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16 JANUARY 2011

Salvatore Ferragamo Fall 2011: Nature’s Calling …

Nature (a la Ferragamo) has never looked better … Ferragamo and Creative Director Massimiliano Giornetti showed off their Fall Winter 2011 menswear collection in Milan this past week, showcasing a line up of men’s men clad in elegant, natural hued and warm luxurious fabrics. Leather and cowhide outlined strong masculine forms while greens, blues and [...]

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16 JANUARY 2011

Knit me! Missoni Fall 2011

Understated and hidden beneath the brim of a floppy hat, Missoni’s man makes a return to the catwalk for the fall 2011 season. For her 2011 men’s fall collection, Angela Missoni set out to re-visit the jacket, and she hit her mark with a collection of multi-tasking knitwear that was cozy, but not bulky. These [...]

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13 JANUARY 2011

2011 Head-Turning Accessories for Men

Guys, this is a short and sweet blog on head turning accessories when you’re on a budget. And we’ve all been there. Even the most famous stylists have been there! Regardless of where you are in your life right now, financially, emotionally or physically, you still can pick up something cool which not only adds [...]

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12 JANUARY 2011

Versace F/W 2011 Men’s Runway Show on Facebook

Versace debuts a collection on FB? Gee! How pervasive and trendtastic has social media become? Our friends at Versace have announced that they will live stream their Fall Winter 2011 Men’s Collection runway show from Milan exclusively for Official Versace Facebook fans. The event, usually reserved for an exclusive group of fashion editors and celebrities, [...]

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7 DECEMBER 2010

Who’s the boss? HUGO BOSS!

As if they didn’t already have enough of a monopoly on sleek and luxury vehicles, the Germans have definitely proved their attention to detail and methodology can filter into clothes, and not just any kind … the tailored, exceptionally well fitted world of suiting and corporate wear. The German bred brand, HUGO BOSS, is admired [...]

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1 DECEMBER 2010

A man and his horse…

Stop horsing around I hear you say? Polo is only for Royalty. It’s just for yuppies & celebrities and upper class snobbery. ….I don’t want to be involved with that mob… We have heard this statement quite a bit. Polo is a sport the public already knows and has association with class, wealth and privilege.  [...]

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29 NOVEMBER 2010

Billy Reid’s Timeless Southern Refinement

Lousiana’s two biggest events of 2010—the Deepwater Horizon oil spill and the Superbowl victory of the New Orleans Saints—were the starting points for Billy Reid’s Spring 2011 collection. “We were thinking a lot about southern Louisiana,” he said of his birthplace, “and it was while we were planning the collection that everything happened.” Reid, who [...]

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16 NOVEMBER 2010

A Magical Journey with Louis Vuitton

Journey – the physical act and course of travel from one place to another, in a romantic sense, embodies more than just moving from point A to point B. For Louis Vuitton who started out making suitcases that accompany men on their spiritual and physical metamorphosis, ‘journey’ is a hefty word laden with experience, meaning [...]

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14 NOVEMBER 2010

Men’s Thread Trend Alert: November 2010

Hey kids, the end of the year is around the corner. Yessirreee bob. And it’s time to start trolling through the shop aisles in search of that special something something for yourself,your loved ones and friends – a reward for making it through 2010 in one piece. We have a  few ideas and better still [...]

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Timber - doing what he does best.
11 NOVEMBER 2010

Social Networking…Bringing Sexy Back.

Timber!!!!!! Calling it out across the land. This lumber-jack of Style is the signature card for all 30 year olds who want to oscillate between carefree check shirts matched back with the latest denim, to the lean mean gun-metal suit, loose enough to bust some ‘Fred Astaire ease’ moves on the dance floor without splitting [...]

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10 NOVEMBER 2010

Rugger Buggers!

For a while now I’ve had my eye on what I find to be, the peculiar offshoot brand of Ralph Lauren ‘Rugby’. Why peculiar? Well … Ralph Lauren is quintessentially an American household name, born and bred in the land of the brave and the free. And rugby? Ah, that’s an entrenched British tradition, in [...]

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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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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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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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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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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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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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