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14 MARCH 2014

Bespoke Footwear: Designer, Andrew McDonald

We came across Andrew McDonald shoemakers only a couple of years ago although he had been established since 1992. In a small workshop in Sydney’s Surry Hills designing bespoke handcrafted shoes for men and women, his store attracts those who have an appreciation for footwear tailor made & divinely individual. His skill and artistry were […]

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12 MARCH 2014

To Be Or Not To Be Macho?

Masculinity, attraction and the future of manly men. (We’ve been tweeting alot lately about manhood and masculinity, and the response so far has been favourable so much so that we’ve decided to write up an article about the state of modern masculinity. Here goes):     Sometime within the past year, nearly 4,800 women participated […]

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11 MARCH 2014

Top 10 Men’s Fashion Brands … And Why …

Which men’s fashion brands are the most popular in the world of style today? With a commitment to excellent design, tailoring and manufacturing, these leading menswear brands will give you a fashion fix for life. 1. Ralph Lauren A luxury lifestyle brand like no other, Polo Ralph Lauren tops the men’s fashion brand charts (especially […]

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10 MARCH 2014

Jaguar and Range Rover take a spin at #Silverstone

He may not have a string of victories to his name, but there’s no doubt former Formula One driver Narain Karthikeyan, India’s first in the sport, has some serious driving talent. Now he’s starred in a video taken at Britain’s Silverstone race track where he is shown driving the latest Range Rover Sport and F-Type […]

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7 MARCH 2014

Warrior, Mark Thyself! Inking and Tattooing Bared Naked!

“There is a tremendous gap of experience in our society that used to be filled with initiation rites, rites of passage and other markers of life changing events. While some communities support such events, many people are left with no apparent means to fulfill this need if they should find themselves wanting passage. For many, […]

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5 MARCH 2014

#Oscars Vanity Fair After Party – Menswear

The Vanity Fair after party for the Oscars is the party of all parties! Here’s a selection of shots that we’re not going to critique, we’re just loading them up for you to have a good hard look at…..Not only is the attire gob smacking awesome, but check out the hair, glasses, styling, sunnies and […]

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5 MARCH 2014

Top 10 Executive Cars in 2014

If you’re sitting behind a desk making executive decisions all day, then you deserve sitting behind the wheel of a luxurious vehicle when you’re not in the office. Here are the top ten executive vehicles to choose from in 2014. Aston Martin: Vanquish With more than 100 years of legendary pedigree featuring some of the […]

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3 MARCH 2014

ASAP54 The Fashion #Shazam!

A fashion search and discovery app which leverages a blend of image recognition technology, crowdsourcing and human stylists to help users find and buy fashion products we like. ASAP54, which could be a take on Studio54, alas there’s no evidence that points to our theory, although if you look at the outlandish behavior of Studio54, […]

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2 MARCH 2014

Helmut Lang x Theophilus London #BarneysNY

The 27-year-old Theophilus London is well beyond his years. Although his name is ancient (meaning Friend of God in Biblical terms), his style sits well into the 21st-century.  Mystical, free spirited, expressive and an old soul, Theophilus’s complementary title today – is the muse of legendary Helmut Lang. The name Helmut Lang has always been synonymous […]

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1 MARCH 2014
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1 MARCH 2014

Van Heusen Helps Keep Aussie Men Cool

We’ve all wondered why our Aussie men are awed upon by our northern neighbors. Perhaps there’s a curiosity on their British and European heritage? Perhaps the love of the outdoors and their adventurous and exploratory DNA has something to do with it as well. Maybe because they’re not so metro, or retro, they’re sort of […]

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27 FEBRUARY 2014

Sole Brother Part #2

The eyes might be the window to the soul, but shoes are the window to just about everything else. What you choose to put on your feet actually does reflect something about you, whether it be laziness (socks with slip-on sandals), obliviousness (untied sneakers) or keen style savvy (those trendy suede desert boots we dig […]

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26 FEBRUARY 2014

#ShanghaiTang Menswear 2014 Collection

2014 is the Year of the Horse. I am sure for you, as it is for us here at Menstylepower that conjures up a lot of images. The Knight in shining armour, the cowboy, the man from snowy river and of course…hi-ho silver. For me personally, it is a cultural mystical image. The Horse, as […]

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24 FEBRUARY 2014

#TomFord 2014 Menswear Collection

Fashion is fast and furious. Style is everlasting. So how does one balance what is appealing to him in fashion and what is going to fade away next season? Firstly, we would say the integrity of the designer. Quality, quality and more quality. Classic styles and use of fabrics and technology. (Ahem, and also keeping […]

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19 FEBRUARY 2014

Public School #NYFW2014 inspired by Japan’s History

Dao-Yi chow and Maxwell Osborne are the creators of Public School. A once desired anonymity, that now has spawned into forcing the quite and modest creators out into the open with a $300,000 contribution from the Vogue Fashion Fund and a high celebrity and stylist following. Showing at the 2014 NYFW, the runway floor was […]

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17 FEBRUARY 2014

Menswear at the #BAFTA Film Awards

One of the most important transactions for a designer is to see his/her creations translate into the every day Gentleman’s world. This is effectively done by enticing celebrities and stars into an Ambassadorship with the Designer. Here at the BAFTA film awards, it is, in its own way, a Global Runway for Designers and a […]

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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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