Beyond Fabric x GQ Japan
I’m proud to announce that one of the pictures I took of Mr. Simone Righi during last Pitti Uomo, has been published in GQ Japan’s 10th Anniversary Issue. In an article featuring the most stylish individuals of the last decade, Mr. Righi appears next to icons such as Gianni Agnelli, Giorgio Armani, Serge Gainsbourg, Hedi Slimane, Lapo Elkann, Pharrell Williams, Nigo, André 3000 and Thom Browne.
Although the model sets the motto for a great picture, it’s definitely an honor to be featured in such a renowned publication and yet another sign I’m on the right track. Check the original picture here.
Tommy Hilfiger x George Esquível Limited Edition Loafers
Following their first encounter in 2009 during the CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund Award, Tommy Hilfiger and George Esquível have recently joined forces to create a limited edition footwear collection. Coming from two of America’s most renowned designers, the collection takes Hilfiger’s preppy universe and twists it with Esquível’s signature detailing, delivering a unique piece of American history.
Inspired by a vintage aesthetic, the collection is comprised by a loafer and brogue for both men and women: four distinct models made from locally sourced premium leathers and featuring artisanal details such as antique leather washing, hand-punched perforations and hand-appliqued logos using a hot branding iron. Each pair comes with its own limited edition number, customized dust bag and box.
I was lucky enough to receive a pair of the exclusive two-toned loafer created for the collection. The combination of the navy uppers and contrast burgundy applications works beautifully, with the highlights going to the outstanding handcrafted perforations and detailing, which definitely takes them to another level. The last, a bit rounder than the ones I’m used to, was actually a pleasant surprise as its classic nature is evenly balanced by the overall modern take on the loafer.
Prada teams up with Wes Anderson and Jason Schwartzman for this remarkable short film “Castello Cavalcanti”. Evoking several references from Federico Fellini and the history of Italian cinema, the director is able to once again create unique characters with a refined humorous twist.
Filson x Shinola Bixby Bicycle
Isabel Marant x H&M AW13 Collection
Ronnie Fieg x Sebago AW13
Woolrich x Danner “Old Growth” Capsule Collection
Tricker’s x End. Bourton Derby Brogue
Again an outstanding delivery from the evergoing colaboration between End Clothing and Tricker’s, this time reinventing a timeless derby shoe with brogue detailing. Available in navy and antique brown and featuring Tricker’s usual high-quality standard, this version comes pimped with contrasting waxed white laces for extra flare. Check them here.