With regards to tailoring, it is becoming increasingly easy to find lightweight fitted jackets on the high street, particularly with the recent summer campaigns of H&M; featured in this month's GQ. Top Tips: This summer's Dolce & Gabbana look is all about a relaxed, out in the sun look....

Like it already? H&M Man 66 Rue Neuve, Bruxelles Nieuwstraat 66, Brussel

We'll be going through Excel spreadsheets and one of us is picking out fabric and one of our mothers or fathers will call, asking: 'What are you doing right now?' Well, it's 9:30am on a Tuesday, I'm working!" The duo started Alex & Eli upon graduating from Parsons School of Design in 2008....

Today's fashion feature is on a dear friend whom I met in college. Maggie always looked so chic while in class, wearing maxis, bermuda shorts, whatever it was she looked cute and classy. Now, she has her own personal style blog, Hook & Stylit: the style of my life. Meet Maggie. This full...

With a clean, yet distinctive style that is perfectly integrated into the BMW interior design approach, the new system has a range of impressive design features that discerning consumers have come to expect, as well as some that are unique to this model, such as the Floating Frame solid...

Having two branches of Peyton & Byrne within walking distance of university does not bode well for the fact that I will be wearing a bikini in the very near future, but we must pick our battles and suffice to say, my self-control level is no match for the delicious carrot cake. They also...

The Red Sole & the Man Behind it, Hits Toronto June 20th I'm on the road again this week, touching down in Toronto for the media preview of The Christian Louboutin Design Exchange exhibit, which opens to the public on June 21st, and runs until September 15, 2013. I for one cannot wait to...

Alex & Eli is currently available at Lileo in Toronto (55 Mill St., Building 35, 416-413-1410) and online at ladama.com . Pieces from the fall collection will be available in July. One Response to "Designer profile: Alex & Eli's far-out, tailored riffs" Amannda J. says: This is beautiful

THE DESIGN PROCESS: So here we have it: The "Natalie" Alex & Eli holiday blazer! Collaborating with the NYC designers felt only natural as I'm a huge tailor freak and I love blazers, trousers, and blouses. After our tailor session, Anna, Aja, and I got right to work in the garment district....

How did you get involved in this project? What was the goal commons&sense man wanted to achieve? They contacted me out of the blue to work with their womenswear team for an illustration-focused issue in August. Pleased with the result of the first editorial, they contacted me shortly...

 

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