Summersuits are more than lighter versions of the usual dark businessfashion. Summer is the time of the year that allows to wear colours and patterns that the dresscode usually forbids in the office. We present the most important classics for the hot days.
Trousers play an important role for our overall look. Style is very much a matter of the right trouser choice. In the past 30 years I have tried a number of styles. Looking back I present the most important ones.
Maftei in Vienna keeps a fairly low profile although the company has been making bespoke shoes for a couple of decades. I ordered a pair shoes to find out how they create the perfect fit.
Over the years a close relationship develops between customer and tailor, sometimes even friendship. Is that a good thing?
Last year I visited Bucarest and by chance I met Mircea Cioponea. He told me that he had just started the new bespoke shoe company Petru & Claymoor with his business partner Petru Coca. We met for a very insightful interview.
The history of EdMeier Munchen has begun in 1596. Presently Peter Eduard and his sister Brigitte Meier are running the business, they represent the 13th generation of their family.
The new label Manheimer Berlin offers modern ready-to-wear clothing in a highly wearable fit. A young label with mature aspirations.
Some claim that German bespoke tailors are usually white haired gentlemen who have been making the same type of suit for their customers for 40 years. A visit to Germany's most talked about bespoke designer Maximilian Mogg in Berlin shows clear evidence that this is not true.
Francesco Barberis Canonico is the Creative Director of Vitale Barberis Canonico, one of Italy’s oldest and most respected mills. And one of the most elegant men I know.
Some German bespoke tailors and shoemakers deserve to be discovered outside their country. Before we present them we give an introduction into the specifics of the German bespoke scene.
In terms of sheer numbers, there is perhaps no city that matches up to Florence when it comes to bespoke shoe makers. However, only one of them is female. This superwoman exists and she is German.
Markus Scheer looks like a medical practitioner in his trademark white lab coat. But he is an intellectual craftsman. He runs Vienna’s oldest and most prestigious bespoke shoemaking business.
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