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15 FEBRUARY 2011

Dolce & Gabanna’s 80′s Anthem

Not sure if I’m all up in the grill or that enthused about D&G’s Fall collection. I’m a big fan of the brand, however because our MenStylePower aesthetic leans towards the elegance of Sean Connery rather than the shock value of Andy Warhol, I’m in 2 minds about how wearable pop culture is for the [...]

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15 FEBRUARY 2011

A Taste of MenStylePower

You’ve asked. You’ve begged. You’ve pleaded. We’ve held off.  We’ve deliberated. We’ve asked ourselves a lot of hard questions. Finally we’ve come up with a visual presentation that we believe delivers the brand essence of MenStylePower. We won’t try wax lyrical about ourselves. Watch our distilled short film – and judge for yourself. Drop us [...]

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14 FEBRUARY 2011

Perry Ellis Fall at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week

For their showing at the 2011 Mercedes Benz fashion Week in NYC, Perry Ellis creative director John Crocco took a winter wonderland approach … painting a picture of escape and ease away from the city. If you’re longing to get away from the rat race and chaos, Perry Ellis’ vision of leisure this season, is [...]

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14 FEBRUARY 2011

New Kids on the Block: Design Label WT02

Don’t you love brand spanking new blood and talent? I was checkin’ out Bruno Mars, B.o.B and Janelle Monae (Grammy Awards broadcast) and thinking how refreshing it to see young guys bring pure fun and fantastic talent to the mix; after all aren’t we’re tired of the dirty crumpin’, the Gaga gags and Rihanna’s way-too-much-skin [...]

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14 FEBRUARY 2011

Men’s Style at the GRAMMYS 2011

The red carpet must be quite a daunting journey to traverse. Although just taking up a few metres – not even two hundred in some cases – the baying calls of the paparazzi and the blood thirsty journos vying for your attention must make a journey through the far reaches of the Amazon seem like [...]

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13 FEBRUARY 2011

See RED this Valentines: February’s Hottest Trends

Ah gents … just when you thought you were really getting into the groove of the year, it’s back again … that day of the year that could drive you nuts – with love, or : 1/ Make you dread it because you don’t have a date or aren’t in a relationship with someone special. [...]

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8 FEBRUARY 2011

Barker Black’s Glory

This is the tale of an ancient calvary, a daring man and shoes imbued with antediluvian character … … A legend that begun back in 1759, when Colonel John Hale of the 47th Regiment of the Foot news of the victory in the Battle of Quebec to General James Wolfe just prior to the General’s [...]

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8 FEBRUARY 2011

A Romantic Interlude: Massimo Dutti’s New Campaign

Romantic, airy and oh-so-breezy was the campaign look and feel for Massimo Dutti’s spring 2011 campaign photographed by Paola Kudacki and modeled by David Gandy. This laid back and quixotic collection features linens and casual knits alike made for a spring and summer relaxed sophistication. Another example of Spain’s rising fashion notoriety, the label’s sense [...]

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7 FEBRUARY 2011

The Armani Mystique

- His clothing is revered by industry heavyweights, true style clique devotees, actors and fashionistas alike. – His brand is one of the most searched for on Google (4,090,000 globally per month). – He was the first designer to ban anorexic models from his runway shows. – Before facebook and youtube premiered runway shows, he [...]

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6 FEBRUARY 2011

D&G Spring ’11 – A Blast from the Past!

For their Spring 2011 collection  Dolce & Gabbana calls on label favorites, new and old for their latest lookbook that celebrates classic tailoring a la film greats like Marlon Brando and Steve McQueen. (Here’s our article on classic style heros – and the trend forecast towards the 60s classic cool style – that we posted [...]

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3 FEBRUARY 2011

The Winter ’11 Boss Selection Collection

Talk about slick and tres elan. The latest from Hugo Boss’ tailored line for men, Selection, is a very European inspired, slim bodied and classic collection, yet with a twist of modern bright colour that throws you forward into the future. The jackets are single breasted and sport high lapels, two buttons and are cut [...]

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2 FEBRUARY 2011

Dressed: A Rags to Runway Story

Overcoming the impossible is one the core themes of MenStylePower and when I stumbled this week on the rags to runway documentary about up and coming designer Nary Manivong, I was inspired enough to share it with our readers. ‘DRESSED’ is the inspiring story of a young man, who’s self-taught passion for fashion has paved [...]

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30 JANUARY 2011

How to live a simple life

Have we let fear and anxiety distance ourselves from each other as we cocoon ourselves in self sufficiency and unwittingly deprive ourselves from the richness of ‘relationship’ that comes from sharing and giving to each other? That is the question that a certain Peter Owen Jones sought to answer in a recent three part BBC [...]

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23 JANUARY 2011
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17 JANUARY 2011

Bottega Veneta Fall 2011 – Velvet Underground

Viva La Velvet-olution! The evolution and revival of velvet comes to full maturity in 2011, at least according to Bottega Veneta. By dragging (and updating) that so-could-be-70s shaggy pile and velvet carpet cliche into 2011, Bottega are expressing some major confidence; encouraging assertive elegance and rebel flair in men. At the runway show, you couldn’t [...]

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17 JANUARY 2011

Burberry Prorsum Fall 2011 – Rainy Day Style

“As a nation, we have this obsession with the weather, and I wanted to explore that, and to celebrate the coat.” So says Burberry’s chief creative officer Christopher Bailey, referring to London’s notorious four-season-a-day weather. And explore he did for the brand’s 2011 Menswear Fall collection. Inspired by Burberry ads from the early ’60s, this [...]

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17 JANUARY 2011

Emporio Armani Fall 2011: Timber!!

Knee-High Aggression. Giorgio and the Empire he built is on a roll! We can’t believe just how many looks (close to 100) Emporio threw at us at Milan 2011 – basically they’ve kitted the contemporary man in everything he needs to look his best from day (casual looks, formal suiting and sportswear) to evening (great [...]

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16 JANUARY 2011

Salvatore Ferragamo Fall 2011: Nature’s Calling …

Nature (a la Ferragamo) has never looked better … Ferragamo and Creative Director Massimiliano Giornetti showed off their Fall Winter 2011 menswear collection in Milan this past week, showcasing a line up of men’s men clad in elegant, natural hued and warm luxurious fabrics. Leather and cowhide outlined strong masculine forms while greens, blues and [...]

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