Todd Snyder is definitely one of the front runners for menswear rookie of the year for 2011. After leaving J. Crew to start his own eponymous label, his Fall 2011 debut collection and sufficed to say it was stellar. (more…)
Here we have a look at LUBIAM‘s L.B.M. 1911 line and its Spring 2012 offerings. The collection’s detailed construction shows in the final product, as does the informal and refined elegance of the pieces. The contemporary fit is blended effortlessly with fabrics enriched by garment dying and washing for a distinct look. Before the lightweight fabrics can be put through the historical dying techniques, thoughtful attention to detail is given to each piece to ensure they can withstand the process.
An Artisan-like dying aging treatments create a worn-in effect. The cotton and cotton linen fabrics contain microstructures, adding texture to the jackets. The blazers of this season contain exclusive sartorial details, such as thinner side cuts for a slimmer fit. Look for the goods to hit select L.B.M. 1911 accounts worldwide in early 2012.
This multi-stripe blazer by Orthodox just popped up at Oak. The woven blazer has a two button closure, a welt pocket at the chest and two front pockets. The Black Strip Joseph has a curved hemline and is fully lined.
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Harris Tweed’s fabric is the only one in the world to be governed and authenticated by an Act of Parliament. The tweed’s hand woven in the Western Isles of Scotland but Harris Tweed usually leaves the designing and construction to others like Ralph Lauren, Jean Paul Gaultier, Vivienne Westwood and even the tailors of Britain’s Royal Family. (more…)