Designers

zegna feat
8 NOVEMBER 2010

The Zegna Philosophy

Built on the blood, sweat and commitment of four generations of a family dynasty, one menswear brand, above all others, is steeped in tradition, heritage and tailored excellence. It’s an undisputed fact that the Ermenegildo Zegna Group is the world leader in fine men’s clothing. It has a yearly output of two million metres of [...]

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boots salvatore-ferragamo2
31 OCTOBER 2010

Boot leggin’

Men’s boot design is, in 2010, a conflagration of sci fi inspired style – the improbable made possible – from the color palettes to the textures and materials. Ferragamo channels “X Men”, Versace takes a futuristic approach with “Matrix” stylin’, Dolce & Gabbana channels a rugged “Mad Max”, Alexander McQueen lapses back in time with [...]

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ralphLauren1
25 OCTOBER 2010

Selling a Dream of Elegance and the Good Life

On a daily basis, I tend to open a glossy magazine and enjoy flicking through its high quality pages to view the latest collections from designers, home wares, houses, holidays, motorbikes, restaurants, yachts and the like. Today, something caught my eye. By surprise. On a stark white page stands a man. He’s dressed in an [...]

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GSTAR4piece
21 OCTOBER 2010

Raw Jean-eous!

One of our team have just returned from an envious trip to the Big Apple, & barged into the office with a flurry of fashion-ology. Counting the various retails stores visited (on all of the teams fingers), they went on to discuss the importance and relevance of the numerous amount of jeans required to enhance [...]

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20 OCTOBER 2010

Vanishing Elephants & Bashful Cheetahs – a not-so-new-quirky-cool label

Gents, dudes, able men and fellow citizens of this age, I’d like your attention please. I’d like to introduce to you a very kooky, quirky cool crowd. They’re known NOT as the Shy Lion, nor the Bashful Cheetah or the Diminishing Rhino … they go by the name of … The Vanishing Elephant. Yeah, I [...]

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oct t r feat
17 OCTOBER 2010

MSP Thread Trend Alert – October 2010

Here’s our round up of the latest and greatest in menswear this October. Enjoy! Levi’s® Work Wear By Billy Reid On October 10th 2010, Levi unveiled the “Levi’s Work Wear by Billy Reid” collection through a series of celebrations at New York Fashion week, simultaneous parties at multiple Billy Reid stores across the United States, [...]

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tf2
23 SEPTEMBER 2010

In a ‘Tom Ford’ State of Mind

The Tom Ford 2010 Suit collection … forget the Roman toga … royal purple never looked so good on a man. Designer, film director (A Single Man feat. Colin Firth), and style icon. Only one man comes to mind when you think about the attention to detail that underpins the core values of a superb [...]

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tomfordsuit2010
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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Sweet power suiting!
14 SEPTEMBER 2010

The Power-Suit is back!

As for style-watches, Wall Street 2; Money never Sleeps, is keeping us all on the edge of our seats, and why? Beyond the return of Mr. Douglas, we are all very curious to see how money can dress men. Whether you have the dollars or not, power suiting for men is as intriguing as couture [...]

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H&M tease2
8 SEPTEMBER 2010

The H&M Tease

So like, H&M, who are coming to Australia some time soon, have decided to titillate the market place with a new teaser campaign for their  Autumn 2010 collection. In video form, it’s made its rounds on youtube and we like … very arty, gorgeous fab! Want to see what we’re rabbiting on about? Watch it [...]

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strong-toywatch
1 SEPTEMBER 2010

Watch this space!

What is it about the watch? The time piece, the arm jewelry? Is it the weight that locks around your wrist? The ability to snap your wrist out to view the time when a lady asks politely for it? Is it a statement to other men in the office that your selection of watch represents [...]

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Rick Malambri
18 AUGUST 2010

Alkemy’s Chemistry!

MSP Spotlight : Edgy Menswear Design : A mix of sci, phi & magic, Alkemy is a versatile brand that fulfills a guy’s needs for any occasion, focusing on simplicity with a touch of uniqueness, providing staple styles that have a true fit without sacrificing complete comfort. Proof is in the puddin’ and the Cali [...]

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The Quintessential Englishman; Paul Smith

I must say I love Paul Smith. From the logo to the colours, to the designs of his ranges – he is the quintessential Englishman. The typography of his written name (which by the way is everywhere on his product), is involving and present. The ‘less is more’ feel to his casual wear suddenly is [...]

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Kickin’ it with Gucci!

This a quick one – we love the new Gucci Men’s 2010 sneaks and slip-on range. Each piece of exquisite leather footwear is a creation with some serious ‘tude! … and we’re all for encouraging our MSP fans to shine in them. There’s something about the range’s neutral colours and clean lines that just scream [...]

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Icarus Store

There’s a massive stirring in the city of Sydney. Pitt Street Mall is full of construction & noise, day in, day out. You would imagine this to be off-putting for the local Sydney-Sider but the opposite seems to be happening. Instead of foot traffic slowing and stores reporting decreased sales, we’re seeing the general public’s [...]

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Africa rocks ubersexycool: Stingo’s emerging style

Stingo – A word from the Kenyan slang lexicon a la 80′s meaning “style”. (Today it’s more than that, it’s “ubersexycool”). Stingo – A collaboration of style and creativity and a collective of 5 young, happening and highly talented Kenyans; a stylist, a fashion designer, a makeup artist, a photographer and a production whiz. Stingo [...]

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