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Mario Muscariello spring and summer 2015

Ending the week with weekly inspirational dosage - this time featuring a brand that might not be the most familiar for many in Scandinavia, Europe or in the US but that has during the last years gained a lot of appreciation and success in Asia, especially in Japan and South Korea. Today taking a glimpse of summer and spring look book of Italian Mario Muscariello.In general could be said that Mario Muscariello offers a contemporary and sophisticated style featuring touch of casual & sporty elements. The selection as well as the look book for the season combines casual and chic total look with Neapolitan tailoring traditions.Mario Muscariello - The CompanyMario Muscariello is Neapolitan tailoring house with over 50 years experience...

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The GIGI spring and summer 2015

For weekend inspiration taking a look of the spring and summer collection and look book by Italian The GIGI.Classic transformed into casualMost of you probably have but to those who haven't the GIGI is a brand by Mario and Pierluigi Boglioli (former owners of brand Boglioli) who with this new label want to experiment, research and to create new innovations in terms of materials, processing techniques and finishes. As said by themselves - new ideas surround us everywhere, yet keen instincts are required to understand them and capture their essence.In collections The GIGI boldly and smoothly transform traditionally classic clothing such as suits and sport coats into casual setting by innovative fabric treatments, bold patterns and outfits where these pieces are...

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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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Saturday shop tip - Pauw Mannen

Going through blogs, forums and web shops is a good way to brighten up a rainy weekend like this one. Today taking a quick look of Pauw Mannen - Dutch based luxury retailer that just this week opened their new web store. The first Pauw Mannen store was opened already in 1980s at the Van Baerlestraat in Amsterdam - so we are not talking about any new born player, although that time the focus was predominantly in women's fashion. Later Pauw has widened their range to cover some of the most prestigious brands from the world of menswear and if you ever happen to visit in Amsterdam, I highly recommend you pay a visit at some of their stores there....

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