Thames & Hudson – The Sartorial Travel Guide by Simon Crompton
A suitcase-friendly insider’s city companion for well-dressed and worldly gentlemen
About the Author
Simon Crompton’s ‘Permanent Style’ website has become a global authority on luxury menswear. Crompton also writes for the Financial Times, among other magazines, and is the author of The Finest Menswear in the World, published by Thames & Hudson.
Niche Publishing. England 1949
The Sartorial Travel Guide
This essential travel guide distills a decade of style expert Simon Crompton’s experiences traveling the world to meet and advise the finest menswear producers and artisans, providing everything the modern man needs to know to travel in style, explaining what to buy and where to buy it.
Offering the lowdown on ten of the world’s most stylish cities – Florence, Hong Kong, London, Melbourne, Milan, Naples, New York, Paris, Stockholm, and Tokyo – each chapter includes listings of the finest local shops and producers. In-depth profiles of standout tailors, clothiers, and shoemakers offer insights into the craftsmanship behind the trademark style of each city, from a traditional kimono maker in Japan to a bespoke umbrella-maker in Paris. Fifteen must-see shops in other cities around the world are also profiled more briefly. Other features include travel advice from leading style aficionados, including Mark Cho of The Armoury and Mats Klingberg of Trunk Clothiers, providing travel tips from those in the know.
With locator maps to assist the planning of your trip and practical advice on how and what to pack, both leisure and business travelers will be prepared for any occasion. Whether on a luxurious city break or looking to fill a few spare hours on a meeting-packed trip, this is the ideal vade mecum for any sartorial adventure.
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