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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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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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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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10 APRIL 2014

HARROLDS presents Song for the Mute Menswear @ #MBFWA

Gents, if you’re looking for a collection to get your limbs into, this is the one. This Uber-cool sportswear is worn by confident men in all different industries and exudes classic monochromatic tones with tech-savvy fibres. The look is utterly street smart and favoured among artist in the US, UK and Australia. You simply cannot [...]

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10 APRIL 2014

The Best of Michael Kors Menswear

  The legendary Michael Kors celebrates his thirty-third year in business this year, and his men’s collections have most definitely evolved over that time, although there are a few things that have not changed; his established, elegance old world glamour aesthetic. So who is Michael Kors? Apart from being the pithy and terse judge on [...]

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17 MARCH 2014
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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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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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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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20 FEBRUARY 2014
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31 JANUARY 2014
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22 NOVEMBER 2013

#JFK The Life, The Loves, The Style

Unless you live in a cave, I’m sure you’ve heard that today is the fiftieth anniversary of the assassination of JFK. His death in such a violent, horrific, shocking, and PUBLIC way and the endless speculation about it all is likely the biggest story involving any president of the United States, ever. Yes, Lincoln’s death [...]

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31 OCTOBER 2013

Hackett London: Men’s 2013

Hackett London, the luxury British menswear brand, opened its first store on the New King’s Road in London selling vintage gentlemen’s clothes and accessories. It soon became apparent that market demand would always exceed supply and Jeremy Hackett and Ashley Lloyd-Jennings decided to manufacture from new, to complement the second-hand offering. Starting from scratch but [...]

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