Travel in Style

When you travel, you want to be comfortable and stylish. It’s not always an easy thing to do, but Anatomie’s travel line makes it easy to do both. Kate and Shawn Boyer are the brainchild behind Anatomie, a designer fashion brand. The collection was created with today’s travel women in mind and encompasses the areas of high-performance wear to modern designer travel wear, as well as sportswear. Kate describes her creations as sophisticated and sexy, just like the women who wear them. Anatomie’s collection draws inspiration from the most highly-regarded European fashion houses, and is designed to flatter the female form in a way that bespeaks class, elegance and style.

Anatomie’s formative period dates back nearly a decade to the time when Kate traveled from her native Hungary to the southern French town of Montpelier to pursue an MBA in International Trade. It was there that the former gymnast secured a position as a fitness instructor as a means to finance her university degree. Kate then began training a group of teenage girls for the French Aerobic Championships, which is a highly coveted title they won and held for three consecutive years. For competitions, Kate outfitted her young gymnasts in attire she had designed initially to wear herself.

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Amory Shirt

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Audrey Dress

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Abbe Leather Jacket

Kate and Shawn first met in Miami, where he was designing fashion apparel for hard-to-fit athletic men. The creative couple has since designed collections for Elite Models, Fashion Sport, Cigarette Offshore Racing, and Lamborghini just to name just a few.

Anatomie’s guiding philosophy has always been functional fashion. The foundation of their collection is high-performance designer French and Italian fabrics that are durable enough to meet the demands of extreme sports. Anatomie translates those fabrics into a sophisticated sexy silhouette that is minimalist, durable and ultra-modern.

This spring, Joseph Wendt Custom Clothiers will carry Anatomie, the exclusive travel-wear line of NetJets. Anatomie was created specifically with today’s traveling women in mind. The designer travel line was founded on the principle that Anatomie’s travel clothes “travel” better than any other clothes. Made from the finest French and Italian fabrics, Anatomie’s clothes are machine washable, wrinkle free, and never fade.

“I think this line is perfect for the women of Naples who are always on the go,” says Joseph Wendt. “Whether they’re jetting off to Europe or the east coast, Anatomie offers comfortable everyday designer clothes that women can feel great wearing.”

Wendt says for the charmingly easy-going girl, the Abbe Leather Jacket (top right) is a great choice. This travel jacket offers a perforated design that goes perfect with wanderlusts who loves visiting metropolitan areas. Add this in your luggage if you’re spending Spring in New York or Paris. The leather material is lightweight, bringing you comfort in mobility and movement. Plus, it’s just a chic thing to wear on cool weather nights!

Joseph Wendt Custom Clothiers will carry Anatomie’s spring and fall collections. Any additional questions can be directed to Joseph WendtCustom Clothiers by calling 239.530.0070, or by visiting their Fifth Avenue South store, located in Downtown Naples.

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Trends for Spring and Summer

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If you know the strange, wonderful world of fashion, you know that trends are an extremely odd animal.  They’re partly organic, arising on their own as people start dressing differently over time.  But they’re also deliberate, with designers chosing a look to start pushing, hoping to angle the public zeitgeist in that direction.  And, even more strangely, that pushing starts a year in advance.  The trends for spring and summer 2017, for instance, will be displayed and start being pushed by designers in the spring and summer of 2016!

So, now that spring and summer of 2014 is actually upon us, how did the fashion world do?  How close to reality were the fashionistas when they started their push last summer?  Let’s jump in the Wayback Machine, and take a look at GQ‘s reporting on just that last year.  You be the judge!

Head-to-Toe White

If you’re prone to spilling, you’ve got until about May to brush up on your hand-eye coordination: head-to-toe white was the most noticeable trend to come off the catwalks this season. Trust us, a bright white suit is going to be essential to your summer wardrobe this time next year – we suggest you add in an accent color for interest, as seen at Jil Sander.

Block Stripes Everywhere

Last season it was big squares, this season it’s big stripes. While the horizontal patterns at Moschino and Miharayasuhiro were certainly the boldest way to wear this trend, it was the block color stripes on suiting really caught our attention (exhibits A and B: the surprisingly wearable tailoring at Wooyoungmi and Valentino).

Long, Loose Summer Coats

The designers in Milan realize that some countries – like our own – are not blessed with a dry, Mediterranean climate all season long; sometimes a coat is essential even on the hottest days. This season thin belted trench coats are the solution. Look for one that hits between the ankle and the thigh and opt into an ultra-light fabric as well as a bright color if you’re feeling as brave as our brothers on the continent.

Anything in Pink

Rose gold emerged as one of the strongest men’s watch trends at Baselworld, so it perhaps comes as no surprise that pink was also all-over the catwalks. However, what was surprising was the sheer variety of colors for the new season. Whether you’re more partial to the pastels at Richard James or the highlighter pink at Paul Smith, prep your wardrobe with at least one shade for spring.

See the rest of the trends, and a million pictures of them, RIGHT HERE on GQ.  And let us know what you think of the trend predictions, accurate or not?

Spring Portfolio

A sartorial guy could never be happier.  Men’s fashion is at its peak, but with so many choices it can be at bit overwhelming.  Unless you are a Hollywood actor, a jet setter or a royal with his own stylist, read on!

Jealous yet?

The forecast is bright and bold with scattered sensitivity (dusty pastel colors) with extra style (accessorize, accessorize; we spotted even day cravats and velvet Prince Alberts).  So, for now, put your fedoras, too-tight jeans and picked pocket squares away, and forever put away designer logo belts, leather car coats, and, most definitely, square-toe shoes, hallelujah!

The fellow on the right may have taken it a BIT too far...

To start, you know spring brings beautiful, almost perfect weather, and lots of blooming, which requires lots of showers.  Dress amazingly even under wet conditions.  Our pick?  The perfect spring jacket is water-resistant.  Pick one in a bright shade for an A+ grade!

Suede shoes in grey! Pair with bright colors or revamp your old black suit, but they will most definitely be BFF with your dusty pastels.

Gather all your swag! Bright color jeans are huge this season!

The boat shoe! In its latest edition, think breaking country club rules in bright colors/patterns.

Dress shoes with too much attitude: the last element of your power suit, for sure!

Fantastic pocket squares? A+ (in a puff fold, obviously)

And last but never the least, yes, dear Mr. Sun, we are Ready. Tortoise shell sunglasses!