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6 JULY 2014

John Hardy: The Conscious Jeweller

In a world where corporate companies focus on staying in control and practice self-preservation beyond the cares of the customer, it’s always refreshing to stumble across businesses, no matter how big or small, who are defiant in their consistency of transparency, sustainability and the concerns of the collective consciousness. Retail is detail. Detail in production, [...]

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1 JULY 2014

Men’s Street Style that will blow Fashion out the Water!

Tommy Ton, the internationally acclaimed street fashion photographer went crazy during last week’s Paris Fashion Week. But he wasn’t interested in what was on the runways like most photographers. He was on the streets being amused by the incredible Street Styling that was overpowering the collections indoors. The rise of the Street Style has been [...]

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27 JUNE 2014

@cyrusigono Tells us about Passion, Legacy and Music

MenStylePower are always on the look out for cool dudes who have a strong opinion on the world of fashion, life and purpose. Cyrus Igono caught our eye with his suit-wearing, cool, dapper swag and so we knocked on his imaginary digital door to get his poetry on where’s he’s at right now. Here’s what [...]

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25 JUNE 2014

GABRIELE PASINI’S OPTICAL FLOWER

The mood of the forthcoming GABRIELE PASINI SS15 collection is bodied forth in black and white, expressed through a myriad of different prints, geometries and nuances in both the outerwear and the knitwear. But it also plays on unusual juxtapositions such as the jacket in kilim denim with inserts of fabrics in floral print, Prince [...]

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24 JUNE 2014

From Brawlers to Barristers; Joe Black Menswear

The thing we dig about Joe Black, is this Macky Clan sailed form Scotland before New Zealand had electricity or proper sewers! Much like our beloved StigofStyle, we’ve got a chap here who had a definite purpose in life, and used his talents well. In a frontier settlement both raw and refined, Joe tailored a [...]

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23 JUNE 2014

Is this the Worst Menswear at LC:M?

Through the whispers of London Collections Men, to Pitti Uomo to Milan Fashion Week, we hear that the daring and outrageous vision of talented designers are looking at being more risk taking in their menswear. Given that menswear is on a global renaissance due to healthy financial figures, good customer spend and fueled confidence due [...]

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22 JUNE 2014
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16 JUNE 2014

Menswear trends according to Pitti Uomo

“With Pitti Uomo begins a month-long cycle that tends to leave even the most dedicated follower of fashion feeling as glutted as a foie gras goose on corporate design agendas.” Pitti Uomo? Who? It’s neither the name of an Italian count gone rogue nor a notoriously expensive entree at a ridiculously exclusive Michelin establishment, although [...]

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13 JUNE 2014

The Extra Ordinary Man vs. The Extraordinary Man

Essence dot com’s Steven James Dixon gives you the 411 of being an amazing, respected, loved & extra – ordinary guy! “The Extra Ordinary Man vs. The Extraordinary Man” is a concept I developed that saved my marriage. Basically, there are three types of good men. I assume that there is no point in talking [...]

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10 JUNE 2014

What Makes A Man … A Man?

MenStylePower is in serious mode today. We’re thinking deeply. We’re tossing out (temporarily) our fashion related style notes and delving into the male psyche. We’re putting aside fluff and pulling off the gloves. We’re toughening up and we’re asking the big question: What makes a man … a man? It all started after a long [...]

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3 JUNE 2014

Booming Burberry!

Booming Burberry! And we’re not just talking about the sheer size of the store, which challenges the Apple Empire down the road. We’re talking about the profound strategy embraced by Burberry to entertain each and every customer that walks into the flagship on London’s Regent Street. The flagship is arguably the world’s most technically innovative [...]

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24 MAY 2014
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23 MAY 2014

Strateas Carlucci ‘Fracture’ Menswear Collection 2014

Expectations were running high for Strateas Carlucci this year as one of the first shows at the Mercedes Benz Fashion Week Australia SS14/15. The brand is a collaboration between Peter Strateas and Mario- Luca Carlucci, who with their impressive works won the Tiffany and Co. National Designer Award 2014. It’s no small task to win [...]

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22 MAY 2014

TOD’S: A Step Ahead of the Rest

Italy’s renowned accessory brand TOD’S stands for understated luxury, elegance and exquisite high quality. Creativity, tradition and modernity with a strong hold on the international market are the main strengths of the TOD’S Group – a leader in the shoe and luxury leather goods industry. All TOD’S products are entirely made in Italy. This strategy [...]

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19 MAY 2014
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28 APRIL 2014

Hermes’ Home Universe Collection at Palazzo Serbelloni in Milan, Italy

French luxury brand Hermès chose the spectacular late 18th-century Palazzo Serbelloni in Milan as the atmospheric setting in which to launch the fourth edition of their “home universe” collection, Hermès en lumière, which includes lighting for the first time. The installation, which took 10 days to build, occupied several rooms of the palazzo. Upon arrival [...]

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25 APRIL 2014

#Balmain FW Menswear Collection: On Safari

Last season’s menswear collection for Balmain, created by Rousteing we entitled “The Lion’s Den’….The colours were safari driven, tonal, latte almost alchemist-esque. This season, Rousteing has again worked a safari theme. Yet this collection arrives in tones of olive green, khaki, and camel, and a more-than-fair amount of exotic animal prints from leopard to zebra. [...]

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24 APRIL 2014

WIN a Trip to FIFA with Y-3 x Barneys New York!

The “Y” stands for Yohji Yamamoto, the “3″ represents adidas’ three signature stripes and the “-” signifies the link between the two. Call it Feng-shui, call it symbolic, call it: awesome! The Japanese designer who spends most of his life traveling back and forth from Paris and Tokyo states, “traveling means coming back home. We [...]

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