Naples: A sartorial shopping guide

July 12th 2017

Naples has the biggest concentration of high-end handmade menswear in the world. Although not so much for shoes, for tailoring and shirtmaking this is the motherlode, with hundreds of tailors in the city and surrounding region, and thousands working ...

Naples: A sartorial shopping guide

Naples has the biggest concentration of high-end handmade menswear in the world. Although not so much for shoes, for tailoring and shirtmaking this is the motherlode, with hundreds of tailors in the city and surrounding ...

July 12th 2017

How I get dressed in the morning

March 18th 2016

Everyone gets dressed in the morning. Most put no thought into it; a few put too much into it. My approach, formed through nothing more than hazard and habit, is to do one of two things: Pick out one piece that I really want to wear (usually som...

How I get dressed in the morning

   Everyone gets dressed in the morning. Most put no thought into it; a few put too much into it.  My approach, formed through nothing more than hazard and habit, is to do one of two things:  Pick out one piece that ...

StyleMarch 18th 2016

Exquisite Trimmings and Monsieur Fox trunk show

September 3rd 2015

There’s an interesting trunk show next week in London. Online stores Exquisite Trimmings and Monsieur Fox are combining to organise a show that will feature several of the brands they sell, plus some artisans. The show takes place from S...

Exquisite Trimmings and Monsieur Fox trunk show

  There’s an interesting trunk show next week in London. Online stores Exquisite Trimmings and Monsieur Fox are combining to organise a show that will feature several of the brands they sell, plus some artisan...

September 3rd 2015

Brio menswear store – Beijing, China

June 15th 2015

  Last month we had a book launch at the Brio menswear store in Beijing. It’s worth running through a few more details of the shop – because the stock is interesting, and because it is part of a pleasing trend in more s...

Brio menswear store – Beijing, China

    Last month we had a book launch at the Brio menswear store in Beijing. It’s worth running through a few more details of the shop – because the stock is interesting, and because it is part of a pleas...

Bags - ShoesJune 15th 2015

Zampa di Gallina: Neapolitan retail

June 4th 2015

Zampa di Gallina (‘chicken feet’) is a menswear site set up recently specialising in Neapolitan makers. At least one of them has a connection to Naples, so it’s nice to have slightly more local retail, particularly for...

Zampa di Gallina: Neapolitan retail

  Zampa di Gallina (‘chicken feet’) is a menswear site set up recently specialising in Neapolitan makers. At least one of them has a connection to Naples, so it’s nice to have slightly more local ret...

Hanks and scarvesJune 4th 2015

Bespoke box from Linkson Jack

October 17th 2012

When a man has collected a few nice things, his thoughts turn to nice things to put things in. And of course it’s a good excuse to learn about how something else is made – in this case, bespoke jewellery boxes. The model here is sold by...

Bespoke box from Linkson Jack

  When a man has collected a few nice things, his thoughts turn to nice things to put things in. And of course it’s a good excuse to learn about how something else is made – in this case, bespoke jewellery boxes. Th...

October 17th 2012