Federico Galli
By Federico Galli

"Dressing is a silly concern. But it is very foolish for a man not to be well dressed." Lord Chesterfield

While the streetwear phenomenon becomes mainstream and the followers of this movement grow non-stop all over the world (so much that even the prestigious Washington Post declares the end of the power suit), real non-conformists keep intact the sense of rigor and announce the desire to rediscover the rules, declining them in a personal and modern way, but respecting tradition.

In fact, the suit retains the charm of exclusivity and today as yesterday you can feel at ease even in a jacket and tie: synonymous with elegance at work and outside.

Here are five addresses not to be missed for the man who loves formal rules.

Peter Ci, Piazza del Duomo, Como

Led by Marco Cassina, this historic shop located under the arcades of Piazza Duomo, in the "living room of Como", is an institution for the city. This is of great value for the city as it is a symbol in its sartorial and clothing care. A boutique with wooden furnishing and classic design. It is located on an area of 300 square meters and seven windows overlooking the cathedral. It is endlessly loved by Italian and international customers: Peter Ci presents brands such as Corneliani, Ermenegildo Zegna, Cesare Attolini and renowned tailor-made service.

Il Setaccio, Corso Italia, 20, Novara

Inaugurated in 1983 by the spouses and owners, Assunta and Roberto, with the aim of creating a space characterized by extreme research for detail and refined and tailored Made in Italy taste. Il Setaccio has become one of the best-known names in the Piedmont area and beyond, thanks also to the precious contribution of his son Pietro. In the name chosen lies the philosophy and essence at the base of this boutique: sifting high-quality companies, with a strong mix of timeless elegance and innovation. Located on Corso Italia in the heart of the city of Novara, the boutique welcomes its customers in a modern and sophisticated environment where they can find brands such as Lardini, Caruso and Tagliatore.

Ingenito, Via Mazzini 27, Bologna

Born as a tailor shop, thanks to Renato who has been leading its destiny and developing since 2000. Over the years the Ingenito's boutique has become a reference point for men's shopping. Located in Via Mazzini under one of the oldest arcades in Bologna and just outside the walls of Porta Maggiore, Ingenito is a space dedicated to men who love sober elegance, tailored taste and sportswear-chic.

Inzerillo, Via A. De Gasperi, 62, Palermo

Today like yesterday, Michele Inzerillo is a point of reference for the man who dresses with sophisticated elegance, appreciates the quality of the fabrics and does not neglect the refinement of the details. After graduating in engineering, Marco took the leadership of the company, pursuing the historic family boutique with the constant goal of renewal without ever losing sight of the solid foundations of the tailoring and tailor-made tradition. Among the brands offered: Boglioli, Canali and Kiton.

Guarino, Piazza Oberdan, Milano

Everything starts in Rome with a tiny small shop. It is the story of a passion born by chance over 25 years ago when Alessandro was a boy with a dream of traveling the world, but who decides to listen to his mom's advice and open the doors of what would shortly become a must-see for shopping in the capital. A rapid growth that led Guarino to expand the Parioli boutique: he opened one in Costa Smeralda and another exclusive space also in Milan during September 2018. Guarino today is synonymous with classic and smart casual clothing dedicated to a man aware of the importance of elegance and quality.

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