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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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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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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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Pitti Uomo 2015

June 2015

As the sun shines on Florence’s Fortezza da Basso, we visit the 88th edition of fashion trade show Pitti Uomo. Style is always on the agenda but substance, colour and comfort are also at the fore for spring/summer 2016.…

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On the home front: Edificio Princesa

May 2015

It was designed by a suspect bohemian, houses a coup plotter and is today favoured by young, liberal creatives. Madrid's Edificio Princesa, once both bunker and luxury home for Franco's loyal cadre, is a concrete testament…

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Homeware top 25, 2015

April 2015

Be it near or far, classic or contemporary, monochrome or multicoloured, the following hotlist represents our favourite design pieces – and people – around the world.

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The perfect workplace

April 2015

As employers increasingly acknowledge the quality of life of their workers, Monocle's Quality of Life Conference in Lisbon addressed the topic of the modern workplace. In this visual essay, Josh Fehnert explores what can…

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The perfect home

April 2015

How can architects, developers and builders make spaces that reflect our shifting needs and make us feel good about our lives? For Monocle's Quality of Life Conference in Lisbon, Tom Morris explored the role of responsible…

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Fuorisalone

April 2015

From the streets of Brera to Via Tortona, we crisscross the piazzas and pound the pavements to showcase our favourite finds from design show Salone del Mobile’s open-air offshoot in Milan.

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Salone del Mobile

April 2015

With its usual array of design news from Italy and beyond, the 54th Salone del Mobile brings furniture's finest players to Milan, while the biannual Euroluce shines with the brightest talent in lighting design. Allow us to…

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