Hugo Jacomet is a French columnist, screenwriter, artistic director, and film producer best known for his online men's style magazine, Parisian Gentleman.
"Whereas other nations treat menswear with extreme restraint or go
too far in the other direction by rebelling against conformity, the
Italians have made menswear something entirely unique, bringing a
jaunty flair to the classic suit. Nowhere is this more in evidence
than in The Italian Gentleman: The Master Tailors of Italian Men's
Fashion (Rizzoli New York), the lavish illustrated book that pairs
the insights of Hugo Jacomet with the photographs of Lyle
"In the world of fashion, Italy is the Mount Everest of men's
style. Beyond its global fashion brands, the soul of Italian style
is found in the workshops and boutiques of the established masters
and artisans who for generations have created the finest menswear
on the planet."
--Society Diaries "There are over 50 artisans featured in all, so it acts as a complete encyclopedia for anyone looking to add a little sprezzatura to his wardrobe, and allows to start your sartorial excursion from the comfort of your favorite armchair."