Milan: A sartorial city guide

September 16th 2015

Milan is the centre of the men’s fashion industry, yet as far as style is concerned, there are surprisingly few shops worth visiting. Via Montenapoleone, Via Della Spiga and the roads that run between them are all pleasant places to stroll. ...

Milan: A sartorial city guide

   Milan is the centre of the men’s fashion industry, yet as far as style is concerned, there are surprisingly few shops worth visiting. Via Montenapoleone, Via Della Spiga and the roads that run between them are al...

September 16th 2015

Al Bazar, Milan – a style all its own

March 24th 2014

I’ve known Lino Ieluzzi, the proprietor of Al Bazar in Milan, for a few years now and always admired his style. I wouldn’t wear it; I wouldn’t recommend it; but it is unique, personal and consistent. The worst thing about so-called ...

Al Bazar, Milan – a style all its own

I’ve known Lino Ieluzzi, the proprietor of Al Bazar in Milan, for a few years now and always admired his style. I wouldn’t wear it; I wouldn’t recommend it; but it is unique, personal and consistent. The worst thin...

Knitwear - ShirtsMarch 24th 2014

Long-sleeved polos for summer

May 4th 2011

It’s depressing to see what men wear on hot days. Baggy shorts, ill-fitting polo shirts and logo-plastered T-shirts. But then it’s also hard to find smart, tailored clothes suitable for high temperatures. One often overlooked option is a ...

Long-sleeved polos for summer

It’s depressing to see what men wear on hot days. Baggy shorts, ill-fitting polo shirts and logo-plastered T-shirts. But then it’s also hard to find smart, tailored clothes suitable for high temperatures. One often o...

May 4th 2011

Milan’s idiosyncratic Al Bazar

October 14th 2009

Al Bazar is not Milan style; but it is a standout destination for classic menswear in Milan. Milanese residents get frustrated at times that Al Bazar is the most famous menswear shop for foreign fans of classic tailoring. Its unique persona – l...

Milan’s idiosyncratic Al Bazar

Al Bazar is not Milan style; but it is a standout destination for classic menswear in Milan. Milanese residents get frustrated at times that Al Bazar is the most famous menswear shop for foreign fans of classic tailoring...

ShoesOctober 14th 2009

A tour around Milan

October 7th 2009

As anyone who has been fortunate enough to visit Milan will tell you, the city is not all fashion. There are several old and new stores worth the visit for those interested in classic menswear. By reputation, the city’s three stand-out establis...

A tour around Milan

As anyone who has been fortunate enough to visit Milan will tell you, the city is not all fashion. There are several old and new stores worth the visit for those interested in classic menswear. By reputation, the city’...

StyleOctober 7th 2009