Pane e Panno Casentino at Isaia

One of the standout pieces for FW 2012 season was Isaia’s peaked lapel, camel topcoat in Panno Casentino fabric, the yarn of which, as was explained to me, is roughly brushed before looming, so that the dense woven fabric comes off the loom with a rough, pre-pilled, look. […]

Coffee with Sig. Rubinacci.

It’s hard to stay cynical in Florence. I arrived prepared to look down my nose at Pitti’s tradeshow circus and the inevitable sartorial showmanship from attendees, to see through the veil of #menswear and tell the unvarnished truth about what I saw. Which, of course, I will. But […]

Welcome to the Styleforum blog.

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 […]