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Style Talk | Meet Gerardo Cavaliere

The epitome of sartorial flair, Roma-based tailor Gerardo Cavaliere talks scarves as a mean to freedom, the social value of rituals, rules and traditions and why dressing is so much more than a frivolous thing.

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Style Talk | Meet Yolanda Edwards

Scarves as a travel essential, the magic of the Mediterranean and revamping Conde Nast Traveler.   The first interaction we had with Yolanda Edwards was through Instagram, after a DM we sent her asking if we could use one of the so cool and vibrant pic she just posted from Il Pellicano. We were just back from a meeting with Marie-Louise Scio, the owner and ‘Chef of Magic’ of the cult South Tuscany landmark and wanted to spread the word that our scarves had made it to the Pelliclub, the tiny and highly selective boutique of the hotel. Yolanda got back to us in the kindest way, offering to bring a selection of our 90x90cm pieces from Le Isole to her trip to...

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How to wear a scarf - The September issue

So that’s it, back to school season is here as we still enjoy some kind of summer vibe from Paris to Milan, London, New York and Tokyo. We won’t mention the Mediterranean which just acts as if nothing happens. I mean, hi Stromboli, Procida, Lavezzi, Ponza, Panarea, Cavallo, Pantelleria and Caprera, come andiamo sotto quell'ombrellone ? Fueled by a vibrant back-from-the-beach freshness, we look at what’s coming with energy and a style that doesn't want to forget anything about the past few weeks. Here is how to bring a touch of summer cool to your back to school style through the simple addition of a neck scarf to your accessory game. In the open The easy way, bandana-like approach of wearing your neck scarf tied in the...

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How to fold a pocket square

Nothing's easier really. With an effortless, sprezzatura vibe in mind we want to give movement to that tiny piece of fabric. Coming up with something natural, easy to fold, unfold, refold and so on. Looking for the right gesture, the one that will bring impact to your two-button, double breasted or blazer jacket. Below we show you two ways of achieving this.        1. Lay the pocket square flat, face up 2. Pinch it 3. Lift it up from its center 4-5. Squeeze it from the top down with your opposite hand 6. Holding it firmly as it is, with the peaks down 7. Fold the bottom up 8. Adjust to fit the size of your jacket pocket.          ...

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