exclusively “handmade” produced in its workshops. A hotbed of style, turned to by men from all over the world wanting to ensure the character of their elegance remains exclusive. A workshop of timeless elegance, where creativity and wisdom come together in a union that is prodigious to say the least. A place where the word luxury is a verb, an active word, alive, not meaning ostentation but rather a unique, intense, discreet experience based on shared values. Significant customisation in particular.
Pelikamo's aim is to create the best possible product. They make clothes and offer timeless essentials that will be yours for years. The brand offer a large business and casual ready-to-wear collection as well as tailoring services to meet all of your needs.
Sartorial tradition used as an instrument to translate contemporary trends into a garments and accessories that enclose the life of LUI, the modern Canali man. LUI (HE) is an eclectic- Intense and authentic with an open mind for trends, inspiration, and experimentation; added to a great admiration for well-made curated pieces that are full of heritage.
The international textile and fashion industry kicks off the 2020 Spring.Summer season in Munich. More than 1,000 fabrics, additionals, denim & sportswear suppliers exhibit their latest product and trend developments in 1,800 collections from 29 to 31 January 2019 at the MOC Munich and in the Zenith Area.
YAOK Group China celebrated their 10 year anniversary in the exclusive newly opened Bulgari Hotel in Shanghai and on this occasion they gave awards for the best retail companies operating in the Chinese market. The list of winners included top companies such as Cartier (most powerful luxury Brand in China), Chanel (most creative fashion company), Gucci (most innovative jewellery line), Hermes (most creative events) to name a few.
Tailoring for today is confidently presented for both men and women. Informed by his personal experience of softening the stiffness of tailoring in the early-Eighties, Paul reinvigorates the suit. Tailoring remains at the core of the Paul Smith world and with rare independence the designer confidently contradicts the zeitgeist.
When it comes to engagement rings, the myths are galore. The funny things are that the majority of people believes most of these myths. Believing in the wrong notions is ultimately harmful in the long run as it just creates confusion and leads you to believe some things that are not true in any possible way.
The Tiger of Sweden Spring/Summer 2019 collection is a tribute to the spirit of being on the move. Touching upon journeys of the mind as well as conventional travel, it is about freedom and the power of dreams. What happens to imagination in an age when information is never more than a click away? Have we lost the time and inclination to daydream?
Following in the centuries old traditions of Savile Row tailoring, techniques and artistry, the Bespoke suit is both the highest quality class of suit and the ultimate style experience. The Bespoke suit starts with a conversation between you and your experienced tailor. After selecting your fabric from the world’s finest cloth mills and limitless styling details, an in depth set of measurements and body figurations are taken. From here your very own paper pattern will be hand drawn and cut from scratch. This will then be transferred to your chosen cloth to be constructed and sewn by hand ready for your first "basted" Bespoke suit fitting.
Meyer & Mortimer has one of the oldest pedigrees among the Savile Row fraternity. The modern company traces its heritage back to the 1790s when Jonathan Meyer, a tailor from Austria, established a tailoring and military outfitting business at 36 Conduit Street, at the north end of Savile Row. Around the same time in Edinburgh, the Mortimer family was specialising in military outfitting, supplying officers with swords, ceremonial dirks and firearms. Many Mortimer weapons remain in existence.
England, the home of bespoke tailoring and the biggest contributor to men’s tailored clothing over the course of history. In some ways, suits can be compared to wines and cheese as every country makes them to have its own style.
Rhys Pickering is an English YouTuber and male model. Scouted in Switzerland during his gap year from university. By 2015, Pickering achieved "top 50 model" status very quickly, shooting with highly respected photographers and working with international brands.
Exploring the notion of looking back to move forward, the Fall/Winter 2018 collection picks up the John Varvatos ethos - and take it to the streets. Injected with the vitality of downtown New York, the line up reveals an emotive concept with effortlessly cool execution. Juxtaposing the strength of a well-built foundation with an unrestricted movements of an on-the-pulse underground, the 2.0 man underscores his subversive virtues with a laidback confidence.
Dorlet has been devising, designing, developing, manufacturing, creating and selling metal fashion, clothing and leather goods accessories since 1928.
Since the formation of Campaign for Wool by The Prince of Wales in 2010, the company has promoted globally the multifarious benefits of wool, ranging from its versatility in clothing, use in thermal house insulation and its inherent sustainability. As a result the public is slowly becoming more aware of the role wool plays in everyday life from luxury tailoring, carpeting and saddle cloths.
Whizz kid (or old master?) of the highest and most noble Italian tailoring traditions, Gabriele Pasini is already thinking about the “next generation” for his Autumn-Winter 2018/2019 Collection. He relentlessly seeks out directional pathways and new forms of expression for tomorrow’s “dress code”. What are the main coordinates on the roadmap? How does he intend to get there? Without doubt, using colours. Without doubt, bringing into play hi-tech materials. Without doubt, reworking/refreshing cuts, shapes and references, updating all the various items in the wardrobe with unusual choices.
Everyone loves silver jewelry. It actually is one of the most popular materials used for jewelry, and it’s understandable, keeping in mind its versatility and luster. But there are many people out there who avoid silver rings for one particular reason: tarnish. In the case when oxygen and sulfur have contact with the silver, they bond and make the silver seem to be dirty – and no one wants that.
Where the clothing conceals the body of the woman, with its "Crystal Skin" Collection, Adeline Ziliox decides to reveal it. Transparency assumed, body unveiled and femininity affirmed, here is the DNA of the Collection. The technical materials, which are often found in the work of the designer, like neoprene, 3D mesh fabrics reinforce this line ultra-feminine, elegant and with streetwear inspirations. The PVC masterpieces confirm the contemporary and avant-garde look of this spring summer 2019 collection.
Attitude is identity. In a world choked by material overabundance, luxury is no longer in maximalist declarations that scream the wealth of their owner, but in the small gestures that speak of care, of attention, of love. Self-possession becomes the only currency by which to measure true worth.
The deepening, immersive relationship between man and nature is a cultural and creative trend which has served as their inspiration for Autumn/Winter 2018. The latest collection balances the rugged textures and colours of the natural world with the clean lines of modern design to create a unique and well considered collection for the new season.
Regent offer a semi-bespoke tailoring service. A semi-bespoke service, which is frequently referred to as made-to-measure, yields results that are just as good as a fully bespoke tailor, but at a fraction of the cost and with far fewer fittings after the customer's measurements have been taken.
As always, the fabrics are selected in partnership with the most prestigious companies in the trade. Soft movement is achieved by weaving different yarns in both faux-uni colours and mixed shades.
Cab, plane, meeting, back again: a working day demands more than ever, and businesswear needs to move with you. This is where BOSS Stretch Tailoring comes in. Flexing with the body, the designs offer unparalleled ease of movement, which boxer Anthony Joshua puts to the test.
On a secluded beach near his beloved Marseille, French designer Simon Porte Jacquemus unveiled his highly anticipated debut menswear collection. Awash with blues, yellows, creams and orange, the Spring/Summer 2019 offering conjures up images of long summery days in the south of France – where Jacquemus spent his childhood.
Carl Stuart started out as a one-man business over fifty years ago by Walter Grimes. It is still a Limited Company with approx. sixty-five staff and is now run by Walter's daughter Jane. The business has enjoyed a huge success since those early days and is now one of the few remaining truly bespoke tailoring businesses in the UK. As well as building a reputation for quality and excellence over this period, it is also interesting to note that many of their customers and staff have remained loyal to us throughout. Indeed some members of staff have been with the company since it's inception.
The Acne Studio show had all the ingredients of a minimalist approach to vibrant colours and design elements that gel together in strikingly cool ways. With a palette of soft muted hues to saturated tones that add warmth and depth to classic silhouettes.
With all the glitz and glamour at Paris Fashion Week Namacheko added a unique flavour that was reflected in the head turning ensembles of the Swedish/ Kurdish label. Launched by brother and sister duo- Dilan and Lezan Lurr, the brand has come a long way since its humble beginnings in 2017.
The Issey Miyake show at Paris Men’s Fashion Week-Day 3 may have been many things but nothing as apparent as the fusion of different styles, iconic feels and wrapped up in some of the best prints seen so far. Instead of just using words alone, below are some points and pictures of just how inspired and artfully eclectic this particular collection was.
What made the Wooyoungmi show unlike any of the others was the cool and interesting tie between retro elements combined with country inspired feels with a modern twist. The striking colour palette that had soothing hues drawn from nature such as buttercup yellow, dusky blue, earth tones, maroon and pale grey. The prints added further interest and authenticity to the looks that included stripes, plaid, checks and textures. Modern twists were reflected in the accessorizing, the bags, boots and hair.
Ever rebellious – Raf Simons waged a full-fledged war against the current cloud of street-wear styles hovering over the fashion world. In the time where some of the biggest names in luxury fashion are ditching luxury for street and sportswear, none more evident than Louis Vuitton's selection of Virgil Abloh as artistic director earlier this year, Raf vowed to focus on traditional menswear garments, even for new generation.
Another highly anticipated show at Paris Men's Fashion Week was the Dior Homme show that many had been looking forward to all week. Not only did the show live up to many high fashion expectations, the collection was a resounding success, then again; how could it not be, as it involved a prince, a talented artist and a double debut. Which in short means, that the House of Dior had in its wings a multitude of talented individuals working together to present a fresh take on the future of fashion from this global powerhouse.
The Alexander McQueen show for Spring/Summer 2019 was one of the best in terms of originality and style while still staying true to the brand’s design aesthetic, not forgetting the subtle inclusion of the unexpected, which is always a treat for the eyes. A very strikingly cool combination of razor sharp classic silhouettes vs a totally edgy biker-esque attitude made for interesting bedfellows to start with. The collection had a grunge glam kind of essence that moved between each ensemble with an energy that just had everyone’s attention.
Nothing could be as simple, innovative and with an impactful essence of Avant Garde than Hed Mayner at Paris Men’s Fashion Week for Spring/Summer 2019. A very intense subdued palette set the tone for the dramatic cuts, silhouettes, drapery and more, as the audience watched in amazement. The only visible colour was candy pink and powder blue in various tones and the only print was the pinstripes that were used to the minimum.
Perhaps one of the highly anticipated shows by far at Paris Men’s Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2019 was the Louis Vuitton show which showcased the work of Louis Vuitton debut designer Virgil Abloh. While the collection as expected was inspired, cohesive and very dissimilar to what Louis Vuitton customers are used to, it did wow the audience for the most part leaving a bitter sweet sentiment on many present. Given the shift of style aesthetic this scribe found an interesting cross-road between classic and artsy which added a new flavour to fashion from the brand.
The mere mention of Rick Owens and the first thing that comes to mind is breaking the rules. Hence the show that had everything from drama, deconstructed silhouettes, exaggerated elements, architectural shapes, all moved in unison with the aesthetics of the man himself. The styling and attitude of the models, the raw grunge feels and minimalist approach made this collection one of those that moved into a league of its own.
Glenn Martens of the Parisian brand Y Project showed range and diversity through a collection that was inspired, playful and uplifting. From tailored pieces to unique interpretations of blazer jackets and trench coats, the use of a striking palette having strong neutrals, bright hues of energizing yellow, warm orange and royal purple and blue. Speaking of blue, the eye-catching inclusion of denim in powder blue and indigo adds further energy and life to a collection that is young and carefree.
On a palette of fun, youthful colours, dominated by shades of blue, a dash of yellow, white, black and orange, Off-White designer Virgil Abloh showed a multi-dimensional look at the many ways to wear denim, adding visual interest with distressed denim, textures, knits, fleece and parachute that gels well with the quirky elements of animation, oversized silhouettes, camouflage and tie ‘n’ dye all to show-off his cool range of footwear that is a jogger and lace-up that have a chunky, army-esque appeal that is sure to liven up spring and summer of 2019.
From the abstract to the outlandish, the vibrant colours to the creative techniques of layering. Hiromichi Ochiai for Facetasm showed a collection that was every bit as eccentric as it was artistically reflective of current day global village. Including an interesting mix of different art-forms, silhouettes, styles and sentiments that evoke curiosity while hinging on folklore and the beauty of story-telling. Here’s just how Facetasm fascinated us at Paris Men’s Fashion Week for 2019.
Designers Saif Bakir and Emma Hedlund of Cmmn Swdn made opening night to Paris Men's Fashion Week every bit as memorable as the impact, energy and social awareness the collection had on the audience. Against a background of what looked like the landfills or somewhere in between, where many garments end up as waste and staying true to the hybrid element the brand is known for, the pieces shown couldn't have been any more hybrid than it was. An interesting mix of youthfulness and subculture, a mix of old-world aesthetics and contemporary, tipping the future of fashion vibes that were both edgy and elegantly sleek.
Craig Green’s style mixes workwear influences and futuristic volumes, sculpted silhouettes and functional aspects. Strong content is teamed with a highly emotion-charged mise en scene that is always spectacular. Thanks to these distinguishing features, Craig Green has gained an enthusiastic clientele that includes the most prestigious boutiques and department stores around the world. Exploring the concepts of uniform and utility, his fashion shows have become an eagerly awaited cult happening on the menswear calendar. In Florence, this London-born designer presented his Spring/Summer 2019 collection with an event at Pitti Immagine Uomo on the evening of Thursday 14 June.
The collection commences with Franklin Eugene Fury, a stunning multi color blazer, and quickly segues to several light and breezy shirts in black and white before making a bold return to color with a nod to WAKANDA. The presentation smoothly shifts gears to several audacious teal and black installations. Next, we have a FRANKLIN EUGENE homecoming of sorts with an abundance of ultra clean black and white colorless silhouettes that magnificently channel the clean lines and affect that remain hallmarks of the brand.
Summer is calling and awakening a longing in us for the endlessness of the sea, foreign cultures and vast expanses. The Spring/Summer 2019 collections by the exhibitors of Greenshowroom and Ethical Fashion Show Berlin are an homage to the vast open spaces awaiting us outside of the cities and their invigorating energy and freedom. Typical elements: natural materials, harmonious colour palettes, folklore details and traditional craftsmanship techniques.
Watching the London courtesy but maintaining a strong bond with the Italian traditions, this is the synthesis of the Spring Summer 2018 Tagliatore collection. Jackets and dust coats describe a research made of changes, a symbol of the contemporary and influences. Rock music and classical elegance are united in a harmonious concert which draws inspiration from thought and culture.
Harry Styles is one of the best-dressed celebrities with so many amazing looks that it’s hard to count. And the ones responsible for the majority of those are the iconic Alessandro Michele and Gucci. As the brand’s ambassador, Styles is the perfect person to represent the vibrant, unconventional creations that the designer creates. The world-popular signer is now the face of the label’s latest men’s ads.
A collection where sartorial cuts are mixed with playfulness and a pinch of impertinence in bright colors and couplings of classic and hi-tech fabrics. The autumn winter 2018/2019 of Alessandro Gilles, a man's fashion brand from Campania born in 2006, sees the timeless style of classic tailoring, combined with passe-partout, more sporty, made of high quality fabrics exclusively made in Italy.
Pitti Uomo sees the arrival of the new Sebago designed in Italy Sebago, an American brand founded in Maine in 1946 and famous worldwide for its Penny Loafers boat shoes, presents its first collection at Pitti Uomo, entirely designed and developed in Turin (after acquisition of the brand by the BasicNet Group).
Cashmere. Argyle. The Twinset. Cardigans for British (and Hollywood) royalty. All made famous, made relevant and in some instances made for the first time, by this knitwear company, whose origins lie in the unassuming town of Hawick, Scotland, United Kingdom.
So you are finally ready to pop the question. And you surely can’t settle for anything other than a yes! With the abundance of brands selling engagement rings, it can be a little unsettling to choose the one that conveys ‘I do.’ The best way to look for one these days might be online since you get to quickly browse through a lot more designs than you would in a physical store.
Anderson & Sheppard probably has the most individual silhouette on Savile Row (though strictly they are, of course, off the Row on Old Burlington Street). The original, draped style developed by Frederick Scholte has become a firm house style, the soft shoulder, high armhole and large sleevehead now instantly recognisable.
The Spring/Summer 2018 collection by Ravazzolo is built on a tourbillion of sharp lines, the utmost expression of style details and ton-surton micro patterns. The suits are increasingly dynamic and the actual concept of outerwear is reinterpreted in terms of lightness, comfort and handmade details. Fits are slimmed down, reversible fabrics dominate jackets and suits.
Tailoring starts out clean, almost puritanical; austere. Precisely cut double-breasted jackets are worn over ivory leather bib-fronted shirts with slim fitted trousers finished with a broad, leather stripe. Long tailored coats with peak lapels and equally pared down trouser suits are cut in bonded black and scarlet leather. Outerwear is re-constructed: pieced and patched in camel and differing scales of Prince of Wales check in graphic shades of black, scarlet and ivory. An oversized cotton gabardine trench coat is reversed and inset with a wool silk jacquard patchwork of contrasting check. Cotton broderie anglaise shirts are paired simply with white poplin cropped trousers or layered with Fair Isle-inspired knits, one of which is pieced and patched together from socks, the once heel now forming the elbow.
No longer does a gentleman have to choose between a sharp look and comfortable warm-weather wear. Scabal’s spring collection is a refined study in beautiful colour palettes, innovative patterns and finishes to suit the modern man. Whether its gold-standard suits or lightweight cotton jackets, this collection pulls out all the stops for a season of sartorial success.
Henry A. Davidsen aim to provide you with a collection of perfectly fitting and classically fashionable garments through personalized service unmatched in any traditional retail environment. They source top quality fabrics and trimmings from around the globe. In today’s value conscious moment, they find that the luxury of custom is in many cases MORE affordable than items off the rack.
Boglioli presented its spring-summer 2018 collection at Pitti Uomo. Approaching the season, the fashion label keeps in mind the key words lightness and wearability. These ideas manifest themselves into two capsule collections and a must-own jacket. Boglioli is proud of its new Riva jacket, which features patch pockets.
Luciano Barbera presents a new menswear Spring/Summer 2018 collection, inspired by the colors of the Italian coasts. Offering a feeling of relaxed elegance, the new presentation blends Mediterranean colors with soft, luxurious materials. For Spring/Summer 2018 they created a lifestyle around wearable color and harmony—each clothing item is timeless, elegant, and comfortable.
Knot Standard was designed to fill a void in the menswear industry and ended up creating a new genre of shopping called modern bespoke. Founded in 2010 by John Ballay and Matt Mueller, Knot Standard combines a unique high tech approach to traditional tailoring. With their emphasis on giving each customer exceptional service in all aspects of the custom process, they create a luxury menswear experience unlike any other.
Tommy Hilfiger, which is owned by PVH Corp. [NYSE: PVH], announces that British Formula One™ racing driver and four-time Formula One™ World Champion Lewis Hamilton will appear as the new global brand ambassador for TOMMY HILFIGER men’s, including HILFIGER COLLECTION, TOMMY HILFIGER TAILORED and TOMMY HILFIGER Menswear, Underwear and Swimwear, starting Spring 2018. The partnership reflects Tommy Hilfiger’s strategic commitment to build on its strong menswear heritage and further drive the global growth of its men’s business, bringing the next generation of fans to the brand.
Sixties music and the modernist era helped to define the ethos of theirr brand: honesty, integrity and individuality with a non-conformist approach to what we wear and how we wear it. This can be evidenced in every cloth we use, every lining, every button and every stitch - clothing which has a soul and means more to the wearer than just the sum of its parts.
Monaco is without question where the rich and famous come to play. If it’s a hit on the French Riviera, you can pretty much guarantee it’ll be a hot look wherever. Our finest fashionistas have studied the catwalks for ideas that will turn heads from Paris to Tokyo, and from Las Vegas (usually more casual) to Milan. If you’re planning to visit any of these playgrounds of the prosperous this Summer season, it’s vital that you’re on point with your wardrobe. Fortunately, we’re here to give you a few handy titbits.
Style means knowledge, careful choice of materials and exclusive, sometimes unrepeatable techniques. Style means passion. It means the thrill of choosing a fabric and thinking that one day it will be worn by a man who knows how to combine elegance and spontaneity with innovation and perfection. A man and his life, his dreams, his emotions. A fabric that will become part of a unique story.
HIRE5 is an independent Formal Menswear Hire and Bespoke business based in Guildford and Kingston, Surrey and Leeds, West Yorkshire. They specialize in formal hire, retail, and bespoke tailoring of suits, kilts, shirts, waistcoats, Ties, Cravats, shoes, and all other types of menswear products.
Kiton is a byword for timeless elegance, an iconic fashion house renowned for its style where excellently tailored clothing is combined with and enhances an innate good taste and sense of beauty.While remaining faithful to the high standards intrinsic to its natural inclination towards bespoke tailoring, the idea for Kiton's Spring/Summer 2018 menswear collection stems from the intention to provide solutions that are increasingly geared to the needs and desires of its customers: the Kiton customer is the protagonist of a dynamic scenario, constantly travelling and rediscovering the timeless appeal of classic clothing. The new collection is the result of careful research that reinterprets the concept of timeless elegance, enriching it with new stylish details and applying it all products.
Resolutions are, in fact, best made in spring. It is a season defined by newness, after all, and a gentleman’s wardrobe is no different. Scabal’s Spring/Summer 2018 tailoring collection is, says Head of Design Campbell Crichton Dunn “One that reflects the rejuvenation of social occasions this time of year brings.” “It offers key day-to-night pieces and basics with a luxurious lift. Constructions are lightweight, even when using wool and suede, to create an accessible range shot through with sporty sharpness”.
Berluti has announced Kris Van Assche as its new artistic director, succeeding Haider Ackermann, who announced that he is leaving the French fashion house on March 30.
The Spring collection had a retro feel, with slightly oversize suits; worn with waistcoats and ruched shirts, they exuded a nostalgic elegance. Denim single-breasted jackets with 3-D appliques were tucked into roomy trousers, and allover floral prints had a feminine flair, in evidence on generous silk shirts or ensembles. Macrame patches were scattered on zippered bombers, fitted formal blazers, and safari jackets. As single pieces, they could add a poetic, gentle flair to the most streamlined masculine wardrobe—which is, of course, the antithesis of everything Antonio Marras stands for.
Tom Ford presented Spring/Summer 2018 collection during Milan Fashion Week. No shortage of slim-fitting formal wear items made its rounds — both in the power suit and sharp tuxedo persuasions. Peak lapeled blazers in a wide array of colors teamed up with wide neckties, while boldly-printed tux jackets catch the eye when styled alongside jet black bow ties.
Kim Jones showed his last collection for Louis Vuitton - Spring/Summer 2018. The show was staged in the stately setting of the Palais-Royal, but it might as well have been Bora Bora, judging by the hothouse atmosphere at the venue. The new Spring/Summer 2018 collection shows off bright shades of blue, orange, yellow, red and green alongside more muted colors like black, white, grey and tan.
The word “monochromatic” breaks down into two pieces: “mono” meaning single and “chromatic” meaning color. So a monochromatic outfit would consist of pieces of one color.
Sartoria Ciardi is one of the few places where you can still breathe the atmosphere of the old tailors. Renato, the progenitor, learned the art of Neapolitan tailoring at a very young age.The atelier in Naples has become a meeting place for lovers of elegance, travel around the world.
Marni Spring/Summer 2018 collection is entitled "Lost and Found". For his second men’s show as creative director of Marni, Francesco Risso ushered guests through a darkened tunnel entrance that gave way to a bright industrial space where rows of color-blocked benches perched atop what were ostensibly clear, blow-up rafts.
In his debut Summer collection, Artistic Director Alessandro Sartori illustrates the exploration of personal conscious and sub-conscious fantasies. Outdoor life unexpectedly meets the indoor throughout a fresh summery breeze which pervades the fluidity of fabrics and delicate silhouettes enlightened by a blaze of colors.
The Spring/Summer 2018 collection takes inspiration from 1930s and 40s Hollywood—a golden age for elegant and opulent menswear. It tells the story of dashing film stars and daring directors seen in precisely tailored pieces that are emboldened by unique details and subtly exaggerated shapes. The plot involves formal, restrained structures featured in deep, dramatic hues and gutsy fabrics that embody intensity on and off set. Carefully constructed pieces also appear in gossamer shades of ivory, silver, warm grays and washed blues, producing a sense of the reflective attitude of the actor pondering his character and the director considering his day’s work. The narrative concludes by setting the stage for further exploration of style steeped in fantasy and balanced by authenticity.
The Berluti Spring/Summer 2018 Collection brings together ease, a cosmopolitan spirit and a raw sense of charm to match the unique landscape of Los Angeles. Berluti's Creative Director Haider Ackermann draws the inspiration for his arty colour palette from the work of American-German photographer Erwin Blumenfeld, notorious for his subtle hues, and sees them through a current lens.
Do you dream of one day working on Savile Row? Or taking your menswear business to the next level? Make your dream a reality! Learn how to give your customers more than they expect from Master Tailors at the Savile Row Academy.
This season, we have taken inspiration from the concept of “future-nature” for our Spring/Summer collection. The new range combines fabrics with technical properties with natural fibres and finishes to create a collection which balances the clean lines of futurism with the organic feel of the natural world. Water repellent, crease resistant and bi-stretch materials sit alongside summer tweeds, printed cottons and merino wool knitwear in an interesting and forward looking range. Elsewhere lightweight seersucker, melange fabrics and stretch jersey make an appearance for the summer as the demand for comfort continues to take centre stage for menswear in 2018.
Sixty years of history from a Neapolitan company and a family.The start of this itinerary takes shape in the 1950's of "The short century" where the economic boom and the refrain of "Volare" by Domenico Modugno begin to become the hymn of an unexpected energy in the imagining, trying and creating.
As a home of craftsmanship, in Milan classic tailoring brands like Canali, Giorgio Armani and Ermenegildo Zegna, Prada, Fendi and Dolce & Gabbana, Billionaire, Phillip Plein and MSGM presented their Fall/Winter 2018-2019 collections. We, spotted some trends that will make the men look really stylish during the next cold seasons. See what we define from the designers' models:
The beauty of being a father, the beauty of being a child: with a common vision for style, appearance, elegance and comfort. The philosophy that is taught from childhood gives a sense of good taste and an etiquette that becomes a lifelong guide.
For this Spring/Summer 2019 edition, Milano Unica exhibitors showcase renewed interest in experimentation not only in terms of trim, i.e. embroideries and prints, but also in textile production.
Kering and London College of Fashion launch the world's first open-access digital course in sustainable luxury fashion
Kering and London College of Fashion launch the world’s first Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) dedicated to sustainability and luxury fashion, with an event hosted by the British Fashion Council during London Fashion Week.
A Netherlands-based men's suit company has faced a social media backlash in response to an advertising campaign featuring men embracing.
This will be a season of movement, starting with the delightfully undulating structures and finishes that bestow performance on the summery elegance chosen by Angelico to dress active days. Brightness and innovation accompany the collections of traditional fabrics and K1, the creative range that includes jersey.
Manuel Ritz presented his latest collection for Spring/Summer 2018. Relaxed silhouettes and nomad-style looks, alongside sportswear elements with a hand-crafted yet technical flavour, outline a new concept of comfort. The new organic trend, Biophilia, leads the way. Key garments are the destructured jackets in “molten” effect wool, wool overchecks, fused micro-textures, boucle pinstripes, blousons in wool or coarse-look cotton matched with soft trousers in jersey, wool or boucle wool flannel. The focus is on limited edition textures: Winter Garden, all-over flowers in cool shades, warmed with a touch of red.
The Savile Row Academy is a tailoring school founded by Andrew Ramroop OBE, Master Tailor and Director of Maurice Sedwell, bespoke tailors of Savile Row.
Lanificio Zignone presents their Spring/Summer 2019 collection with an innovative design and performance
Lanificio Zignone presents their Spring/Summer 2019 collection with an innovative design and performance: high-quality fabrics, elegant and dynamic like the men they are thought for. The event focuses on sustainability and it is a chance to illustrate the mill’s commitment to conscious water use.
Continuing to inspire and connect designers with the world’s best commercially available Merino wool fabric and yarn manufactures, The Woolmark Company will unveil the latest edition of The Wool Lab at Milano Unica, February 6 - 8.
Cabo Blanco and Cartagena: two exotic locations in South Africa that inspired both literature noble prizes and the Piacenza Cashmere spring-summer collection 2018 showcased at the 26th edition of Milano Unica.
There is a trend we spotted during the Fashion Weeks in Milan, London, New York, the suit had a resurgence in Paris courtesy of the trend of mixing tailoring with sportswear. Suits, blazers, and tailored trousers were combined with bombers, track bottoms, hoodies, aloha shirts, and more.
The Inaugural Ceremony, which began with a heartfelt tribute to the memory of Silvio Albini by President Ercole Botto Poala, presented the public with an interesting overview of prospects and opportunities for the Italian textiles sector in the near future.
Gabriele Pasini is fond of working with lines and volumes, playing with widths and lengths in order to explore and innovate, delving into and developing tactile variations which do not instantly transpire, but are nevertheless crucial to building a new formalism - definitely an ongoing process. Elegance, harmony and colour. Midnight, Navy, Royal and China are the blissful blues that prevail throughout the Spring/Summer 2018 Collection but then these cool blues give way to white, natural neutrals, clay, browns, greens and a distinctive brick-red hue.
For Spring/Summer 2019, Trabaldo Togna has brought out an even richer collection of Estrato fabrics with enhanced designs.
It’s hard to believe that certain patterns can fall "out of style," but then again, argyle isn’t exactly popular these days. The same fate befell windowpane check until very recently, and now the pattern’s back with a vengeance. Taking its name from the window-like wide square plaid pattern, it’s formed by two perpendicular pinstripes.
Now that winter is all but behind us and spring is just around the corner, it’s time to switch up your fashion choices. The time has come to put away the many layers that have seen you through the winter months and to start thinking about what will work best for the spring. Spring fashion is all about that feel-good factor. It’s all about getting ready for the summer when the major fashion trends of the year will become apparent.
For Spring/Summer 2018, Tiger of Sweden Men keeps enhancing a long, slim silhouette with short jackets, slightly loose fitted trousers and snug double-breasted suits. The suiting is still based on traditional British tailoring with sharp shoulders, narrow waists and with the gorge laying high towards the neck to create a tall, proud torso which enhances the male figure. The trousers are higher and little bit wider for the perfect balance.
The "Tendenze" Area is the place where exhibitors show their interpretations starting from presentation of the Milano Unica "Tendenze": suggestions and conceptual and visual stimuli inspiring the new collections. For the Spring/Summer 2019 season, the inspiration is the love for our planet and its primary elements: Air, Water, Earth.
'Processing my Realities.' This is the overarching trend theme at the latest edition of MUNICH FABRIC START. It impressively reflects the power of those interactions which seem so violent at present within the textile and fashion industry. The clash between online and analogue, between Industry 4.0 and skilled craftsmanship, between the virtual and the existent. And between Man + Machine, the concept theme of the BLUEZONE.
Brioni reveals Harvey Keitel as the testimonial for the Spring/Summer 2018 ‘Tailoring Legends’ advertising campaign.
The view from a window seat is often little more than a blur as a train glides from one landscape to the next. Moments race by at breakneck speeds, reminding us that life is movement – a continuous journey from one station to the next – the Canali man is both spectator and participant. As each stop is made, the elements of the journey are laid out one by one and the passenger is treated to moments of closer observation and reflection. The destination that becomes clearer as it appears along the horizon. The Spring Summer 2018 collection is an homage to the man who is constantly on the move, whether for business or pleasure – or for business and pleasure – and to the continuous discovery that his journeys bring.
When it comes to wardrobe staples there are certain considerations that you have to take into account to ensure you have the right clothing and garments, such as comfort levels, quality, ability to withstand seasonal weather conditions, and style.
Modefabriek is recognised as a procreative and inspiring fashion trade event, proudly based in Amsterdam. Since its founding in 1996, it has evolved into much more. Today, Modefabriek is a mash-up of brand presentations, fashion shows, expos, stores, talks, classes, food & drinks, music – and more.
Thom Browne presented their spring/summer 2018 menswear collection during Paris Fashion Week. Most of the looks were in classic menswear materials: seersucker, wool, poplin being dressed throughout several looks from casual to formal suiting and evening wear.
Portability is the key word for Belvest: garments designed for everyday life, relaxation and sports, as well as for business travel and work in the global world. A new concept of tailoring, combining the highest quality and formal essentiality of models with awesome fabrics: pure cotton fil coupe patchwork, wool-hemp in “thick&thin” textures, intense and snappy mohair, micro-printed linen-wool-silk, and pure wool in light filtered shades, slightly blurred.
Christopher Catesby "Kit" Harington was born on 26th og December 1986. He is an English actor and producer. Born in Acton, Greater London, Harington studied acting at drama school, while starring in the National Theatre's adaptation of War Horse. His film debut was in Silent Hill: Revelation (2012). He has since appeared in films such as the romantic historical film Pompeii (2014), the computer-animated fantasy film How to Train Your Dragon 2 (2014) and the British drama film Testament of Youth (2014).
The Spring/Summer 2018 menswear collection celebrates the spirit of the season with escapism, positivity, romance and freedom. Traditional wardrobe transitions into summer with graphic detailing, contrasting texture and effortless silhouettes that suggests an ease of the Stella man.
Wool, linen and silk are the basic materials for our sartorial collection, which this season includes a host of patterns and designs: check, overcheck, Prince of Wales check, damier, pin stripes are the main themes in a clever game of contrasts and softer, colour-coordinated matches, with fabrics enlivened by weaving different yarns to create apparently plain colours or blends of colours.
LUTWYCHE produces luxurious hand-crafted menswear, using traditional English artisan techniques. Offering Made-To-Measure and Bespoke tailoring, all of the clothing is individually hand-cut, made and finished in its own unique workshop in England. The stunning collection receives over 40 hours of hand-crafted tailoring, whilst the ultimate Bespoke approximately 60 hours.
The colour-non colour is the passepartout for the summer season, matched with blue and red to create contrasts, or together with natural shades for a more colour coordinated look. White, including pure white, is enhanced by outstanding, exclusive and lively textures. Military-inspired green, blue and light blue, natural shades, ruby and coral touches complete their eclectically interpreted summer palette.
World-renowned British actor Kit Harington joins the Dolce&Gabbana family in the exciting new video and print campaign of The One for Men. His charismatic personality makes him the perfect ambassador for the fragrance. He is the Dolce&Gabbana man.
For the second consecutive year, the Biellese company participates in “Performance Days – Functional Fabric Fair” with its Fall/Winter 2018/19 collection and the upcoming Spring/Summer 19 preview. Among their super tech yarn, Wooltech Total Easy Care, which has been chosen for the Venetian gondolier uniform, and Harmony Idro which boasts water and oil repellent properties.
So, you’ve met the girl of your dreams and you’re ready to pop that all-important question. Not only do you have to come up with a proposal she’ll be proud to recount to her friends for years to come, you’ll have to select the right engagement ring, too. For many men, the selection of an engagement ring for their significant other is the first time they’ve had to make a jewellery purchase. It can be daunting to walk into a jewellery store for the first time, especially when met with terms and options that can seem like a foreign language. Here, you’ll find a step-by-step guide to choosing the perfect engagement ring.
Maverick fashion designer Nick Graham presented his latest collection, entitled Atlantis at New York Fashion Week/Men’s. Inspired by the mythical continent and the ocean, the collection was further influenced from fashion in the 60’s and Graham used Donovan’s 1968 hit record “Atlantis” as the music for the show.
This season Billionaire takes aim at the glamorous world of James Bond. Secret Agent 007 has a lot in common with the suave Billionaire man: they’re both international jetsetters, lifelong playboys and always on a mission; they live life like they drive their cars, fast but always in control. As an orchestra plays the iconic Bond themes, the mood is set for adventure and action.
Menswear designer David Hart kindly took us on a colorful trip to Cuba with his oh-so-cool collection for Spring 2018. It’s no big secret that we at Ponyboy are big David Hart fans and can never get enough of his terrific vintage inspired clothing. This season we saw beautifully cut linen suits in a great color palette, including mint, salmon and coral. The boldly striped blazer was a fabulous piece, as well as the banana print shirts.
Blossom Premiere Vision unveils the latest developments, innovative materials and colour trends for Spring/Summer 2019
This 12 and 13 December, the Palais Brongniart in Paris will welcome the 4th edition of the PREMIERE VISION Group’s latest exhibition: BLOSSOM PREMIERE VISION.
Portability is the key word for Belvest: garments designed for everyday life, relaxation and sports, as well as for business travel and work in the global world. A new concept of tailoring, combining the highest quality and formal essentiality of models with awesome fabrics: pure cotton fil coupe patchwork, wool-hemp in “thick&thin” textures, intense and snappy mohair, micro-printed linen-wool-silk, and pure wool in light filtered shades, slightly blurred.
The path through the pavilions of Milano Unica leads visitors on a journey through all the product categories typifying excellence in materials, tradition and creativity, Italian and European.
The Italian fashion house unveiled its spring-summer 2018 men’s collection with a host of familiar faces. Avan Jogia, Brandon Thomas Lee, Luka Sabbat, and more returned to the runway for the brand. Embracing a King of Hearts theme, Dolce & Gabbana’s lineup was once again driven heavily by prints. Bold graphic numbers showcase an eclectic mix of sartorial suiting.
Working to reach my goal, Pieter Petros have started with what he is most passionate about, i.e., designing suits. These suits are like no other, for the reason them being 100% natural and completely personalised. Which undoubtedly takes the confidence level of the individual a notch higher.
There's something about wearing a well-fitting suit. It lifts your spirits, bolsters your confidence and makes you feel as if you’re ready to do anything, including the hard stuff. The old idiom, “The suit makes the man” holds true even today. Ralph Waldo Emerson said it best when is wrote, “Being perfectly well-dressed gives one a tranquility that no religion can bestow.” The suit is a classic way for a man to show the world that he knows his stuff and he’s someone to be taken seriously. But more than that, the comfort and confidence that a made to order suit gives a man is priceless.
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.
Spring/Summer 2018 - a collection filled with ice cream sundae colors, lots of texture and abstract prints inspired by rocket ships and bits of machinery. Short-sleeve shirts came hand-embroidered with abstract, Kelly-like swirls while scarves boasted busy patterns of rings, circles and dots. There were matte fabrics galore, as in a nubby micro boucl? — that looked from a distance like terrycloth — for a short bomber-style jacket, while Lamb worked a crosshatch one into a double-breasted suit.
This journey started back in 2008 with a simple goal, to help men dress better by providing them with the best clothing from around the world. Clothing that not only fit but that is also a joy to wear. Sartoria Carrara had an idea of the type of tailoring they wanted to offer; soft, flattering, beautiful and with a focus on value, but saw that that type of product did not exist. Everything was either too stiff, too heavy or unflattering. In essence they believed that no one was making tailored clothing that met the needs of today. So the journey began.