In the world of fashion, Italy is the Everest of the male style. London
could have Savile Row, Paris its luxury industries and New York Madison
Avenue, but no one has the true essence of Italian elegance. Beyond
its global fashion brands, the soul of Italian style is found in
workshops and boutiques of established masters and artisans for
generations have created the best men’s clothing on the planet.
Industry member and respected tailor-made Hugo Jacomet is one of the
Europe’s most experienced commentators on men’s fashion. This is sumptuous
guide is the result of over two years spent traveling the length and
width of Italy, from the slopes of the Alps to the islands of Sicily,
documenting the craftsmanship behind the most elegant gentlemen of Italy. From
Renaissance fabrics at the famous international tailors
brands to family-run businesses, over fifty homes from across the country
they are celebrated for their unique style and commitment to sustain timelessly
Italian traditions Exquisite photographs by Lyle Roblin, commissioned
specifically for this book, they reveal the passion and zeal of the finest fabric in the country
merchants, tailors, producers and boutique owners.
This richly illustrated journey reveals the producers of true rarely seen
Italian style, essential reading for the modern gentleman and all those
who appreciate the beauty of a tailored suit, the quality of a welted by hand
shoe, the luxury of handmade gloves, or the flamboyant panache of a
seven times silk tie.