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Answers to Your Questions About Fine Leather

Answers to Your Questions About Fine Leather

What is peccary? A peccary is an ugly-ass wild pig found everywhere from Mexico to Argentina. Peccary leather is among the best for making shoes and gloves: It’s soft, flexible, durable and good looking, with a pebble texture. The textured leather of these cap-toe derby shoes is peccary. Soft and flexible, peccary shoes are comfortable […]

The World’s Best Fitting Pants

The World’s Best Fitting Pants

“The world’s best fitting pants” may be a lofty descriptor, but it’s not one that Ecru designers have bestowed upon themselves. Ever since the brand launched with one style of pants, the “Beck” trouser, it’s been recognized across the country for the superior fit of its signature fabric, Power Stretch. Made from cotton, nylon and […]

Extraordinary Pants

Extraordinary Pants

Their name may mean simply “pants from Turin,” but Pantaloni Torino trousers are anything but ordinary. The company’s PT01 line is designed to break conventions, while preserving the classic Italian devotion to excellent craftsmanship. With casual pants and travel pants in a host of unique cuts and colors and available in worsted wool, blended cotton, […]

Cary Grant’s Style Tips

Cary Grant’s Style Tips

The late, great Cary Grant was a perennial fixture on best-dressed lists in the 1950s and 60s. With characteristic modesty, the actor said he never understood why, for he never took the trouble to be fashionable or stand out. Therein lies a lesson: Being well dressed is a matter of style, not fashion; of the […]

Match Game

Match Game

Almost all men, no matter how style savvy, harbor some confusion over which items of clothing and accessories to match, and which not to match. This primer sets things straight: 1. Match metals The color of your watch, cuff links and belt buckle should be similar. That’s the ideal, but you can relax a little […]

Get Your Summer Kicks

Get Your Summer Kicks

For women, this summer brings a welcome renewal of interest in classic sneaker designs in both canvas and leather. You don’t have to be a sneakerhead (yes, that’s a thing) to appreciate the comfort and casual warm-weather vibe of these flexible-soled shoes. You’ll find an array of hues out there, but white rises above other […]

Wearable Art

Wearable Art

When Pal Zileri designates its collections as Avant–Craft, it’s more than just a tagline. The brand’s current visual aesthetic is dominated by alternately bold and subtle contrasts: between colors, geometries and textures. In terms of colors, for example, you’ll find vibrant shades like bronze metallic, orange papaya and cactus green juxtaposed with leaden gray. Zileri […]

Packed with Style

Packed with Style

Briefcases and satchels do the trick just fine, but sometimes two shoulder straps are the best way to move your daily stuff through the world. Anyone who decided backpacks were an ‘immature’ fashion choice has become sorely mistaken—some of the most respected designers are putting out takes on the semester abroad essential, and some of […]

J Brand: Dream Jeans

J Brand: Dream Jeans

It’s practically a fashion axiom: The little black dress is supposed to be one of the core items in your closet. These days, however, many women are more likely to ditch the dress and slide on their skinny black jeans instead. The pairs made by LA denim magnates J Brand? Especially coveted. Some may say […]

A Day at the Races

A Day at the Races

Most of the time, sporting event ‘dress codes’ involve team colors and face paint. Don’t get us wrong, we love a good tailgate as much as the next fan. It’s just that the Kentucky Derby is a special weekend for us because it combines spectator sports and sartorial flexing. Whether you’re down in KY or […]