Malone Souliers is perfection instilled

This is the story of how Mary Alice Malone, raised in the heart of the Pennsylvania countryside, in the United States of America conquered fashion in elegant steps.

Malone, a talented dressage rider, was selected for the Junior Olympic Equestrian Team at an early age. However, her restless desire for artisan design soon germinated to an enrolment in art school in Colorado.

Engaging in the varying processes of furniture-making, welding, carpentry and upholstery, Mary Alice found her skill in her hands, settled into her new and lifelong vocation as a ‘Maker.’ Read more

Valentino Garavani upgrades the sneaker with Italian attitude

Valentino Garavani upgrades the sneaker with Italian attitude
The eternal staple in menswear are best made of fine leather with a lot of Italian elegance tied up to them. In case you were searching for the best sneakers of 2017 so far your search is over.

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Michael Kors & Jimmy Choo is a match made in heaven

Obviously Michael Kors knows how to buy shoes. The American clothing and handbag brand is acquiring shoemaker Jimmy Choo for £896 million, or about $1.2 billion ending a rumour that has long been circulating around the fashion business scene.  Read more

Dolce and Gabbana bags are dolce vita in disguise

Dolce and Gabbana bags are dolce vita in disguise

Synonymous with beautiful motifs and intricate detailing Dolce & Gabanna’s collection is a sight for sore eyes.
Playful and inspiring the duo’s accessories are the best investment for the summer with tongue-in-cheek humour mixed with pure Italian Sicilian style.
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Match-point! The tennis sneaker is on

Match point! The tennis sneaker is on

“It’s gotta be the shoes!” said Mars Blackmon (Spike Lee) to Michael Jordan in a 1990’s ad that spoke volumes. Eventually it IS all about the shoes –the tennis, immaculate, white sneaker that is.
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Manolo Blahnik’s exotic ankle boots

Spanish shoe designer Manolo Blahnik redefined femininity with his fashion-forward footwear, which blends experimental design with classic elegance. So this Xmas treat yourself (or your loved one) with Manolo’s Inuk ankle boots. Featuring multiple coloured panels, blue suede Aztec detail and side zip closure Inuk is born from the designer’s love for eclecticism and the inimitable cluster of textures and colours. Read more

Will you solve the puzzle of style?

Of course you will. Invest in anything black (yes, this all-time-classic hue proves to hard to die) and make sure to pimp your style with the cute elements menswear has to offer for the season. From the Fendi shoes (they are literally a scene stealer) to a Bottega Veneta calf leather document case (it is the most appropriate and distinguished way to organise papers and work essentials after all) black is a colour to embrace again and again. This time the puzzle of style is easy as the night. ‘Rockstud Rolling’ Biker chain wallet in black leather with studs and stones by Valentino Garavani. – Available at Luisa World Kolonaki. Read more

Lanvin’s Menswear arty seductiveness is yours to take

It was an anniversary to celebrate. Lanvin’s Menswear for F/W 2016 collection marked the 10th year Lucas Ossendrijver has been designing for Lanvin and amid rumours of departures Ossendrijver delivered one of his strongest shows ever.
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A talk with Francesco Russo

Born in the southern Italian region of Puglia in 1974, Russo honed his skills in Milano, first at Costume National, where he worked on the shoes, bags and accessories lines between 1996 and 1998, in what was a pivotal moment for the edgy Italian label, then at Miu Miu, where he served as shoe designer under the creative direction of Fabio Zambernardi between 1998 and 2000.  Talent got him under the spot, and in 2000 Russo relocated Paris, to join the house of YSL, then under huge revamp projects. Working alongside both Tom Ford and Stefano Pilati, Russo contributed to the global success of the brand.
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