Style

Colour and craftsmanship.

Italian brand Pomellato is known for pioneering the concept of everyday fine jewellery with its prêt-à-porter approach.

Tailor-made.

Achille Maramotti introduced Italian prêt-à-porter fashion to the masses when he launched Max Mara in 1951, a time when women were still visiting dressmakers and tailors. Max Mara’s tailor-made suit project, Sartoriale, launches today.

Handmade in Germany.

History may not repeat itself with the regularity of clockwork, but watch manufacturer Moritz Grossmann edges it closer to the mark. Christine Hutter, CEO, looked first to the past before founding the modern iteration of the company.

Humanitarian handbag.

H Project, Holt Renfrew’s collaborative shop-in-shop, studiously supplies its shelves with items that have an emphasis on craft and culture. This October, Holt Renfrew will launch an updated version of their Gucci Bamboo Shopper.

Retail therapy.

“People tend to think of Los Angeles style as either red carpet or Uggs and sweatpants,” says Brooke Taylor Corcia, founder of the Dreslyn. “But there’s a fantastic, creative scene out here, and it wasn’t being represented in the online marketplace.”

Benefitting the TIFF Pocket Fund.

Those looking to make it in Hollywood are perennially in hot pursuit of a big break. While there is no sure path to success or stardom, there are certain steps that help along the way: education and an early start.

A lesson in menswear.

Dao-Yi Chow and Maxwell Osborne are convinced that timing is everything. The designers behind the award-winning New York menswear label Public School attribute much of their success to being in the right place at the right time.