Missoni Three-Button Wool Blazer

The Three Button Wool Blazer is a unique medium for Missoni’s distinctive knits, made in Italy from lightweight, textured 93% Wool/7% Nylon blend which creates a distinctive stretchy handle. In line with their signature aesthetic, it features a multi-colour knit design and inspired by classic tailoring it features a three button closure, thick notched lapel…

Moncler “Gamme Bleu” Wool Blazer

For Spring/Summer 2014 Thom Browne’s latest Moncler Gamme Bleu collection takes influence from traditional collegiate style, borrowing from the worlds of vintage sportswear and iconic Oxford inspired tailoring to create another directional collection for the French outdoor legends. Tailored in Italy from 100% wool, this is a bold reworking of a Thom Browne staple, the…

Stutterheim “Arvid” All-Weather Coat

Stutterheim are known for their fantastically styled all-weather pieces and the Arvid coat is no exception. Limonta, Italy provide top notch cotton with an added storm protection layer for heavy downpours. The lining is Stutterheim’s very own tartan representing “the Swedish colours of sun and water,” approved by the Scottish Register of Tartans. Each coat…

Barena “Tati” Jacket

The Tati Jacket is a new Barena design for Spring/Summer 2014, a lightly structured, three-button blazer, expertly made by experienced Italian craftsmen. Styled with the kind of relaxed European sophistication that allows it to be worn dressed up or casually, or even as part of a suit, the attention to detail is exceptional and the…

Video: “I Colori di Antonio” The Story of Florence’s Legendary Tailor

This Thursday marks the American premiere of I Colori di Antonio, a film by esteemed menswear retailer The Armoury and Italian director Gianluca Migliarotti. The film showcases the life and works of one of Florence’s most esteemed tailors, Antonio Liverano. At times romantic, the film still manages to take an honest look a the business…

Ozwald Boateng x Nike N98 Suit

Keeping up with their prolific World Cup output, designer Ozwald Boateng has teamed up with nike to create the sharply tailored and athletic N98 suit. The design is inspired by the classic silhouettes of London’s famed Savile Row, combined with Brazil’s away uniform when playing France in 1998 (hence the design name). Manufactured in Italy…

A Kind of Guise Spring/Summer 2014 “Strada per Limone” Lookbook

German label A Kind of Guise presents the lookbook for their Spring/Summer 2014 collection, shot in Italy and titled “Strada per Limone”. Light jackets, knitwear, button-down shirts, slacks and shorts make up a majority of the collection, while the Italian-inspired takes its most notable form with a series of tailored suiting. The denims and cottons…

Combatant Gentleman Editorial Photographed by Dr Lou

Combatant Gentleman have made a serious name for themselves as an option for those interested in purchasing well-made suits crafted from quality materials without breaking the bank. Effectively they’re one of the few companies in the industry that control every aspect of their supply chain, from raw material to the finished product, and sells the…

Monocle Voyage Spring/Summer 2014 Lookbook

No stranger to collaborations, international lifestyle and culture publication Monocle has now turned their attention a collection of ready-to-wear menswear pieces called “Monocle Voyage”. Designed with the traveler in mind, the collection is an expertly tailored offering designed by Daniela Diletto. Made from the finest materials sourced in Italy and Japan, items like a jacket…

Acne ‘Askin’ Cap Toe Derby Shoe

This luxe take on a classic derby shoe from Acne is typical of their iconic minimalist approach to design. Handmade in Italy from premium leather, the Askin Cap Toe Derby Shoe features brushed italian leather polished to a nearly gloss shine, double stitching, leather sole and tonal lace up front. With a full calf-skin lining…

Maison Martin Margiela Deconstructed Blazer

The two buttoned Deconstructed Blazer is made in Italy from a superbly soft wool/cotton blend to a superb standard. This refined, simply styled jacket is evidence of how MMM excels in the production of wardrobe essentials. The slim cut lapel creates a refreshingly unique aesthetic as it tapers to reveal the contrasting underside of the…

Video: The Armoury “Antonio’s Colours”

Hong Kong’s The Armoury steps outside – though not far – of its comfort zone to delve into the realm of video production, teaming up with filmmaker Gianluca Migliarotti to produce a new documentary on one of the world’s best tailors. Antonio Liverano arrived in Florence around 1950, where he immediately found his place within…

Alexander McQueen Tassled Silver Skull Cufflinks

While Alexander McQueen’s devilish tasselled cufflinks are highly desirable for their design, it’s the attention to detail and construction that truly sets them apart. Made in Italy from solid brass, this pair is given a hypoallergenic finish before being coated with silver. The slightly aged patina can be credited to a unique galvanic corrosion that…

J. Crew On Film “Holy Jackets”

The first in what is sure to be a lengthy series, J.Crew has taken to making films outlining the various partners that provide the materials and craftsmanship behind the ubiquitous American brand. The inaugural episode, “Holy Jackets” features a trip to Italy’s Vitale Barberis Canonico mill to learn how the intersection of family, tradition, and…

Monitaly Herringbone Patch Pocket Blazer

Monitaly is the creation of Yuketen’s Yuki Matsuda, named in honour of three of Yuki’s biggest loves – his daughter Monica, Italy and the military. Their expertly crafted clothing is inspired by classic American outdoor wear, made to Yuki’s usual high standards using the finest fabrics available. The Patch Pocket Blazer is based on the…

Etro ‘Lightweight Pattern Scarf’

Italy’s Etro continue their roll out this season with this amazing ‘Lightweight Pattern Scarf’. Using 90% modal and 10% cashmere, the rough edged, breezy feel of this is what makes it an evening scarf rather than a cold weather piece. Loosely wrapped with a grey shirt, black jacket and trim black strides, this little gem…

Burberry London Mansford Peak Lapel Blazer

From Burberry London comes this smart n’ sharp Mansford Peak Lapel blazer in dark blue marl stretch jersey. Made in Italy, this unstructured blazer is great for when you want to dress to impress, without looking like you’re dressing for impressing (because we all know you can’t look cool when you’re trying to look cool).…