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How to Keep Looking Like a Million Dollars – New Article in Diplomacy and Trade

There is a whiff of spring in the air and with the, “Cambio di Stagione” we are all starting to think about our summer look. At this time of year Italian mothers are preparing the traditional, “Ribaltare”, when the winter clothes are cleaned and put away, and the summer wardrobe is brought out of storage. …

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It was great to catch up with Szilágyi Áron yesterday at the Gresham. He asked us to style him for a portrait shoot for a magazine interview. Head to toe in Simon Skottowe, I combined our private label polo shirt and trousers with the jacket he commissioned for his wedding last year. He is really …

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Our First Collection of Trousers

We are proud to present you the first collection of trousers under the Simon Skottowe label. Made in Italy, exclusively for us, in a crisp, lightweight cotton with the right amount of elasticity. Just like with our shirts, finding the right fit was the most important issue for us. The trousers have a good rise, …

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Report from Pitti Uomo – Style According to Simon in BCOOL Magazine

Pitti Uomo is the the most important menswear trade show, held every six months in Florence, Italy. This January marked the 93rd edition with more 35,000 visitors in attendance. Our style correspondent Simon Skottowe visited the fair in search of new partners for his eponyomous shop. Here he reports on the most intriguing tendencies in …

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Clothes Make The Man – Style Tips from Simon in BCOOL Magazine

In an ever more connected world good communication is vital for developing new relationships. Language is, of course, essential but what about our non-verbal communication – our clothes? We asked one of the Budapest’s premier menswear gurus, Simon Skottowe (a London trained bespoke tailor) for some style tips on what to wear and, as importantly, …

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Introducing the new full spread collar!

A new assortment of shirts arrived this week, featuring our new collar style: the full spread. Higher in the back and longer at the points, it frames the face well, even when it is worn without a tie. We selected three fabrics for this new model: the indigo dyed denim, which we already had a …

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Black Tie – How to Look Like a Million Dollars

Ball season is on us again. While for the ladies this is the best opportunity to sparkle, the gentleman needs to take a more informed approach to dressing. From its early beginnings black tie attire has always been a style minefield. Henry Poole’s first version of the dinner jacket for the Prince of Wales is …

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Travel Diary – London

Our autumn trip to London was the usual combination of meeting new suppliers, visiting longtime partners and catching up with colleagues. Combined with an extensive lookaround in Simon’s home town – lots of stylish places and enjoyable events. Arriving at the beautiful St. Pancras station After arriving in London on Thursday we spent a relaxing …

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Egy “Másik” Öltöny – A “Different” Suit

K. Úr ruhatárában a nagy “klasszikusok” jó része már megtalálható, így ebben a szezonban a megszokottól kicsit eltérőre vágyott. Elvárás nem köti öltöny viselésére, egyszerűen csak szeret így tenni. Mindezek alapján egy lezser, kötetlen öltöny elkészítését ajánlottuk. Ilyen típusú megrendelést ritkán kapunk, pedig a kortárs férfi ruhatár egyik leghasznosabb ruhadarabjaként szolgálnak. Minden a szövettel kezdődik, …