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est. 1755.
27 AUGUST 2011

Wolsey, Fit for a King.

  The British heritage brand Wolsey (perhaps the only line that targets street-wear enthusiasts and supplies hosiery and knitwear to the Queen) has commenced showcasing its collection with a more fashion-forward spin-off called 1755 — a modern brand curiously named after the year the company was founded. In a world where competition is fierce and [...]

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Henri Lloyds masculine and sporty look
5 AUGUST 2011

Audi, Henri Lloyd and Yacht Racing

Now if you’re anything like me, you’d like to keep your feet on dry land. Where there are some who enjoy a good ol’ dip in the salty masses; but for me, I signed a contract with the sharks a long time ago. I stay out of their waters, and they stay out of my [...]

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5 JULY 2011

As Proud as Prada

MenStylePower are big on the tailored-yet-relaxed-uber-cool look, and again, we turn our attention to the magnificent galaxy of Prada. What does the oracle of fashion, Miuccia Prada have in store for us throughout the seasons? Whether it be the latest collection off the Paris runways, which we have already posted, or Prada’s AW2010 collection which [...]

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heritage-research-feat
2 JULY 2011

GIs, Aviators, Hot Rods & Style

Summer in the Mojave Desert circa 1946: under a glaringly hot sun, armies of young, yet not-so-carefree GIs, survivors of the Great war, take to the highways in hot rods and mo’bikes, cruising through the American landscape en masse, trying to recreate the camaraderie and feeling of belonging they’d discovered during their time fighting together [...]

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hermes 2
30 JUNE 2011

Paris Fashion Week says ‘Loosen up man’!

Time and time again while covering the men’s components of Milan and Paris fashion weeks we touched on it: that dominant, relaxed aesthetic that men who are tired of the crotch hugging, thigh squishing feel of the overt skinny cut have to look forwards to amongst autumn / fall 2011 fashions. And beyond. Men’s fashion [...]

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Casual stylin' to elude comfort, sexiness and Italian cool factor.
25 JUNE 2011

Italy’s MSGM Milan Fashion Week Edition

The history of MSGM begins with the following imperative: never look back. The future is here, ahead of us. Fashion, as a consequence, is today. Maybe tomorrow. Surely not yesterday. Fashion has to be found between the invisible lines of the Internet, in the looks of the new generations on Facebook, in the thousands of [...]

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Sapphire Blue French Bouclé, Wool/Mohair Sport Jacket, 2-Button, Notch Lapel, Double Vent, Regular & Ticket Pocket “Pebbles in a Stream” Necktie; White/Yellow Plaid Cotton French Cuff Slim Fit Shirt
28 APRIL 2011

Zaharoff: Sophisticated Suiting

When it comes to men’s suiting many of us shy away from any or all decisions around the purchase apart from whether it needs to be a three piece, a two piece and needs a friendly price tag. But, if you appreciate your suit like you do a European sports car, then you would add [...]

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sruli feat
11 APRIL 2011

Into The Wild (with Sruli Recht)

This Easter, The Stylemeister is headed deep into the southern highlands of my state; into a wild, untamed landscape that’s been left to evolve and flow into lush, green hills and valleys, where wildlife is free, the landscape’s barely touched and where humans remain scarce. I’ll be setting up camp under the stars, hunting, clearing [...]

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april feat
7 APRIL 2011

Men’s Thread Trends – April 2011

It’s only after I compiled this list of April’s hottest menswear trends, that I realised that there was a theme coming through – casual and relaxed – with a lean towards denim and blues to really pull through that chilled out look. When we could all easily let the daily struggle to survive get to [...]

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4 APRIL 2011

Dolce and Gabbana’s SS11 Collection

Why is it that when we see a fashion show be it Paris, Milan or New York, the male designers will always walk out at the end wearing one of the following three co-ordinations; A suit or, jeans, vest and jacket or, jeans t-shirt and blazer. Even the most creative of them i.e Dolce and [...]

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modasuite feat
27 MARCH 2011

Dimitri Chris (for Modasuite) reinvents the ‘Classic White Shirt’

Gents, remember our 2011 style trend prediction that designers (and humanity in general) will be yearning for and looking to past inspiration in order to move forward? Well, Modasuite – the quirky retail brand and innovative fashion movement – have certainly taken a few steps back to propel your wardrobe ahead of the game, by [...]

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nautica feat
24 MARCH 2011

Nautica Men’s Fall 2011 Collection: Official Fashion Looks by MenStylePower

In early February this year, we got an email from Nautica asking us to get involved, during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Fall 2011, to identify some of our favorite pieces from their latest Men’s Fall 2011 Collection. Gents, we simply couldn’t say no! I mean, we dig Nautica so to turn our backs on this great [...]

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art feat
23 MARCH 2011

Art Appreciation, Cubism and Enrico Coveri

Dudes, how much do you know about art? Some say that art is man’s loftiest endeavor — a mortal attempt to be like God, to create something where there was nothing, to move the spirit and touch the soul. Others say that art is a load of sheep dip. Most of us fall somewhere in [...]

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march feat
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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cool feat
9 MARCH 2011

The Art of Being Cool

Cool adverb (1951): in a casual and nonchalant manner Cool adjective 2a: marked by steady dispassionate calmness and self-control 2d: free from tensions or violence 7 slang: very good, excellent, nice, of superior quality; fresh. You can’t really describe cool even when you try, mainly because it is a demeanor and demeanors, like love or [...]

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zara feat
2 MARCH 2011

The latest from Zara Man

Ah Zara. How well you understand your market – your impatient,indecisive, impractical, short attention span Gen X & Y market, whose moods and clothing preferences change just as often as they brush their teeth. However Zara just doesn’t appeal to the “fast and fabulous” fashionisto, thank God. Their well priced approach to tailoring means that [...]

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feb style trend feat
27 FEBRUARY 2011
Attractive, intelligent and sophisticated.
13 FEBRUARY 2011

New York Fashion Week 2011: Tommy Hilfiger

Nothing excites us more than knowing where a successful person has emerged from. Because tales of rags to riches is an absolute passion of ours because we’re in the business of empowering you! One such gent is Tommy Hilfiger. Born the second of nine children in NYC, Hilfiger’s career in fashion began as a high [...]

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