MR PORTER took some time out to chat with the lead of one of the restaurant world’s most influential families as the Cipriani Downtown Ibiza restaurant recently opened up inside the Ibiza Gran Hotel. Mr. Giuseppe Cipriani’s grandfather opened the legendary Harry’s Bar in Venice in 1931 and the brand has been flourishing ever since, now with a reputation that’s entering a fourth generation. The Cipriani name defines class and Mr. Cipriani is nothing short of that himself. The face of the Cipriani name discusses his love for the Art Deco movement, racing, and why they decided to set up shop in Ibiza amongst other things. Head on over to MR PORTER to crack open their Ibiza issue.
GQ Style South Africa has launched their first issue for Autumn / Winter 2012 and asked British designer Ozwald Boateng to grace the cover. The bespoke menswear designer discusses his working philosophy of style, his vision of the African future and what it means to be human. Be sure to grab a copy if you’re able to. More looks from the spread can be found below.
With Mad Men back on our screens, the folks at MR PORTER just couldn’t help but do another 1960s style tailoring story. With much inspiration taken from the hit AMC drama, be sure to browse through the looks on The Journal. We’re sure you’ll find something you like, we definitely did — AMI trench, Lanvin tie clip, Gucci suiting, Church’s footwear. We can keep going. Head on over to MR PORTER to see the beautiful imagery and read the words of Mansel Fletcher as well.
Christian Dior has launched Dior Mag, an online magazine that will serve as a hub for funding all things related to the famed fashion house. Expect runway shows to be streamed through here and new products and collections to use it as their platform. Exclusive news and content will be found here so be sure to bookmark it as things are about to get quite interesting.
Here’s a look at an editorial found in Dapper Dan Magazine #4 issue highlighting Kris Van Assche’s Fall/Winter 2011 offerings. The shots are shown in black and white, shedding light on the structured pieces that come in a more contemporary fit. The editorial was done by Vassilis Karidis and features Dan Felton. The man’s tat game is pretty serious and it’s just what the shoot needed.
In the Fall/Winter 2011/12 issue of Fantastic Man, we came across this spread which sheds light on grey flannel and delivers some exceptional styling to boot. “”A True classic in menswear, grey flannel has all the qualities to create strong angular looks and make clothes look so elegant.” The editorial was captured by Paul Wetherell and styled by Jodie Barnes.
Available now is Inventory Magazine’s Issue No. 5. This issue features highlights with Carlo Rivetti and Stone Island, Missoni, Nepenthes, Mos Def, Flat Head and a few others. Find it at Inventory Stockroom.
Context Clothing drops their seasonal editorial featuring styled looks of their offerings. The goods for the colder months ahead are looking tremendous, with a solid mix of mid-layer pieces and a promising outerwear selection. Brands on deck include White Mountaineering, Nigel Cabourn, Monitaly, Folk Clothing and a few others.
From HUGE Magazine’s 8th Year Anniversary issue comes this editorial highlighting product from Engineered Garments’ Fall 2011 collection. The shoot took place in New York and turns us to some essential pieces for the colder months ahead. Among them is a cord blazer and a shawl cardigan with fair isle print. (via CS)
Japan’s master-piece received a featured editorial in The New Order magazine. The Osaka-based label showcased their new bags and backpacks for Spring 2011, each crafted in a range of finishes. The backpacks are available in a few different sizes and feature some technical elements such as nylon, waterproof zipper closure and plenty of extra pockets.