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zara1
30 SEPTEMBER 2010

ZARA – fashion invader extraordinaire.

Zara is synonymous with exciting, edgy, hi street design, eco fabrics like organic cotton and trends that move so fast they leave consumers reeling (but secretly happy they have that one-off season Zara garment). This aggressive Spanish retailer has taken over the world of hi street fashion, becoming the rage all over Europe and then [...]

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urban2
28 SEPTEMBER 2010

Hi-Street Cool avec Urban Behavior

In 1989, a dude called Arif Noor opened the first Urban Behavior store in Toronto with one simple goal: to design, produce and sell high-quality and cutting-edge fashion. Has the man accomplished his mission? With 45 stores across Canada, 18 in the United States, and 12 in the Middle East, I’d say so. Priding itself [...]

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The Shave 2
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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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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diesel-street-closet
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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GAPadHughdarcy
25 AUGUST 2010

Mind the GAP!

GAP is here! For years we have been starved of great value and great design, not to mention cool & heart felt charities powered by retailers due to red tape that has protected the turf of Australian fashion businesses. But now, with changes made, Melbourne will finally see GAP officially opening the doors to its [...]

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London Fashion Week shows Rooms Men

If it’s on the catwalks in Paris, and is being called a London design initiative, then we are absolutely convinced that in the near future the focus and importance in recognizing Men’s Fashion and Styling will be equal to that of the over-saturated female market. We recognised a gap in the market a year ago [...]

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Men jump on the Beauty Bandwagon

‘Maybe she’s born with it’, ‘Easy, Breezy, Beautiful’, ‘Because You’re Worth It’ – Over the years, these cosmetic taglines have become extremely well-known due in part to the A-list celebrity talent that represents each brand. Cosmetic endorsements have become the coveted partnership among female actresses in Hollywood.  Traditionally, the beauty industry has focused most of [...]

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The Innie on the Undie

Let’s get to the bare essentials fellas. You wouldn’t wear jeans from 1999, so why are you still wearing the same drawers you did in middle school? The Stylemeister and Stig Of Style have been chatting about dressing from the inside out over the last month. It’s taken us a while to get to the [...]

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