As Naples’ second-oldest shirt maker, family-owned Finamore goes above and beyond to create shirts of the utmost quality. Along with other industry standards, Finamore offers a number of exclusive design details of its own, including a hand-stitched and pleated shoulder insert that gives shirts unsurpassed freedom of movement.
LUCIANO BARBERA, ITALY
In 1949, Luciano Barbera’s father, Carlo, founded the Carlo Barbera mill, producing superfine fabrics in wool and cashmere. To this day, the superfine raw materials rest for months after being processed in the mill “caveau,” where they reach their impressive quality. Today, the Luciano Barbera experiments with new fabrics, fibers and yarns, offering an innovative approach to the indelibly classic brand men across the world love.
Syfabriken Special, Swedish for “The Special Sewing Factory,” was founded in 1928 by David and Annie Petterson after the Great Depression. Together, the married couple introduced a new garment called the “Eton Shirt,” which became so popular the company adopted “Eton” as its new name. Working materials into timeless designs, the company reinforces its reputation as a premium shirt maker by focusing on their philosophy, “never hand over a shirt before you are completely satisfied with it.”
LINIS MEAIN, IRELAND
Located off the west coast of Ireland, the Aran Island of Inis Meáin is a cold and windy place, and the islanders have mastered the skill of knitting to adapt. Today, the Inis Meáin label designs collections inspired by local dress, but with a touch of luxury. It offers styles knitted in the finest yarns, including wool and cashmere, sourced from the finest mills in Europe and South America.
Originally founded in 1974, the Boglioli brothers, Mario and Pierluigi, have developed the art of “dressed-down tailoring.” Known for their signature garment-dyed sport coats, the brand focuses on creating light and comfortable pieces, all while maintaining a sense of elegance. The feel and fit separates Boglioli from everyone else, honoring a style that is never forced and that will always be current and suitable for every occasion.
During the 1970s, the American market in Livorno had an enormous impact on Italian culture with a collection of objects, military garments and gadgets. It was in context that the Mason’s Brand matured into creating a civilian wardrobe that conserved the aesthetics of military garments. The soul of Mason’s is the cotton; soft, washed, treated, tinted and torn. Today, the brand continues to produce an essential wardrobe of the highest quality.
Founder Fritz Hiltl had one main vision, to create “The Ultimate Trousers,” and since 1955, Hiltl has done just that. With award-winning fabrics, Hiltl’s garments regulate body temperature and provide an optimum cooling function, while also being stain and water repellent. Hiltl’s sole focus on men’s trousers for the past 59 years has resulted in uncompromising dedication to craftsmanship, guaranteeing trousers of made-to-measure quality and a perfect fit, each and every time.
FRATELLI ROSSETTI, ITALY
In 1953, Renzo Rossetti produced sports shoes worn by Italian figure skating and hockey champions. Within a few years, he began hand-stitching the now famous leather shoes. The first factory opened in 1958, where research and a functional style laid foundations for Rossetti’s future. Today, the Rossetti brothers and sons of Renzo, Diego, Dario and Luca, continue the brand’s traditions while embracing modernity and expert craftsmanship.
Known as Italy’s leading trouser manufacturer, Incotex has been producing high-quality products since 1951. Their pants are designed with the aim of transcending fleeting trends while focusing on timeless style. It never stops innovating and addressing even the most minor of details. The fit, fabric and treatment are always re-tested to ensure ultimate satisfaction and to reinforce the reputation of the Italian trouser.
Canali takes their “Made in Italy” label seriously. The family-run brand sources only the best Italian raw materials, creating without compromise. All Canali artisans go through extensive years of training, ensuring their skills are refined from generation to generation. Canali aims to create the best sartorial Italian menswear for those who want the fit to be tailored to their life, their needs and their personality.
For more than 45 years, Belvest has been practicing quality craftsmanship. Founded at Piazzola sul Brenta, Venetian entrepreneur Aldo Nicolette took the helm, making the brand an internationally respected clothing manufacturer. Today, his daughter, Maria Teresa and grandson, Riccardo Della Piazza, carry on the tradition of exquisitely tailored garments made from the finest materials. The designers at Belvest create beautiful styles and set industry standards.
In 1916, Jacob and Louis Weinberg founded Oxxford Clothes with the mission “tailoring the clothing by which all others are judged.” They’re craftsmanship and material have and still live up to that purpose today. Many iconic men throughout history, including Clark Cable, Cary Grant and Joe DiMaggio have worn the trusted brand. The world’s finest gentlemen rely on Oxxford for the ultimate in style.
HAMILTON SHIRTS, USA
For more than a century, Hamilton Shirts has been crafting America’s finest shirts. In 1883, Edward and J. Brooke Hamilton launched Hamilton Shirt Company, catering to residents of Houston, Texas. In the decades that followed, Hamilton perfected its craft. Each garment is hand-cut and sewn in their workshop. With the message “quality above all,” Hamilton isn’t just a brand; it’s a legacy.
Since 1909, Gravati has designed high-quality shoes, handmade by skilled artisans and technicians. With the motto “make elegant steps,” the Italian shoemakers create classic and refined products from a wide range of hand-cut leathers such as calf, kangaroo, kid, deerskin, peccary, ostrich and alligator. The extensive construction process assures maximum comfort, confidence and style.
Nearly two decades of effortless elegance for gentlemen around the world. Sewn, not pasted. These shirts are the closest you can get to the artisan shirtmaker’s craft without the price of bespoke. Uncommon even among high-end shirting, all IGN-Joseph shirts feature sewn collars – a formal shirt with luxury in spirit but the comfort of a simple tee. Made exclusively from European fabrics by family firms with generations of skill and sensitivity, IGN-Joseph is more value for money. Effortless luxury permeates every item of gentleman’s or ladies attire bearing his name.