Pleated or not: pants guide


Pleats are back in the spotlight becoming an essential stylish detail for trousers. Forget about the slim fit and the essential silhouettes we were used to, now we are going towards a much more confortable wearability. Fashion system, as it often happens,  is ready to steer the other way. A jump forwards that draws inspiration from […]

Marriage Italian Style: what to wear


As every year  the summer season brings with it a whirlwind of wedding invitations. It’s all a succession of ceremonies in ancient sanctuaries, liberty villas with a view on a lake, bohémien receptions in some agritourism in the country. During the last decades the  possibilities for new themes and locations have multiplied showing the will to make […]

Modern Gentleman’s Wardrobe: the blue blazer

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Blue blazer is  definitely the symbol of refined free time.  Versatile and naturally elegant it is an inevitable element in the wardrobe of the classy bon vivant. History of an icon The famous double breasted version was born in 1837 during the visit of Queen Victoria on board of the HMS Blazer (hence the name) […]

The spezzato: an art suitable for everyone.


Italians are passionate about everything, lifestyle above all. What seems to be an unstudied pairing of separate jacket and trousers for the most, in Italy is an art and has a name: the spezzato. Versatile and extremely chic, the mixing and matching has become a part of contemporary culture. You will often see fashion icons (photo […]

Designer Cufflinks – What cufflink are you?

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Ça va sans dire that a man able to customize his outfits by choosing refined details, returns to others a more determined and self-confident idea of ​​himself. In this sense, cufflinks have always been the quintessence of men’s jewellery, the distinguishing feature of most stylish looks. This little jewel combines the charm of luxury and the attention […]

How To Wear Pocket Square

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The pocket square is one of the indispensable details for defining gentleman’s style. All traditionally tailored jackets have featured a chest pocket not for a pair of sun glasses or business cards, but to show off a bit of elegance. Therefore, without something inside, a breast pocket appears unnecessary and the outfit seems incomplete. Here […]

Mens Dress Shirt Styles


It is certainly not a modern invention, and it has started to intrigue gentlemen since style icons like Gianni Agnelli (and now his grandson Lapo) showed the world that everyone could easily wear it stylishly. We are now used to see shirts combined in different outfits, for which it becomes extremely important to find the style that fits us better. Let’s start from […]

Shining shoes – The tricks of the trade


Have you ever heard the italian term Sciuscià? It’s a neapolitan (birthplace of this art) term that describes shoe shine job or shoeshiner, borned at the beginning of twentieth century. “Sciuscià” is also a famous and loved neorealist film directed by Vittorio De Sica, about the stories of shoe’s artists. This is an ancient art […]

How to iron a dress shirt

How to properly iron a shirt

It’s easier than it looks. Sometimes ironing a shirt it’s a nightmare and you prefer to take it directly to the laundry. However, with few simple tips you can iron it perfectly at home, without any residual crease. Here are 5 steps to get the most accurate results in the shortest possible time. 1_Start from the […]