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Bespoke the chic and the cool No. 17

Bespoke the chic and the cool, is a magazine dedicated to quality',to the authentic exclusivity,to the stories of people and companies behind the scenes of this world, so selective but at the same time fascinating. Not only Saville Row, The Madeleine or via Condotti but rather the research of things, products, stories around the world chosen  carefully, exclusively for our readers.

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3 Issues

in this issue

4 min

Dear readers and friends, We had left the last issue with the promise that beHouse, The Bespoke House, would reopen the doors of his home in Milan, in a permanent form. Today we can say that Bespoke has kept his promise and that beHouse will open the doors of his new home before the summer. It will be a definitive home, at the heart of the fashion quadrilateral beside the locations of major international brands, before a series of beHouse that will re-present the format in major world capitals over the next few years. This is an extraordinary mission and purpose, because Milan will be the ambassador of taste and Italian class. And of the “bien vivre” interpreted in the European language with an absolutely international code. As always, it will…

4 min
just for men

THE PERFECT MAN Total Look Men’s FW 2017-2018 Collection www.loropiana.com THE BRITISH ELEGANCE Designed for protection against Britain’ sharsh weather conditions, whilst preserving effortless and elegance. These designs are alls hower proof and feature Aquascutum’s iconic club check lining. A standard fitting coat, this collection remains true to the timeless fit of the much-loved trench coat. www.aquascutum.com INSPIRED BY FRANCIS BACON The paintings provided the inspiration for the unusual colour combinations: a man waking at dawn after a wealth of night experiences www.berluti.com TEODORANO Not a bag, but a route that expresses identity, force and timeless authority. This is a collection where modernity and coherence are read in the substance of the creations. www.campomaggi.it TO EXCEL IS THE MISSION Since 1926 Franceschetti makes the construction of men’s shoes an unattainable art. The line Patina Deluxe becomes the perfect answer to the need of…

2 min
loving jean shrimpton

“The most beautiful of all the models I have known was Jean Shrimpton. To walk down the King’s Road, Chelsea with Shrimpton was like walking through the rye. Strong men just keeled over right and left as she strode up the street... Shrimpton herself seemed to have no awareness of her extraordinary looks”, Mary Quant. Jean Rosemary Shrimpton is an english model and actress. she was an icon of swinging london and is considered to be one of the world’s first supermodels. she appeared on numerous magazine covers and was nicknamed “the shrimp”. Big eyes, perfect face and thin legs: she is Jean Shrimpton. British model who, in the 60s, changed the model of female beauty: a beauty made of spontaneity and freshness. Jean Shrimpton was born on November 7,…

1 min
nature at its best

Romantic, sensual, playful. Here are a few ways to describe Lysander, key character in Shakespeare’s Midsummer Night’s Dream. Both a rebellious and a cheerful spirit, guided through life solely by a consuming quest for love and hedonism. Lysander the Great. A perfume which traces the path of Lysander’s initiatory journey through the joys of love and some of nature’s finest pleasures throughout the dreamlike and enchanting Shakespearian woods. Subtle, unique and woody: through Lysander, Silvana Casoli, the creator and nose behind Il Profvmo, pens the manifesto of elegance for modern days’ gentlemen. “Lysander is very much the modern, a bespoke lover with striking swagger. He retreats to the woods, entering a fun-ridden world of games and extravagance and experiencing a wide range of sensations. A genuine explosion of senses that…

2 min
jackie’s best friend

Revered and admired, Jackie Kennedy was one of the most popular and most photographed First Ladies of the 20th century. “Jackie”, starring Natalie Portman as the wife of President John F. Kennedy, is an unflinching portrait of a woman both iconic and mysterious, as well as a rumination on faith, history, mythology and loss. Known for her elegant fashions and accessories, this fascinating character appears in the new film wearing her original gold Piaget watch and other Piaget fine jewerly pieces that embody her iconic style. Featuring an oval jade dial set with diamonds and green tourmalines, this watch is fitted with a very supple fabric-like bracelet made from gold mesh adorned with the very Piaget “palace” decor. The elegant timepiece that once belonged to Jackie Kennedy is emblematic of…

3 min
style of a princess

Elegant, refined, synonymous with style, class and power, the Hermès Kelly is the queen of bags. It is one of the most famous bags of all time, one of the few to be able to be called by a name. Its beauty has remained unchanged since 1956, the year of its official consecration and since then it has been the bag that reflects the class and elegance of princesses. Kelly bags are essentially based upon a bag originally made in 1892 for holding a saddle. The bag was known then as a Haut a courroies because of its high handle. The bag evolved further in 1923 when Emile-Maurice Hermes and Ettore Bugatti designed a bag for Hermes’s wife Julie. It was simple and elegant and was intended to fit perfectly…