The interest in classic tailoring menswear started already with his grandfather whom always where well dressed and wore ties, this inspiration made Nicola start his own brand of ties four years ago.
He’s often seen in a high waist pleated trousers and a perfect cut jacket. From time to time he likes to ease things up with a military inspired jacket, a typical Italian style that influenced people all over the globe and that we frequently see in our social media feeds.
What about Neapolitan tailoring? The Neapolitan style and tailoring is in his opinion more perfected imperfection than the Milanese or Florentine way of tailoring. For example, the buttonholes are made by hand and when done by the hands of two different craftsmen’s then there will be difference, something that will give the jacket or shirt more soul.
Since Nicola been consulting as stylist and creative director in both Japan and Europe he mention the difference of the both markets. The Asians are more about traditional suiting when we in Europe are a bit trendier with a sport jacket and tailored trousers.
Who inspires Nicola?
When our conversation reach Sweden he mentions Alladin Failly and Andreas Weinås as people that inspire him with their ease to mix workwear with suiting and at the same time keeping it simple. He also mentioned his first encounter with Gabucci was in his social media feed, our young and Scandinavian take on the southern European heritage where clear and our wide range of clothing are quite uncommon.
Going to Florence, what's not to miss? He doesn't need any time to think and replies quickly. A visit to the bespoke shoemaker Roberto Ugolini at Via dei Michelozzi and the a stop at the enriched tailors of Liverano Liverano. And, dinner at Buca Mario, a restaurant opened in 1886 with their own house wine and the traditional Florentine kitchen.