Monthly Archives: October 2012

Spalla Insellata(I)

In the last post we talked about my Solaro suit. Well, today we start our journey, into the construction of a really bespoke and artisanal suit, with the shoulder. To create this sort of suit first of all you need … Continue reading

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Summer on a Solitary Beach

Today is about 20C degrees over here and Autumn is starting to face us with a light Mistral. Going to work in my old Lambretta and when first had a look at the sea, as every morning, the song that … Continue reading

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No time for Tweed yet

Last night i had some friends for dinner and, as usual here, in South Italy, it is not Autumn yet. My favourites jacket, made in Tweed are still in the wardrobe and we are using still linen and cotton. Never … Continue reading

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The English Gentleman Series

Douglas Sutherland was a british journalist and author best known for his  The English Gentleman  a series of books, published in 1978. He lived life to the full:  He was a clever journalist, a bon viveur, an habitue of pubs and clubs. … Continue reading

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Florence! In a different shop

Everytime i am back in Florence, my second homecity, my heart vibrates for good  emotions and memories. A new creative shop just attires my attention: &Company is a shop and studio project created by Betty Soldi and Matteo Perduca.

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Opening Shot…

«Well made things are not just for the rich. They last a long time and when they get old you repair them. The art of the craftsman is not threatened by impoverishment  but by the vulgarity that criminalises its culture. … Continue reading

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