Atelier, an upscale American lifestyle company and men’s fashion retailer founded by Michael Amar and Kerby Pata, is a company focusing on high-end apparel and accessories for men. Widely recognized for its varying men’s goods and gear, Atelier is a brand of modern classics that boasts apparel, footwear and accessories of casual and classical timelessness with a hint of edge and elegance.
Respected for their meticulous fits, world-class textiles and unique designs, Atelier represents a distinctively casual-meets-refined point of view that combines today’s European slim-fit silhouettes that are appreciated amongst the 18 to 60-year-old set, “We strive to give our consumers an opportunity to pair our tops and blazers with a rugged pair of jeans or tailored trousers – we understand that a great fit will attract a loyal consumer,” explains Amar.
For the Cruise 2012-2013 collection, Amar incorporated warm including neutrals brown and navy comingled with cool classics including lavender and gray to create a season-less, transitional wardrobe. Clean patterns and prints range from plaids and gingham – an Atelier staple. Shirts make up 80% of the collection and are composed of 100% mercerized cotton from factories in Florence, Italy. A portion of shirts features 98% cotton and 2% elastane structure for a premium slim fit. Blazers are made from super 120 four-season blend of wool – composed of the best woven materials and by the best suit makers – while sweaters are a cashmere blend with silk. Sizes range from small to XXL; with price points starting at $149 to $195
Atelier has customized a collection of fine leather bestowing consumers with the ability to select from a selection of hues for belts and shoes. Accessories range from lambskin and suede belts, stainless steel and copper cufflinks and viscose-cotton blended scarves to complement and supplement the apparel. Footwear is made from the finest Italian lambskin, suede and velvet and constructed in a small city within Naples, Italy that offers unprecedented craftsmanship. Footwear sizes range from 5 to 8; with price points starting at $229 to $395.
With vintage touches inspired by James Bond films to today’s ruggedness, Atelier’s philosophy is best described as: timeless elegance. With a versatile collection of goods and without limitations to style pairings, each collection provides men with goods that offer an effortless transition from business proceedings to leisure activities. The Atelier man appreciates a well-designed garment from year’s past and sports it with the utmost confidence today.