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Tagliatore spring and summer 2015

This weeks dose of spring inspiration comes from Italian Tagliatore. Those who are familiar with the name know that in addition to fabric treatments and high quality production processes the strength of the company lies especially on the innovative and distinctive designs by the head designer Pino Lerario.Tagliatore SS ´15 - bold pieces combined with restrainedWhen it comes to sport coats and jackets Tagliatore is known for their bold checks, windowpanes and relatively wide and impressive lapels. The collection for this spring and summer makes no exception although the look book for the season features a lot of plain shades of blue and red of which the latter draws inspiration from the old wineries of Puglia.If you can get yourself...

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Drake's London spring and summer 2015

This week's dose of inspiration for upcoming spring and summer comes from England - by one of my persona favorite brands Drake's London. For the season Drake's has come up with a look book that features all together 12 classical sketches made by Tokyo based illustrator, Akira Sorimachi.The illustrations are all loosely assembled around the idea of €˜travel and relaxation'. All the pieces featured in these sketches can also be found in spring and summer €˜15 collection by the company - including new models of Alden loafers, cotton slacks in two different colors, Drake's - made in Italy - light weight and relaxed tailored jackets, high-quality shirting and, naturally, ties, pocket squares and scarves. Even though one can not see the textures...

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Isaia spring and summer 2015 lookbook

Starting the weekend with a quick look to the spring and summer look book by Italian Isaia - offering quite a bold color and pattern play together with the beautiful landscape of Amalfi.Red coral collection - Maritime Republic of AmalfiThe collection for the upcoming season by Isaia is inspired by and dedicated to the Amalfi Coast and its rich and varied heritage. Color schemes for the collection - featuring blue, pink, some grey, yellow, turquoise, indigo and even some tone of green - are taken directly from this UNESCO World Heritage site that boasts some of the world's most beautiful panoramas and as can be seen - the look book has been shot at the very same landscape.In terms of patterns the...

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Tombolini spring and summer 2015 @ Pitti Uomo 86

Before moving on to Pitti Uomo 87 next week there is room for one more review dating back to June - featuring Tombolini, a classic Italian family company that celebrated its 50th anniversary this year. Shades of blue and business wear Tombolini has every time at Pitti been one of my personal favorites as they keep coming up with comprehensive collections that cover not only business, formal, casual or some "trendy" parts of their line-up at the booth but the whole selection in a very compatible way. That being said - for the second time in a row it seemed that in terms of the display the company had dropped a part of the more casual stuff, keeping the coverage...

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