Men’s

Robb Reader: Marcello Leone

Having invested in the apparel line back in 2011, then acquired it fully in 2015, Marcello Leone has turned RYU (Respect Your Universe) from being a mixed martial arts brand into an urban athletic clothing outfitters which, as he puts it, “takes [the wearer] from a workout to a sophisticated urban environment”. They’ve now clocked […]

Design For Life Part I: Kit Blake Founder Chris Modoo

It has existed, conceptually, ever since prehistoric nomads first fashioned crude drinking vessels from clods of clay. The Latin ‘designare’ meant to devise or mark out, while the Italian verb ‘disegnare’ added more senses to the word: to contrive, to intend, to draw and to paint. Since the Industrial Revolution it has referred to a […]

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 […]

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