Designers

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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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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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14 MAY 2011

Saint Augustine Academy

I have to say that Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas is one of my cousins favourite movies. Why? Heck I don’t know. But I do know that it’s influenced many a hippy males dress sense. I had a teacher in high school once who loved his hawaiian hibiscus short sleeved shirts, and all the [...]

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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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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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27 MARCH 2011

5 Concept Designers Who Will Blow Your Mind!

We bring you into a world of irresistible and compelling design concepts that you didn’t think possible or even imagined ever existing … so sit back and be amazed. 1/ Gray Design, Sweden This Swedish firm is firmly focused is on creating uniqueness through beauty and visual extravagance. Founded by Eduard Gray, Gray Design has [...]

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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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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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27 FEBRUARY 2011

Men’s Style at the 2011 Oscars

It’s finally here – the biggest event of the year – The Academy Awards. I can’t say I’m especially enthused about the line up of films but here’s what the boys donned on this all so fantastic night of entertainment: Best Actor in a Leading Role – Mr Darcy aka Colin Firth and wife Livia [...]

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15 FEBRUARY 2011

Dolce & Gabanna’s 80′s Anthem

Not sure if I’m all up in the grill or that enthused about D&G’s Fall collection. I’m a big fan of the brand, however because our MenStylePower aesthetic leans towards the elegance of Sean Connery rather than the shock value of Andy Warhol, I’m in 2 minds about how wearable pop culture is for the [...]

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14 FEBRUARY 2011

Perry Ellis Fall at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week

For their showing at the 2011 Mercedes Benz fashion Week in NYC, Perry Ellis creative director John Crocco took a winter wonderland approach … painting a picture of escape and ease away from the city. If you’re longing to get away from the rat race and chaos, Perry Ellis’ vision of leisure this season, is [...]

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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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8 FEBRUARY 2011

A Romantic Interlude: Massimo Dutti’s New Campaign

Romantic, airy and oh-so-breezy was the campaign look and feel for Massimo Dutti’s spring 2011 campaign photographed by Paola Kudacki and modeled by David Gandy. This laid back and quixotic collection features linens and casual knits alike made for a spring and summer relaxed sophistication. Another example of Spain’s rising fashion notoriety, the label’s sense [...]

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7 FEBRUARY 2011

The Armani Mystique

- His clothing is revered by industry heavyweights, true style clique devotees, actors and fashionistas alike. – His brand is one of the most searched for on Google (4,090,000 globally per month). – He was the first designer to ban anorexic models from his runway shows. – Before facebook and youtube premiered runway shows, he [...]

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6 FEBRUARY 2011

D&G Spring ’11 – A Blast from the Past!

For their Spring 2011 collection  Dolce & Gabbana calls on label favorites, new and old for their latest lookbook that celebrates classic tailoring a la film greats like Marlon Brando and Steve McQueen. (Here’s our article on classic style heros – and the trend forecast towards the 60s classic cool style – that we posted [...]

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3 FEBRUARY 2011

The Winter ’11 Boss Selection Collection

Talk about slick and tres elan. The latest from Hugo Boss’ tailored line for men, Selection, is a very European inspired, slim bodied and classic collection, yet with a twist of modern bright colour that throws you forward into the future. The jackets are single breasted and sport high lapels, two buttons and are cut [...]

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