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2 SEPTEMBER 2013

Brian Wood ‘Blacktop Astronauts’ AW13

Brian Wood’s Blacktop Astronauts, is the final installment of his design trilogy, which was preceded by Beauty Awakened and opened with Reborn Suicide. Utilising hi-tech synthetic fabrics alongside hand bleached and dyed natural fibres, the collection benefits from pops of silver, fluoro orange and neon highlights, all combining to create an intergalactic triumph in style, function and [...]

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27 AUGUST 2013

Barneys New York ‘MAN UP’ Campaign

August 27 will showcase an evening with the creators of ‘Man Up’. A new initiative at Barneys New York Madison Avenue covering all things a guy needs for rockin’ an awesome wardrobe. Just to remind you of how incredibly innovative Barneys New York was, the company began in 1923, so this year is Barneys New [...]

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25 AUGUST 2013

Ombré Olay!

Who said ombré was just for the ladies? Some fashion designers proposed ombré menswear to be very much on trend last year. Fashion forward thinkers such as Ann Demeulemeester, Raf Simons, Phillip Lim 3:1 and Jonathan Saunders Fall/Winter 2013 all highlighted the latest gradient prints.I am not surprised that Z Zegna creative director Paul Surridge proposed ombré [...]

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4 AUGUST 2013

What to wear when playing: GOLF

  Having met some exceptional sportsmen in my time, I know that the performance gear on the field, is sometimes filtered through to the everyday wear. The last thing you want to do is wear your training gear on the weekend, but when you’re fully immersed in your craft, and you’re perfecting it – sometimes [...]

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26 JULY 2013

A Day in the Life of: Tom Ford

If you know your designers, you would certainly know this man. He’s been designing your Gucci and Yves Saint Laurent suits for the last 20 years. (Ps: Yves Saint Laurent, YSL is now known as Saint Laurent as of this year. Please read the article written by Business of Fashion on this change as it [...]

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16 JULY 2013

3:1 Phillip Lim Fall 2013 Menswear

Phillip Lim’s latest Fall collection is black leather and biker chic. Inspired by the ‘cafe racer’ of the 1930′s, Lim’s dark, funkified garments melted the nuts and bots of the era with his signature design look. “I’m feeling this whole genre,” Lim said of biker style. “It was how to make that genre not so [...]

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10 JULY 2013

Wild Rider: The Lure of the Harley Davidson

With a crude scrawl on the door of a wooden shed, a legend was born. The year was 1903 and the amateur graffiti artists were a young William S. Harley and Arthur Davidson, the Milwaukee based partners in the production of a motorcycle racer, with a 3-1/8 inch bore and 3-1/2 inch stroke. They established [...]

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23 MAY 2013

The Rise of “Geek Brands” in Japan

There are more single or childless Japanese men in their 30s and 40s than ever before. The affluent and well paid among them have the time and money to indulge their most esoteric whims, whether in hobbies or consumer goods. A host of new brands and stores have emerged to serve them. One of the [...]

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19 MAY 2013

‘Spiritual Mentor’ Archetype Movies for Men

Once upon a time, a Father was the major image-maker looked up to by his sons. Even an Uncle was an image of wisdom, safety and refuge for younger men and boys to which they could confide in. Throughout the last century, we have seen a lack of time, money, and most importantly, a lack [...]

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15 MAY 2013

The Chic Designs of Tatsuro Horikawa

If you’ve been following MenStylePower for a while, you will note that we’re keen to offer information around the world of fashion, that styling is more than just a US$100 t-shirt. We are also keen to give you alternatives to the premium and exclusive products so that you can buy a more realistic priced item, [...]

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27 APRIL 2013

DAAN you ANIMAALS you!

There’s fashion and then there’s style. And this next brand takes both into account. DAAN is the latest creation of Dan Single, famed founding member of Ksubi. It’s an opportunist collection combining multiple life experiences that have been thrown at him, then having fun with them, embracing them and celebrating them with style. “DAAN” is [...]

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26 APRIL 2013

The Majesty of Ermenegildo Zegna

Ever wanted to think you were sitting front row at Milan Fashion Week? Well over 1000 international and national media, VIPs, celebrities and friends of Zegna felt that this week when the prestigious brand held an experiential, extraordinary and historical event at the Royal Hall of Industries, Moore Park Australia. Imagine an installation with multimedia [...]

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25 APRIL 2013

Framing your MANscape

A mate said to me once in 1993, “I’ve just bought a pair of $500 Versace sunglasses. Is that too much?” And at the time I thought, “hell yes” but then I saw him wear them last week and they still looked brilliant. So would you say paying the price for quality and design pays [...]

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18 APRIL 2013

The Ermenegildo Zegna Wool Trophy

Many of us would think that designers and fashion houses spend 100% of their time only creating beautiful clothing; but many  dedicate a large part of their efforts giving back to the fashion communities and partners that support and adore them. Internationally lauded for their commitment to Australian wool, Ermenegildo Zegna is doing just so, [...]

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16 APRIL 2013

Men’s Street Style: New York, April 2013

  Today, Street Styling has become just as important as what is shown on the runways. The voyeur in each and everyone of us has emerged seeking a curious judgement on who is wearing what, and who is paying attention to the fashions on the catwalks. For companies, the need to witness what’s on the [...]

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4 APRIL 2013
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2 APRIL 2013

Gracie Opulanza speaks on Men’s Fashion

As part of the daily MenStylePower routine, we frequently scroll through other magnificent menswear blogs. Many favourites are written by Gents, alas, we often come across some of the most transparent and honest articles written by women who have a serious passion in seeing men dress to the best of their ability. One of them [...]

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