RETAIL NEWS: An Armani to Call Your Own

GIORGIO ARMANI'S CLOTHES have represented refined luxury for an A-list clientele for more than 30 years. So in 2005, when the Italian designer finally introduced Armani Privé, his collection of women's haute couture, his female customers were elated. Now it's the men's turn. Giorgio Armani Fatto a Mano su Misura (Hand Made to Measure) will be Armani's first foray into custom-made suits. Although there are just two options for jacket styles, the possibilities for a one-of-a-kind design are limitless, thanks to a plethora of choices of fabrics, buttons and pocket placement. "With the Fatto a Mano service," Armani says, "my intention...

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