Monthly Archives: February 2014

Melton cloth and the British Warm / Il tessuto Melton and il cappotto British Warm

I appreciate that now is time to think about spring/summer clothes and to arrange visit with the Tailors for the next season coming but when you find a fabric that you have been searching for so long, it does matter … Continue reading

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Allure of men

Walter Pidgeon, David Niven, Douglas Fairbanks jr

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Bespoke vs Ready to Wear i.e. Semi bespoke / Sartoria contro Confezione ovvero Su Misura

In the last 5/10 years we are seeing the develop of the “bespoke” word in a very abusive way.

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Books review: Roland Barthes

The great french writer goes into the world of fashion: how the elegance has been replaced by the conformity? This and more by reading his books dedicated to this world

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Age of Elegance / Gli anni dell’eleganza

An interesting exhibition until April 19 at FIT in NYC: how the elegance matched the years of crisis.

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New Life for the old shoes / Nuova vita per le vecchie scarpe

We talked about Alexander in the other post: that’s the result! Penny loafer feom Allen Edmonds dated 1992 and Consul Church’s dated 1989.

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Tribute to a Woman

Daniela Bianchi Source: youtube

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Collar Pin a new masterpiece from Anna Matuozzo / Il collar pin secondo Anna Matuozzo

A new masterpiece from Anna; inspired by the 20’s 30’s this collar allows you tieto stay up. Very elegant.   Inspirato agli anni 20 e 30 questo colletto aiuta la cravatta a stare ben in posa; molto elegante non c’รจ … Continue reading

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