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Who’s the Boss? Definitely Still Hugo Boss

July 25, 2011


Some months ago, I wrote a piece about Hugo Boss and implied that because they didn’t make working sleeves anymore they were bad suits; What I wasn’t prepared for were the flaming troll siege that was about to befall me- the truth of the matter is, Hugo Boss was (quite possibly still is) the backbone […]

Has Hugo Boss been Cutting Corners? Here’s How to Buy a Good Suit

June 6, 2011


It’s winter time and during a recent cold (weather-wise, the people are friendly) trip to East Europe, I walked into a Hugo Boss boutique in Berlin if only to check out the latest collection. Know what I found? Hugo Boss has done away with working buttons on the sleeves and that’s outright sacrilegious- It looks […]

Not Just for Girls Anymore: Swarovski Designer Suits

February 8, 2011


I’ve always had a love-hate relationship with Swarovski. It’s undeniably female, yet from what I saw last about their men’s accessories, Natalie Collins, a lead designer for the brand really has a bead on things. Whether it’s nurturing up and coming young designers or serving up bling for rappers and women of leisure everywhere, it […]

Xavier Gauderlot is the Boss. President of Hugo Boss.

October 17, 2010


People tend to have the impression that behemoths and brand goliaths will never fail or falter. This perception couldn’t be further away from the truth. A little over five years ago, Hugo Boss Watches was staring into an abyss of mismanagement and unfocused positioning following the bankruptcy of their distributor, Tempus, in December 2004. It […]

A Sneak Peek at the Boss Orange Watch Collection

August 30, 2010


Readers would by now be aware of my love for fine Swiss made complications and movements. That said, I do however, also appreciate well made fashion watches. Yes, it might seem blasphemous but I won’t mince words here; With the global financial crisis and struggling peers around, it seems a tad insensitive to splash huge […]