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23 JUNE 2014

Is this the Worst Menswear at LC:M?

Through the whispers of London Collections Men, to Pitti Uomo to Milan Fashion Week, we hear that the daring and outrageous vision of talented designers are looking at being more risk taking in their menswear. Given that menswear is on a global renaissance due to healthy financial figures, good customer spend and fueled confidence due [...]

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22 JUNE 2014
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20 JUNE 2014

Italia Independent returns to Pitti Uomo 2014

After a few years of absence, Italia Independent is happy to announce its return at Pitti Uomo this year. This will take place in the city of Florence from 17th to 20th of June. Watch out for this event guys! This event is the world’s most important platform for men’s clothing and accessory collections and for launching new projects [...]

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17 JUNE 2014

BFC/GQ Designer Menswear Fund – Finally!

INTERNATIONAL NEWS FEED: LONDON, United Kingdom — In recent years, several of London’s leading young womenswear designers have built formidable emerging businesses, defying the British capital’s long-standing reputation as a centre of unfettered creativity where commercial success remains elusive. Now, the British Fashion Council aims to drive a similar evolution in London’s menswear scene. Finally! [...]

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9 JUNE 2014

Father’s Day Favorites from Barneys New York

Happy Father’s Day Gentlemen! Now, if you’re feeling like the Mrs, hasn’t organized a well deserved gift for this Sunday, then nudge her to either go online or to Barneys New York for some of the most well crafted products from Maison Martin Margiela, Uniform Wares, Miansai (one of our favorites!) Salvatore Ferragamo or Zegna….dig! [...]

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30 MAY 2014

Old School Sweeney Todd Wet Shave Barbers!

The gloves are on Gentlemen! Since Britain classes itself the best wet shavers in the world, our mates Blue Beard’s Revenge with the powerful British Barbers Association, pulled out the boxing ring and Britannia’s Top wet-shavers and rang the bell. Prior to the finals the competition entailed eight regional winners from across the UK facing [...]

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29 MAY 2014

White Hot Menswear Looks!

WHITE : John Halls by Robbie Fimmano for Details Magazine, March 14. Gents – enough said. You know the Dirty Gucci Man is throwing in his blacks and coming clean! Check out these looks, and get inspired by the different shapes and the versatility of white. Then look out for our article on ‘Masculine Metallics’ coming [...]

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28 MAY 2014

Don’t EVER wash your Jeans: Levi Strauss

Yesterday marked the 141st birthday of Levi’s 501 jeans. A pretty amazing achievement in the ever-changing platform of retail. And if you’re the vintage of Stylemeister and myself, then you would have definitely owned a pair of 501′s. The perfect cut, the right weight of denim, they aged like an expensive bottle of Penfold’s Grange [...]

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24 MAY 2014
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16 APRIL 2014

Father Bob sings for a Million Campaign #songs4bob

Many of you may not of heard of Father Bob. By complete mistake, he became a media-personality Catholic Priest, adored by Australians because of his no bollocks approach to faith and people. Father Bob (Maguire) has launched a crowd-funding campaign via Pozible to help raise funds over Easter to feed the homeless with ‘Father Bob [...]

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16 APRIL 2014

Jay-Z Dripping in GOLD

Cologne is SUPER important to men. From that first meet, your boss, your lover or your mates will see your ‘perfected look’, and nostalgically recognise your fragrance. Call it primal, but if you look good and smell like a can of fly spray, then you’ve completely sent the wrong message. And they will remember it. [...]

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6 APRIL 2014

Hawaii Five-O Stylin’

Beach, babes and beating up the bad guys. That’s the Hawaii Five-O mix and when it comes to style, you can identify the principal Hawaii Five-0 actors from their key wardrobe items: vintage aloha shirts, cargo pants and neckties. CBS’s resurrected show is a take off of the original Five-O that aired for twelve seasons [...]

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27 MARCH 2014

Elemis Skincare: Time for Men

We came across Elemis while in New York in 2010. One of our team members had a redness condition on their face and had been trying products all over the joint to see what would calm the irritation. We approached a nice lass at the counter of Norstrom’s who walked us over to some flashy [...]

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25 MARCH 2014

That Effortless Cool in Men’s Styling

You don’t need to be born in Europe to have effortless ‘Style’. Many dudes we’ve knocked into have this je ne sais quoi – which in French means, ‘I don’t know what’. And as we’d say in the USA, ‘I don’t know what it is, but…’ – It’s a state of mind, an attitude. It [...]

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11 FEBRUARY 2014

Men’s Camouflage Print Trend 2014

  Camouflage is no longer an invisibility device. It is now designed to get you noticed. How ironic. The military inspired clothing is still marching on strong and picking up more recruits by the day. The traditionally macho pattern was all over the menswear catwalks with designers such as Dries van Noten, Kenzo, APC, Valentino [...]

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2 FEBRUARY 2014

#MaisonMartinMargiela: The Invisible Designer

  Martin Margiela, an invisible genius. Having worked for Jean Paul Gaultier and the rebellious Comme des Garçons, this Belgium born designer has broken every rule, carrying on designs, revolting against the luxurious fashion world with garments of over-sized proportions such as long arms, and with linings, seams and hems on the outside. This trend [...]

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25 JANUARY 2014

Cavemen Creatives & Dutch Menswear label, OntFront

OntFront, an elegant and sophisticated Dutch menswear label, shows us timeless tailoring outfits mixed with solid street trends in a collaboration with the Cavemen crew. They’ve created a philosophic and poetic winter editorial named Serene Solitude in which both these creative minds propagate their view and opinion on street style. To watch the VIDEO CLICK [...]

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6 JANUARY 2014