Vestrucci charcoal suit: Style Breakdown

November 25th 2019

I’m very fond of the cut of this Vestrucci suit, and it is more unusual than I realised when I first received it. Although many aspects are similar to Liverano and other related Florentine tailors, there are small and large differences. So th...

Vestrucci charcoal suit: Style Breakdown

Match in comments:
Hi David, Harrison's Burley has a book called pioneer that is a worsted flannel about 320gsm. It sits somewhere between a normal twill worsted and a woolen flannel, definitely more formal than a normal woolen flannel (su...

Knitwear - ShoesNovember 25th 2019

Jamie’s alternative Pitti picks

July 29th 2019

Jamie Ferguson (above), the photographer I’ve worked with over the past few years on Permanent Style, has a different style to me. He gets tailoring, and wears tailoring, but he also wears more sportswear, more workwear, and experiments more....

Jamie’s alternative Pitti picks

Match in comments:
I did not see it the first time but now i want to switch that picture to black & white and photoshop an M48 Patton crossing the Mekong Delta behind him....

StyleJuly 29th 2019

England and Florence: Understated, rural style

May 13th 2019

  I always wondered why my friend Tommaso was such a fan of British style: he always wore tweed jackets, flannel trousers, Scottish knitwear. Even cotton Harrington jackets. His green tweed jacket from Loris Vestrucci was one reason I was i...

England and Florence: Understated, rural style

Match in comments:
I'm exaggerating, but there is a tendency among many Neapolitans to be a bit flamboyant and try to show off with their clothes - Neapolitans themselves tell me, so it must be true!...

Style - VideoMay 13th 2019

Video: How to buy a bespoke suit

April 3rd 2019

  This talk with Tommaso Capozzoli of Sartoria Vestrucci is a useful beginner’s guide for commissioning a suit. Tommaso explains how he would work out what kind of suit a customer wants, how he would direct cloth choices, and how ...

Video: How to buy a bespoke suit

Match in comments:
Thanks so much for your guidance!...

Suits - VideoApril 3rd 2019

Sartoria Vestrucci charcoal-flannel suit: Review

March 28th 2018

Right. Let’s do this by first running through the Vestrucci style and cut, and then going into the more subjective areas of reaction and experience. The suit being discussed is a Holland & Sherry charcoal flannel that I had made over...

Sartoria Vestrucci charcoal-flannel suit: Review

Match in comments:
Well, they're different styles in some ways - did you get a sense of that from reading both reviews, and perhaps looking at the Style Breakdown pieces on each as well?...

SuitsMarch 28th 2018

Permanent Style, Shibumi and Bennett Winch at Ves...

December 26th 2017

For all those coming to Pitti in January, there will be a display of some Permanent Style products at Sartoria Vestrucci on the Thursday, followed by drinks. Luca Avitabile will be there, offering wholesale on the Friday Polos, and I will be helpin...

Permanent Style, Shibumi and Bennett Winch at Ves...

Match in comments:
Around four weeks?...

December 26th 2017

Sartoria Vestrucci launches: Bespoke and ready-to...

July 10th 2017

This summer there were several launch events at Pitti Uomo. Kenji opened up in Florence again, with his new Tie Your Tie store (small but lovely); Benedikt had his Shibumi showroom with new tailoring; it was effectively the launch of Neapolitan trou...

Sartoria Vestrucci launches: Bespoke and ready-to...

Match in comments:
In a week or two, just waiting on photos...

SuitsJuly 10th 2017