Category Archives: Men’s

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Get a masala fix at Tara Ristorante

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What started off as a gorgeous sunny day in Novate, ended with a rainstorm in Milano. I was almost tricked into leaving my umbrella behind, but I have been in the fashion capital long enough to know that everyday could … Continue reading

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Angelo Galasso offers a unique sartorial experience

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Engraved gold butttons, contrasting stitching and special fabrics from cashmere to crocodile. If you’re a gentleman who expects only the best and has no problem paying for personalised unique items, then visit the Angelo Galasso boutique on Milan’s Via Montenapoleone. … Continue reading

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The Ferrari of neckties: Passaggio Cravatte

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In two weeks, I will be meeting with Gianni Cerutti, the founder of Passaggio Cravatte (Italian for ties) in Milan, and me being a woman with a fashion blog that largely favours the fairer sex, this encounter will be slightly … Continue reading

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BeMomartins – Martina’s mosaic art meets trendy fashion

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When my friend, Vusi called me up to say that Martina, the creative soul behind the BeMomartins brand was going to be in Milan and that I should meet her, I did not hesitate. It’s always interesting to meet with … Continue reading

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HOT models show off HOT Larusmiani menswear designs for winter 2013

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As tired as I was after my 14 hour flight to Milan, I had to freshen up and head out almost immediately to the Larusmiani showroom on Via Verri where my friends, Federica and Giuseppe were waiting for me to … Continue reading

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If I were a guy, I would buy Zegna menswear…

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With consistently thrilling visits to the Ermenegildo Zegna boutique on Milan’s Via MonteNapoleone, I can safely say, that if I were a guy, the delicate combination of somewhat romantic silk and linen suits, jackets and coats from their menswear range whould totally appeal to … Continue reading

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Milan Day 4 – Larusmiani factory, Galasso menswear and my Testoni gift

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It’s said that one learns something new everyday. My latest journey of discovery began with an excursion to the Larusmiani textile factory. Giuseppe drove me there to show me first-hand how their luxurious fabrics are created. I had never been … Continue reading

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It’s a Gold Rush at Gucci

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Gold seems to be the common thread throughout Gucci’s Spring/Summer collection as I discovered in the window of the boutique on Montenapoleone. The metallic colour has been tastefully used as both beads and long strands of chains in dresses, while … Continue reading

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Here’s to a Great Year with Etro by my Side!

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Aah… My first post of 2012… and I have decided to pay tribute to a brand that has given me a full year of loyalty in the form of an exquisite bag: Etro. It was love at first sight on … Continue reading

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Angelo Galasso – Innovative Haute Couture for men

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This store on Via Montenapoleone has the best fragrance floating in the air. Strong masculine notes that make up the best of colognes swept me inside providing entertainment for my olfactory sense. I could not get enough of this bewitching … Continue reading

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The Eccentric Emperor of Tailor-made Clothes

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      If there’s one thing I simply relish in during my visits to family-owned businesses around Italy, it’s their rich history and age old journey that spans generations. I was about to discover one such prestigious company which … Continue reading

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Understated and Frill-free Aspesi casualwear

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When I strolled past the Aspesi store on Via Montenapoleone, this past September, I had to stop, smile and pull out my camera along with the rest of the tourist crowd gathering on the sidewalk to capture an image of one of … Continue reading

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Ermenegildo Zegna for Businessmen and Sports Fanatics

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Grey skies have a firm grip over Milan at this time of the year and at the Ermenegildo Zegna boutique store, their men’s collections have taken inspiration from the overcast weather to see sophisticated wearers blend seamlessly between work and leisure wearing … Continue reading

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Loving the Luxury at the only Larusmiani Boutique in the World!

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I had a fabulous day in the Larusmiani store on Via Montenapoleone, thanks to their wonderful staff who gave me a personal tour throughout the 3-storey retail mansion – voted as one of the top 10 boutiques in the world! Under normal circumstances, I would not have … Continue reading

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The Andrea Palombini Collezioni

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With Eid around the corner and a family wedding just over a month away, my brothers have begun scouring Joburg’s clothing stores for eye-catching shirts to wear on these special days and since they might be following the current trend of losing the their suit … Continue reading

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