Designers

hb feat
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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NFPoloshoot
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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reid feat
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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lvj feat
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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rugby feat
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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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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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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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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