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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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13 APRIL 2014

Leisure Society’s Shane Baum Elevates Luxury Eyewear for Men

  Many of a creative find it extremely hard to balance work and have a life. But not the man we’re about to interview. Having been the former creative consultant for Marc Jacobs and Louis Vuitton Eyewear, Mr Shane Baum has had his own company, Baumvision, for 15 years and among other incredible feats, has [...]

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10 APRIL 2014

The Best of Michael Kors Menswear

  The legendary Michael Kors celebrates his thirty-third year in business this year, and his men’s collections have most definitely evolved over that time, although there are a few things that have not changed; his established, elegance old world glamour aesthetic. So who is Michael Kors? Apart from being the pithy and terse judge on [...]

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6 APRIL 2014

Hawaii Five-O Stylin’

Beach, babes and beating up the bad guys. That’s the Hawaii Five-O mix and when it comes to style, you can identify the principal Hawaii Five-0 actors from their key wardrobe items: vintage aloha shirts, cargo pants and neckties. CBS’s resurrected show is a take off of the original Five-O that aired for twelve seasons [...]

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27 MARCH 2014

Elemis Skincare: Time for Men

We came across Elemis while in New York in 2010. One of our team members had a redness condition on their face and had been trying products all over the joint to see what would calm the irritation. We approached a nice lass at the counter of Norstrom’s who walked us over to some flashy [...]

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12 MARCH 2014

To Be Or Not To Be Macho?

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 favourable so much so 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 [...]

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11 MARCH 2014

Top 10 Men’s Fashion Brands … And Why …

Which men’s fashion brands are the most popular in the world of style today? With a commitment to excellent design, tailoring and manufacturing, these leading menswear brands will give you a fashion fix for life. 1. Ralph Lauren A luxury lifestyle brand like no other, Polo Ralph Lauren tops the men’s fashion brand charts (especially [...]

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7 MARCH 2014

Warrior, Mark Thyself! Inking and Tattooing Bared Naked!

“There is a tremendous gap of experience in our society that used to be filled with initiation rites, rites of passage and other markers of life changing events. While some communities support such events, many people are left with no apparent means to fulfill this need if they should find themselves wanting passage. For many, [...]

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1 MARCH 2014
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1 MARCH 2014

Van Heusen Helps Keep Aussie Men Cool

We’ve all wondered why our Aussie men are awed upon by our northern neighbors. Perhaps there’s a curiosity on their British and European heritage? Perhaps the love of the outdoors and their adventurous and exploratory DNA has something to do with it as well. Maybe because they’re not so metro, or retro, they’re sort of [...]

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27 FEBRUARY 2014

Sole Brother Part #2

The eyes might be the window to the soul, but shoes are the window to just about everything else. What you choose to put on your feet actually does reflect something about you, whether it be laziness (socks with slip-on sandals), obliviousness (untied sneakers) or keen style savvy (those trendy suede desert boots we dig [...]

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24 FEBRUARY 2014

#TomFord 2014 Menswear Collection

Fashion is fast and furious. Style is everlasting. So how does one balance what is appealing to him in fashion and what is going to fade away next season? Firstly, we would say the integrity of the designer. Quality, quality and more quality. Classic styles and use of fabrics and technology. (Ahem, and also keeping [...]

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20 FEBRUARY 2014
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17 FEBRUARY 2014

Menswear at the #BAFTA Film Awards

One of the most important transactions for a designer is to see his/her creations translate into the every day Gentleman’s world. This is effectively done by enticing celebrities and stars into an Ambassadorship with the Designer. Here at the BAFTA film awards, it is, in its own way, a Global Runway for Designers and a [...]

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11 FEBRUARY 2014

Men’s Camouflage Print Trend 2014

  Camouflage is no longer an invisibility device. It is now designed to get you noticed. How ironic. The military inspired clothing is still marching on strong and picking up more recruits by the day. The traditionally macho pattern was all over the menswear catwalks with designers such as Dries van Noten, Kenzo, APC, Valentino [...]

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25 JANUARY 2014

Cavemen Creatives & Dutch Menswear label, OntFront

OntFront, an elegant and sophisticated Dutch menswear label, shows us timeless tailoring outfits mixed with solid street trends in a collaboration with the Cavemen crew. They’ve created a philosophic and poetic winter editorial named Serene Solitude in which both these creative minds propagate their view and opinion on street style. To watch the VIDEO CLICK [...]

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