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5 OCTOBER 2013

The Female/Male Wars (aka ‘Where is the Love & Pillow Talk?’)

  Ahrr me hearties … Avast! There’s some great, grand storm a’brewing with some lootin’ n’ pillagin’ ‘n’ keelhaulin’ takin’ a’ place in the land of scallywags and wenches. Shiver me timbers!   Back to reality circa 2011. To a world where men and women seem to be at odds with each other, especially when [...]

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4 OCTOBER 2013

Sinead O’Connor vs. Miley Cyrus

We are witnessing a massive cat-fight on social media that is now engaging lawyers to fight the right for a woman to bare all in the media. Or are we witnessing, the demise of a delicate young girl converting into an image that is expected of her dictated by the fans, public, social media, glossy [...]

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2 OCTOBER 2013

Best Hairstyles for Men 2013

MenStylePower are a team of men and women. And all have hair issues. Yup. Throughout time, and for whatever reason, every person on the planet is hit with the ‘bad hair day’. So much so, that the hair and beauty product category is cashing in on this problem. Some days we tuck those locks under [...]

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30 SEPTEMBER 2013

Sexiness has nothing to do with Sex

We’re never ready for that electable feeling of manliness that can creep into our groins when traipsing home from the boxing ring in sweaty Lonsdale’s and smelling not far from an abattoir. But you’re feeling good. Damn Good. And we’re never expecting the moment when you’ve fully serviced yourself in the shower, sung few tunes [...]

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25 SEPTEMBER 2013

Valentino Fall 2013

In 2008, a movie was released called ‘Valentino: The Last Emperor”. A look at the life of legendary fashion designer Valentino and the painful handover of his 30+ year reign in the industry to the hungry group waiting in the wings to take over his work. Together with his partner, Valentino allowed cameras into his [...]

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24 SEPTEMBER 2013
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22 SEPTEMBER 2013

Seven Don’ts of Men’s Styling

We all make fashion errors now and again, but some fashion mistakes made by men are never forgotten. Back in the late 18th century to make a mistake in fashion was almost unforgivable, and those who witnessed your mistake did not want to be seen with you, and they would not invite you out with [...]

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17 SEPTEMBER 2013

Paul Smith #LFW

Bloomin’ Sir Paul Smith’s middle name should be Lord Trouser! This man’s signature piece is definitely trousers galore. In fact, he’s known for his ‘classic pieces with a twist’ and that he’s looking to attract a particular client. Are you that client? Someone who is individual and not looking for label identification. If that’s you, [...]

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14 SEPTEMBER 2013

#NYFW SS14 Awesome Styles for Men

  NYFW is explosive, yet when it comes to the looks us Gents want to emulate, it’s difficult to sift through all the collections to find seductive, masculine and powerful looks. So, we had Stig of style do it. Here’s his edit for the Spring/Summer 14 collections from some powerhouse fashion studios!  

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10 SEPTEMBER 2013

Shanghai Tang – French/Chinese Opulence

You would be surprised to know that China’s first luxury label is designed by a Frenchman. Wouldn’t you? The Hong Kong-based luxury lifestyle brand’s executive chairman, is a Frenchman by the name of Raphael le Masne de Chermont. And while the brand is still closely associated with its original founder Sir David Tang, since 2002, [...]

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8 SEPTEMBER 2013

N. Hoolywood at #NYFW

In a darkened ballroom during NYFW, the only light for the eager viewers hangs from the ceiling in the shape of rickety chandeliers. Like pre-schoolers unable to sit still, the crowd anticipates the runway collection of H. Hoolywood while a piecing harmonica echo’s through the room. Setting the mood for what is to come a [...]

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8 SEPTEMBER 2013

Mr. A #MSFW initiative

While New York Fashion Week is in full swing, on the other side of the world, the smell of men’s fragrances were wafting in the balmy evening air, as Melbourne Spring Fashion Festival followed suit with events like London Collections: Men – and launched Mr. With the men of Melbourne knowing more than a thing [...]

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7 SEPTEMBER 2013

GQ Men of the Year Winners 2013

It was a true night of super stars as GQ announced the winners of the Men of the Year Awards at the London Opera House on the 3rd of September. Stylish, sophisticated and masculine, we salute the Gents who took the time to style up, dress up and confess up to their heroes on the [...]

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5 SEPTEMBER 2013

Rag & Bone – Spring 2013 Men’s Collection

For Rag & Bone’s men’s SS13 collection, they display a love of taking the powerful military wear to the desert, and forming an undertone with the crazy sport of motocross. The desert military theme was derived from looking at old photos of army officers who had to withstand intense heat but still look smart with [...]

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3 SEPTEMBER 2013

Rémy Martin, Hugo Boss & GQ Men of the Year Awards 2013

This year, GQ proudly hosts their annual Men Of The Year Ceremony, in association with Hugo Boss and Rémy Martin, at the Royal Opera House in Covent Garden, London, on the evening of 3 September. Last years’ awards were outstanding, with breakthrough stars mingling with legendary names. (But let’s admit it, Chris Hemsworth who won the [...]

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2 SEPTEMBER 2013

Brian Wood ‘Blacktop Astronauts’ AW13

Brian Wood’s Blacktop Astronauts, is the final installment of his design trilogy, which was preceded by Beauty Awakened and opened with Reborn Suicide. Utilising hi-tech synthetic fabrics alongside hand bleached and dyed natural fibres, the collection benefits from pops of silver, fluoro orange and neon highlights, all combining to create an intergalactic triumph in style, function and [...]

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25 AUGUST 2013

Ombré Olay!

Who said ombré was just for the ladies? Some fashion designers proposed ombré menswear to be very much on trend last year. Fashion forward thinkers such as Ann Demeulemeester, Raf Simons, Phillip Lim 3:1 and Jonathan Saunders Fall/Winter 2013 all highlighted the latest gradient prints.I am not surprised that Z Zegna creative director Paul Surridge proposed ombré [...]

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