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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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1 MAY 2013

Michael Hockey Shoes; A Designers Perspective

Every now and then we come across a designer that makes us go ‘wow’. Hash tag! #amazing, #wow, #awesome, #individual, #like, #iwantitnow And Michael Hockey Shoes is ALL that! These shoes are without a doubt handmade in every way, which we believe, makes them extra special and all the more beautiful. All of the leather – [...]

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30 APRIL 2013

Watches of Steel

Watches and cars are two of the most highly talked about topics between men. All the advertising and association to power, masculinity and getting the girl will show the sheer force of owning a magnificent time piece or vehicle. Hey, and there’s nothing wrong with that. Take Stig for example. He loves his Ducati. You [...]

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16 FEBRUARY 2013

The Deathly Lure of Porn

Porn. The secret vice of  … “men like me. Not all men, but men like all of us. Men who can’t get a date as well as men who have all the dates they could want. Men who live alone and men who are married. Men who grew up in liberal homes where pornography was [...]

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15 JANUARY 2013

First Impressions Count & Girls don’t want to Interview

The Story Thus Far: Summer was a great girl with luscious, long, black locks, a quick smile and a fun, bubbly personality. When Tom first saw her he was intrigued by her sharp mind, gentleness and genuine joy. He too wasn’t a bad specimen, with a kind heart, a shy smile, great guns, and quick [...]

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16 DECEMBER 2012