Ready for winter

Founded in 1965 in Lyon by its President Alain Schimel, fashion house Zilli launched luxury sportswear – including the now iconic leather jackets. Sublimed by craftsmen in the Lyon workshops, rare hides and exceptional fabrics give rise to unique creations. Over the years Zilli has developed a complete luxury menswear wardrobe, from shirts to leather goods, belts, knitwear, jeans, shoes, suits, eyewear and fragrances. 

Step into the new season with an exclusive and refined elegance. Discover the Zilli accessories collections online and in their boutiques worldwide.

Zilli fashion and accessories are available at Zilli boutiques worldwide. Come into the beautiful world of Zilli.

Paul Stuart presents a modern sartorial point of view for Fall 2021

Paul Stuart, Inc. was founded by Ralph Ostrove and named for his son Paul Stuart Ostrove, has remained in its original location since opening in 1938. Creative Director Ralph Auriemma maintains the DNA of the brand while moving the silhouettes and styling forward for the modern man. With a laser focus on fabric and construction, the Modern American Sartorial collection is the mainstay of Paul Stuart’s fall offering. Auriemma explains, “For over 80 years, Paul Stuart has presented contemporary American men’s clothing to its clientele with the attitude of an English heritage brand”.

Paul Stuart’s Fall 2021 collection is a love letter to our home: the bustling, cosmopolitan New York. Championing the familiar styles and tastes of the city, and elevating them with our vibrant sense of color and selected artisanal fabrics – your tailoring, accessories, and footwear for fall begin here.

Equestrian-style tweeds are what Paul Stuart is about this season. This fall, these have a lighter color palette and are hand-finished in Italy giving them a soft hand that Auriemma pairs with horizontal cotton corduroys. Italian wool suits are available in subtle plaids and chalk stripes that are elegant, not trendy. It’s a uniquely modern approach to sartorial dressing that incorporates traditional tailoring details.

Made in Italy, felted cashmere jackets that wear like a cardigan are worn with lightweight flannel pants and topped with Italian double-faced bonded wool robe style belted coats. Auriemma says, “We are offering a new jacket silhouette that has the feel of a cardigan with an ultra-soft construction in felted cashmere, corduroy, wool, and tweed. These pair effortlessly with a turtleneck and sneakers for a relaxed, comfortable look”.

Stylish coats trimmed with luxurious beaver fur for dressy occasions and technical jackets that protect against winter’s snow and sleet are an essential component of every well-dressed man’s wardrobe. Auriemma says, “The clothing styles and the materials have evolved with the times. Our customers want to look good with a dash of style and flair – It is what we are known for at Paul Stuart”. Auriemma also takes inspiration from military styles. For instance, one of the new outerwear styles is a zippered Italian Nappa leather bomber jacket with a sheared beaver fur lining and collar.

Paulette Garafalo, CEO, and President of Paul Stuart says, “The Paul Stuart fall collection continues to mirror the contemporary attitude that our clientele requests from us. These new styles reflect our customers’ desire to feel comfortable while looking great”. The Highlander group of sportswear is a luxurious approach to functional and rugged clothing. It is equally appropriate for the hills of Scotland as it is for the climb at Belvedere Castle in New York’s Central Park.

The collection consists of sumptuous sportswear that includes Scottish cashmere sweaters, shetland plaid trousers, and wide-wale Italian corduroy sports jackets that are combined to create new styles filled with texture and pattern. “I always like to feature bold material and color at Paul Stuart; it’s the brand’s DNA,” says Auriemma. “These Highlander styles are defined by an eclectic mix of ideas that when seen together have a strong point of view”.

The tailored jackets feature suede elbow patches and scalloped sleeve trim that historically were added for durability. Rugged but sophisticated wool cardigans with shearling trim, slash pockets, and leather-covered buttons. Auriemma advises men to wear them with colorful pants or traditional flannels. Jacket patterns include hunting and gun check paired with pre-washed cotton twill trousers. Lastly, there are C.P.O. style shirts in green and brown wool and shearling field jackets with barn coat pockets.

The Paul Stuart Fall 2021 collection is available in Paul Stuart Boutiques in Southampton, NY, Chicago, and Washington, D.C. and online. Come into the beautiful world of Paul Stuart.

Dior is proud of its creative legacy

At French Maison Dior, their creations are the result of supreme savoir-faire. Gain an insight into the multilayered process behind the creation of a scarf from the Autumn-Winter 2021-2022 collection by Maria Grazia Churi, starting with the immensely detailed hand rendering of the exotic Toile de Jouy motif in the Maison’s textile studio.

High precision machinery takes over in the next step, weaving the silk twill with ‘Christian Dior’ signature jacquard borders before the printing can take place, with the edges of the separated panels then being individually rolled and sewn by hand to provide a perfect finish to a timelessly elegant and endlessly versatile accessory.

At Dior they are proud of their creative legacy. The beautiful Toile de Jouy scarfes are available in different colors at Christian Dior Boutiques worldwide and online. Come into the beautiful world of Christian Dior.

Hot off the press: A Show in the News

Read all about it: Spanish fashion house Loewe has presented its Fall/Winter 2021 womenswear collection titled ‘A Show In The News’. In a boundary-breaking (news) attempt to subvert the world of fashion as we know it today, the label’s creative director Jonathan Anderson continues his efforts to create paper-based shows by presenting the new FW21 collection in the most commonly-found media format there is, producing a supplement for newspapers that will feature in ‘Le Figaro’ and ‘Le Monde’ in France, ‘El Mundo’ of Spain, ‘The Times’ of London, ‘The New York Times’, and Japan’s ‘The Asahi Shimbun’.

Originally scheduled to take place today in Paris, the Loewe Fall Winter 2021 women’s runway show has been cancelled. Instead, the latest collection is presented as A Show in the News: a newspaper supplement that has been distributed in the world’s leading news titles.

It’s a response to a show that wasn’t meant to be thanks to the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic, but that hasn’t halted Anderson’s creativity. Instead, it put a fire under his feet to create something millions will see, emblazoning the supplement with a bold headline reading ‘The Loewe Show Has Been Cancelled’ alongside a Loewe logo for the masthead.

Upon reading your supplement, you’ll find imagery captured by Fumiko Imano that sees Freja Beha Erichsen wearing the latest and greatest designs from Loewe’s FW21 collection. Bright, acrylic tones flood the collection alongside structured graphics, which sees billowing silhouettes become seemingly structured with their use of lines – in short, it’s all very Mondrian, very modern abstract art, and perfect for when you want to feel special when dressing up at home.

Featuring Freja Beha Erichsen and photographed by Fumiko Imano, the presentation is accompanied by an exclusive preview of best-selling author Danielle Steel’s latest novel The Affair.

Standouts from the ‘A Show In The News’ include the lead quilted look. Quilting takes pride of place in the collection, but it’s strongest in the green and white coat that’s fluid yet firm. The shapes (in this and in the entire collection) are curvaceous but structured, and with this coat, the dimensions are only accentuated by the colorful lines cutting through it.

Elsewhere, the Spanish fashion house presents complete contrasts that are still playful. For example, there’s a black riding coat and matching culottes that are decorated with gigantic pink tassels, while an asymmetrical dress is covered in sparkles and glitter for a smattering of glam.

Electricity. The Loewe Fall Winter 2021 women’s runway collection is a bold, visually saturated statement in shape and colour, pumped up to the max.

Rounding out the ‘show’ is the return of Loewe’s Amazona bag, which first released back in 1975. It’s a quintessential Loewe accessory, and this season it appears in Nappa calfskin and anagram jacquard variations that fit perfectly alongside both the vivid and subtle pieces in the collection. Additionally, Anderson has made color-blocked lug-soled boots, pleated buckle and bracelet high heel boots, a new range of Puzzle bags, knotted and twisted bracelets and earrings in sterling silver, and finishes it all off with signature twisted chain elements in gold or rhodium-finished silver.

Free editions of ‘A Show in the News’ will be available at selected Loewe stores worldwide, until stocks last.

Loewe’s ‘A Show In The News’ can be seen in the photo’s above or in the aforementioned newspapers, and will drop in-store and on the fashion house’s website sometime this August. Come into the beautiful world of Loewe