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Pitti Uomo brought again a plethora of styles in front of our camera. We've picked the interesting, creative and fun outfits for you to see and study. Maybe you'll find ideas to enrichen your daily wear with these! Text: Jussi...
Last summer, by a delightful surprise, I got an opportunity to have a pair of shoes made for me by Mario Bemer, famous Florentian shoemaker. After recovering from the complete, although very pleasant "out-of-the-blue" surprise, I begun pondering the...
When walking around the hip El Born area of Barcelona, we popped into a cozy atelier of Ramon Cuberta, young shoemaker. Carrying on the classic shoemaking tradition, Mr. Cuberta is one of the two currently active practitioners of the...
Disclaimer: This article explains and compares the handmade shoes with high-end factory made shoes. We acknowledge that the differences and benefits are often rather small and, also, under a continuous debate. We also acknowledge that the construction methods of...
Day 4 - Friday On day 4, Pitti Uomo concentrates mainly on business and the attendance is seriously lower than during the earlier days. Some buyers obviously aim to avoid the crowds, making their purchases during the last day. As...
Day three Perhaps due to the evening at Gilli, Thursday opened slightly less crowded. Apparently, some of the buyers had left right after completing their business in Wednesday. However, booths were still busy and peacocks were plucking their feathers. An...
From the beginning, it was clear that the second day of Pitti Uomo 90 would definitely be more crowded than the first day. It was also clear that the peacocks were out again and the yesterday's rather tame looks...
This is a follow-up article to the first post in a series about quality. In this article we dig deeper into how materials, workmanship and origin of garment affect the value for your money. MATERIALS Comfort, durability and correct fit are...
For me the best part of being a menswear blogger is getting opportunities to meet the people behind the brands and stores and getting together with other style enthusiasts, who make this style community the interesting and diverse place that it is. This time I visited...

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