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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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22 MARCH 2013

Balmain Spring 2013 – The Lion’s Den

Is it possible that the house of Balmain is rebelling against the very origins they built their empire on? JEANS. “It’s out from the jeans now.” Fighting words. Olivier Rousteing inherited a house built on denim. Over the course of a few seasons at the helm, he’s worked to steer it in a new direction. [...]

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19 MARCH 2013

Men’s Street Style

Behind every good fashion show today, whether it be in Paris, New York, Melbourne or London, you can be sure to find the epitome of street style lining up to fill the seats of the second row back. (The first is always reserved for the designers and their clientele and the socialites of each incredible [...]

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2 MARCH 2013

Vivienne Westwood 2013; Black & Blue!

Putting it lightly, Westwood’s long heritage with fashion; from punk, to aligning her work with the homeless and destitute stirs controversy. To say the least. But – collection after collection, she demands attention and discussion. Her resilience in the designer world commands applause, and her latest designs are hot hot hot. Westwood hits this collection [...]

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27 FEBRUARY 2013

Tim Coppens: NY Fashion Week

Coppens’ star is unquestionably on the rise. Since launching on the New York runways three seasons ago, he’s been scooped up by Barneys, Isetan, and Dover Street Market. So if you’re looking for a ‘style’ that is part-relaxed, part-geometric, a touch nautical, sci-fi and militant; then this is the designer to watch out for. Coppens [...]

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19 FEBRUARY 2013

Buying a suit? Check this out.

  There are four ways you can look at purchasing a suit. And believe it or not, your efforts in selecting a suit, will take you through job interviews, sale conversations, your status in society, the respect from your peers and your captivating essence when dating beautiful women, is ridiculously similar to how you view [...]

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23 JANUARY 2013

How to get out of the friend zone with women

You’ve met the woman of your dreams and the inevitable has happened. You left it too long to make a move and now you have entered the friend zone. You can’t believe it, she is everything and more you have ever wanted. Can you make the transition from the friend zone to the relationship zone? [...]

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21 JANUARY 2013

Men’s Street Style – January 2013

I’m sorry – where did January go? My head’s reeling at the crazy paced life. It’s all good though, MenStylePower has grown in leaps and bounds and we’re looking forward to the next six months where we’ll be announcing some kick*** news about the next phase of this fast growing blog and community. Watch this [...]

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8 JANUARY 2013

Alexander McQueen’s Gangster Style #LCM

Alexander McQueen marked its return to London’s fashion calendar with a creepily compelling autumn/winter 2013 menswear collection. We guess with the latest craze on the 1920′s films to be debuted this year, inspiration has come from an era of chivalry, danger, masculinity and gangster style. London is riddled with perfect backdrops for the artfully discordant [...]

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