Sorry, you need to enable JavaScript to visit this website.

Luke Leitch

Luke Leitch

is style editor of 1843

The philosopher king

Brunello Cucinelli takes as much care over his workers as his clothes. Luke Leitch visits a model factory in the heart of Umbria

Dandyland

Florence’s biannual Pitti Uomo trade fair has become a mecca for the world’s most extrovert dandies. Yet those responsible for creating the phenomenon are appalled by its success. Luke Leitch investigates a sartorial schism at the heart of menswear

Pigalle’s progress

Stéphane Ashpool’s distinctively Parisian brand of sensual sportswear has been championed by Nike, Rihanna and even Chanel. Luke Leitch went to his idiosyncratic shows to find out why

Jiggery-bespokery

In its tireless struggle to innovate, fashion is turning to mass customisation. Luke Leitch examines a trend which is both very new and very old

Pages