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Loro Piana fall and winter 2015

Season after season I find myself waiting for the launch of collections and look books by Italian Loro Piana. This fall makes no exception.For this fall and winter 2015 the company has again come up with a collection and seasonal look book that in terms of inspiration and aesthetics maintains those high-quality standards they have set for themselves. As usual the look book featuring "pencil sketches" of the collection underlines the ease, elegance and form of Italian style of being dressed-up but still casual and "chic" together with Italian craftsmanship. It could be said that Loro Piana represents a kind of "Italian minimalism" in terms of style and aestethics. There is no sriking elements or "sprezzatura" but just simple combinations, restrained...

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P.Johnson Tailors lookbook 2015

When looking for inspiration - one of the most useful sources I go for is P.Johnson Tailors - a company run by two guys, Patrick Johnson and Tom Riley that just recently actually opened a new showroom in New York and so widened their range outside of Australia. And not just their look books or products but the style of Patrick and Tom themselves, where the style of the company is present naturally and prominently. For weekly dose of inspiration however a few shots from the new look book of P.Johnson Tailors that consists of looks that have been implemented simply and effectively yet with ease. Even though almost all of the looks are firmly on the casual side of...

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