ACROSS THE UNIVERSE. For spring/summer ’14, Italian brand Tod’s arrives with the new Gommino shoes and Double Stripe variants that embody the urban adventure from one destination to another.
Le Marche & Fashion
Le Marche offers an esteemed fashion industry that over time has developed an expertise that permit to understand the needs and desires of the market, especially from the end consumer side. Le Marche is a land of ancient traditions and crafts manufacturing, here, are located some of the major brands famous all over the world. A trip to the Marche, may also be an opportunity to switch from the classic historical and cultural tour to another exquisitely fashionable, in search of numerous outlets and factory stores. The shoe making district of Fermo and Macerata situated on the border of the provinces of the same name, represents the largest concentration of footwear producing companies in Italy.
Curated by Mariano Pallottini
A simple belt can be used to make a style statement, add a personal touch to formal wear, create a clear distinction between your top and bottom half, tie an outfit together, and much more. In order to make the very most out of this classic accessory, your choices should be informed, reflect your personality and, in the end, improve whatever you're wearing. Here a complete guide to men's belts - from buying your correct size to how to style them casually/formally to the 5 belts every man should own. Click thephoto To Read
A set very actual based on what you see every morning in the streets of cities in the Marche like Urbino, Pesaro, San Benedetto del Tronto.
This outfit offers only Le Marche brands such as:
Lardini, Brema, Manuel Ritz, Cesare Paciotti, Franceschetti, Bilancioni, Orciani, Tod's, Nazareno Gabrielli.
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Casual can flow into business so comfortably.
Love the way the my Vega brogues reminds me of spats, a look that represents luxury. Perfect for a modern retro mood while off browsing the aqueduct exhibit in Los Angeles. Shapes inspire me. Adjusts my mind to the right frame before my set design presentation in Hollywood. That European flair always impresses. You’d like me to write the script, too? Why not? New rules.
Paolini has been around since the early 1980s and creates men's clothing collections such as coats, dresses, jackets and pants. Total look for the elegant and dynamic man with a contemporary feel. Paoloni have a strong Italian styling, Jackets deconstructed and slim fit.
Bilancione presents the wonderful Autumn Winter 2013 2014 collection, on the homepage of the website, in a shape of several Men's Fashion Sets, very appreciated by those who have not time to chose items in combination of colors, style and materials.
Bilancioni is the unsurpassed brand for the “casual chic” luxury style, dedicated to the spare time, the holiday and the leisure. Bilancioni, in Le Marche, central italy, produces, apart the luxury knitwear, from informal jackets to shirts, from belts to shoes, from travel bags to small leather accessories.
Royal Hem is Copen Group's main line of exceptional standards of tailoring and luxury menswear. Drawing inspiration from the cultures of both Savile Row and Italian elegance, Royal Hem also embraces the new, aiming towards a young clientele.
Entirely dedicated to detail and finishing, the hallmark of the Royal Hem range is its special and highly wearable slim-fit designs with exceptional fit -- every item of clothing fits like a second skin, while also remaining very practical and comfortable.
Style advice. Fill an elegant suitcase with Malagrida pieces. styling around the world from the new autumn winter 2013-14 collection.
A long journey through the innovative details that are the feature of a universal and timeless wardrobe. Tailored and easy-to-wear pieces for men who like to live, savour and dream of freedom. authenticity, uncontaminated nature and the constant search for personal wellbeing.
With a vast range of knitwear pieces, the new Malagrida collection is the expression of timeless codes, refined creativity and open-minded craftsmanship.
Men‘s fashion has always borrowed elements typical of sportswear, but Malagrida has gone further, experimenting all the possibilities of sport-chic.
Casual-chic waistcoats, revisited cardigans, new and elegant knitwear pieces with a sartorial Malagrida is the Italian label that has reinveted traditional sportswear pieces, turning them into metropolitan must-haves.
The Malagrida Winter 2013-2014 collection is a sentimental, romantic and emotional journey with refitted and personal style that mirrors the journey of culture, knowledge and beauty undertaken and reflected in the primary search for select and evocative fabrics. For Malagrida it is always a question of balance and this is the reason why each piece in the new collection naturally adapts to any occasion and any place.
Art blends with manufacture. Franceschetti paints his shoes like they were paintings. A new line of shoes, called “luxury handpainted”, is born; finely painted with brush applying more shades of color. It’s dedicated to the true handmade shoes collectors. The manual procedure adopted for the color of the leather makes each pair exclusive and unique. The making is typical of the corporate, having double leather sole and Blake Rapid stitching. Technically the leathers used are defined “crust”; natural color calves are carefully hand dyed with accuracy and craftsmanship.
From the union between Franceschetti’ shoes “luxury handpainted” and Piero Principi’s artwork rises a new art snapshot by the photographer Edoardo Catini (www.edoardocatini.com). The picture, from a private collection, is part of the series ” Lucidi Archetipi” and is entirely handmade with wood and oxidized metals. The shoes are finely painted and they belong to the range “Andrea Franceschetti limited edition”.
Range of colors for the Franceschetti “luxury handpainted” spring / summer collection 2013. The must-have is the finely handpainted moccasin with bright colors: blue, red and yellow. A creative snapshot by Edoardo Catini immortalizes the handpainted moccasins arranged like a sun hanging on to a whitewashed raw wooden background.
The man Dondup of the Summer 2013 is a free spirit, he is a paradox Gainsbourg style.
"He was a true myth: he was in trouble, he lived defying the taboos and he had a natural style. We want to reproduce to the look that brilliance" says Kevin Morley, co-designer of Dondup creative director Manuela Mariotti, inspired by the charm "maudit" of the artist Serge Gainsbourg for the Men's Spring/Summer 2013 Collection.
Unstructured blazers with hand-crafted details are made in luxury cotton and linen. The colors? In addition to the inevitable in the closet of the true gentleman palette colour, colours range from light and natural tones Like sands, off white panna, sugar and tobacco.
Royal Hem Spring Summer 2013 collection is a celebration of British colonization. A dweller coming back home remembers the magical African adventure wearing a collection that calls the safari.
Unstructured blazers with hand-crafted details are made in luxury cotton and linen.
The colors? In addition to the inevitable in the closet of the true gentleman palette colour, colours range from light and natural tones Like sands, off white panna, sugar and tobacco.
Luca Paolorossi is a young fashion designer in love with fashion, an innate taste for elegance and originality. Luca operates in Filottrano, the heart of the industrial and clothing manufacturing for men according to the sartorial tradition of the family. Tradition that had a profound impact on an obsessive care of cutting, rigorous choice of materials and the creation of the dress, today this teaching worth the confidence of some of the most famous people of Italy. From Le Marche to Milan, from Cortina to New York, from France to Dubai, the Luca's style leaves its mark without forgetting the roots, the family, a humus of hard work and passion. Abnegation shared with collaborators, the enlarged family.
The Royal Hem brand name was inspired by the desire to make a collection that boasted extreme attention to detail and the quality of the finishings; just the sort of thing you would expect from excellent tailoring. The thinking was to create a collection that was a mix between the culture of Savile Row, Italian creativity and French elegance. The core focus of all our collections is the re-interpretation of classic pieces. Royal Hem is therefore based on heritage but embraces the contemporary, giving a range rooted in the classic that appeals to a new generation.
KEATON represents a knowledgeable ‘ look and feel’ of manufacturing relevant to the style and design of classical English Shoes, utilising the very best Italian artisan skills and traditions.
Only via the combination of the careful selection of components and materials coupled with the use of skilled artisan workers are we able to attain a product of such high quality, completely eco-combatable and long lasting over time.
Our shoes with the “Goodyear Welted” type of construction and their famous characteristics which are well known thanks to the space between the sole and insole being filled with cork agglomerate. This layer of cork allows for extra comfort and breathability as well as maintaining an even temperature for the foot and forms a comfortable anatomic shape to cradle the foot.
The type of artisan construction derived from hand stitching the sole to the upper using a leather welt, also allows the resoling and repairing of the shoes at any time and is relatively easy to do.
The choice of materials, plus natural first grade leathers, also gives the product an enhanced characteristic of water resistance and breathability.
Simonelli was bom in 1974 as a family leather goods factory specialized in the production of bags, leather goods, and travel accessories. In the '80s it started manufacturing belts, even customizable, with a broad range of items, for men and women in all sizes for all ages.
The choice of leathers and accessories is always made with great attention to new trends and fashions.
LOFU is a project of design born thanks to the fantasy and the capability you can find only in the shoe district of Le Marche. LOFU is, at the same time, an idea a new class of revolutionary products because of extraordinary materials, lightness, colour and design characteristics. LOFU shoes are light, so light, colourful and comfortable.
The sixty-year old entrepreneur was born in 1949 in the Marche Region, in the immediate post-war period marked by heavy reconstruction and poverty. At the age of eleven, he started working in local footwear craft workshops where he developed a love of well-made shoes, crafted with painstaking care for every detail. In 1972, he decided to set up his own company, tied to the famiy philosophy and under the banner of quality and innovation.
Antonio Maurizi brings "Revolution" in the world of elegant men, expressed through the pursuit of new lines and technologies and the conception of very important details which only a trained eye can understand. Novelty, in classy shoes, remains a subtle sign for connoisseurs, a message of taste to be enjoyed with several senses, to be savoured slowly, like good wine that has duly aged.