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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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4 AUGUST 2013

What to wear when playing: GOLF

  Having met some exceptional sportsmen in my time, I know that the performance gear on the field, is sometimes filtered through to the everyday wear. The last thing you want to do is wear your training gear on the weekend, but when you’re fully immersed in your craft, and you’re perfecting it – sometimes [...]

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10 JULY 2013

Page and Cooper : Fine Things for Fine People

Things for the Wealthy. Times are a changing when it comes to the way us Gents buy. Studies throughout the USA and Europe are showing that we are more concerned about buying a piece of luxury that fits our DNA, than to buy the same expected luxury item to impress peers. If the item is [...]

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26 APRIL 2013

The Majesty of Ermenegildo Zegna

Ever wanted to think you were sitting front row at Milan Fashion Week? Well over 1000 international and national media, VIPs, celebrities and friends of Zegna felt that this week when the prestigious brand held an experiential, extraordinary and historical event at the Royal Hall of Industries, Moore Park Australia. Imagine an installation with multimedia [...]

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4 APRIL 2013
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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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