Sartoria Ripense: Visiting Andrea Luparelli in Rome

July 17th 2023

By Manish Puri Whenever an article related to Rome is published on Permanent Style I’ve noticed there’s usually a reader comment or two about Sartoria Ripense – either asking about their style or praising their work. With this in m...

Sartoria Ripense: Visiting Andrea Luparelli in Rome

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I once had a tailor in Sicily make me a DB navy blazer with three patch pockets (although not the “mappina” sleevehead of that Solaro suit), and I regretted it—deciding it was just not my taste. The only DB jacket ...

July 17th 2023

Parisian gentlemen

December 20th 2013

In Paris last week Dirnelli organised a wonderful dinner of fans of the blog and bespoke gentlemen. He is fourth from the right. The other gentlemen will remain nameless. Around the table were customers of Chittleborough & Morgan, Solito, Cam...

Parisian gentlemen

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Interesting use of the word 'gentlemen', which for me relates more to the manner of one's conduct, rather than one's dress. I have no insight into the character of the attendees, but wonder whether you have another inter...

December 20th 2013

Peak-lapel single breasted suits

July 11th 2012

Normal.dotm 0 0 1 324 1847 Euromoney PLC 15 3 2268 12.0 0 false 18 pt 18 pt 0 0 false false false I don’t generally like peak lapels on single-breasted suits. They aren’t necessarily wrong – although notch lapels are far more common...

Peak-lapel single breasted suits

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I'm not sure of historical precedent but I've certainly seen it before, it's not too unusual a design. Personally it's a little too unusual for me unless it was a suit that was intended for a definite look and unusual fo...

SuitsJuly 11th 2012