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Looking into the Handsome Future

  • Najib Benouar

This tableau of dapperness comes from the first look at #menswear darling (more on that after the link) Brunello Cucinelli’s fall collection. Here, three tuxedoed men seem to have found themselves standing on the edge of the earth, staring out into the bright future. It’s hard to tell whether they like what they see, but we definitely do—Cucinelli strikes again. Check out the rest over at Die, Workwear!

The United Kingdom of Handsome Synergy

  • Najib Benouar

A picture can say a thousand words. But those words rarely reveal how it all came together.

Like this snap of a leather-clad Ewan McGregor and company from the first ad campaign in the brand relaunch of British label Belstaff. Aside from the fact that it seems the brand is moving away from its tradition of waxed cotton to slick leathers, the most interesting part of the story is that McGregor pitched himself to star in the new campaign. And the Belstaff honchos were wise to accept. It also helps that Ewan is an avid motorcyclist and longtime Belstaff enthusiast (who, apparently, reads the business page of WWD very closely).

More looks from the retooled Belstaff’s fall offerings after the jump.»

Kempt Man of the Hour: Ruben Toledo

  • Jared Paul Stern


*Photographed by our fearless lensman, Patrick McMullan.*

Cuban painter, sculptor, illustrator, chronicler and critic Ruben Toledo is in an enviable position for a well-dressed man about town: his wife Isabel is a fashion designer who frequently whips up bespoke threads in their sprawling loft-cum-atelier hidden atop a turn-of-the-century building.

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