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Wake Up and Smell the Street Style in Milan

Time-Honored Traditions
The four-day frenzy dubbed Men's Milan Fashion Week had plenty of showstoppers, but what really caught our eye was the style of its locals (and a few... Read more »

Eight Best Collections From the Milan Menswear Shows

Menswear Fall/Winter 2015
We ended Milan Fashion Week on a high note. Not only were shows like Fendi and Brioni exceptional closers, but we dined our way out of the city as a... Read more »
The Walls of Pitti
At Pitti Uomo, the world's preeminent menswear convention, our style director Nic Screws has scoured showrooms to discern what you'll be wearing next... Read more »
In Their Prime
Admittedly, the tradeshow known as Pitti Uomo in Florence, Italy, doesn’t boast any runway spectacles that blow up the style blogs. But we’re okay... Read more »
Pitti Power
The menswear brigade have taken to the venues of Florence, Italy, for the bi-annual tradeshow Pitti Uomo. Between fashion weeks in London and... Read more »
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With the winter holidays in the rearview mirror, it's finally starting to be the most wonderful time of year: new watch season. The industry's two largest tradeshows, SIHH and Baselworld, are fast approaching and we'll have all the coverage for you right here. Before SIHH kicks off in Geneva on Monday though, a few new watches have leapt out ahead of the pack, including a new complication from IWC and a film collaboration from Bremont.

IWC Portugieser Annual Calendar

There are few watches with as dedicated a following as the IWC Portuguese. The newest addition to the family is an annual calendar, a first for IWC, and it's does an incredible job of adding complication without disrupting the clean lines of the time-only classic. The slim arc at the top of the dial shows the month, date, and day of the week, and the mechanism only needs to be adjusted once per year, at the end of February. It's a useful complication that gets even more useful when it's thoughtfully integrated like this, in an easy-to-read way.

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The Most Exciting Car Mercedes Showed in Detroit Is a Maybach

I know the perfect car for Jay-Z. I really hope he buys one.

It’s the 2016 Mercedes-Maybach S600, the V12 sedan that pairs Mercedes’ supreme technology with Maybach’s elite exclusivity.

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Kurobuta London Is More Than a Rock 'n' Roll Nobu: Review

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A restaurateur friend told me last year that he likes to turn up the volume (and turn down the lighting) in the evenings at a venue where he wants to attract a young crowd.

He's not alone in such aural cleansing. London restaurants are increasingly following their New York counterparts in playing music so loud that we old folk ask for our bill—using sign language—and head home to our pipe and slippers.

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Our Favorite Fashions From the London Menswear Shows 

Fall/Winter 2015
After four days, over three dozen shows, and a personal walkthrough of Tom Ford’s F/W '15 collection with the man himself, here are our top five... Read more »

The Nicest Surprises at the Detroit Auto Show? SUVs

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This week at the Detroit Auto Show, luxury SUVs are the best things in sight.

That’s if you consider “sport activity coupes” and “crossovers” SUVs.

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  • James Tarmy
    James Tarmy
  • Jennifer Parker
    Jennifer Parker
  • Stephen Pulvirent
    Stephen Pulvirent
  • Nic Screws
    Nic Screws
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    Hannah Elliott
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    Tejal Rao