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 and explaining what to buy and where to buy it.
Offering insider knowledge on ten of the world’s most stylish cities, including Florence, New York, Stockholm, Paris, Tokyo, and Hong Kong, and detailing ten more cities full of emerging talents, each chapter contains listings of the finest shops and ateliers. 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 shop in Paris. A section on sartorial travel tips offers advice from leading style aficionados, including Mark Cho of the Armoury and Mats Klingberg of Trunk Clothiers.
The Sartorial Travel Guide includes maps to assist trip planning and practical advice on how and what to pack, readers will be prepared for any occasion. Whether on vacation or looking to fill a few spare hours on a business trip, this is the ideal guide for any sartorial adventure.
Simon Crompton founded and runs the website Permanent Style, a global authority on luxury menswear, and is the author of The Finest Menswear in the World: The Craftsmanship of Luxury.