Liverano and Liverano, Florence.

Liverano and Liverano, Florence.

Posted on Feb 9, 2012 in Men's Clothing | One Comment

Thank the lord of #menswear that Pitti Uomo isn’t held at a godforsaken hotel conference center somewhere in the vastness of middle America. As hip as it’s become to whine about the strutting dandies and trade show circus at Pitti, it’s still an event crammed with eye candy and the low hum of new things ...

Florence, generally, part II.

Florence, generally, part II.

Posted on Jan 11, 2012 in Men's Clothing, Streetwear + Denim | No Comments

      General Pitti Theory #1: If you stand around and talk on your phone long enough, then some guys will take your picture. Our Legacy knit caps. One of the best new lines I saw all show was AR, the new house line from Aloha Rag. All made in Japan, basic but tweaked ...

Florence, generally, part I.

Florence, generally, part I.

Posted on Jan 11, 2012 in Men's Clothing | No Comments

Fok sacking up. Ferragamo HQ. Ties at Frasi (formerly Tie Your Tie). Liverano atelier.  

Il Bisonte.

Il Bisonte.

Posted on Jan 10, 2012 in Men's Clothing | One Comment

Just a few blocks up from the Arno in Florence, a shopping district unfolds on the cobblestone streets, the odd angles of which can disorient a man more accustomed to the grid of a planned city. Here you’ll find Italian casual at Happy Jack; streetwear forum favorites from Woolrich, Barbour, Barena, and Beams Plus at ...

Welcome to the Styleforum blog.

Welcome to the Styleforum blog.

Posted on Jan 7, 2012 in Preview | One Comment

Pete (left), and Fok (right), being all editorially at Leffot with Steven Taffel (center). Photo credit: Albert Thomas. Styleforum thrives because of the contributions of its community of members. The editorial team at Styleforum, namely Fok (LA guy on the forum) and Pete (shoreman1782 on the forum), felt that a good way to complement member ...

Pitti preview.

Pitti preview.

Posted on Jan 7, 2012 in Preview | No Comments

Master of mild, PBS-approved travel Rick Steves advises his readers to “avoid Florence during the big events that bring enormous crowds. A huge fashion convention jam-packs the city twice a year.” This year, we are the rabble Rick Steves warned you about. Intrepid Styleforum editorial team Pete (shoreman1782) and Fok (LA guy) are winging their ...