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13 MARCH 2011

Men’s Thread Trends – March 2011

In March 2011, style is all about the delineation between Mr Nice Guy and Mr Bad Boy. Why do we say that? Well, style trends today are neither one or the other; a dude can now walk out of his pad on Monday in a dark hoodie and torn jeans – reminiscent of the street [...]

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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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14 FEBRUARY 2011

New Kids on the Block: Design Label WT02

Don’t you love brand spanking new blood and talent? I was checkin’ out Bruno Mars, B.o.B and Janelle Monae (Grammy Awards broadcast) and thinking how refreshing it to see young guys bring pure fun and fantastic talent to the mix; after all aren’t we’re tired of the dirty crumpin’, the Gaga gags and Rihanna’s way-too-much-skin [...]

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13 FEBRUARY 2011

See RED this Valentines: February’s Hottest Trends

Ah gents … just when you thought you were really getting into the groove of the year, it’s back again … that day of the year that could drive you nuts – with love, or : 1/ Make you dread it because you don’t have a date or aren’t in a relationship with someone special. [...]

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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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23 JANUARY 2011
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17 JANUARY 2011

Bottega Veneta Fall 2011 – Velvet Underground

Viva La Velvet-olution! The evolution and revival of velvet comes to full maturity in 2011, at least according to Bottega Veneta. By dragging (and updating) that so-could-be-70s shaggy pile and velvet carpet cliche into 2011, Bottega are expressing some major confidence; encouraging assertive elegance and rebel flair in men. At the runway show, you couldn’t [...]

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17 JANUARY 2011

Burberry Prorsum Fall 2011 – Rainy Day Style

“As a nation, we have this obsession with the weather, and I wanted to explore that, and to celebrate the coat.” So says Burberry’s chief creative officer Christopher Bailey, referring to London’s notorious four-season-a-day weather. And explore he did for the brand’s 2011 Menswear Fall collection. Inspired by Burberry ads from the early ’60s, this [...]

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17 JANUARY 2011

Emporio Armani Fall 2011: Timber!!

Knee-High Aggression. Giorgio and the Empire he built is on a roll! We can’t believe just how many looks (close to 100) Emporio threw at us at Milan 2011 – basically they’ve kitted the contemporary man in everything he needs to look his best from day (casual looks, formal suiting and sportswear) to evening (great [...]

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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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11 JANUARY 2011

2011 Men’s Style Trends – Predictions

Want to know what to wear or sport in your wardrobe for 2011? We searched high and low, deep and wide to find you what trends and concepts are making their way into the male style lexicon au moment. Trend 1 – The Mo’bike Panache Calvin Klein leather Modern trends generally start for women before [...]

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2 DECEMBER 2010

Rewind … nah … REPLAY!

It’s not the big guns today like the House of Versace, LVMH, Prada nor Gucci, that are driving fashion trends forward, it’s the midsize brands who are blitzing the marketplace. Why? Because they’re street-wise, more nimble, leaner, meaner fighting machines which allows them to be more responsive to market needs. So while the big designer [...]

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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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15 NOVEMBER 2010

Rock Your Love for the Jackson 5!

MSP News: The Jackson 5, the former band, is launching a clothing line called the J5 Collection. Out in February, “The T-shirts include 24 images and illustrations of the Rock & Roll Hall of Famers—from the Sixties when the Jacksons were kids, to their Seventies Afro period and to their triumphant Victory Tour in the [...]

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