Last week, the Wall Street Journal posts a segment called Work Wear: Style in the Office on its blog. The latest post featured various editors of the men’s magazine Details. Gaining insight on one of the most stylish magazines and the people who work there drew us in. We were even more excited when we saw Details Editor-in-Chief, Dan Peres, wearing accustom Hickey Freeman suit fitted by Mike Cohen.
Peres is wearing a custom Hickey Freeman navy suit in the new “Z body” suit model. He’s the first person to have this new suit model hanging in his closet, as the Z body will be available in our fall 2013 collection, hitting stores in July.
We sat down with Mike Cohen to ask him what the new model has to offer. Beside the Hickey Freeman collaboration with Opening Ceremony, the Z Body model will be the slimmest model Hickey has to offer.
“The new model features a slimmer fit with a shorter profile and higher arm holes” said Cohen, “the sleeves are very trim and there is a soft, angular sloping shoulder with a soft rope.”
Additionally, the shoulder seams are turned and pick stitched to give the shoulder line more definition in this model.
The Z body suit will be made with a full canvas lining, as every Hickey Freeman suit, although our design team chose a more lightweight canvas lining of exceptional quality that will give this model a modern and contemporary feel.
We agree with Peres, who says in the article that a man can never have too many navy suits. With slight variations in the navy shade and many different fabrics to choose from, how could we pick just one? We like the Mahogany Collection Solid Navy Suit, $1,495, and the Sterling Collection Navy Flannel Birdseye Suit, $1,295, for a modern fit.
Peres continues to say that he is very comfortable in a suit. Not everyone feels this way—suits in the past have been stuffy and corporate looking, leading men to prefer casual dressing. Now that suits are becoming slimmer, like our new Z body, they make the wearer look young and refreshing.
Peres also named his fashion pet peeve; he hates when a man wears “mom jeans,” or jeans that are too big and billow. Comment below and share some of your fashion pet peeves with us.