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Post O’alls x Engineered Garments Chore Coat

Made to celebrate the opening of the new Post O’alls store in Tokyo. More info and pictures.


Post O’Alls and ts(s) in Monocle

From last month’s issue.


Pitti Uomo News Roundup

This season’s Pitti Uomo show has just wrapped up in Italy and reports are slowly starting to show up online. Here is a recap of the latest:

Winter in America (in Florence)

The arctic weather in Europe may be the simple answer, or perhaps it’s something deeper, but for some reason everybody at the Pitti Immagine Uomo trade fair in Florence, Italy, which closed today, was dressed like a mountaineer. On the runways and on the Renaissance streets, the default look comprised hiking boots, heavy felted, checked-wool puffed coats and scarves as wide as king-size bedspreads.

Fashion rarely follows function or logic, but the fallout from the crumbling financial markets may also be responsible for this back-to-nature escapism. The Japanese have been forecasting this nature-bound, anti-urban trend for a few seasons and avant-garde Tokyo brands and boutiques have gone crazy for original plaid, snow boots and hunting gear of every kind, in the process re-energizing staid American mountain classics like Timberland, Pendleton, Woolrich, Filson, L.L. Bean and Red Wing. Last season at Pitti, Undercover showed a mix of tech and country styles that may have influenced the general mood.

Corneliani’s show, in particular, seemed to be well received by buyers and press alike.

Eco, Techno — and Classico

A forest of tall trees, each with a different texture to the bark, created a striking background for tactile menswear.

As the models, in thick woolens and body-conscious tailoring, walked through the “woods” — tree trunks that will be recycled into furniture — the Corneliani show expressed the spirit of modern men’s fashion.

From a summary of the luxury lines (Kiton, Brunello Cucinelli, etc) :

Rather than cutting back on quality to keep prices at bay, many brands will hold on to loyal clients by amping up the craftsmanship and detail in their garments. It’s a surefooted measure meant to nstripes and plaids that match at the seams with more than two hours of handcater to those that understand that value doesn’t always carry the lowest price tag. Oxxford Clothes just introduced the new Highest Quality collection. With an opening price point of $4,000, the suit line boasts tailoring touches like cape lined jackets, pi workmanship just on the waist of the trousers.

And here is a set of pictures from Très Bien, who visited most of the designers I was interested in (Engineered Garments, Nigel Cabourn, Post Overalls, Yuketen, the usual). Read on to see more.

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Post Overalls Spring/Summer 2010 Preview

In addition to a few other lines, Oi Polloi has put up some preview images of their Post Overalls spring/summer buy on flickr. The shorts and cruz2 vest are the standouts for me.

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Post O’Alls FW2009 Pictures

Found on styleforum.net.  Post O’Alls will be carried by Drinkwater’s Cambridge in Boston this next fall.

Post O'Alls Mattalini 2 Jacket in Navy Donegal Tweed

Post O'Alls Mattalini 2 Jacket in Navy Donegal Tweed

Post O'Alls Sweetbear Jacket in Grey Donegal Tweed

Post O'Alls Sweetbear Jacket in Grey Donegal Tweed

Post O'Alls Cruzer Shirt Jacket in Forest Green Melton Wool

Post O'Alls Cruzer Shirt Jacket in Forest Green Melton Wool

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