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Drake's London S/S ´14 @ Pitti Uomo 84

It’s already been 4 months since going back and forth the passages of Fortezza de Basso at Pitti Uomo 84 and actually not even three months before it’s time to go again for the 85th fair in Florence. However there’s still one more review I want to share with you, my overall favorite brand in terms accessories - Drake’s London, which in fact nowadays is about much more than just accessories. S/S ´14 Even though Drake’s has been expanding their range, ties can still be described to be the soul of company’s business. And in terms of ties (all made €‹€‹in England), for every new season Drake’s comes up with a collection that includes about 100 woven patterns and 100...

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People behind the Industry (part II) - Michael Hill

The second part of DressLikeA series “People behind the Industry” is about Michael Hill, the Creative Director of Drake’s London - one of most well-known and probably my favorite maker of men’s accessories. I had the pleasure to meet Michael at Pitti Uomo last January and recently he was kind enough to take his time to answer few questions to help you figure out who is this man at the moment running the traditional brand of Drake’s. 1) “Who are you”? Michael Hill, Creative Director for Drake's. I went to the London College of Fashion, which is where I got my formal academic training. Before that, however, I worked at a few silk mills in Italy and at Drumohr, all of which...

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