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5 OCTOBER 2013

The Female/Male Wars (aka ‘Where is the Love & Pillow Talk?’)

  Ahrr me hearties … Avast! There’s some great, grand storm a’brewing with some lootin’ n’ pillagin’ ‘n’ keelhaulin’ takin’ a’ place in the land of scallywags and wenches. Shiver me timbers!   Back to reality circa 2011. To a world where men and women seem to be at odds with each other, especially when […]

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25 SEPTEMBER 2013

Valentino Fall 2013

In 2008, a movie was released called ‘Valentino: The Last Emperor”. A look at the life of legendary fashion designer Valentino and the painful handover of his 30+ year reign in the industry to the hungry group waiting in the wings to take over his work. Together with his partner, Valentino allowed cameras into his […]

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22 SEPTEMBER 2013

Seven Don’ts of Men’s Styling

We all make fashion errors now and again, but some fashion mistakes made by men are never forgotten. Back in the late 18th century to make a mistake in fashion was almost unforgivable, and those who witnessed your mistake did not want to be seen with you, and they would not invite you out with […]

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14 SEPTEMBER 2013

#NYFW SS14 Awesome Styles for Men

  NYFW is explosive, yet when it comes to the looks us Gents want to emulate, it’s difficult to sift through all the collections to find seductive, masculine and powerful looks. So, we had Stig of style do it. Here’s his edit for the Spring/Summer 14 collections from some powerhouse fashion studios!  

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10 SEPTEMBER 2013

Shanghai Tang – French/Chinese Opulence

You would be surprised to know that China’s first luxury label is designed by a Frenchman. Wouldn’t you? The Hong Kong-based luxury lifestyle brand’s executive chairman, is a Frenchman by the name of Raphael le Masne de Chermont. And while the brand is still closely associated with its original founder Sir David Tang, since 2002, […]

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8 SEPTEMBER 2013

N. Hoolywood at #NYFW

In a darkened ballroom during NYFW, the only light for the eager viewers hangs from the ceiling in the shape of rickety chandeliers. Like pre-schoolers unable to sit still, the crowd anticipates the runway collection of H. Hoolywood while a piecing harmonica echo’s through the room. Setting the mood for what is to come a […]

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8 SEPTEMBER 2013

Mr. A #MSFW initiative

While New York Fashion Week is in full swing, on the other side of the world, the smell of men’s fragrances were wafting in the balmy evening air, as Melbourne Spring Fashion Festival followed suit with events like London Collections: Men – and launched Mr. With the men of Melbourne knowing more than a thing […]

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7 AUGUST 2013

Firetrap – Brit Style With ‘Tude!

I was recently thumbing my way through the web, (if ever one could do that) and stumbled across what I could only say was a compelling, rebellious spread that digitally nailed me. I’d been Firetrapped. Laden with a distinctive street flava that champions the edgier, darker and subversive elements of dressing and the maverick spirit […]

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5 AUGUST 2013

Emporio Armani SS14 Collection

Emporio Armani’s SS14 had over 80 looks in its latest collection. The key motif was a honeycomb pattern, suggestive of the digital hive of the Internet. It came printed, woven, or embossed, solid or sheer. In a similar vein was the three-dimensional mosaic tile effect that emphasized Armani’s skill with subtle surface interest. Absolute genius! […]

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3 AUGUST 2013

The 12 Styles of American Men

The 12 Styles of the American Man – which one are you? The Powerhouse Also Known As: The master of the universe. Dress code: Power suits, seven-fold ties, black cap-toe oxfords. First known sighting: Drexel Burnham Lambert, 1984. Recent sighting: Testifying before Congress. Signature accessory: Deborah, his longtime personal assistant. Bragging rights: Record profits in […]

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10 JULY 2013

Page and Cooper : Fine Things for Fine People

Things for the Wealthy. Times are a changing when it comes to the way us Gents buy. Studies throughout the USA and Europe are showing that we are more concerned about buying a piece of luxury that fits our DNA, than to buy the same expected luxury item to impress peers. If the item is […]

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6 JULY 2013

A Guy’s Guide to being a Man’s Man

“Oh, Godfather, I don’t know what to do. I don’t know what to do…” (SLAP!) “You can act like a MAN!” That classic line from ‘The Godfather’, circa 1972, seems like a far cry to our modern times; which are a surely changing. Think about it – global warming, eco-vigilance, stock market rollercoaster rides, terrorism […]

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2 JULY 2013

Gentlemen’s Only Flagships

Menstylepower could see this coming a mile away. The incredible demand for Men’s Only stores is the direct result of surging sales in the online and concession spaces. It’s plain to see that over the last four or so years, and with the help of menswear blogs and online magazines, Gents globally have gained confidence […]

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18 JUNE 2013

J.J. Threads – Bespoke Dress Shirts

We all dream about having that bespoke wardrobe; where we know that each and every piece has been custom sewn to fit our physique. The clothes, they feel like a second skin, the shoes, were made to fit a King, the accessories, give us a feeling of uniqueness and the ‘look’ resonates with our character […]

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9 JUNE 2013

Who is MenStylePower’s ‘Stig of Style’?

The ‘Stig of Style ‘is the name given to the mysterious, Ducati bike fanatic, style aficionado and long lost cousin of Top Gear’s Stig. Stig’s best mate is The Stylemeister, and together they are the brains behind ‘MenStylePower.com’. Conceived somewhere over the Indian Ocean by two star crossed lovers and brought up by a reclusive […]

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11 MAY 2013

Becoming a Real Bad Boy!!

The reason many women today feel that something is missing in their men is because IT IS. In spite of what women they want from the men in their lives, and regardless of what society tells us to want, on some deep primal level women want men who exhibit the traits of an uncorrupted and […]

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6 MAY 2013

Menswear Wardrobe Cleanse for Summer

What better time to do a wardrobe cleanse, than with the warmer months of Summer approaching. And how do you go about doing this? Well, let’s take some baby steps to get you started.   Step 1 Get your absolute favorite play list on high ball. Clean up the area around your closet, because it […]

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