Designers

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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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4 MARCH 2014

#Balmain FW Menswear Collection: On Safari

Last season’s menswear collection for Balmain, created by Rousteing we entitled “The Lion’s Den’….The colours were safari driven, tonal, latte almost alchemist-esque. This season, Rousteing has again worked a safari theme. Yet this collection arrives in tones of olive green, khaki, and camel, and a more-than-fair amount of exotic animal prints from leopard to zebra. [...]

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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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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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11 FEBRUARY 2014

Men’s Camouflage Print Trend 2014

  Camouflage is no longer an invisibility device. It is now designed to get you noticed. How ironic. The military inspired clothing is still marching on strong and picking up more recruits by the day. The traditionally macho pattern was all over the menswear catwalks with designers such as Dries van Noten, Kenzo, APC, Valentino [...]

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9 FEBRUARY 2014

Black Sails by Nautica #NYFW 2014

Nautica has been a powerhouse in the lifestyle worlds of the “adventurer” archetype of man. Nautica’s Fall 14 collection at New York Fashion Week showcased a dark and masculine appeal with open-top boots, full length chinos styled to a three-quarter height showing off pops of red, blue and yellow sock-wear. Striding down the runway were [...]

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2 FEBRUARY 2014

#MaisonMartinMargiela: The Invisible Designer

  Martin Margiela, an invisible genius. Having worked for Jean Paul Gaultier and the rebellious Comme des Garçons, this Belgium born designer has broken every rule, carrying on designs, revolting against the luxurious fashion world with garments of over-sized proportions such as long arms, and with linings, seams and hems on the outside. This trend [...]

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28 JANUARY 2014

Must-have looks for Men Winter 2014: Old-school Style

The attraction of Yester-year is certainly a trend moving from last season into the now. Is it the renaissance of the Gentleman? Is it the adaptation of vintage to modern? Are we seeing the re-emergence of the ‘Dapper Male’? And will the inner man follow? There is so much gravity in a good doin’ Gent [...]

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25 JANUARY 2014

Cavemen Creatives & Dutch Menswear label, OntFront

OntFront, an elegant and sophisticated Dutch menswear label, shows us timeless tailoring outfits mixed with solid street trends in a collaboration with the Cavemen crew. They’ve created a philosophic and poetic winter editorial named Serene Solitude in which both these creative minds propagate their view and opinion on street style. To watch the VIDEO CLICK [...]

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22 JANUARY 2014

#SportsLuxe for Men

Wearing gym clothes beyond the gym has never looked more attractive. Indeed, in many of the world’s style capitals, it’s difficult not to notice the rise of the post-workout look. Sweats are no longer restricted to gym class; instead, they’re worn with a denim vest, a Sporty moisture-wicking zip-up jacket or a cashmere beanie.  Even [...]

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