Sartoria Seminara – “hidden” gem in Florence

sartoria seminara

Last summer, during the summer Pitti Uomo in Florence, I visited renowed Florentine bespoke tailoring house Sartoria Seminara. Gianni Seminara, the owner, not as famous as the neighboured Liverano or even smaller Corcos (who trained under Seminara before setting up his own atelier), is mostly known amongst local customers and even more so in Asia. Gianni has been featured in …

Vecchio Anseatico and Blue Loafers tie collection

Vecchio Anseatico

Vecchio Anseatico and Blue Loafers tie collection Vecchio Anseatico and Blue Loafers collaboration for spring/summer tie collection. Disclaimer: this post is in collaboration with Vecchio Anseatico Steffen (founder and owner of Vecchio Anseatico) and I first met at winter Pitti in Florence this winter. We have spent significant amount of time together as both of us were staying in Italy …

Zaremba bespoke sport coat in vintage cloth – review

Disclaimer: Zaremba bespoke sport coat was offered to be made for me free of charge. Reviews of bespoke products are tricky. It is a one-off product, made by hand specifically to one’s figure. It is therefore difficult to relate the experience and fit of the garments from the same tailor to other people. One successful order does not guarantee the …

Buying list for 2017 – did I stick to it?

buying list

Buying list for 2017 – did I stick to it? Do you remember my post Buying list for 2017? Last year I decided to prepare a buying list for the year and try to stick to it. By the way, should it be called buying or shopping list? I went back and forth on this one. Let’s use buying. Anyway, year …