Victor La Fleur’s unique approach to sourcing brands from across the world has enabled him to build a miniature clothing empire in his home town of Verbania – and to predict what is going to sell in 2008.
Modern warfare is not simply divided between conventional and nuclear, guerrilla or acts of terrorism. It’s a complicated mix of all these and more. But what to buy to defend yourself? Every two years, defence firms gather…
With a dream team of a Swiss R&D department, an Italian manufacturer and a professional skier to test the clothes, Mover produces high-quality, technical garments made for the slopes. Monocle pays a visit to its HQ.
In the first of a new series of benchmark reports, Monocle puts the UK’s latest convenience store concept through its paces. Can Waitrose’s new baby live up to the standards of Japan’s kings of convenience?
While the Milan menswear shows make the press, the real business is done at the Pitti Immagine Uomo menswear show in Florence. *Monocle* was there to see the designs that won deals and fill its fantasy wardrobe.