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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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19 MAY 2014
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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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28 APRIL 2014

Hermes’ Home Universe Collection at Palazzo Serbelloni in Milan, Italy

French luxury brand Hermès chose the spectacular late 18th-century Palazzo Serbelloni in Milan as the atmospheric setting in which to launch the fourth edition of their “home universe” collection, Hermès en lumière, which includes lighting for the first time. The installation, which took 10 days to build, occupied several rooms of the palazzo. Upon arrival [...]

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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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22 APRIL 2014

The Dirty Gucci Man…Comes Clean

The notoriously Dirty Gucci Man, (not to be confused with Dirty Gucci Mane; rapper) is a term used for that elegantly dress man with a five o’clock shadow and that JBF hairstyle, who quite frankly darlin’… couldn’t give a damn. The girls love him, the gents want to be him, and he’s been around for [...]

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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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26 MARCH 2014

Louis Vuitton vs. H & M

The world of fashion is changing. Fast. Once upon a time, fashion was only accessible to the rich, now-a-days – with commercialism, capitalism and other economic and egotistical factors, fashion (now expected to be fast fashion) is touched by all. We, as a modern, metro and entitled people, want our products without delayed gratification. And [...]

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17 MARCH 2014
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14 MARCH 2014

Bespoke Footwear: Designer, Andrew McDonald

We came across Andrew McDonald shoemakers only a couple of years ago although he had been established since 1992. In a small workshop in Sydney’s Surry Hills designing bespoke handcrafted shoes for men and women, his store attracts those who have an appreciation for footwear tailor made & divinely individual. His skill and artistry were [...]

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5 MARCH 2014

#Oscars Vanity Fair After Party – Menswear

The Vanity Fair after party for the Oscars is the party of all parties! Here’s a selection of shots that we’re not going to critique, we’re just loading them up for you to have a good hard look at…..Not only is the attire gob smacking awesome, but check out the hair, glasses, styling, sunnies and [...]

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2 MARCH 2014

Helmut Lang x Theophilus London #BarneysNY

The 27-year-old Theophilus London is well beyond his years. Although his name is ancient (meaning Friend of God in Biblical terms), his style sits well into the 21st-century.  Mystical, free spirited, expressive and an old soul, Theophilus’s complementary title today – is the muse of legendary Helmut Lang. The name Helmut Lang has always been synonymous [...]

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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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19 FEBRUARY 2014

Public School #NYFW2014 inspired by Japan’s History

Dao-Yi chow and Maxwell Osborne are the creators of Public School. A once desired anonymity, that now has spawned into forcing the quite and modest creators out into the open with a $300,000 contribution from the Vogue Fashion Fund and a high celebrity and stylist following. Showing at the 2014 NYFW, the runway floor was [...]

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17 FEBRUARY 2014

Menswear at the #BAFTA Film Awards

One of the most important transactions for a designer is to see his/her creations translate into the every day Gentleman’s world. This is effectively done by enticing celebrities and stars into an Ambassadorship with the Designer. Here at the BAFTA film awards, it is, in its own way, a Global Runway for Designers and a [...]

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