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Classic Neapolitan Tailors

A Classic Martini

Wine and Spirits

A Classic Martini

A drink from New York City’s Bemelmans Bar at the Carlyle Hotel

The Hoodie of the Future


The Hoodie of the Future

British clothier Vollebak makes garments for today’s superhero.

The Write Stuff


The Write Stuff

A dip into the world of luxurious fountain pens.

Cesare Attolini: The 82-year-old clothier might have been Naples’ best-kept secret—until last spring, when Attolini’s sons, Massimiliano and Giuseppe, opened their first stateside shop, on New York’s Madison Avenue, complete with a salon for fittings. Attolini’s fall collection includes much of what the brand does best—painstakingly handcrafted blazers (from $4,900) and jackets (from $5,900) done in muted tones and cashmere-blend fabrics.

Isaia: The coral pin on the lapel of an Isaia blazer has come to represent the vibrant yet exacting way Neapolitans use color and pattern in an outfit, whether it’s a jacket or just a pocket square. Isaia’s fall designs may be toned down with soft beiges, camels and grays, but the patterns stay sharp; striped shirts (from $425) are often paired with plaid jackets (from $2,500) and textured wool ties (from $225).

Kiton: This brand’s success is a lesson in diversity, seen in the ever-popular dress shirts (from $550), ties (from $285) and its two-year-old CIPA line, for younger clients. This season’s Kiton and CIPA collections focus on texture, with boiled-wool peak-lapel overcoats (from $7,000) and nubby tweed blazers (from $6,000).


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