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Sprezzatura as defined by Gabriele Pasini SS2015

June 4, 2015


In The Book of the Courtier, Baldassare Castiglione defines Sprezzatura asĀ “a certain nonchalance, so as to conceal all art and make whatever one does or says appear to be without effort and almost without any thought about it”. In essence, it’s purpose was to heighten the perception of the talents of a courtier in accomplishing […]

Beyond Savile Row: Knize Mode Atelier in Vienna

March 16, 2013


Douglas Fairbanks once dubbed Savile Row the “undisputed capital to men’s tailoring”, while that is true, it does not mean that suits beyond the Row are substandard. Instead, there have been many men’s suiting boutiques that have served various Royalty throughout Europe, the Habsburg Archdukes for instance, got measured up at Knize Mode Atelier in […]

Lino Leluzzi is The Monsieur: See his home at Al Bazar

February 28, 2013


In case you’ve been on a secret mission sans internet in North Korea, Lino Leluzzi is one man you need to know. He defines sprezzatura. In fact, if sprezzatura was personified, it would take the form of this Italian dandy. Owner of menswear boutique Al Bazar, Lino has been photographed, tumblred and now probably pinterested […]