Zachary Prell explored soft tailoring in a warm and cool palette that was appropriately titled “Renew.”
Through their tireless work, savvy inovation (they were the first to introduce suits tailored for different body types, zipper trousers and tropical weight wool suits, amongst other things) and an unwavering commitment to dressing men in high-quality clothing produced in the USA, the brothers grew their company into one of the largest suits manufacturers in the world.
Hickey Freeman is a manufacturer of suits for men and boys, based in Rochester, New York, US, founded in 1899. The Hartmarx Corporation bought the company in 1964. In August 2009 India's leading textile and apparel company, SKNL, bought Hartmarx in bankruptcy proceedings. In 2012, Authentic Brands Group, LLC (ABG) finalized, its acquisition of the HMX Group, which includes the Hickey Freeman brand. In 2013, Grano Retail Investments Inc. acquired the Hickey Freeman assets including the factory in Rochester, NY.
The brand showed off its Spring/Summer 2017 wares on “real” people. Italy’s finest – an architect, a gypsy poet, actor, classical dancer, and tattoo artist among them. But the point was that the clothes work beyond the catwalk, which is often the ongoing issue: does it work in real life?
1970s style continues to inspire as Turnbull & Asser looks to the beloved era in Monte Carlo. The brand’s protagonist for spring-summer 2017 is modeled after Grand Prix racers who doubled as suave international playboys. Presenting its impeccable suiting, Turnbull & Asser embraces blues and greys for the season, offering a color palette ideal for summer.
This season, American designer Brett Johnson, founder and creative director of his eponymous brand, BRETT JOHNSON, explores the off-duty sartorial preferences of the world’s most iconic men in design and business. Professionally, these men are internationally renowned fixtures on the global, economic stage. Privately, these are modest individuals who prefer the seclusion of an isolated hideaway often lost in the wilds of the American West and always far away from the cacophony of their professional lives.
For too long, the playboys, fortune-makers and empire-builders of the world have been forgotten. It’s time, once again, for these icons of masculine power to rise and take their rightful place at the centre of the sartorial stage. Billionaire presents an extravagant, rich wardrobe for mature men who are unafraid of who they are and who they want to be.
Originally from Chester in the North West of England, Daniel W. Fletcher moved to London to study and has also undertaken a number or roles and internships with brands in the capital including Victoria Beckham, Burberry, James Long and Hussein Chalayan. Daniel also spent a year in Paris learning his trade at the houses of Lanvin and Louis Vuitton, the latter of which he is currently designing leathergoods for and therefor splitting his time between London and Paris.
At Nick Graham believe that Modern Menswear is a mix of two parts tradition, two parts attitude and one part pure fun. Its what they call "Post-Prep." By combining classic British menswear with American post-prep styling, they’re out to create a new dynamic – one that is both recognizable and refreshing.
Sun and fun are key words for the Spring/Summer 2017 FENDI Men’s Collection designed by Silvia Venturini Fendi. Playful and energetic. Soft and almost ‘washed’ materials together with welcoming shapes define an easy, relaxed silhouette apt for long days spent outside, lazily. Coats, parkas and blousons are fluid, shirt-jackets are firm and pragmatic, shorts bare legs. Silk tracksuit and quilted caftans for a zing of exoticism.
Pristine whites, sunny yellows, midnight blues. Relaxed, yet refined; easy-wearing, yet elegant - the Spring/Summer 2017 Collection inspires a desire to swim, stretch out in the sun, play. And, at day's end, hold a cocktail party, poolside. Or anywhere else you might prefer. For that summer breeze ruffling your hair...is the wind of freedom.
While botanical gardens have been found across many cultures throughout history, from those that famously hung in Babylon to the Royal estates of the Aztec empire, there are no finer to be found than those of the British Isles.
Fashion designer Peter Dundas reviled new Roberto Cavalli‘s Spring Summer 2017 Menswear collection with lookbook captured by photographer Edouard Plongeon. Stars of the session are Erik van Gils, Akos Sogor, and Leon Dame.
A basket-ball court, cheerleaders, popcorn vendors, breakdancing mascots, the Harlem Globetrotters basketball team and infamous rapper Busta Rhymes all packed into a 3-D mapping experience set the pace for Philipp Plein’s sports-driven, unconventional and high-geared Spring/Summer 2017 men’s collection.
ZACHARY PRELL launched at wholesale in Spring 2009, amidst the most daunting economic climate in decades. Unfazed, Zachary traveled extensively across the U.S. for the past two years, working alongside sales teams at partner stores to train, motivate and share knowledge. In what has become a tradition, shirt styles were named in honor of family, friends, advisors and colleagues to thank them for their show of support. Zachary loved personalizing the collection and the surprise that came along with celebrating these recipients. The IRVING, named after Zachary's grandfather, was the brand's very first shirt and sold out during the inaugural season.
Pringle of Scotland is the iconic brand founded in 1815 at the birthplace of the Scottish knitwear industry. From the beginning, technical innovation has led to the creation of knitwear as outerwear and it became one of the first luxury knitwear manufacturers in the world, having expanded throughout Europe, the US and Asia during the 19th and 20th centuries.
David Naman is the result of a tailoring background developed over time combined with innovation, research and dynamism. If you are a true lover of style, class and Italian designer, David Naman is the one to wear. Since 1996, David Naman is the answer to a cosmopolitan man with an international style but with an Italian taste.
Autumn/Winter 2016 heralds a change in pace from last Fall’s urban, dark and slick mood; but it is not about settling down, rather more settling in to the modern British gentleman’s lifestyle – presenting more casual clothes made for Country house parties and for exploring the streets of a foreign city, requiring the same level of refinement and luxury but in a cosy, comfortable and considered manner.
Born in Pesaro in 1973, Andrea Pompilio grows up in a highly creative environment, his father being an architect, his mother a passionate painter and hailing from a family traditionally involved in the clothing industry.
Richard James Spring/Summer ‘17 collection snaps the brim of its toquilla straw hat down sharply and speeds across the shimmering, sun-slapped cyan sweep of the Straits of Florida to hedonistic ‘50s Havana in the company of the enchanting, exquisitely attired British gentleman adventurer and contrebandier Michael Dandy Kim Caborn-Waterfield.
It’s written in the stars – this is the universe of Versace. Astronomy, astrology, man in space: a wardrobe from the heavens for the Versace man today.
Kings Gentlemen is a custom clothier, offering many different custom clothing styles to choose from in suits, jackets, pants, shirts, and overcoats. Lawrence Kiely is a master clothier and owner of the business. Read an interview with Lawrence about men's clothing and style.
Travel seems to be in the air during the spring collections, with several designers sending their models on strange journeys to both real and imagined locales. Riccardo Tisci men seemed to be military men on a mission; the collection was heavy with camouflage prints and utility features.
'Recon Blocking, By Tokyo and Hazy Days demonstrate the latest effects, techniques and fabrications that are offering a fresh and forward alternative to color-blocking. Modern graphic touches, statement shading and plays with placement and scale reenergize geometric blockings while retaining longevity over coming seasons'.
ISAIA Fall-Winter 2016/2017 collection is dedicated to the 25th anniversary from company's debut on the international market and especially in the United States.
Skopes is a British brand, producing seasonal, forward order collections including casual and formal coats, shirts and tailoring. Brand's collections include a wide variety of mix & match suits, jackets, blazers, eveningwear and trousers to suit all budgets.
The return of the Western in 2016, a testament to the unfailing popularity of the cinematic genre, have inspired a merging of cultures in the mesmerizing fashion show put on by Dolce & Gabbana.
'Music is full of memories and history; it is timeless, ageless and placeless. We imagined being in Sicily (Taormina, Agrigento, Palermo), attending a festival, a concert, an event, under the palms of the Favorita's or the Botanical Garden's banana trees. In this magical atmosphere, the Sicilian Barocco's golden yellow and Etna's lava red passion merge'.
Rethink traditional office dress codes with a truly modern take on tailoring - relaxed yet refined and perfect all day, everyday.
Dashing Tweeds weave design studio in East London is the place where all designs for cloth and ready to wear start. In addition to Dashing Tweeds Cloth Collections woven in Britain, the company offers also a variety of ready-to-wear garments.
For Fall-Winter 2016/2017ANGELICO evolves into a new identity, merging the concepts of formality and leisure, creating a contemporary expression of tradition with a renewed aesthetic.
Lenzing Group is a company based in Lenzing, Austria, which core competence is producing botanic fibers for the textile industry from the renewable raw material of wood. Here are the key color trends for Fall-Winter 2017/2018, revealed by Lenzing...
Oliver Spencer showcased their Spring Summer 17 collection at London Collections: Men on Friday 10 June. The collection has a strong 1950s Mediterranean influence, taking its inspiration from Oli's favourite house: Casa Malaparte on the island of Capri, Italy. A house famed for its imposing modernist Italian architecture, it is set atop a vertiginous coastline surrounded by sea. The natural, rugged coastline forms a harmonious contrast with the clean modernist lines of the architecture.
TOM* (Toronto Men's Fashion Week) has partnered with Toronto's Historic Sites (operated by the City of Toronto) for "Beatles 50 T.O" - a celebration of the 50th anniversary since the iconic band last performed in Toronto, Canada.
Classic elegance with modern twist. Fusion of artistic craftsmanship and European's premium quality fabrics. Wide peak lapels, lightly padded shoulders, flat front trousers, shorter jackets and slim silhouettes, accomplished by matching bags, shoes and men's suit accessories.
Jack Victor is a leading North American company for men's tailored clothing, founded in 1913. The brand represents sophisticated, accessible luxury with international styling.
American menswear line Tallia Orange offers 'a fresh concept in tailored clothing that encourages the consumer to express his own style through an exciting and unique array of fabrics, designs and colors'.
Michael Bastian is a luxury American menswear designer. His eponymous line's Spring-Summer 2017 collection was 'inspired by the personal style of American Jazz greats John Coltrane, Herbie Hancock and especially the legendary Miles Davis'.
'Our garments represent our understanding of style and workmanship, whether made in our Italian officinas or in our very own Monterey, California workshop. As makers, manufacturers, and purveyors of utterly distinctive design sensibility, we are committed to bringing you an iconic, American brand whose quality is second to none, all inspired by our heritage in the Monterey Bay Peninsula'.
The one year full time CPD diploma is a qualification for Fashion Design graduates and designers working in the fashion and tailoring sector, offering tuition in the technical aspects of bespoke tailoring skills to an international industry standard.
From January 12, 2017 to July 21, 2018, Savile Row Academy organizes Bespoke Tailor's Certificate Course, including four modules, designed to meet Savile Row's world renowned standards of excellence.
This exciting course, offered by London College of Fashion, is an excellent opportunity to immerse yourself in the world of bespoke tailoring. A tailoring apprentice takes 7 years to perfect one's craft, so it's a good idea to have a taste before you commit.
Quality and variety are the key words to describe Bardelli's philosophy: every single suit, coat, shirt or tie are chosen individually according to a precise sense of style and elegance always looking for favoring excellence.
Cad & The Dandy: It’s about making the best suits and creating a new destination shopping experience
Interview with James Sleater, one of our founders and co-directors of Cad & The Dandy.
Welsh and Jefferies is a small but neat shop situated at number 20 Savile Row offering bespoke suits and coats. The Cut and Fitting are done under the control of Head Cutter James Cottrell, whom I met in July 2016 and interviewed at his Savile Row shop.
Style means knowledge, careful choice of materials and exclusive, sometimes unrepeatable techniques. Style means passion. It means the thrill of choosing a fabric and thinking that one day it will be worn by a man who knows how to combine elegance and spontaneity with innovation and perfection. A man and his life, his dreams, his emotions. A fabric that will become part of a unique story.
Tommy Hilfiger presented its Spring 2017 Hilfiger Edition collection on July 13, 2016, in Manhattan during New York Fashion Week: Men’s.
When Alessandro Sartori returned from a trip to Marfa, that incredible open-air museum in the Texan desert, he brought with him the inspiration for a minimalistic, casual collection. Wide, roomy cuts, flowing jerseys, colours scorched by the blazing sun. A winter collection that proves there are no seasons.
In 2016 black and white come in a variety of patterns and prints, which add a contemporary hint to the classics. In addition to traditional stripes and checks, polka dots and leopard print are two key options to try.
The utilitarian aesthetic represents forms of genderless dressing. New Utility is the ultimate unisex look, combining practicality with sophisticated design.