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The Rise and Rise of the Men’s Fashion Blog

“Admirers of dandyism have taken the view that it is a sociological phenomenon, the result of a society in a state of transition or revolt.” Venetia Murray. Is it just us or has the recent upheaval in modern society (the global financial crisis, ultra feminism, technological leaps and general uncertainty) led to men becoming more [...]

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Walk this Way – Men’s Dress Shoes

The world of men’s shoes is finally seeing reason & designing for the male psyche: cool & individual. While most (drab) men’s dress shoes are most commonly black or brown, we’re seeing new designs that are breaking the mold with a bold, rocking approach. They’re dashing and daring and we love them! Here are a [...]

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Bear Grylls is Wild at Heart

His name alone evokes the fierce, the untapped and the unruly. He encompasses all that’s male, wild and free. He’s stolen the prize from Ernest Hemingway and the medal from Rambo and any SAS/special forces touting man as the mythical adventurer who’s larger than life and living THE life that all men secretly wish they [...]

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World Cup Soccer Style

The World Cup enthralls more people around the globe than any other event, sports or otherwise. Every four years, in pubs and corporate boardrooms, thatched huts and flophouses, fans of “the Beautiful Game” gather around televisions and transistor radios—and now, for the deep of pocket, iPhones and 3-D flat screens—to cheer for their heroes. They [...]

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Coat and Jacket Blazin’

If you’re not in the Southern Hemisphere au moment, please excuse this post. It’s expressly written for the dudes in the cooling climes below the Tropic of Capricorn, but feel free to draw inspiration if you’re a northerner. As the mercury drops, your fingers will automatically reach for warmer clothes and there’s nothing that can [...]

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Success and The Art of Negotiation

Alternate title: ‘Getting what you want in life’!! My day job has recently been quite full on – I’m rolling out two huge ad campaigns for two large brands at the same time, and the process of making that happen has been taxing, to say the least, on my brain and wellbeing!!! To get the [...]

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The Bachelor Pad of Your Dreams

Call it the ultimate bachelor pad or a dream home, this is how Hollywood’s 2009 “House of the Year” looks like. Put together by the talented folks at Temple Home, the breathtaking 7,000-square-foot structure is the perfect blend of drama, design and innovation. Nestled close to the most shining stars in Hollywood Hills’ best, the [...]

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Men jump on the Beauty Bandwagon

‘Maybe she’s born with it’, ‘Easy, Breezy, Beautiful’, ‘Because You’re Worth It’ – Over the years, these cosmetic taglines have become extremely well-known due in part to the A-list celebrity talent that represents each brand. Cosmetic endorsements have become the coveted partnership among female actresses in Hollywood.  Traditionally, the beauty industry has focused most of [...]

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The making of a Legend

He’s among TIME’s Top 100 Influential People. In 2009, 10 years after landing on the streets of the Big Apple, he headlined the legendary Madison Square Garden Arena in New York  for the first time – the same year in which he won his 6th Grammy. He’s sold more than five million albums world wide, [...]

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Positively Animal. Definitely Cavalli-esque.

Male, fierce, bold. Leather, prints, zips, whips. White, black, stark. Ripped, torn, dark. Mad, bad, too cool for school. Roberto Cavalli’s menswear design philosophy, although understated, has always been strongly male and animal-esque, especially when you consider just how may herds of cattle have sacrificed their hides, for his designs, on their passage to bovine [...]

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The Utmost in Luxury Living

We’ve been recently inspired by approaches in luxury and opulent design and art that signal the ultimate in making a stand for a sustainable and responsible existence and respects the environment, peoples and planet we live on. Be inspired (and work very very hard) and you too could be the owner of a stunning asset [...]

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Hard as Steel – Men’s Accessory Essentials April 2010

Gents, there’s nothing like the power of a great accessory to add panache to your game. Whether it’s a great timepiece, jewelry to die for or a belt that gets you noticed, our theme for powerful accessorizing  in April is STEEL, STEEL, STEEL (or at least a hint of metal) and these picks are must [...]

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A dude’s guide to online dating

“Men no longer have clear-cut cues on how to treat a woman, and the mixed messages they get from the media and women themselves can often leave them questioning what to do …” says Andrew Irwin-Smiler, an assistant professor of psychology at Wake Forest University.* This is especially true in the new and uncharted territory [...]

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Dolce & Gabbana Menswear – Spring Summer 2010

It is THE coup de foudre of this fashion season and probably the best ever collection to come from any one menswear designer in years. Imagine solid colour accented with detailed trimming that is presented in a bold almost brash fashion. Imagine a collection where white becomes the new black and black is presented in [...]

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Authentic Manhood

Masculinity, attraction and the future of manly men. (We’ve been tweeting alot lately about manhood and masculinity, and the response so far has been so positive that we’ve decided to write up an article about the state of modern masculinity. Here goes): Sometime within the past year, nearly 4,800 women participated in a controversial experiment [...]

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April 2010 – Runway Hot Picks

These are our hot picks for 2010 men’s designer clothes, straight off the runway. Gents, although these are designer threads (thus a rather heavy price tag), each looks can be pulled together simply and without breaking your wallet if you visit great department stores and hunting for bargains in second hand shops.  And you could [...]

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