Men's accessories: authentic originality for classy style

The difference between an ordinary outfit and one full of personality and elegance can always be seen in the details. This is why choosing the right accessories is extremely important for those who want to dress with a refined and impeccable style, but with a strong identity.

Discover the world of men's accessories and learn how best to combine them to create your own unmistakable style.

Best tie knots: some interesting facts about the most common knots

The tie knot hides deep symbolic meanings and is an all but negligible detail in expressing one's style.

Learning to master the execution of the different knots, knowing how to choose the right knot according to the type of tie and occasion is an art to be discovered, which every man who wants to always be elegant should know.

Each tie knot dates to different eras and contexts, created to cover different style needs. Behind each one are interesting stories and curiosities.

Folding a pocket square: four ideas for a classy touch

The origin of the pochette, or pocket square, seems to date back to the banks of the Nile River in ancient Egypt. Apparently, the people of that area used the ancestor of this accessory both as a cloth to wipe away the sweat and toil of hard work, but also as an object to flaunt their wealth.

Today, the clutch bag is used as a distinctive element in men's outfits, synonymous with class, attention to detail and self-care, able to adapt to solemn, formal, business and even more casual contexts.

Men's scarf knots: how to wear it with class and elegance
The scarf, emblem of style and elegance in the men's outfit A signature accessory in a true gentleman's wardrobe, the scarf has over more than 2000 years of history behind it. It is perhaps one of the oldest in the...
The "stylish women's scarf" is an authentic and sophisticated accessory

The history of the scarf has its roots in the past. The first peoples to start using an accessory similar to the one we know today were the Egyptians and Romans. In Egypt, the scarf was a symbol of power, proof of the social position to which one belonged. The headdress of the Pharaohs was in fact a twisted scarf, fastened at the back with a knot and falling long over the shoulders. For the Romans, on the other hand, the “Sudarium” was a kind of scarf that was used tied around the waist or around the neck to wipe away sweat. Historical finds dating back to the 3rd century BC testify to its use in the Far East as well. The terracotta statuettes of the Qin Shi Huang dynasty army of soldiers have one carved around their necks.

The best accessories for women: how to valorise your outfits with originality

A way to express oneself, one's personality and character. Accessories are an important sphere of the clothing world, worn mainly to enhance an outfit, make it unique and special. Sometimes to give a slightly more casual air to an outfit, other times to add a touch of style and elegance to a dress or suit. The beauty of accessories is precisely that they can tell their own story and express themselves as freely and personally as possible. Scarves with fine fabrics that are pleasant to the touch, foulards with patterns and prints belonging to the company's historical archives, bandanas and tie bands that give authenticity to your looks. A real world to discover that of accessories, which for centuries has accompanied the way of being of each of us.

The origin and the history of the bandana

A fine, light accessory that can be worn in an infinite number of different ways. In fact, the bandana is one of the most versatile items of clothing to enter the wardrobe of modern western society.

Best tie knots for the wedding day

«The elegant man is the one whose suit you never notice. » (W. Somerset Maugham)

Ancient Rome was the first city to adopt what was soon to become the male accessory par excellence: the tie. Roman legionaries used to wear a strip of cloth around their necks as protection for their airways during their long road marches. Over the years, the piece of cloth gradually thinned to the shape we know today.

How to wear a neckerchief for men: 6 ideas for a refined look
The accessory is a necessary and indispensable element to give charm to the whole outfit. It is a true symbol of accuracy and love for your image.
In particular, a foulard or bandana, if well chosen, can make a banal outfit into a unique look and raise it to a completely different level, adding a touch of originality. These refined squares of fabric leave plenty of room for everyone's imagination and creativity, offering the possibility of creating plays of colour to add class and elegance to an outfit, or make an overly elegant outfit less serious.
How to wear a foulard: 4 sophisticated ideas for women
A timeless icon: a favourite accessory of the divas of the 1950s and 1960s, the foulard or carré is a refined, lightweight and extremely versatile headscarf. It can be worn and knotted in a variety of ways: around the neck, as a headdress or to adorn one's handbag with class.
The gift is a well-established custom today, especially at certain times of the year and for particular occasions. One above all, of course, is Christmas. On this occasion, it is normal to find ourselves thinking and having to choose the right gift: it is a unique experience that allows us to take care and nurture a relationship, thanks to a meaningful and selfless gesture.
130 years of Fumagalli 1891 and its historical archives
 A journey to rediscover the past  130 years have passed by since 1891, when Attilio Fumagalli opened the first tie factory in Milan. In 130 years Italy has grown as a modern country, Italian habits have changed and the industry...
A talk with Mitchell Moss : an American men with Italian tailoring passion
-2 MINUTES READ- Today we are going to have some little talks with Mitchell Moss. He’s originally from northeast Indiana, but have lived in Nashville for three years; he write for his blog, Menswear Musing, and he’s one of Fumagalli...
Regimental ties: the striped design from the time of ideals to the present day
Regimental ties are a timeless accessory for every man. They give an idea of simplicity and naturalness, while being a “must” for masculine elegance, with their high potential of expression and versatility.These classic striped ties have an interesting history that takes us back over the years.
History of silk-printing in Como
Silk-printing in the Como area dates back to the end of the past century (around 1880) and was at first carried out on some 65-foot-long tables. Here pieces of fabric were laid down and printed by means of incised blocks of pear-wood, sometimes reinforced with engraved brass plates reproducing the motif.
The success of the Italian tie industry in the world is essentially based on the quality of fabric. "Italian " means primarily from the Como area, the world’s capital of silk fashion, whose reputation goes back to the 1920s, when Lyon, Vienna and London started declining in the market. Read more about the art of silk in Como
What is elegance in a man
2 MINUTES READ IN TERMS OF ELEGANCE, THE NEED TO BE WORTHY OF WOMEN Having taste, elegance and personality: all are innate and perfected qualities. It’s true, but does a man really dress elegantly, only for himself? Have you ever...
Whether striped, wide, solid-coloured or printed, today, the tie is known for its elegance. It has become a symbol of distinguished class-an accessory that  every stylish gentleman must have in his wardrobe.
However, it seems that almost nobody really knows anything about its origin or actual use. To this day, it’s uncertain about when people started to wear ties.
VENICE 1262 More than seven centuries have passed ... and we talk about Marco Polo, a very young boy who started one of the most famous journeys in history. His life is then told in his famous book "Il Milione"....
Handmade scarves: how and why?
Behind the production of a handmade scarf there is a long process that is based on a love for detail, creativity and style. In this way Fumagalli makes each of his scarves a unique piece. But why Fumagalli's scarves are...
“In an elegant world, an irreproachable tie knot is an essencial part of one’s toilette; it doesn’t metter whether the knot is simple or complicated, because the art is what counts. There are some knots which seem casual in appearance,...