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The Armoury - Artisanal Clothiers. Le retour du chapeau : choisissez le vôtre. Un véritable raz-de-marée de chapeaux Panama s’est abattu sur le Pitti Uomo cette année !

Le retour du chapeau : choisissez le vôtre

Les couvre-chefs étaient légion, aussi bien sur les têtes des amateurs de style classique que sur celles des fashionistas qui cherchaient tout à la fois à se protéger du chaud soleil du Pitti, mais également à donner un petit (gros ?) Coup de fouet à leur prestance car il faut bien l’avouer, un beau chapeau, ça a vraiment de la gueule. L’on peut avancer sans trop prendre de risque l’idée que l’invention du chapeau répondait jadis à des besoins purement pratiques : se protéger de la pluie, du soleil ou des dangers, dans le cas de chapeaux de protection. Plus tard, le chapeau prit une dimension cérémonielle – des casquettes d’apparat pour les militaires aux couvre-chefs élaborés pour les différents clergés, le chapeau devint un symbole de statut dans la société.

Nous avons relevé ci-dessous les huit types de chapeaux qui dominent depuis quelques temps la scène du style masculin occidental. 1. 2. 3. 4. Tradition seit 1858. Two Nerdy History Girls: The Finer Points of an 18th c. Man's Shirt. Susan reporting: There are few historical garments more misrepresented than an 18th c. man's shirt.

Two Nerdy History Girls: The Finer Points of an 18th c. Man's Shirt

For European men from the middle ages into the mid-19th c., the shirt was not only an indispensible piece of clothing; it was a democratic one, too. The shirts worn by George III would have been cut exactly the same as the ones worn by his grooms, as well as by Thomas Jefferson, Beau Brummel, Tom Jones, and Mr. Darcy. You know what they looked like: silky, lace-trimmed shirts cut to open like a modern tux shirt, on everyone from those Founding Fathers in the bank commercials to Fabio. Uh, no. Fashioning Beau Brummell: Crazy Regency Collars!

Budd Shirtmakers blog. 4 Things to Look for in a Good Pair of Men’s Shoes. Corthay RTW shoes display @ Leffot New York Selecting a pair of shoes is a personal, if not intimate experience.

4 Things to Look for in a Good Pair of Men’s Shoes

We wear our favorite shoes hundreds of times before throwing them out or restoring them. And, if our shoes look good and feel good on our feet, then somehow we feel better than if our shoes are in bad shape. Home. Accueil - Marc-Antoine Barrois. Nouvelle Vague - Aubercy. Richard James (tailor) Interior of the flagship Richard James store at 29 Savile Row, London W1S 2EY Richard James is a bespoke Savile Row tailors and contemporary menswear company.[1] It was founded in 1992 by designer Richard James, a graduate of Brighton College of Art and a former buyer for the London boutique Browns, and his business partner Sean Dixon.

Richard James (tailor)

Richard James has won both the British Fashion Council's Menswear Designer of the Year and Bespoke Designer of the Year awards.[2][3] The first of the "new establishment" or "new bespoke movement" of Savile Row - the new, more fashion orientated wave of tailors who moved onto the street in the nineties - Richard James is widely credited as having done much to revitalise the reputation and fortunes of what is widely acknowledged to be the world centre of quality tailoring.[4] Prêt-à-porter - Stark & Sons. Sharen Davis Aims 'Django Unchained' for Oscar Costume Glory. Django Unchained's Sharen Davis may just become the first costume designer to earn an Oscar nomination for working on a Quentin Tarantino-directed film.

Sharen Davis Aims 'Django Unchained' for Oscar Costume Glory

She has the pedigree, with Oscar nominations for Ray and Dreamgirls, and Critics Choice and Costume Designers Guild Awards for her work on The Help. PHOTOS: 'Django Unchained' Costume Designer Sharen Davis Vies for Oscar Gold None of Tarantino’s films -- from Reservoir Dogs (1992) to Inglourious Basterds (2009) have garnered a Costume Design Oscar nomination, as the honor is usually reserved for painstakingly perfect period films beloved by the academy.

But Django Unchained is a period film, set in the deep south in 1858, just before the Civil War. And the film’s bright palette and combination of Southern peacock finery, lavish gowns with the rock star style of Italian spaghetti westerns may catch the Oscar voters’ eyes -- if they can see past the buckets of blood. Sharen Davis Costume Interview: Django Unchained. Despite being twice Oscar nominated, for Ray in 2004 and then Dreamgirls and 2006, costume designer Sharen Davis has yet to win the big one.

Sharen Davis Costume Interview: Django Unchained

She ticks a lot of the Academy’s boxes too: period clothes, stage wear, real life people. However, Ms. Davis is not just about history and glamour, her work is thoughtful, detailed and appropriate to tone. Django Unchained is the first time Sharen Davis has worked with Quentin Tarantino, as generally he favours using different costume designers depending on the project. Yet on this evidence the director is likely to employ her services again. Sartoria Domenico Caraceni. Timothy Everest - Bespoke. Dating from the 17th Century, gentlemen of high social standing would commission their personal tailor to craft an outfit that reflected their importance.

Timothy Everest - Bespoke

It was an agreement between gentlemen and endorsed by a handshake, therefore it had 'been spoken for'. Today, the word bespoke is used by a multitude of businesses to describe a ‘one off’ and highly individual item. A bespoke garment is made for you and you only. The Bespoke Process. Dress Trousers and Dinner Suit Trousers: Braiding. 1890_SAJ_LOC_crop.jpg (1187×800) Paul Grassart Tailleur. Super 100s, Super 120s, Super 250s, comment s’y retrouver ?


Super 100s, Super 120s, Super 250s, comment s’y retrouver ?

The never-ending 'Wool and Prince' shirt launched on Kickstarter. Wool&Prince.