Paris: A sartorial shopping guide

February 22nd 2016

Although Paris has never been a centre of menswear – unlike London or Milan – there is a surprisingly broad range of small companies and artisans worth visiting. More, arguably, than anywhere in Italy outside Naples. The produc...

Paris: A sartorial shopping guide

   Although Paris has never been a centre of menswear – unlike London or Milan – there is a surprisingly broad range of small companies and artisans worth visiting. More, arguably, than anywhere in Italy ou...

February 22nd 2016

Smalto, Paris – more pictures

November 15th 2012

Following popular request – that is, one request – here are some more pics from Smalto, the Parisian bespoke tailor. See the full post on Smalto here. Marking the cloth – the second in Smalto’s three-step cutti...

Smalto, Paris – more pictures

Following popular request – that is, one request – here are some more pics from Smalto, the Parisian bespoke tailor. See the full post on Smalto here. Marking the cloth – the second in Smalto’s th...

TailorsNovember 15th 2012

Smalto: bespoke tailor, Paris

November 14th 2012

c French tailor Smalto is not talked about much by the bespoke enthusiasts of the world. Yet it is the second-biggest bespoke operation in France (after Cifonelli), has a great history – having been established by Francesco Smalto in 1962 whe...

Smalto: bespoke tailor, Paris

c   French tailor Smalto is not talked about much by the bespoke enthusiasts of the world. Yet it is the second-biggest bespoke operation in France (after Cifonelli), has a great history – having been established by F...

TailorsNovember 14th 2012