Archive | January, 2014

Test: Black Lapel, made-to-measure suits from New York

Different countries, different styles of suits When we give advice about suits, we always give it from a very European perspective (quite naturally). Yet there are very different practices out there, and opinions even vary between different European countries. The most blatant differences are without a doubt between Italian and British styles. Italian style The […]

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How to wear black

The dark side of the Force: How to wear black

We’ve been repeating it for a while now, black is an over-rated color in a guy’s wardrobe. It’s a color that should even be avoided for a while load of reasons. The problem is that black, when it comes to clothing, looks really good in the black and white photos found in the lookbooks of […]

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Workwear: a trip to Japan

Note by Benoît: I asked Milone from our French forum, specialist in workwear, to write a series of articles on Japanese, European and North American workwear for us. The least that can be said is that he really took the task seriously and sent me a passionate article on Japanese workwear. Don’t hesitate to thank […]

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the different skin families

Leather file: the different leather types and skin families

Note by Nicolas: Romain has done us the honor of writing a series of articles on first-rate leather. He even consulted leather experts to make sure that every little piece of information is exactly correct. It’s complete, pedagogic, well-written; and believe me, it’s content that will go down in the history of Kinowear! The use […]

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