are infinitely more comfortable than traditional tailored clothes; they feel more like cardigans than blazers and inspire a completely different attitude in the wearer. This is the rarely understood key to dressing like the kind of stylish Italian guys the rest of the world so admires, but struggles to emulate.
Boglioli's super-soft handmade tailoring is one of the hottest properties in menswear. Lightweight tailoring with a neat cut.
However, it's not just the lack of structure that makes a Boglioli jacket special. The other tangible element is the fact that many of the clothes are garment dyed, which means that they're washed and dyed after they've been made, giving a quite different effect from making clothes from pre-dyed cloth. This is hard-won, as one in every 25 jackets is effectively a prototype; every 50m roll of cloth reacts slightly differently to the dyeing process.
Less tangible, but no less important, is the considerable degree of handwork goes into each jacket.