Brown linen glenplaid suit made up in our new Ciro model - Eidos Napoli
White/Blue linen BD - Tie Your Tie
My father's decade's old linen tie - Cruciani e Bella
Pocket Square - Christian Kimber
Hooves - Belgian Shoes
Trainwreck tip number 1 - Stay out drinking with my brother, Salvatore Ambrosi, Phillip Carr, Andrew Seibert and the entire Armoury team until 4 in the morning. Pass out. Wake up 15 minutes before your appointments. Throw on some clothes and a cap and walk out the door.
Coincidentally, Vox posted this on tumblr today:I think anyone that tries to argue against the elegance conveyed by the silhouette of the Nicholas brothers' jackets (typified by an extended shoulder and narrow waist) is fighting a steep uphill battle.
I had first-time walk through with a very prominent online retailer last week who knew nothing of the collection outside of the fact that we were part of the Isaia group until they walked into our showroom. After I took them through it the first question they asked was about my distribution, citing that they tend to align themselves from a brand perspective with Bergdorf Goodman and would be more inclined to pick us up if we were sold there as well.
Also, I think Antonio has been in the clothing business for some time, right? Although I wouldn't consider myself in the fashion business, I had some taste of the trade in the 90s, when I worked in magazine publishing (where we had a "fashion spread," like everyone else). One of the interesting things, I think, was that lookbooks were pretty much only for industry-insiders back then. They were passed out at tradeshows, given to store and media reps in order to build...
Not sure if it is fair to equate your self-proclaimed taste with what is dignified (as you stated previously) or acceptable as you state above. While those things may not be your taste, there is most certainly a historical antecedent for them (as the Flusser so articulately demonstrates in the video above) that shows them to be both.