Introducing: The Suede Overshirt

May 17th 2024

A few readers have asked over the years about a suede overshirt on PS - particularly following the series of articles we did this time last year, on jacket substitutes like overshirts , chores and tebas . So when we visited the suede workshop Rifug...

Introducing: The Suede Overshirt

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Hey Zawaad, I think you're probably right, but we are talking to Rifugio about doing an MTO system with this shirt, which would allow for a greater range of sizes...

ShirtsMay 17th 2024

Rifugio’s old villa

March 17th 2023

On a surprisingly warm, sunny day last January we visited the Art Deco villa that is Alfredo Rifugio's headquarters in Naples. It’s not what you expect for an Italian workshop. While there are lots of beautiful little tailors and cordwainers ...

Rifugio’s old villa

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No sorry, I didn't see any, they don't make them themselves I don't think...

Casual clothing - JacketsMarch 17th 2023

Alfredo Rifugio: Luxury Neapolitan leather jackets

November 15th 2019

Rifugio is a Neapolitan leather manufacturer, which in the past three years has followed a path well-trodden by many modern makers: leaving pure manufacturing to set up their own brand. I’ve seen several Rifugio pieces over the past couple of...

Alfredo Rifugio: Luxury Neapolitan leather jackets

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Wonderful, thank you for letting me know Nezar...

Casual clothingNovember 15th 2019

A Pitti diary: The experience, the brands, the pa...

June 19th 2019

Pitti is a long trade show: four full days, when most are usually three. As a result, by Friday everyone is exhausted, with selling, talking, and late dinners. Although it does depend on why you’re there. Most people fall into one of three gro...

A Pitti diary: The experience, the brands, the pa...

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Thanks. De Bonne Facture are lovely - not always my kind of style, but they make great pieces...

Bags - Casual clothingJune 19th 2019

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

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Probably not, but worth asking the maker if they can perhaps prepare a fitting for you in that time, so you can be fitted and have the finished shirt sent to you...

July 12th 2017