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WHICH COAT TO OWN?

The world of coats is founded on three fundamental pillars, all three solid colors, or some small melange or herringbone. The first pillar is midnight blue, perhaps double-breasted with classic peaked lapels, buttons on the sleeves and a central back vent. In short, the classic Chesterfield model. This is the only one that should never be missing and is the first to be made by the tailor or always the first to be purchased. Perfect for the evening as well as for all business or ceremonial occasions. Here the noblest fabrics are obviously Cashmere or, even better, Vicuna. The second pillar is the grey coat, perhaps a mélange like the one in the photo; if it is dark grey it...

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THE HISTORY OF PAISLEY

The paisley is one of the designs that have made the history of classic men's clothing, including ties and scarves. To get to our days, it has crossed the centuries, starting from Mesopotamia and Persia; in fact, it first appeared there as a furnishing fabric and then became a clothing fabric in India, more precisely in the Kashmir region. And how did it arrive in the West? It arrived thanks to the British Empire and the East India Company.At the beginning, in 1800, it was only imported from the British colony, but later Scotland became the production capital of the European continent; where? Right in a village called Paisley. Obviously, Italy, with its silk capital, Como, did not stand by...

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Who are our customers?

Our ties worn by our customers all over the world are even more beautiful. Seeing them knotted is very satisfying; it is as if they come to life in a perfect, often sartorial environment. In fact, if someone else sends us photos of our ties being worn, we are happy to receive them and publish them. It could be a good starting point for new ideas and new outfits. 

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How to be elegant according to Gianni in 12 points

I made several mistakes early on in my journey down the road to elegance. But what are the mistakes I wouldn't make again?1) trouser width: I will no longer make them too tight; the pants must be well proportioned with the length of the shoe. 2) trouser length: I won't make them too short anymore; otherwise in Italy they say you have water in the house like in Venice! Never show ankle and shoe 100% in its entirety. The pants must reach the shoe. It can arrive in a traditional way until it almost touches the heel or stay between the ankle and the shoe, without showing too much of the sock.3) The colors worn: too many are excessive. Maximum...

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ARE WE HARMONIOUS ?

Harmony. It is on this word that much of men's classic elegance is founded. Let's start with the origins. The word harmony comes from the Greek and means union, tune, proportion. So in classical elegance harmony is the ability to combine, to unite several elements without one prevailing in a violent way on the others. Consequently we speak of chromatic harmony when a good perceptual and visual balance is achieved on a scale of several different colors and fabrics. Forgetting or not putting harmony into practice in the field of elegance often leads to mistakes that are more noticed by others than by ourselves. I speak from personal experience. In my wardrobe I have garments made more than 10 years...

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