Men’s Fashion

Robb Reader: Gianluca Isaia

Neapolitan outfitters Isaia’s modern history begins with current CEO Gianluca’s grandfather moving the family business to Casalnuovo with a single-minded mission: to cherry-pick the best tailors from this small town on the edge of Naples and, with his sons Enrico (Gianluca’s father) and Corrado and Rosario (his uncles), create a workshop that would seize on […]

Chester Barrie Refurbishes its Savile Row flagship store

The back story of the illustrious outfitters found at 19 Savile Row is a compelling one. Having made his fortune opening a chain of eponymous outfitters across The Pond, the company’s entrepreneurial founder, Simon Ackerman, returned to England in 1935 and set up a  clothing factory in Crewe due to its equidistance between Huddersfield’s mills […]

A rare selection of vintage Vacheron Constantin Timepieces arrives in New York

Les Collectionneurs, a unique collection of vintage Vacheron Constantin timepieces sourced from auction houses, private collectors, and the watchmaker’s own archival department, has landed at the Swiss watchmaker’s Madison Avenue boutique. The collection is part of a travelling offering of timepieces that has already touched down in Singapore and London and recently at Manhattan’s luxury retailer Material […]

Robb Reader: James Eden, owner, Private White V.C.

At the peak of the Industrial Revolution, so much cotton was spun in Manchester – a third of the world’s output – it was nicknamed ‘Cottonopolis’. The north of England’s textile industry has since withered, but some entrepreneurs are working to resuscitate it. Entrepreneurs like James Eden. Having ditched a career in finance to convert […]

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