L'Uomo Vogue: Exuberant excess

I find it silly how the financial crisis has given people excuses to tone down "excess" for the sake of appearing sympathetic. I mean, you only should if your existing level of compensation and incentives have been part of the vehicle that drove economies to hardship. If not, why pretend?

White tuxedo, Ermenegildo Zegna; smoking nero, Hugo Boss Black; giacca bianca con collo a scialle, Brioni; camicia, Del Siena; smoking con camicia, Gianfranco Ferré; cappa dorata, Norma Kamali @ Resurrection

Besides, how can you miss out on such a lovely scarf?

From L'Uomo Vogue, January 2006
Photos by Greg Kadel