Classics

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13 MARCH 2011

Men’s Thread Trends – March 2011

In March 2011, style is all about the delineation between Mr Nice Guy and Mr Bad Boy. Why do we say that? Well, style trends today are neither one or the other; a dude can now walk out of his pad on Monday in a dark hoodie and torn jeans – reminiscent of the street [...]

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27 FEBRUARY 2011

Men’s Style at the 2011 Oscars

It’s finally here – the biggest event of the year – The Academy Awards. I can’t say I’m especially enthused about the line up of films but here’s what the boys donned on this all so fantastic night of entertainment: Best Actor in a Leading Role – Mr Darcy aka Colin Firth and wife Livia [...]

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27 FEBRUARY 2011
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7 FEBRUARY 2011

The Armani Mystique

- His clothing is revered by industry heavyweights, true style clique devotees, actors and fashionistas alike. – His brand is one of the most searched for on Google (4,090,000 globally per month). – He was the first designer to ban anorexic models from his runway shows. – Before facebook and youtube premiered runway shows, he [...]

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6 FEBRUARY 2011

D&G Spring ’11 – A Blast from the Past!

For their Spring 2011 collection  Dolce & Gabbana calls on label favorites, new and old for their latest lookbook that celebrates classic tailoring a la film greats like Marlon Brando and Steve McQueen. (Here’s our article on classic style heros – and the trend forecast towards the 60s classic cool style – that we posted [...]

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17 JANUARY 2011

Bottega Veneta Fall 2011 – Velvet Underground

Viva La Velvet-olution! The evolution and revival of velvet comes to full maturity in 2011, at least according to Bottega Veneta. By dragging (and updating) that so-could-be-70s shaggy pile and velvet carpet cliche into 2011, Bottega are expressing some major confidence; encouraging assertive elegance and rebel flair in men. At the runway show, you couldn’t [...]

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11 JANUARY 2011

2011 Men’s Style Trends – Predictions

Want to know what to wear or sport in your wardrobe for 2011? We searched high and low, deep and wide to find you what trends and concepts are making their way into the male style lexicon au moment. Trend 1 – The Mo’bike Panache Calvin Klein leather Modern trends generally start for women before [...]

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1 DECEMBER 2010

A man and his horse…

Stop horsing around I hear you say? Polo is only for Royalty. It’s just for yuppies & celebrities and upper class snobbery. ….I don’t want to be involved with that mob… We have heard this statement quite a bit. Polo is a sport the public already knows and has association with class, wealth and privilege.  [...]

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16 NOVEMBER 2010

A Magical Journey with Louis Vuitton

Journey – the physical act and course of travel from one place to another, in a romantic sense, embodies more than just moving from point A to point B. For Louis Vuitton who started out making suitcases that accompany men on their spiritual and physical metamorphosis, ‘journey’ is a hefty word laden with experience, meaning [...]

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4 NOVEMBER 2010

We’ve come a long way, baby!!

I couldn’t help myself … I just had to share them … A friend sent me a selection of print ads from the 50s and 60s (them crazy Mad Men!!) … and did they make my jaw drop. I won’t say anything more – I’ll let you make up your own mind … The only [...]

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21 SEPTEMBER 2010

MSP Thread Trend Alert: Sept 2010 II

We’ve found more new hot and emerging trends in men’s threads and we couldn’t wait to share them with you. From Stussy’s new collab with Japanese brand NEIGHBOURHOOD, to some bubble gum icecream flavour from Tokyo and musings from the mouth of the most charismatic menswear designer on the planet … Tom Ford Esq, we’re [...]

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Slick up your style, classic guy!

Are you a “classic”? Do you like the tailored look; sharp edges and slick, dark silhouettes? Are you a man after Cary Grant or Clooney’s style? Here are the essentials to get that enduring, classic look: Suits and jackets: dark, silhouetted, tailored, fitted well. Shirts:  Classic black, white and blue in colour, well cut. Accessories: [...]

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Belstaff: Legend. Icon. Craftmanship.

It’s not often one gets to witness an icon brand released into the rugged atmosphere of the far south so the MSP crew was faint with excitement when we heard that this authentic and unique international player was hitting our shores. Belstaff. The brand that clothed Ewan Macgregor on his 15.000 miles long ‘Long Way [...]

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Gaspard Yurkievich who?

Gents watch out for the Fall Winter 10/11 Paris men’s fashion collection from Gaspard Yurkievich Homme. Masculine suiting with just a little peppering of true artistic designer-wear, where the shapes are curved like the bonnet of a Ferrari. We are loving the journey from traditional suits, to new artistic shapes to the shop floor for [...]

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The Westwood Homeless

Right so this must be the new way designers are showing off their ranges, because if you put all this stuff together for your daily outfit, you’d be looked upon as some homeless duff. Right? So, in viewing these pictures, you can see that the consumer would more than likely say, “Ok, I love the [...]

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