Portugal’s City of the Seven Hills, with its winding old backstreets and relaxing beach clubs, provides a blissful backdrop for our early summer fashion shoot. It’s time for the sandals and sunglasses.
Good things come in packages of all shapes and sizes, particularly when they’re delivered by a Takkyubin man in Tokyo’s Aoyama and Omotesando districts. Monocle opens the door to spring’s freshest ensembles.
The transition from winter to spring wardrobe should be a reasonable and seamless exercise. But the stripping of layers can throw up all kinds of insecurities. Monocle creates six looks for easy seasonal switch.
In a saturated market it can be hard to find original fashion that doesn't scream or shout. Monocle films visits a trio of womenswear designers in London, Brussels and Copenhagen that are daring women to dress differently…
Portugal’s second city has great architecture and good food but it’s the escapes along the coast that give it its quality of life credentials. Pack your trunks, tote and Sisley spray and head for the boardwalks.