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 restrained
When 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 to a shop that sells Tagliatore I highly recommend that you try to bypass the bold patterns and wide lapels but pay attention to the texture of fabrics, the soft shapes of the jackets, vivid nuances of colors and the little details that shows the level and quality of Tagliatore tailoring.
Regarding the look book Tagliatore seems to have decided that there is no need for ties anymore. And well, if you have looks like the model does - it might be true. However one thing worth of paying attention is the way how plain jackets are combined with the waistcoats featuring bold & visible patterns and the other way round - sport coats with pattern paired with subtle waistcoats. Despite the rock'n roll appearance of the model - these combinations together with simple and plain, restrained cotton or light wool trousers are versatile and (I dare to say) not so hard to pull off that it might look in the first place. Especially if you would place those trousers where they belong and leave the big belts for someone else to wear.
Check out the full look book at Tagliatore website.