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Maison & Objet 2016

January 2016

Across its eight halls, Maison & Objet hosts brands big and small as part of a treasure trove of chairs, lamps and all manner of desktop accessories. Designers from Europe and beyond congregate in Paris in January to show…

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SIHH Geneva 2016

January 2016

The Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie in Geneva is the watchmaking world’s premier venue to showcase horological hardware. This year brands reworked case shapes, presented vintage-inspired designs and innovated…

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IMM Cologne 2016

January 2016

International furniture fair IMM Cologne showcased brands from all around the world this year, including heavyweights such as Vitra and Walter Knoll, the latest collections from Finnish wooden-furniture company Nikari and…

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Pitti Uomo & Milano Moda Uomo

January 2016

With 1,219 exhibitors on show at Florence’s Pitti Uomo – and a schedule packed with catwalk shows and presentations all over Milan – the variety of clothes making their debut on the fashion scene this month is astounding…

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Milan Menswear 2016

January 2016

From formal tailoring to casual sartorial cuts, chic sportswear to laid-back leather shoes, the neverending runways and presentations of Milan have plenty to offer for the autumn/winter 2016 menswear season. Here are our…

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Film report: Pitti Uomo 2016

January 2016

We ask what’s next for menswear as retailers flock to Florence to spot trends and stock up on Italian fashion – a €9bn industry –and foreign brands. Denim is darker, the fit wider and men are starting to move from beards…

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Pitti Uomo 2016

January 2016

As Pitti’s halls fill with both buyers and spectators, we scour the stands to bring back our fair favourites for autumn/winter 2016. Blazers, boots and bags all make the cut – together with some smart tailoring.

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A man's shoe

November 2015

Northamptonshire’s shoemaking legacy has stood strong for well over a century and De Fursac’s dapper Derbys and eye-catching Oxfords will keep you in step with the times. We meet the team behind De Fursac’s first footwear…

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Cosy Homes: Die Es

October 2015

South African architects Gawie and Gwen Fagan designed and built their family home on a dramatic spot between Table Mountain and the Atlantic Ocean. Die Es is an ode to vernacular architecture with a difference. To celeb…

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Maison & Objet

September 2015

Monocle visits the biannual Parisian trade show’s 20th instalment to bring you new finds from the homeware and design worlds.

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End of an era

August 2015

As the life of Tokyo's iconic Hotel Okura draws to an end, Monocle is granted exclusive access to capture on film the gracious ways of this much-loved modernist gem. Read the full article on the Hotel Okura here.

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Monocle top ten: Paris menswear

June 2015

As an unprecedented heat wave beats down on France, fashion exhibitors are back in Paris’s tradeshows and showrooms to present their 2016 spring-summer menswear creations. Here are some highlights.

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Milano Moda Uomo

June 2015

As the mercury rose in Milan, we toured the showrooms and palazzos to take the temperature of the best 2016 spring/summer menswear collections. Here are 10 of our favourite finds.

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