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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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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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