Classics

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16 SEPTEMBER 2014

Zegna: You’re NOT Wearing That Are You?

When you go to Italy, the very first word you should learn is Ermenegildo Zegna. Pronounce it like this, Er-Men-e-Gil-Do. Zen-ya. With an Italian mafia accent of course. Imagine you’re in a scene from The GodFather. Chest out. Curl the sides of your mouth down, pout. Now try it again. Bellissimo! Founded in 1910, the [...]

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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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13 AUGUST 2014

A. Sauvage – African Art for the Suit and Tie

It’s always been a pondering artistic question regarding menswear as to the amount of interchangeable garments available with a gents suit. The number of designers who want to rescue the suit and present it as not-just-a-dressy-thing for today’s man keeps on growing. It is, of course, a testament to how important this menswear staple is, [...]

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8 AUGUST 2014

The Valentino Man

It seems ironical that the designers of Valentino, who pride themselves on some of the world’s most sought after suiting for men, have also designed what the world fashion market suggests is the most sought-after sneaker. It’s ironic, yet not surprising as we see the luxury high-end treating the mid-market as a vessel for uber-artistic [...]

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3 AUGUST 2014
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27 JULY 2014

The Melbourne Watch Company

In the words of Coco Chanel, Luxury is meant to be comfortable. She is of course, talking about the fit of the garments you buy for thousands of dollars. What if the comfort level was not only on the fit of a luxury item, but also on the wallet as well? Wouldn’t that be a [...]

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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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6 JULY 2014

John Hardy: The Conscious Jeweller

In a world where corporate companies focus on staying in control and practice self-preservation beyond the cares of the customer, it’s always refreshing to stumble across businesses, no matter how big or small, who are defiant in their consistency of transparency, sustainability and the concerns of the collective consciousness. Retail is detail. Detail in production, [...]

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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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24 JUNE 2014

From Brawlers to Barristers; Joe Black Menswear

The thing we dig about Joe Black, is this Macky Clan sailed form Scotland before New Zealand had electricity or proper sewers! Much like our beloved StigofStyle, we’ve got a chap here who had a definite purpose in life, and used his talents well. In a frontier settlement both raw and refined, Joe tailored a [...]

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23 JUNE 2014

Mexican 2014 FIFA World Cup Team x Ermenegildo Zegna

Buenos Dias! Arriba – Let’s all raise our Margarita’s to Mexico who against the odds have beaten Croatia 3-1 in a thrilling FIFA World Cup showdown! While Rafael Marquez and Javier Hernandez have been lauded for their infield talents, it is also their off field style that is gaining them attention. Members of the Mexican [...]

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22 JUNE 2014
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20 JUNE 2014

Italia Independent returns to Pitti Uomo 2014

After a few years of absence, Italia Independent is happy to announce its return at Pitti Uomo this year. This will take place in the city of Florence from 17th to 20th of June. Watch out for this event guys! This event is the world’s most important platform for men’s clothing and accessory collections and for launching new projects [...]

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9 JUNE 2014

Diesel Black Gold Menswear Collection 2015

Diesel’s hard-rocking fans should find plenty to roll with their studded, high-shine dice with the latest Menswear collection from Diesel Black Gold. Diesel Black Gold unveils its latest collection by creative director Andreas Melbostad. The collection looks for a fashionable edge with the classic biker serving as the season’s muse. Slim-cut denim and leather pants [...]

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9 JUNE 2014

Father’s Day Favorites from Barneys New York

Happy Father’s Day Gentlemen! Now, if you’re feeling like the Mrs, hasn’t organized a well deserved gift for this Sunday, then nudge her to either go online or to Barneys New York for some of the most well crafted products from Maison Martin Margiela, Uniform Wares, Miansai (one of our favorites!) Salvatore Ferragamo or Zegna….dig! [...]

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3 JUNE 2014

Booming Burberry!

Booming Burberry! And we’re not just talking about the sheer size of the store, which challenges the Apple Empire down the road. We’re talking about the profound strategy embraced by Burberry to entertain each and every customer that walks into the flagship on London’s Regent Street. The flagship is arguably the world’s most technically innovative [...]

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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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