Used to think that Brioni with their fuller cuts, structured jackets and marked shoulders were old fashioned. Suits for old men. Quite like them now. Is it because fashion is changing, or am I getting old? Suit from Brioni, bespoke shirt (CYC), Borrelli tie, ps from Poszetka and shoes from Alden. Scent: Heeley Cardinal.
I bought this suit 20 years ago. I had recently got a decent and steady job and for the first time in my life I had money enough to at least start thinking about some of my sartorial interests. I was on a business trip in Montreal when I stumbled over a shop called L’Uomo (or Via Uomo at that time). They had a sale so I went in and was greeted by very friendly and competent staff who didn’t mind explaining things to the young man with an interest but very little knowledge. After a lot of fitting, discussing
Jacket from Dormeuil, Drake’s cardigan, shirt from Inglese, Howard’s tie, pants from Manolo/Ströms and shoes from Alden. Scent: Le Labo Patchouli 24.
Suit from Sartoria Scuderi, Brioni shirt, tie from Emma Willis, Shibumi ps and shoes from John Lobb. Scent: L’Artisan Parfumeur Timbuktu.
Jacket from Luciano Barbera, scarf and knits from Drake’s, pants from Rota, Crockett & Jones boots and gloves from Berg & Berg. Scent: Heeley Cardinal.