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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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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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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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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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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