Preface * Introduction * 1. The Parisian Bespoke Tailoring: Cifonelli; Camps de Luca; Francesco Smalto; Berluti Atelier Arnys * 2. Of Men and Shoes: Men and Shoes, a contemporary love story: John Lobb; Berluti; Corthay; Aubercy; J.M. Weston; Dimitri Gomez * 3. Chemisiers in Paris: Charvet * 4. The Art of Travelling: Louis Vuitton special orders; Moynat Paris * 5. Parisian Haute Parfumerie: Guerlain; Caron * 6. Gentlemen's Requisites: Cartier; St Dupont * 7. One of a Kind Houses: Maison Bonnet, the only bespoke eyewear maker in the world; Marc Guyot, the spirit of Apparel Arts in Paris; Simonnot Godard (estd 1787), the most beautiful handkerchieves in the world; Mellerio (estd 1613), the most ancient jeweler in the world.
A celebration of the craftsmanship and elegance behind the timeless French brands whose rich heritage is the cornerstone of men's style.
Hugo Jacomet is a French columnist, screenwriter, artistic director and film producer best known for his online men's style magazine, The Parisian Gentleman. His work has been featured in international magazines and periodicals, such as The Financial Times, GQ and Pen magazine.
'Sheds light on the histories of famous bespoke houses and little-known studios alike' - The Rake