Fashion Weeks

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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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17 MARCH 2014
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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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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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19 FEBRUARY 2014

Public School #NYFW2014 inspired by Japan’s History

Dao-Yi chow and Maxwell Osborne are the creators of Public School. A once desired anonymity, that now has spawned into forcing the quite and modest creators out into the open with a $300,000 contribution from the Vogue Fashion Fund and a high celebrity and stylist following. Showing at the 2014 NYFW, the runway floor was [...]

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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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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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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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19 JANUARY 2014
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15 JANUARY 2014

London Collections:MEN – Highlights Day 3

What’s exciting about LC:M, is that designers young and old are forming a synergy to which respect and reverence are changing the energy of the event. Once upon a time, the flusty old gentleman’s tailors on Savile Row were the go to for suiting. Now, with Avant-Garde (innovative or experimental) designers pushing their way through [...]

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15 JANUARY 2014
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9 JANUARY 2014
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8 JANUARY 2014

London Collections:Men 2014 Highlights – Day 2

London Collection:Men 2014, this year announced over 50 catwalk shows, presentations and receptions – not to mention the now-famous parties that open, sustain and close the three-day wing-ding – and enough big names to dissuade anyone who still thinks Milan or Paris has the whip hand when it comes to menswear, it’s as if London [...]

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8 JANUARY 2014