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Eidos Napoli fall and winter 2015

A month ago in Florence many guys were disappointed as they heard the fact that Eidos Napoli -the so-called little brother of famous ISAIA - would not be present at Pitti Uomo.Instead Eidos decided to launch their collection for upcoming fall and winter season in NewYork during the fashion week. Eidos fall and winter ´15 - CorrespondentThe collection is called “The Correspondent”. According to Antonio Ciongoli, the head-designer of Eidos the inspiration and theme behind the line - that includes mid-century-inspired tailoring, softened up in that Neapolitan, light weight way and aesthetic - goes way back till October 1943 when the Allied forces took Naples from the Germans - specifically to the clothes photojournalist Robert Capa wore€”or would have worn during...

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2014 - Weekend blues

Getting the week started with some shots from Saturday. Had a great day going through some second-hand shops in Helsinki and after that enjoying some burgers at the best burger joint in town at the Market Hall. As the day was luckily rainless, though a bit windy I ended up wearing my woolen overcoat in addition to sweater and a sport coat - all featuring different shades of blue. And so that it would not be too monochromatic a little splash of color in the form of scarf with restraint beige and bold orange in the gloves. Herringbone in the overcoat, checks on the sport coat. Some say you should never wear your overcoat unbuttoned. So I buttoned it. Some...

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3x suede loafers for summer

In my opinion, (suede) loafer is the ultimate summer shoe.  Loafers in general, especially penny loafer is a model that is a classic but has also become increasingly popular among footwear manufacturers (and #menswear aficionados) recently. One of the best features when talking about loafers is the versatility as they can be combined with shorts in summer on one day and paired with a suit on another. Some wear them sockless some add personal style by using socks with multiple colors and patterns. Finally some want their loafers in brown calf leather so that they can create a nice patina, some prefer suede and for one black patent leather is the right choice. As said, loafers are a perennial menswear...

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2014 - Sockless in Suede from Down Under

This week got a great start as I on Monday received a package from Australia including a pair of suede loafers and a new pocket square I ordered earlier. Both by my friend and highly talented Mr. Christian Kimber, one of the “new hopes” of #menswear. Keep an eye on this guy. The suit is wool / silk / mohair mixture by SuitSupply in a bit more bright blue, espeacially suitable for summer (and actually acquired to be worn at couple of upcoming summer weddings), white x light blue striped lightweight cotton twill shirt by Eton and brown linen tie by Berg&Berg to balance the ensemble.  Suit: SuitSupply Shirt: Eton of Sweden Tie: Berg&Berg Loafers and PS: Christian Kimber

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