The fabulouse four…autumn is coming!

Dear reader,

As temperatures begin to take a tumble, it’s time to turn our attention to the wardrobe investments which will help us beat the cold in style. Yes, the onset of the autumn/winter season may signal red noses and flaking faces ahead, but for those who have grown tired of summer’s T-shirt-and-shorts uniform, the sudden need for layering up will come as a breath of fresh air. (more…)

Next winter don’t miss your roll neck!

Dear readers,

whether known as a roll neck (UK), turtle neck (US) or skivvy (Australia), fashion’s latest hero piece has finally shaken off its Geography teacher connotations to become a sophisticated modern must-own. Despite going through a rough patch in recent years, men have at last learned, when worn right, the roll neck can be the perfect way to dress up denim or act as a relaxed substitute for a shirt and tie. Soft, comfortable and with a touch of the seventies about it, the roll neck is a menswear classic that almost every gent should try at least once in his life.

It allows you to do without the scarf and classic version does not have buttons or, in this and are more uncomfortable to wear over their close cousins ​​with zip or buttons, such as the famous cardigan, which was designed by a British general in order not to muss the crown. Trichological stories aside, the turtleneck is unisex – although born in a man’s wardrobe – and it’s cross, putting agree adults, children, dogs and uncle Pino! It ‘made of various fabrics and knitwear resists across the seasonal trend fashionistas. Is popular with singles all over the world and from people on the trip; the reason? Its practicality, but mainly because it’s not iron – remarkable point in its favor. Under the turtleneck homo sapiens wearing a t-shirt, but the most sensitive homo elegans just can’t accept this affront to the rules, citing an idiosyncrasy for dermatological wool in contact with the upper limbs. A cure for the aforementioned aversion has been prepared within the Pitti Uomo: it trivially advised to wear a shirt under the turtleneck. Arms covered and assured touch of glamor from the tips of the collar peeking sweater. What a style!

Available at Reiss, priced £85.

Reiss Observatory Merino Wool Neck Jumper

Available at ASOS, priced £20.

ASOS Roll Neck Jumper in Twisted Yarn

Available at Suitsupply, priced £129.

Suitsupply Green Turtleneck

Available at Zara, priced £25.99.

Zara Plain High Neck Sweater

Available at Belstaff, priced £390.

Belstaff Littlehurst Jumper

Available at ASOS, priced £45.

Selected Homme Turtle Neck Jumper with Fleck

Available at John Smedley, priced £399.

John Smedley Judson in Camel

Available at Mango, priced £45.99.

Mango Stand Collar Merino Wool Sweater

Available at Sunspel, priced £300.

Sunspel Jacquard Knit Roll Neck Jumper

Available at Uniqlo, priced £24.90.

Uniqlo Extra Fine Merino Polo Neck Sweater

Now I hope you are ready for next winter season!!

Stay tuned!



Vita alta e “pences”…nuove frontiere del pantalone uomo

Cari lettori,

siamo ormai di diritto entrati nel mese di settembre, da sempre denso di cose da fare, da pensare o da mettere in cantiere. Personalmente penso che settembre sia pari a gennaio quanto a buoni propositi, idee o progetti da realizzare, non credete? (more…)

The shoes that speak english…”Manor of London”

Hello readers,

before the summer break, i leave you another example of artisan shoes maker…this time we move to London and an expecially i’ve the pleasure to speak about “Manor of London”.


Manor of London is a quintessentially British brand of bespoke & fully customisable high end luxuries. The shoe collection benefits from the knowledge of experienced shoemakers and high-grade materials. Every pair of shoes is a marvel to behold thanks to the skill and passion of those responsible for making them. Each individual shoe may be worked on by up to 20 different people before it is finished. The process by which a pair of Manor of London shoes comes to life at our Spanish workshop is to see traditional craftsmanship and genuine skill in action.

The fabrics are sourced from the best mills and tanneries from Spain, Italy, England and other exotic leather from Asia. The production is carried out in Spain and England.

Very interesting are the three areas of choise.

1) Manor Menswear

This customisable footwear are world famous not just for their comfort but for their style. Each pair is hand-made from finest leather, elegant velvet and soft calfskin, expertly cut and lasted using traditional established methods.


2) Manor Mesdames

You may have heard that diamonds are a girls best friend, but Manor Mesdames line is a women’s secret weapon. Pristine footwear & accessories to keep you looking your best at any time of the day.

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3) Manor Mini

Proud parents, manicured mums, dapper dads. Instil that sartorial style in the younger generation from day one. Manor Mini range retains the highest levels of craftsmanship but just scaled down for the little ones. At present kids selection is a bespoke only service and the models are exactly the same styles as other sizes just scaled down.

At least, but not last is also possible to order a bespoke pair of shoes. How can you do?

Each customers using the 3D app can create their own one-of-a-kind shoes, and tailor them to reflect a personal and unique style. Customer’s taste and personality go into each signature shoe. They can make their design distinctive by choosing the details that best represent their look. Anything is possible: from bright coloured linings to specially selected embroidered motifs!

You just have to click the link and choose your favorite pair of shoes !


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Stay tuned!!


Pitti 88 – bespoke suit

Cari lettori,
eccomi di ritorno dall’ultima edizione di Pitti Immagine Uomo, chiusasi venerdì scorso con numeri di presenza ed ordini commerciali in aumento rispetto alle edizioni precedenti. Segnale economico positivo che lascia ben sperare per il futuro del settore, anche se a noi, in questa sede, interessa più (more…)

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