Melina: The Bespoke Approach
Family-run Italian brand Melina is showing the way forward for beautifully made, highly unique leather outerwear by applying a bespoke ethos to their products.
Kirk Originals: Sunglasses for Rainy Days
Meticulously made, the Kirk Originals Made in England range is for the city-dweller who wants to look cool and isn’t afraid to stand out from the crowd with a bold accessory.
Pocket Guide: Olof Nithenius
Contributing Editor to Plaza Uomo magazine, Olof Nithenius harnesses an appreciation of Italian tailoring and a playful approach to classic British style.
Norman Vilalta’s Dynamic Designs
Barcelona-based Norman Vilalta applies the same techniques of bespoke shoemaking to ready-to-wear, creating pieces that are as unique as they are refined.
How Cifonelli has Mastered Ready-to-Wear
No simple diffusion line, Cifonelli’s ready-to-wear collection shares the attributes and qualities that have made the house’s bespoke operation so renowned.
Principe di Eleganza: A Bastion of Neapolitan Tailoring
Neapolitan tailoring is no fait accompli: it’s a perpetual work in progress, thanks to the stylish mastery of companies such as the aptly named Principe di Eleganza.
Turnbull & Asser: The Great British Shirtmaker
As they breeze through their 13th decade, The Rake explores British shirtmaker Turnbull & Asser, and discovers what makes them such an enduring heritage brand.
Wil Whiting: The Bespoke Shirt Evolution
Shirts, even bespoke shirts, are made in roughly the same way as they were half a century ago. But that won’t stop Wil Whiting pushing the boundaries…