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Part I | Thriving in the Shadows: New York’s Favorite Tailor


Tailors in New York City seem to be a dime a dozen.  Any reputable (or non-reputable) dry cleaner offers an ‘expert tailoring’ service from a ‘skilled’ tailor.  It’s hard to trust the Yelp reviews of how XYZ Cleaners managed to complete the “perfect hem”, but it’s just as easy to trust the horror stories on how that same ‘tailor’ ruined…

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The White Canvas


There’s a lot of wisdom my pops has shared with me over the years.  Plenty of valuable life lessons, but also a few tips on the sartorial-side.  One of those was the importance of building your wardrobe around the white shirt.  I always thought it was a boring concept growing up: white, pale blue, and sometimes the blue striped shirt.…

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Hickey Freeman Fall ’16


Rochester’s famed tailoring label Hickey Freeman presented a strong and elegant collection at 214 Lafayette St.  Quiet in the past, Hickey Freeman has recently been a consistent standout over the past few seasons.  With a slightly modern take on the American classics, Hickey Freeman stayed true to its roots while still making it desirable to today’s market of modern gentlemen.…

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Day 2 Look from NYWM


Here is a closer look at what Day 2 of NYFWM looked like.  Another indecisive day in terms of weather, but overall pretty comfortable day.  It was a good day to bring out a three-piece suit with a little bit of old school feel. This three piece suit is a true workhorse.  Its MTM from PointClickTailors, and the double breasted…

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Suitsupply AW16


During day one of New York Fashion Week: Men, I was able to check out the Suitsupply Autumn/Winter collection for 2016.  Suitsupply is one of the most consistent brands on there when it comes to men tailoring.  Every season you know what to expect, but by no means is it ever boring.  Bold patterns, textures, and a touch of sprezz,…

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NYFWM Recap II


The second season of New York Fashion Week: Men has come and gone.  A ton of talented designers showed, new and old, and menswear seems to continue its resurgence with further momentum.  Solid week hanging with some great people and checking out the upcoming collections.  Stay tuned for further insight on some of my favorites. [Photos by SEBASTIAN PILCH] All…

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NYFWM Recap I


The second season of New York Fashion Week: Men has come out swinging.  With my schedule not as open as I’d like it to be, I have been able to chisel out some time for the shows.  Day 1 I was able to do some running around hitting a few events, but mostly catching up with some solid people, as…

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Interview | Antonio Ciongoli of Eidos Napoli


Antonio Ciongoli is the master mind behind Italian inspired label Eidos Napoli. After another stellar showing during NYFW, I was able to discuss the brand and the vision with the man himself: – First off, congrats on the new collection. It was absolutely amazing, and I am happy I could witness it in person. How do you go about designing…

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NYFWM | Eidos Napoli S/S 16 Presentation


Walking up the stairs of the James Hotel in SOHO to the outdoor patio during a somewhat dreary day in NYC, the sun shined in spurts while it drizzled in between. Unfazed by the weather, Eidos shined through in a big way. With a perfectly intimate showing, in an even more perfect ambiance, Antonio had everyone’s attention as they walked…

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