London celebrates the glamour of Italian fashion

London’s Victoria & Albert museum has today announced its major fashion exhibition for 2014. Named The Glamour of Italian Fashion 1945-2014, the display will illustrate the roles that Italian designers and manufacturers played on the global fashion arena from the end of World War II to the present. Drawing upon...

River Island menswear autumn/winter 2013

Even though summer has only just arrived, many fashion stores across the northern hemisphere are already stocking their first lines of clothes and accessories for autumn/winter 2013/14. As The Style Examiner looks into the sartorial offering on British high streets and mid-market retailers for the colder months ahead, River Island...

Menswear trend for spring/summer 2014: the denim jacket

As a way to capture the spirit of the outdoors and the subversive allure of youth subcultures, menswear designers worldwide have been showing a keen interest in casual and utilitarian designs. And nowhere is this approach to sartorial inspiration more obvious than in the adoption of the denim jacket. No...

Suzy Menkes Awarded Fiorino d’Oro of the City of Florence

International Herald Tribune’s Fashion Editor Suzy Menkes has been announced as this year’s recipient of the Fiorino d’Oro of the City of Florence. The honour is usually conferred by the Municipality of Florence, Italy, to “distinguished individuals who, thanks to their excellent work in the field of culture, arts, politics,...

Cambridge Satchel Company Announces First Men’s Collection

The Cambridge Satchel Company has announced that it will unveil a debut range of bags for men for Autumn/Winter 2013 at trade fair Pitti Imagine Uomo in Florence, Italy, in January 2013. The collection will include 75 pieces in a variety of styles and sizes and will introduce new colours...

KRISVANASSCHE Menswear Spring/Summer 2013

The cavernous and overheated environs of the Garage Turenne in the Parisian neighbourhood of the Marais provided a very adroit physical context for the runway show that unveiled KRISVANASSCHE’s Spring/Summer 2013 menswear collection during Paris Men’s Fashion Week on a hot afternoon in late June 2012. In essence, this was...

Christian Pellizzari Menswear Spring/Summer 2012

Christian Pellizzari’s Spring/Summer 2012 menswear collection, inspired by the bright colours of exotic Istanbul, the faded elegance of Venice, and the refined chic atmosphere of Paris, comprises a range of sophisticated garments and accessories born out of the search for the perfect materials and silhouettes to embody the identity of...

Valentino Autumn/Winter 2012 Menswear

Valentino’s show to display the label’s menswear collection for Autumn/Winter 2012 at the 81st edition of Pitti Uomo in Florence raised a very high bar for the numerous menswear fashion shows that are to take place over the next couple of weeks in Milan and Paris. As special guests of...