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17 SEPTEMBER 2013

Paul Smith #LFW

Bloomin’ Sir Paul Smith’s middle name should be Lord Trouser! This man’s signature piece is definitely trousers galore. In fact, he’s known for his ‘classic pieces with a twist’ and that he’s looking to attract a particular client. Are you that client? Someone who is individual and not looking for label identification. If that’s you, [...]

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14 SEPTEMBER 2013

#NYFW SS14 Awesome Styles for Men

  NYFW is explosive, yet when it comes to the looks us Gents want to emulate, it’s difficult to sift through all the collections to find seductive, masculine and powerful looks. So, we had Stig of style do it. Here’s his edit for the Spring/Summer 14 collections from some powerhouse fashion studios!  

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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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8 SEPTEMBER 2013

N. Hoolywood at #NYFW

In a darkened ballroom during NYFW, the only light for the eager viewers hangs from the ceiling in the shape of rickety chandeliers. Like pre-schoolers unable to sit still, the crowd anticipates the runway collection of H. Hoolywood while a piecing harmonica echo’s through the room. Setting the mood for what is to come a [...]

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8 SEPTEMBER 2013

Mr. A #MSFW initiative

While New York Fashion Week is in full swing, on the other side of the world, the smell of men’s fragrances were wafting in the balmy evening air, as Melbourne Spring Fashion Festival followed suit with events like London Collections: Men – and launched Mr. With the men of Melbourne knowing more than a thing [...]

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5 SEPTEMBER 2013

Rag & Bone – Spring 2013 Men’s Collection

For Rag & Bone’s men’s SS13 collection, they display a love of taking the powerful military wear to the desert, and forming an undertone with the crazy sport of motocross. The desert military theme was derived from looking at old photos of army officers who had to withstand intense heat but still look smart with [...]

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2 SEPTEMBER 2013

Brian Wood ‘Blacktop Astronauts’ AW13

Brian Wood’s Blacktop Astronauts, is the final installment of his design trilogy, which was preceded by Beauty Awakened and opened with Reborn Suicide. Utilising hi-tech synthetic fabrics alongside hand bleached and dyed natural fibres, the collection benefits from pops of silver, fluoro orange and neon highlights, all combining to create an intergalactic triumph in style, function and [...]

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5 AUGUST 2013

Emporio Armani SS14 Collection

Emporio Armani’s SS14 had over 80 looks in its latest collection. The key motif was a honeycomb pattern, suggestive of the digital hive of the Internet. It came printed, woven, or embossed, solid or sheer. In a similar vein was the three-dimensional mosaic tile effect that emphasized Armani’s skill with subtle surface interest. Absolute genius! [...]

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16 JULY 2013

3:1 Phillip Lim Fall 2013 Menswear

Phillip Lim’s latest Fall collection is black leather and biker chic. Inspired by the ‘cafe racer’ of the 1930′s, Lim’s dark, funkified garments melted the nuts and bots of the era with his signature design look. “I’m feeling this whole genre,” Lim said of biker style. “It was how to make that genre not so [...]

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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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2 JULY 2013

Gentlemen’s Only Flagships

Menstylepower could see this coming a mile away. The incredible demand for Men’s Only stores is the direct result of surging sales in the online and concession spaces. It’s plain to see that over the last four or so years, and with the help of menswear blogs and online magazines, Gents globally have gained confidence [...]

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30 APRIL 2013

Watches of Steel

Watches and cars are two of the most highly talked about topics between men. All the advertising and association to power, masculinity and getting the girl will show the sheer force of owning a magnificent time piece or vehicle. Hey, and there’s nothing wrong with that. Take Stig for example. He loves his Ducati. You [...]

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27 APRIL 2013

DAAN you ANIMAALS you!

There’s fashion and then there’s style. And this next brand takes both into account. DAAN is the latest creation of Dan Single, famed founding member of Ksubi. It’s an opportunist collection combining multiple life experiences that have been thrown at him, then having fun with them, embracing them and celebrating them with style. “DAAN” 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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18 APRIL 2013

The Ermenegildo Zegna Wool Trophy

Many of us would think that designers and fashion houses spend 100% of their time only creating beautiful clothing; but many  dedicate a large part of their efforts giving back to the fashion communities and partners that support and adore them. Internationally lauded for their commitment to Australian wool, Ermenegildo Zegna is doing just so, [...]

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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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