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4 SEPTEMBER 2014

10 Must Have Man-Bags to Last a Lifetime

Us men shop differently to women. We all know that. We’re into investment pieces matching them back with our kick-abouts. We’re happy with good underwear, our favourite jeans, and t-shirts, but invest heavily into shoes, watches and bags. Alongside of this now is luxury writing instruments and whiskey! Yep, as Euromonitors predict. With the change […]

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2 SEPTEMBER 2014

Into the Blue – Menswear Spring Edit September 2014.

How is the weather at the moment? Awesome! A little conversation. I use to work for a guy who each morning, would roll out the weather report and his experience at a 6am swim every morning to his staff. Sounds intriguing? Ahem, well 3 years on it’s predictable and boring. Alas, there were some terrific […]

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28 AUGUST 2014

Denim Do-Over – Paint your Jeans!

Get creative with your Denim – Ksubi, Ralph Lauren, Oliver Spencer, Diesel and Denim and Supply. We don’t doubt that the moving into the new season will find you ready to scoop up plenty of novel denim styles, but before you shop for something new, we suggest you first embrace an older option or two. By […]

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7 AUGUST 2014

Is Activewear the New Denim?

  Much like denim before it, activewear is increasingly being integrated into daily attire. So does activewear offer fashion brands the same kind of growth potential that designer denim did a decade ago? We think so. And does activewear look like it’s heading to become a ‘staple’ in men’s wardrobes? We think so too. Gap, […]

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28 JULY 2014

WIN A Fortis B-42 Watch!

Page and Cooper are giving you the chance to win a stunning Fortis B-42 Official Cosmonauts watch worth over £1,000! If you’ve been too busy to research, the Fortis watches are the official Cosmonauts watch of the Russian Space Agency. The company has been involved with the Space Agency since 1994 and are the agency’s […]

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25 JULY 2014

Are You Sartorially Challenged?

We men have garnered the reputation of being careless clothes-hangers, perhaps deservedly so. Except for our homosexual brethren, who reputedly wear slacks that actually match their shirts and shoes, men seem to dress by a method best described as “grab the first three least-smelly objects from the wardrobe.” “Wardrobe” is of course a variable term […]

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17 JULY 2014

Young, Rich and Handsome; A 27 year old’s Fashion Sense

PARIS — Jocks like Victor Cruz may not seem like the obvious target market for high-end fashion designers. Yet the wide receiver, who last year signed an estimated $46 million contract extension with the Giants, is a banner example of where exactly we find ourselves in the ongoing evolution of men’s wear. Mr. Cruz loves […]

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2 JULY 2014

2014 TREND: Taking WHITE Seriously in Menswear

White Noise Saying white will be trendy is a bit of a misnomer because in fashion, white is as classic as it gets. But when it turns up repeatedly, in almost every collection in the form of coats, shirts, pants, suits and shoes, you know it is time to take white seriously. White is incredibly […]

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25 JUNE 2014

GABRIELE PASINI’S OPTICAL FLOWER

The mood of the forthcoming GABRIELE PASINI SS15 collection is bodied forth in black and white, expressed through a myriad of different prints, geometries and nuances in both the outerwear and the knitwear. But it also plays on unusual juxtapositions such as the jacket in kilim denim with inserts of fabrics in floral print, Prince […]

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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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