My dear fashionistas, I hope you are well and ready for a new fashion adventure in this new year 2023! Winter is my favorite period for fashion experimentation, so this season I decided to present you some new brands and interesting fashion pieces that won my heart!

Fur is an integral part of every winter, as you could see in my lady mom’s fashion stories. Last year, I introduced you to an extremely important FURMARK project that marks a turning point in the world of the fur fashion industry. The International Fur Federation has developed a formal certification and traceability process, Furmark®. Fur is one of the most sustainable natural materials in the world of fashion. The use of organic materials is a complete contrast and rejection of fast and “plastic” fashion, which are typical petroleum derivatives. Fur is the true epitome of slow fashion, treated as an heirloom purchase that can last for generations.

Developed in consultation with conscientious consumers and modern fashion groups and brands, the Furmark® symbol is a sign of guaranteed quality and trust. In order for consumers, retailers and brands to have complete security and confidence when buying fur, Furmark® combines independently verified certification programs within one system. Obtaining a certificate means that the international, national or regional program has met Furmark® global standards.

First, I would like to summarize some of the basic benefits of Furmark certified products:

1. Furmark® is a global certification and traceability system for natural fur that guarantees animal welfare and respect for all environmental standards.

2. Furmark® is simple with recognizable characteristics of quality, safety, and confidence that is of utmost importance to all members of the supply chain and customers.

3. Furmark® programs for animal protection and environmental protection are scientifically based, third-party certified and transparent.

4. Furmark® products are traceable, verified and guaranteed meet all necessary recognized standards.

5. Furmark® is the result of the joint efforts of fur industry members, brand representatives and consumers.

The Furmark® certification system was developed by the International Fur Federation (IFF) with associated members, who are eminent representatives of luxury brands, all of which work with natural fur as part of the supply chain.

There are three key principles on which this certification is based: science, independent inspection and transparency.

Furmark® is a comprehensive global certification and monitoring system for the natural fur production chain that guarantees animal welfare and compliance with all existing environmental standards. The Furmark certification system includes only wild and farmed natural fur from leading animal protection programs (including the first animal welfare program introduced based on data from the European Commission on self-regulation and co-regulatory initiatives). For more additional information on Furmark Global Certification and Natural Fur Chain Tracking System, you can read my special post at the following link.

In today’s post, I will introduce you to the most famous Turkish fur and leather brand PUNTO, which is at the very top of the fashion industry. PUNTO is a well-known Turkish brand founded in 1994 as a manufacturer of clothing and fashion accessories made of leather and fur. Punto is today a leader in its sector both in Turkey and on the world market.

Over the past years, Punto Group has risen to an eminent position in the luxury fashion industry. Through unique collections, this unusual Turkish fashion house always tries to follow all the current world trends, as well as to set new tasks for entering new avant-garde fashion territories.

As a global brand, fashion house PUNTO strives to attract the attention of customers with its appreciation for luxury items and unconditional attention to product presentation. In the Punto Group, the main goal is to offer exceptionally high-quality products, top selling locations and authentic prices. One thing is certain, all PUNTO products meet these important and highly valued customer requirements.

PUNTO has a wide selection of products in its rich offer and this has helped this fashion house to build a strong and stable base of loyal clients. The PUNTO management team believes that it is very important to maintain sincere long-term relationships with customers.

The main and priority task of the PUNTO company is true customer satisfaction. One of the main components for maintaining high satisfaction is the special after-sales service. The service offered by fashion house PUNTO after the product purchase is impeccable and their team is always at the service of their customers, because clients should enjoy an endless variety of luxury service.

When you buy your first PUNTO product, you are more than a customer because you become part of the big fashion family of the Punto Group. The fashion house PUNTO tries to maintain these valuable relationships, taking care to know who their clients are at all times and constantly informing them about special benefits and promotions. Members of the Punto family are always invited to special and carefully designed events where new collections are presented and some nice news are announced.

With the experienced PUNTO team of designers and the skilled support of the research and development department, the Punto Group has managed to inspire countless international brands. The PUNTO design team strives to create a variety of collections, with the main focus on customer needs and preferences while following current fashion trends.

Tailoring is the art of custom styling. The passion of the expert PUNTO team for personalization is also the promise to deliver clothes tailored to your individual needs. This promise starts with choosing the best quality natural fur and leather.

Specialists of the fashion house Punto, who provide a special tailoring service, are always at your disposal. The freedom to choose your own style in the Punto atelier and stores is the true definition of luxury and exclusive service. For this unique and unusual experience, you need to visit one of the punto shops.

In today’s fashion story, I present to you a jacket made of the finest mink from the latest PUNTO Autumn – Winter 2022/23 collection, soft cappuccino, taupe color, shades between beige and drape, which won my heart at a very first sight. The collar is a classic English high double-sided mink fur, two pockets with a hidden fastener and of course the inevitable zipper closure.

Sustainable fashion is a movement and process of encouraging change in fashion products and the fashion system towards greater ecological integrity and social justice. Sustainable fashion at PUNTO house is about more than addressing fashion textiles or products. It consists of addressing the entire fashion system. This means dealing with interdependent social, cultural, ecological and financial systems. It also means looking at fashion from the perspective of many stakeholders – users and producers, all living species, current and future inhabitants of the earth.

Sustainable fashion therefore belongs to and is the responsibility of citizens, public and private sectors. A key example of the need for systems thinking in fashion is that the benefits of product-level initiatives, such as replacing one type of fiber with a less environmentally damaging option, are being drowned out by increasing the volume of fashion products.

Feel a special shopping experience in several stores in Istanbul as well as in Antalya. Punto Group has always been proud to raise customer satisfaction to the highest level through luxury service tailored to each customer. The PUNTO team has a developed awareness of the importance of quality private shopping service. If you wish, there is a possibility of a VIP free transfer from your hotel to the PUNTO factory shop by private luxury cars with the provision of a unique VIP catering service during your stay in the PUNTO shop.

If you want to stay updated and find out what models of outerwear, clothing and accessories made of leather and fur the Turkish brand PUNTO has in its offer, visit their official website and follow them on Facebook and Instagram.

We are moving from the Turkish fashion scene to the Italian one, where we are once again meeting with a brand you know, which you had the opportunity to meet this winter season on the Mr.M blog. The Italian brand we’re hanging out with again today is Marco Pescarolo, a brand from Naples that combines traditional classic Italian tailoring style with modern casual elegance. Naples is known as a colourful, lively, exciting and diverse city, indeed one of the most fascinating cities in Italy. This is where we begin our today’s story about the Marco Pescarolo brand.

Marco Pescarolo is a brand that nurtures the Neapolitan spirit where warm, vivid tones balanced by sophisticated and sharp cuts create a different sense of fashion. The essence of Neapolitan traditional lifestyle and elegance meets contemporary casual style, resulting in a new concept of beauty. Marco Pescarolo is a unique brand that is loyal to its roots and through its brand symbol – Masca Pulcinella this brand wants to pay respect to Neapolitan culture and history, which is the key to the brand’s vision. The symbol of the Marco Pescarolo brand is a mask that belongs to the ancient figure of Pulcinella, a representation of the Neapolitan way of life.

The Marco Pescarolo man is one who successfully combines casual and business wear, as well as formal and informal wear, to exude positive energy and poise in any context, regardless of the circumstances. Marco Pescarolo is a brand that is constantly improving and as a result of one of the many researches is the line System: a new generation of fabrics, in which the exceptional qualities of natural fibers are emphasized and improved with special treatments. Application of high performance membranes, to create technologically developed garments in the perfect balance between style, comfort and functionality for men who know who they are and exactly what they want.


Mink Fur Jacket: PUNTO

Turtleneck Sweater: Loro Piana

Trousers: Marco Pescarolo

Sunglasses: Givenchy via Edel-Optics

Gloves: Restelli Guanti

Boots: Aurélien

There is no person in the world who cannot hide his joy when it fells the smell of new Italian leather. Today, we reunite with the Italian family-owned glove workshop Restelli, a place where art, tradition and the beauty of handicrafts meet every day, which is the true definition of Italian style and lifestyle in general.

Making gloves is not only a job but also a real art. After 100 years, passion, emotions, tradition and knowledge have been passed on to the third generation! Rafaela Restelli has fully embraced the challenges of a new fashion era where the market and way of selling has changed with a deep respect and belief in tradition and love for masterpieces that last!

Restelli gloves are not valued by money but by tradition and history full of love and patience that have no price.

Everyone who follows the Mr.M blog knows that I am a big fan of quality and interesting shoes, regardless of whether they are sneakers or elegant shoes, I always try to pay maximum attention to fashion details such as footwear. Today we are again hanging out with a Dutch fashion brand, Aurélien, which also has exceptional footwear in its offer. Since winter is here and I love wearing boots, I decided on the Voyager Chelsea boots in dark brown color.

With a strong focus on timeless style, craftsmanship and the finest natural raw materials, the Aurélien brand offers a collection of pure luxury at more affordable prices. Aurélien represents timeless Mediterranean style in footwear, clothing and accessories for the most discerning customers. In a short time, Aurélien has become synonymous with casual elegance, timeless design and the most desirable raw materials. You learned more about this unusual brand in one of the previous posts, which you can read at the following link.

My dear fashionistas, we have come to the end of this second special fashion story in this new year where together we discovered the beauty and splendor of the true elegance of Turkish elegance and refinement of fur brand PUNTO, the prestigious Italian brand from Naples Marco Pescarolo, the beauty of winter from the Italian fashion house Loro Piana and the Dutch footwear brand that is a symbol of timeless elegance and has become a real classic – Aurélien, partners with whom fashion stories are a real adventure. I sincerely hope you got some inspiration for your ideal winter outfit! See you soon and continue our adventures on the Mr.M blog! How did you like my outfit today?

I really tried my best to prepare today’s post with lots of love and I hope you like it!

If you have any questions, comments, suggestions or any message for me, you can write me below in the comments. Of course, as always, you can contact me via email or social media channels, which you can find on the CONTACT page. I’ll see you soon!

With love,
Mr. M

This post is sponsored by the PUNTO, Marco PescaroloLoro Piana, Edel-Optics, Restelli Guanti and Aurélien brands. This post is my personal and honest review of their products.

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1 year ago

I really like your fur coat! The color is amazing and I believe it goes with all colors! Is there maybe a longer version of this fur coat? Thank you in advance!

1 year ago

Lieber Marko, das ist fantastisch! Dieses Outfit steht dir unglaublich gut und du hast die Farben perfekt kombiniert. Ich mag deinen Pelzmantel, deine Stiefel und deine Sonnenbrille wirklich! Ich fahre Anfang Februar nach Istanbul und werde den PUNTO-Laden besuchen, ich würde gerne Ihren Pelzmantel anprobieren, die Farbe hat mir sehr gut gefallen! FG Thomas

1 year ago

So eine moderne und hochwertige Nerzjacke suche ich seit mehreren Jahren! Ich habe versucht, in Deutschland oder Österreich zu finden, aber niemand hatte so ein schönes Pelzmantelmodell. Ich lese deinen Blog seit Jahren und du hast mich immer inspiriert und danke dir dafür! Ich denke, Istanbul wird meine nächste Shopping-Station sein! Stephan

1 year ago

Ciao Marco! How are you? You always manage to surprise and impress me with your refined style. Apart from the fact that you have style, I don’t remember that 7 days in a week haven’t passed without receiving a newsletter from your blog that a new fashion story has been published! Kudos to you for your regular work and effort! I look forward to your next fashion story on the Mr.M blog! With Love from Milano, Matteo