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22 MARCH 2013

Balmain Spring 2013 – The Lion’s Den

Is it possible that the house of Balmain is rebelling against the very origins they built their empire on? JEANS. “It’s out from the jeans now.” Fighting words. Olivier Rousteing inherited a house built on denim. Over the course of a few seasons at the helm, he’s worked to steer it in a new direction. [...]

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2 MARCH 2013

Vivienne Westwood 2013; Black & Blue!

Putting it lightly, Westwood’s long heritage with fashion; from punk, to aligning her work with the homeless and destitute stirs controversy. To say the least. But – collection after collection, she demands attention and discussion. Her resilience in the designer world commands applause, and her latest designs are hot hot hot. Westwood hits this collection [...]

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8 JANUARY 2013

Alexander McQueen’s Gangster Style #LCM

Alexander McQueen marked its return to London’s fashion calendar with a creepily compelling autumn/winter 2013 menswear collection. We guess with the latest craze on the 1920′s films to be debuted this year, inspiration has come from an era of chivalry, danger, masculinity and gangster style. London is riddled with perfect backdrops for the artfully discordant [...]

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27 NOVEMBER 2012

Jon Ashe – Designer of Artisan Elegance

Care for a handmade shirt from SoHo? Or maybe to change your image from something that is clean cut, to an elegant manliness wearing highly functional clothing that imbues a character of distinction and personal style? The Jon Ashe Collection is designed for men who are looking for clothes that combine the comfort and ruggedness [...]

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27 OCTOBER 2012

Herringbone – A Genteel Australian Tradition

Inspite of the hard yakka image of the Australian male icon i.e. out at pasture, driving horses or shearing wild rams in rugged denimwear and torn shirts, the Australian male style sensibility has over the years embraced the finer, more tailored aspects of menswear. This is especially evident through in the very genteel designs of [...]

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20 OCTOBER 2012

How to become the Quintessential Gentleman

Here at MenStylePower, we’re finding that women are moaning more and more, and it’s not in ecstasy. They’re upset with the lack of consideration and respect in their relationships with men; from the office to the home. In turn, the men we speak to are frustrated by the lack of respect they get from women, [...]

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10 OCTOBER 2012

Dunhill: A proper British tradition

Mad dogs and Englishmen might go out in the midday sun, but they only did so properly dressed – the Englishmen, that is. British style has always been quintessentially proper, minimalist, understated, impeccable and extremely functional. For the war cause, they gave us the pith helmet, for the white hunter came the long-sleeved safari jacket, [...]

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24 SEPTEMBER 2012

Men’s Style at the Emmy’s 2012

Ah, the 2012 Emmy Awards: the triumphant wins and the harrowing losses. The beautiful women borrowing expensive jewelry and wearing revealing dresses. The speeches thanking people you’ve never heard of before. And, then, of course, the men wearing fantastic tailoring. This year, Jon Hamm looked as excellent as ever in his tuxedo. And maybe the [...]

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14 JUNE 2012

Mad For Dad!

Yip. It’s Father’s Day in the Northern Hemisphere on Sunday and we are all celebrating. Many dudes will just call their Dad’s as it’s been stated to be the busiest day of the year in the USA for ‘collect calls’. True dat! But most of us will go straight into searching for a sporting, electronic or hardware [...]

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17 MAY 2012
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15 MAY 2012

Men in Black (How to wear it, and keep it looking fly!)

  Nothing looks as elegant and as chic as black clothing. It covers a multitude of sins, makes you look slimmer, works with almost every complexion and matches almost everything. Black clothes are the basis of many a self respecting dude’s wardrobe – from Kanye to Bond, Obama to Pitt, and even the regular Joe [...]

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12 MAY 2012

Prada Menswear SS 2012 – Sportingly Superb!

Prada has always been a luxury label that I have enjoyed watching expand on its empire ever so cautiously. With the husband and wife team behind the helium tank, this incredible company has always peppered its cutting edge tailoring with modern essence to give its loyal followers exceptional collections year upon year. Almost 100 years [...]

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5 JANUARY 2012

Dress for the Opposite Sex

  Do you ever wonder when you’re looking through your wardrobe if what you wear, turns your lady friend on? It’s no secret that women generally dress for the opposite sex. Quite obviously though, the majority of ladies dress sense has gone from the Chanel style in the 50′s where skirt lengths were elegant and [...]

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3 OCTOBER 2011

Style on the back of a Steel Stallion.

On October 14-16, one of the greatest MotoGP events takes place at Phillip Island in Australia; The Iveco Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix 2011.   With a history of delivering the very best that MotoGP offers, this event is bound to push your excitement levels to the limit. Some of the greatest riders will be on [...]

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19 SEPTEMBER 2011

M.J. Bale: Sushi, Sake & Samurai Suiting

Buying a suit can make you panic at the best of times. The price, the cut, the right fit, the hanging of one’s thousand dollar suit in your own wardrobe. Some of this requires basic common sense, and some; damn good advice from an expert in the trade. MenStylePower had the privilege of downing some [...]

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27 AUGUST 2011

Wolsey, Fit for a King.

  The British heritage brand Wolsey (perhaps the only line that targets street-wear enthusiasts and supplies hosiery and knitwear to the Queen) has commenced showcasing its collection with a more fashion-forward spin-off called 1755 — a modern brand curiously named after the year the company was founded. In a world where competition is fierce and [...]

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2 JULY 2011

GIs, Aviators, Hot Rods & Style

Summer in the Mojave Desert circa 1946: under a glaringly hot sun, armies of young, yet not-so-carefree GIs, survivors of the Great war, take to the highways in hot rods and mo’bikes, cruising through the American landscape en masse, trying to recreate the camaraderie and feeling of belonging they’d discovered during their time fighting together [...]

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15 MARCH 2011

The MenStylePower Romantic Lead of the Year.

It is not for nothing that women often swoon at the mere mention of this man. When the strapping actor walks into the room he is  a picture of elegance. He has height, he is bright and radiates some sort of silent welcome when you meet him. In addition to his extraordinary list of movies, [...]

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