The Pantalones
October 8, 2013

Luciano Barbera drops absolute style knowledge bombs in a video roundtable for the relaunch of his line at Barney’s.

Heavily agree with everything he says in this video.

January 18, 2012
The legend, Luciano Barbera at Pitti 81.

The legend, Luciano Barbera at Pitti 81.

December 26, 2011

Perfect Winter Kit No. 1 -

Dark Navy Herringbone Wool-Blend Overcoat - Turnbull & Asser

Wool Windowpane Blazer - Luciano Barbera

Floral Button Down - Hartford

Silk Pocket Square - Berg & Berg

Silk/Cashmere Scarf - Berg & Berg

Cotton-Blend Trousers - Marc by Marc Jacobs

Frank Leather Boots - Grenson

(Watch, socks, and belt not included)

December 17, 2011
"I had my first suit made for me when I was 24, by the legendary Milanese tailor, Mario Pozzi. It took Mr. Pozzi 6 months to go through the process of fitting me and taking all my measurements. Then he cut the fabric, a beautiful saxony cloth, and personally delivered it to my door. When I tried it on, he and I were both very pleased. Why wouldn’t I be? He was a genius. I was also eager to get back into my street clothes but he gave me this advice. ‘Put the suit on and keep it on. Wear it for two days straight. Eat in it. Sleep in it. Then it will not just be an exquisite suit. Sarà un tuo vestito - it will be your suit.’"

— Luciano Barbera

December 13, 2011
"

Everyone knows you wear wool in the winter, linen in the summer, and a straw hat from June 15th to Labor Day. Everyone is right. And therein lies the problem. Follow these rules and you will look like everyone else. Better that you display a little originality. On the gravest days of winter I put on my gray flannels, a cashmere tie in a sober color and my white linen jacket.

The pants keep me warm. The tie gains me entrée into good restaurants. The blazer reminds me that summer will come again.

"

— Luciano Barbera, giving a great insight and example of mixing fabrics into seasons they may not be meant for.

December 10, 2011

Perfect Fall Kit No. 4 - 

Halesworth Quilted Jacket - Lavenham

Cable-Knit Cashmere Sweater - Ralph Lauren Purple Label

Bossington Cotton Oxford - Aubin & Wills

Wool Glen Plaid Trousers - Luciano Barbera

Full Grain Chukka Boots - Mark McNairy

(Belt, socks, and watch not included)

December 4, 2011
Luciano Barbera

Luciano Barbera

September 30, 2011
Park & Bond presents this exceptionally attractive kit, featuring a tweed blazer by Luciano Barbera.

Park & Bond presents this exceptionally attractive kit, featuring a tweed blazer by Luciano Barbera.

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