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23 MAY 2011

Men’s Thread Trends – May 2011

G’day me mateys … It’s a mixed bag of goodies this month … from shoes to furniture and books, complete with ‘quirk’ and character. We like our selection and we damn well hope you do too!! Here goes … Garbstore channels Robot Chicken? Garbstore gives us more of their quirky flavour in their latest spring/summer [...]

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11 APRIL 2011

Into The Wild (with Sruli Recht)

This Easter, The Stylemeister is headed deep into the southern highlands of my state; into a wild, untamed landscape that’s been left to evolve and flow into lush, green hills and valleys, where wildlife is free, the landscape’s barely touched and where humans remain scarce. I’ll be setting up camp under the stars, hunting, clearing [...]

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7 APRIL 2011

Men’s Thread Trends – April 2011

It’s only after I compiled this list of April’s hottest menswear trends, that I realised that there was a theme coming through – casual and relaxed – with a lean towards denim and blues to really pull through that chilled out look. When we could all easily let the daily struggle to survive get to [...]

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30 MARCH 2011

How to Win In A Financial Crisis

Bullsource.com says it well: “In late 2008, many learned that the mainstream media and most so-called “economists” failed to see a financial collapse coming, even months after entering a recession.” The result was a major hit to the US economy, which then ballooned to envelop the rest of the world. “Trillions was lost worldwide, as [...]

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27 MARCH 2011

5 Concept Designers Who Will Blow Your Mind!

We bring you into a world of irresistible and compelling design concepts that you didn’t think possible or even imagined ever existing … so sit back and be amazed. 1/ Gray Design, Sweden This Swedish firm is firmly focused is on creating uniqueness through beauty and visual extravagance. Founded by Eduard Gray, Gray Design has [...]

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27 MARCH 2011

Dimitri Chris (for Modasuite) reinvents the ‘Classic White Shirt’

Gents, remember our 2011 style trend prediction that designers (and humanity in general) will be yearning for and looking to past inspiration in order to move forward? Well, Modasuite – the quirky retail brand and innovative fashion movement – have certainly taken a few steps back to propel your wardrobe ahead of the game, by [...]

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24 MARCH 2011

Nautica Men’s Fall 2011 Collection: Official Fashion Looks by MenStylePower

In early February this year, we got an email from Nautica asking us to get involved, during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Fall 2011, to identify some of our favorite pieces from their latest Men’s Fall 2011 Collection. Gents, we simply couldn’t say no! I mean, we dig Nautica so to turn our backs on this great [...]

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23 MARCH 2011

Ladies: We’d Prefer You Didn’t Fake It!

Gents, we liked this article so much, we just had to pass it on. Enjoy. (Article posted by Hugo Schwyzer – The Good Men Project Magazine, March 22, 2011) __________________________________________________________________________ I read a blog post earlier this month that sounded a familiar refrain: Are single women too independent for their own good? Women’s magazines ask [...]

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23 MARCH 2011

Art Appreciation, Cubism and Enrico Coveri

Dudes, how much do you know about art? Some say that art is man’s loftiest endeavor — a mortal attempt to be like God, to create something where there was nothing, to move the spirit and touch the soul. Others say that art is a load of sheep dip. Most of us fall somewhere in [...]

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13 MARCH 2011

Men’s Thread Trends – March 2011

In March 2011, style is all about the delineation between Mr Nice Guy and Mr Bad Boy. Why do we say that? Well, style trends today are neither one or the other; a dude can now walk out of his pad on Monday in a dark hoodie and torn jeans – reminiscent of the street [...]

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9 MARCH 2011

The Art of Being Cool

Cool adverb (1951): in a casual and nonchalant manner Cool adjective 2a: marked by steady dispassionate calmness and self-control 2d: free from tensions or violence 7 slang: very good, excellent, nice, of superior quality; fresh. You can’t really describe cool even when you try, mainly because it is a demeanor and demeanors, like love or [...]

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2 MARCH 2011

The latest from Zara Man

Ah Zara. How well you understand your market – your impatient,indecisive, impractical, short attention span Gen X & Y market, whose moods and clothing preferences change just as often as they brush their teeth. However Zara just doesn’t appeal to the “fast and fabulous” fashionisto, thank God. Their well priced approach to tailoring means that [...]

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27 FEBRUARY 2011

Men’s Style at the 2011 Oscars

It’s finally here – the biggest event of the year – The Academy Awards. I can’t say I’m especially enthused about the line up of films but here’s what the boys donned on this all so fantastic night of entertainment: Best Actor in a Leading Role – Mr Darcy aka Colin Firth and wife Livia [...]

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27 FEBRUARY 2011
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20 FEBRUARY 2011

Scott Disick, there’s no need to flash your cash …

In a recent episode of ‘Kim & Kourtney Take New York’, Scott Disick bows to pressure and ‘purchases’ a Rolls Royce Ghost to impress the world at large, then ‘suffers’ further embarrassment when he has to return it because girlfriend Kourt can’t stand the aforementioned showy vehicle. Methinks Scott’s actions reeked of a stunt, which [...]

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20 FEBRUARY 2011

Eastpak’s Man Bags for the Tough Guy

Established in the 60s to produce duffel bags and knapsacks factory for the armed forces, Eastpak in one bad*** man bag brand. The evolution to the everyday came when founder Monte Goldman’s son Mark convinced his father in ’76 to begin manufacturing a line of daypacks especially for consumers. The collection, sold under the Eastpak [...]

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16 FEBRUARY 2011

Singapore to kick off Asia’s 1st Annual Men’s Fashion Week Event

Gentlemen, mark your calendars for Men’s Fashion Week 2011 Singapore! For the first time in Asia, and only the third in the world (after Paris and Milan), Men’s Fashion Week (MFW) 2011 will be staged in Singapore from 30 March to 3 April 2011. The five-day inaugural men’s fashion event will showcase the Autumn/Winter 2011 [...]

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