I began by asking him how he began ,at such a young age, at such an old school company?
He replied by saying that both his father and grandfather had always worn Kiton and Battistoni and that as he grew up…..ok, stop right there, I already hate him.
Thats like a woman telling another woman that she use to play dress-up in her mom’s old Chanel hand-me-downs, it’s just not fair.
Borrelli is currently in a serious expansion mode having just opened a new boutique in San Francisco and is currently finalizing plans for several new locations in other major cities across America.
The Sartorialist, stifling his growing envy, asked Giuseppe about sartorial advise given and received, and about his own personal style.
Best sartorial advice from your Dad?
Don’t follow trends. Classic dressing is timeless and always in fashion.
Best sartorial advice to pass down to your son?
Listen to your grandfather.
Hardest thing for American customers to understand about the ?Italian fit?.
Americans believe that more fabric is more comfortable. The Italian fit emphasizes a fit that is closer to the body. It gives the wearer a leaner, more fit look.
The first thing I look at in another Sartorialist?s outfit
I always notice fit first, but a sense of style always makes the impression.
I always break this fashion rule.
I never polish my shoes.
I never break this fashion rule.
I always wear a jacket in the evening.
Peck (food) Milano
Worst fashion mistake?
Favorite ?fashiony? movie?
Thomas Crown Affair
Describe personal style:
You feel best wearing?
Most overrated item in menswear?
Most underrated item in menswear?
Most stylish city?
Never caught wearing?
Favorite fashion magazine?