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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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27 MAY 2014

Ditto 3D Tech: Changing the Face of Eyewear for Men

The perfect face shape is constantly on one’s mind when choosing the right pair of eyeglasses or sunglasses. Especially if you’re a long sighted person who needs glasses to see close up. You need to take them off right, to put on the frames to see if they suit you. Yet, as the frames are [...]

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26 MAY 2014

Aoud Jewelry for Men from Italy

Here at Menstylepower, we’ve found that color is a scary concept for Gents who are just starting out reworking their personal style. Color to them represents a sense of femininity, which they want to avoid at all costs, so they tend to stay in the hues of blues, greys and blacks. Maybe a little latte [...]

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25 MAY 2014

Marc Jacobs’ Resort for Men 2014 – YES PLEASE!

DAMN RIGHT. We’re really enjoying the written word on the sweaters, which of course was started in the 70′s exposing political dislike among the public. Today, it’s just a given that some of the most powerful designers are going to keep some core items in their collections, saying ‘sumthin sumthin;’ AKA MAXWELL! (Big shout out). [...]

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24 MAY 2014
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23 MAY 2014

Strateas Carlucci ‘Fracture’ Menswear Collection 2014

Expectations were running high for Strateas Carlucci this year as one of the first shows at the Mercedes Benz Fashion Week Australia SS14/15. The brand is a collaboration between Peter Strateas and Mario- Luca Carlucci, who with their impressive works won the Tiffany and Co. National Designer Award 2014. It’s no small task to win [...]

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22 MAY 2014

TOD’S: A Step Ahead of the Rest

Italy’s renowned accessory brand TOD’S stands for understated luxury, elegance and exquisite high quality. Creativity, tradition and modernity with a strong hold on the international market are the main strengths of the TOD’S Group – a leader in the shoe and luxury leather goods industry. All TOD’S products are entirely made in Italy. This strategy [...]

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19 MAY 2014
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17 MAY 2014

EkoCycle Menswear by will.i.am

  Now if will.i.am isn’t a style icon, then I’m not a Ducati riding dude. And you all know I am. I have no idea why we didn’t come across this exception, innovative, sustainable, forward thinking brand earlier, because if we had, we’d have ordered our allotment of shirts earlier. Awesome! To date, 1.5 Million [...]

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30 APRIL 2014

A Mark of Dignity!

Every now and then I get a little obsessive about searching for a significant item that will define not only those style lovers who want to break out of the saturated retail market, but also for those unique individuals who aren’t lured into the greed that is consumerism. That very ‘thing’ that I have pondered [...]

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28 APRIL 2014

Hermes’ Home Universe Collection at Palazzo Serbelloni in Milan, Italy

French luxury brand Hermès chose the spectacular late 18th-century Palazzo Serbelloni in Milan as the atmospheric setting in which to launch the fourth edition of their “home universe” collection, Hermès en lumière, which includes lighting for the first time. The installation, which took 10 days to build, occupied several rooms of the palazzo. Upon arrival [...]

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25 APRIL 2014

#Balmain FW Menswear Collection: On Safari

Last season’s menswear collection for Balmain, created by Rousteing we entitled “The Lion’s Den’….The colours were safari driven, tonal, latte almost alchemist-esque. This season, Rousteing has again worked a safari theme. Yet this collection arrives in tones of olive green, khaki, and camel, and a more-than-fair amount of exotic animal prints from leopard to zebra. [...]

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24 APRIL 2014

WIN a Trip to FIFA with Y-3 x Barneys New York!

The “Y” stands for Yohji Yamamoto, the “3″ represents adidas’ three signature stripes and the “-” signifies the link between the two. Call it Feng-shui, call it symbolic, call it: awesome! The Japanese designer who spends most of his life traveling back and forth from Paris and Tokyo states, “traveling means coming back home. We [...]

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24 APRIL 2014

The Company Behind Jay-Z’s Leather Jacket: Schott

The company behind the leather jacket sported by rock icons from James Dean to Bruce Springsteen all started out of a basement in New York City in 1913. A century ago, Irving and Jack Schott began selling raincoats made on Manhattan’s Lower East Side. Today, Schott N.Y.C. has grown into a globally recognized outerwear brand [...]

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22 APRIL 2014

The Dirty Gucci Man…Comes Clean

The notoriously Dirty Gucci Man, (not to be confused with Dirty Gucci Mane; rapper) is a term used for that elegantly dress man with a five o’clock shadow and that JBF hairstyle, who quite frankly darlin’… couldn’t give a damn. The girls love him, the gents want to be him, and he’s been around for [...]

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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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