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Italians are fond of fashion and it is certainly not only a women's affair. In fact, Italian men love being always cool, prepped and enjoy following the all the latest trends. This is not surprising, considering Italy is, along with France and the USA, the very creative epicenter of the fashion world.
However, even if Milan is considered the capital of Italian fashion, there is another event which has become paramount to all fashionistas around the world: Pitti Uomo. One of Italian fashion's major events, it attracts the attention of both national and international companies working in the industry.
Today Italian designers are leaders in the world of men's fashions. Ask any fashion savvy man and he will tell you that Italian fashion, clothing and accessories, are the epitome of chic. Chances are the fashion savvy man will also be Italian. In fact, the Made in Italy brand is so strong that even men who think of fashion as a frivolous, effeminate pastime would know and appreciate Italian menswear.
Menswear to Hide Body Flaws, the Italian way
Menswear to Hide Body Flaws, the Italian Way
Menswear Body Types, the Italian way
In the last page on various male body shapes, you read about the ideal to which men must adhere if they want to look well-balanced and proportionate. Most urban Italian men dress through a well-honed instinct in order to achieve this appearance of balance. For those who do not have the advantage of such an instinct, here’s a breakdown on men’s clothing advice to achieve the appearance of that elusive ideal, the perfect male body. Consult the introduction page again to make sure you are able to discern your body type according to the measurement indications given there.
Style Statements for Men
Ermenegildo Zegna is today one of the foremost Italian names in modern menswear, with outlets all over the world and a wide diversity of lifestyle products for men. Zegna spells quality, discreet luxury and style: a well-dressed man can hardly afford not to have at least one Zegna in his wardrobe.
The Inception of Zegna
When Angelo Zegna, Ermenegildo Zegna's father, set up a small spinning plant in the first decade of the twentieth century, little did he know that his modest enterprise would successfully pass on to the fourth generation of his family, and one day rule the world of men's fashion.
Italian Business Suits for Men
Be Sure to see Men Suits Part I
People say that ladies love a man in uniform. I say that's not true, at least for me. I love men in business suits. Business suits are powerful. They showcase the male form in its best light. They're strong. They're driven. They're awe-inspiring. In my opinion, no one makes suits better than the Italian designers. No one. In this article, we'll look at some amazing men's suits brought to you by some of the best Italian designers the world has ever known.
The Latest and Greatest in Italian Men's Suits
Part III of Italian Men's Suits
Main types of Italian men's suits:
Italian men's suits come in all types of qualities and suited to different budgets. It is important to identify the various types of suits that are available before deciding to buy one, because different types of Italian suits are good for different people.
The Italian Bespoke Men's Suit:
Brioni Bespoke: When You are Bonding with the Best
While one often says that a man need not spend a lot to look like a million bucks, the truth is, it helps. Which is why a suit from Brioni costs an arm and a leg: the range begins from $3000 and may go way up. In short, there is nothing that represents the good life, suave charm, poise, and distinctive individuality like a suit from Brioni.
Brioni and Bond: A Lasting Legacy
5 Glorious Men's Watches
There are so many gift-giving opportunities throughout the year. A watch is a great gift to give or receive. Hey, it's even a great gift to give yourself. Men's watches should be rugged, sturdy and durable. Usually, those words don't scream fashionable, do they? This article will give you 5 glorious, fashionable and functional watch ideas that you could give to any man in your life - or buy for yourself. It's up to you!
1) This fantastic timepiece from Roberto Cavalli Timewear (just one of Cavalli's jewelry lines) is eye-catching, isn't it? What first drew me to this piece were the gorgeous metallic gold-toned cutouts. Yes, the small squares are at "3", "6" and "9". I just love the funkiness of it. It's so unique.
Keeping you Warm and Fashionably Correct
As the weather turns colder, a man's thoughts turn to outerwear. If they don't, then perhaps they should. In this article we'll be taking a gander at some fantastic Italian-made coats and jackets for the male of the species. Hope you enjoy them!
Alberto Aspesi gives us the warm, four-pocket, corduroy jacket. May I mention the pockets again? They're huge, so they're perfect for carrying wallets, small gifts, gloves and so much more.
6 Seriously Sexy Italian-Made T-Shirts for Gentlemen
T-shirts are wonderful. They're comfortable - and comforting. Men look great in them too by the way. Personally, I love nothing more than seeing my man in a t-shirt and jeans on the weekend. T-shirts scream fun. They're casual. They're versatile too. In this article, we'll take a look at six of the best - and sexiest - t-shirts for men. Maybe you'll agree with my assessments; maybe you won't.
Anyway, here goes:
1) From Versace Jeans Couture we have this wonderful t-shirt which is available in black as well as brown (pictured here). The ribbed jersey provides a perfect contour and the Elastane material ensures a perfect fit.
Sexy Italian-Made Men's Underwear
So many times we only notice women's undergarments. There's not a lot of focus put on men's boxers or briefs. That's unfortunate. A great pair of underwear is a solid foundation to fashion. It must comfortable and durable, at the very least. Hopefully, it makes the man feel sexy too. In this article, we'll take a peek underneath and check out these fantastic pieces of Italian-made men's underwear.
These aren't any old tightey-whiteys. They're underwear Gianfranco Ferre style. This white boxer fits the model like a glove. They're 95% cotton and 5% spandex. They gently cup the undercarriage and create a lean, sleek line that is very sexy. Don't you agree?
Italian Men's Shoes
I was looking for some shoes for my husband. He hates to shop. What is it about men and shopping? But, I digress. I have to say that, although the selection is not as plentiful for men, the Italian-made shoes in this article are just exquisite. They're fantastic shoes for work, play or whatever life throws at you. Italian designers do know their shoes, their fabric, their feel and their look. But, don't take my word for it. Read on, and let the shoes speak for themselves.
Roberto Cavalli's pointed-toe python shoes are awesome. These shoes are elegant, classy and classic. They can be worn out on a date or to a major business function.
The Latest and Greatest in Italian Suits
Italian Men's Suits < Part II
Business suits today are a form of corporate armor. But modern day men's suits are sometimes seen as too stuffy, especially after the dotcom boom. A somewhat relaxed work fashion is now acceptable, but this trend has not been able to displace the suit from its place in a man's work wardrobe.
Why wear a suit?
Guidelines to the Right Outfit for Business & Pleasure
If you are after impeccable fit, luxurious fabric, and superb craftsmanship, look no further than Italy, the global leader in luxury fashion. There are many considerations to take when shopping for clothing. To get the most for your money, buy classic pieces that will stand the test of time.
How to Match a Necktie With a Shirt
Of all the clothes that a man wears it is the matching of the shirt and the tie that take the most amount of time and aesthetic ability. For a professional, it could be one of the keys to success.
As Dave Barry puts it, "I do not mean to suggest for a moment that all it takes to be a top executive is a custom-tailored European suit. You also need the correct shirt and tie." But to make matters simple for you,(just in case you simply do not wear ties often or do not have the patience to spend much time on selection when you do), here is a short guide to correctly match shirts and ties.
Match according to color: