Five Unknown Firms, Five Unnoticed Collections, Five Incredible Proposals (I)

It is true that many times we fall into the temptation of speaking only of what most know and all want to hear, either ready-to-wear signatures or the more commercial, more than anything because they are, in my view, the signatures that most you can easily find you in the shopping areas and therefore pick up your clothes case that you see something that really like you. But I have not counted (mea culpa) with a particularly potent factor as it is today online purchase. Continue reading

Ermenegildo Zegna Abandons The Point and Is Passed to The Cashmere

It was time and it had to be Ermenegildo Zegna. A few months ago we have seen how point invading all collections systematically, leaving aside other tissues such as corduroy or own cashmere being somewhat illogical as yet be trends, we have seen how large firms as Adolfo Domínguez, Custo Barcelona and Oscar de la Renta they have opted for them for some of their designs and thus breaking the monopoly of the point on the jerseys, which is where most jaded are some that we only see point, point and more point. Continue reading

The Relief of Alexander McQueen by Sarah Burton for The Spring-Summer 2011

This is the first post-mortem of the British designer collection Alexander McQueen under the creative direction of Sarah Burton, author of all the sketches to the full, always with the support of the House files, remember that the previous collection was designed by Alexander although it was unable to complete it due to his tragic death. Perhaps that is the reason why this is one of the most eagerly awaited male collections for the next season Spring-summer 2011. Continue reading

The Best Street-Style of The Week (XXXVIII)

One more week, in Mensencia we propose to review the best street-style of the last week (and it will 38 consecutive). The urban style of this edition is curiously marked by large doses of originality. I do not know what has happened in this thirty-eighth publication, but it seems that photographers have managed to amaze me with their snapshots from the last seven days. Continue reading

Lacoste and The History of Which Is Perhaps The Most Famous Pole of History: The L.12.12

For lovers of the tailoring of the crocodile, René Lacoste It is undoubtedly one of its great heroes and main architect. It was a French tennis player, winner of 7 Grand Slam tournaments in individual category and who was nicknamed Le Crocodile (crocodile) by his followers, after a made commitment whose prize was a portfolio made of alligator skin for their grooms times. Continue reading