Accessories

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29 NOVEMBER 2010

Billy Reid’s Timeless Southern Refinement

Lousiana’s two biggest events of 2010—the Deepwater Horizon oil spill and the Superbowl victory of the New Orleans Saints—were the starting points for Billy Reid’s Spring 2011 collection. “We were thinking a lot about southern Louisiana,” he said of his birthplace, “and it was while we were planning the collection that everything happened.” Reid, who [...]

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16 NOVEMBER 2010

A Magical Journey with Louis Vuitton

Journey – the physical act and course of travel from one place to another, in a romantic sense, embodies more than just moving from point A to point B. For Louis Vuitton who started out making suitcases that accompany men on their spiritual and physical metamorphosis, ‘journey’ is a hefty word laden with experience, meaning [...]

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14 NOVEMBER 2010

Men’s Thread Trend Alert: November 2010

Hey kids, the end of the year is around the corner. Yessirreee bob. And it’s time to start trolling through the shop aisles in search of that special something something for yourself,your loved ones and friends – a reward for making it through 2010 in one piece. We have a  few ideas and better still [...]

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8 NOVEMBER 2010

The Zegna Philosophy

Built on the blood, sweat and commitment of four generations of a family dynasty, one menswear brand, above all others, is steeped in tradition, heritage and tailored excellence. It’s an undisputed fact that the Ermenegildo Zegna Group is the world leader in fine men’s clothing. It has a yearly output of two million metres of [...]

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RMWilliams_boots
7 NOVEMBER 2010

The Stockbroker’s Boot

Remember playing with your Tonka Trucks as a child, and secretly wanting to be a truck driver when you grew up but your Father wanted you to become like him; A teacher, a lawyer, a doctor, a stockbroker? All you could think about while you lay awake at night was slamming that truck into seventh [...]

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3 NOVEMBER 2010

Diffusion Sports

Spanish made anything is just wonderful! It’s strong, quality driven and reliable. The Spanish, like the Italians, have a long history of craftsmanship when it comes to shoes. They are so innovative, they even have a brand called Melissa, which is for woman only at present, which has been quietly leading an ecological fashion revolution [...]

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31 OCTOBER 2010

Boot leggin’

Men’s boot design is, in 2010, a conflagration of sci fi inspired style – the improbable made possible – from the color palettes to the textures and materials. Ferragamo channels “X Men”, Versace takes a futuristic approach with “Matrix” stylin’, Dolce & Gabbana channels a rugged “Mad Max”, Alexander McQueen lapses back in time with [...]

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20 OCTOBER 2010

Vanishing Elephants & Bashful Cheetahs – a not-so-new-quirky-cool label

Gents, dudes, able men and fellow citizens of this age, I’d like your attention please. I’d like to introduce to you a very kooky, quirky cool crowd. They’re known NOT as the Shy Lion, nor the Bashful Cheetah or the Diminishing Rhino … they go by the name of … The Vanishing Elephant. Yeah, I [...]

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17 OCTOBER 2010

MSP Thread Trend Alert – October 2010

Here’s our round up of the latest and greatest in menswear this October. Enjoy! Levi’s® Work Wear By Billy Reid On October 10th 2010, Levi unveiled the “Levi’s Work Wear by Billy Reid” collection through a series of celebrations at New York Fashion week, simultaneous parties at multiple Billy Reid stores across the United States, [...]

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21 SEPTEMBER 2010

MSP Thread Trend Alert: Sept 2010 II

We’ve found more new hot and emerging trends in men’s threads and we couldn’t wait to share them with you. From Stussy’s new collab with Japanese brand NEIGHBOURHOOD, to some bubble gum icecream flavour from Tokyo and musings from the mouth of the most charismatic menswear designer on the planet … Tom Ford Esq, we’re [...]

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12 SEPTEMBER 2010

‘The Shave of Beverly Hills’ returns …

Hey, facial hair fan boys (and gents) … The Shave of Beverly Hills is back!! After a short sojourn, the self styled originator of the upscale men’s grooming movement is back in action, ensuring its die-hard afficianados (a la Eric Murphy…. aka Kevin Connolly – Entourage) are facially taken care of … Improving upon the [...]

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5 SEPTEMBER 2010

Nixon – the little stuff counts!

Nixon makes the little stuff better. The stuff you have that isn’t noticed first, but can’t be ignored. They pay attention to it. They argue about it. They work day and night to make the little stuff as good as it can be, so when you wear it, you feel like you’ve got a leg [...]

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2 SEPTEMBER 2010

The top 2 rules for men’s style on a budget

RULE NO 1: Inspite of the GFC, spend good money on jackets, belts & shoes. Jackets: Own at least one awesome jacket for each season – a light one for summer and heavy wool or gaberdine jacket or trench coat for winter. If you don’t have much money then probably the one item to make [...]

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1 SEPTEMBER 2010

Outed: Diesel’s Street Closet

Oh real, oh gee? Go Diesel. We love your urban street mirror with touch screen tech & a webcam where passersby, street urchins and the local ne’er can do “choose” clothes (from a selection of digital pics, we s’pose) and try them on the screen through Augmented Reality. If anything is should be educational (what [...]

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strong-toywatch
1 SEPTEMBER 2010

Watch this space!

What is it about the watch? The time piece, the arm jewelry? Is it the weight that locks around your wrist? The ability to snap your wrist out to view the time when a lady asks politely for it? Is it a statement to other men in the office that your selection of watch represents [...]

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25 AUGUST 2010

Woulda, Coulda, Shoulda … Volta Shoes

It’s only once in a fashion fad lifetime that a new brand ‘sneaks’ out infront of the pack and captures the imagination of the style set. In 2010, a brand with uber appeal has emerged from the mysterious self described multidisciplinary Italian design community of TwentyFourSeven. It’s a shoe concept like no other. And it’s [...]

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Pedlars
19 AUGUST 2010

Supreme Luggage

This British designed luggage is the very definition of hand-made luxury. I would know. For many years peeps said the grandest of luggage to travel with was Louis Vuitton, but I tell you fellas, Hackett London is giving the monogram that LV is, a run for its sterling. A modern day classic, the Globe-Trotter case [...]

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TGeorgioA
13 AUGUST 2010

The Tie: Still hanging around.

The tie has been hanging around for many centuries. It all began when Croat soldiers from the Military in French service, wearing their traditional small, knotted neckerchiefs, aroused the interest of the Parisians. Due to the slight difference between the Croatian words for Croats, Hrvati, and the French word, Croates, the garment gained the name [...]

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