Passaggio Cravatte–Q+A with founder Gianni Cerutti

Passaggio Cravatte–Q+A with founder Gianni Cerutti

Posted by on May 24, 2012 in Men's Clothing | No Comments

Guest post by Grant Harris Gianni Cerutti is a passionate Italian craftsman using his talents to create handmade seven-fold ties in the heart of his home country. Styleforum recently featured Sette Neckwear in our D.C. Shopping Guide, and after talking with them for the SF10 event, they are highly recommended. However, options are among man’s ...

SF10: Learn your numbers in Italian with Peter Watkins of Sette.

SF10: Learn your numbers in Italian with Peter Watkins of Sette.

Posted by on Apr 24, 2012 in Men's Clothing | 4 Comments

Styleforum regulars won’t need a primer on terms like seven fold and bartack, places like Como, Italy, or names like Robert Talbott. Them’s tie terms. Sette specializes in limited runs of handmade ties—not everyday ties, maybe, but neckwear you can reach for when you need your “closer.”  Fok talked with Peter Watkins about Watkins’ luxury ...

Attainable style with the Knottery.

Attainable style with the Knottery.

Posted by on Mar 15, 2012 in Men's Clothing | No Comments

One of the benefits of the recent boom in interest men’s clothing has been the sprouting of grassroots companies that fulfill the niche-y desires of hobbyists—Styleforum favorite Howard Yount, for example, or startup the Knottery, which launched last summer. Based in Brooklyn, the Knottery is run by friends Jay Arem and Jack Fischman, who make ...

A visit to Cilento, Naples.

A visit to Cilento, Naples.

Posted by on Feb 26, 2012 in Men's Clothing | 9 Comments

  Cilento is the oldest men’s store in Naples, possibly even all of Italy. Like many good things in Naples, it’s not something you’d easily come across unless you knew what you were looking for. It’s outside of the main shopping districts and close to some government buildings. Nonetheless, it’s quite well known to the ...

A visit to E. Marinella, Naples.

A visit to E. Marinella, Naples.

Posted by on Feb 20, 2012 in Men's Clothing | 2 Comments

By Derek Guy, correspondent at large   E. Marinella’s shop is quite small. It looks out across the park towards the waterfront and its entrance is framed with imported English wood and Calabrian green marble. As soon as you walk in, there is a wrought-iron Liberty-style chandelier that hangs above your head and wooden display ...