Mens Clothes

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27 AUGUST 2011

Wolsey, Fit for a King.

  The British heritage brand Wolsey (perhaps the only line that targets street-wear enthusiasts and supplies hosiery and knitwear to the Queen) has commenced showcasing its collection with a more fashion-forward spin-off called 1755 — a modern brand curiously named after the year the company was founded. In a world where competition is fierce and […]

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26 AUGUST 2011

US Tennis Open Sportswear 2011

The US Tennis Open is underway in just a few day’s time, and with Hewitt, Ginepri and Harrison awarded wild cards, this is going to be an exciting season of Tennis. I don’t know about you, but I’m going to be watching the game from six show courts live on my computer & iPad with […]

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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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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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20 APRIL 2011

Zara’s opening shadows Burberry

Indeed it is true. The anticipation of the Spanish retail giant’s opening, shadowed Burberry’s flagship store launch last week. Almost a decade ago you just couldn’t write about it. A mid-market player pulling focus from a luxury brand that’s been established for over 150 years and highly respected throughout the world, lost in translation as […]

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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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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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2 MARCH 2011

The latest from Zara Man

Ah Zara. How well you understand your market – your impatient,indecisive, impractical, short attention span Gen X & Y market, whose moods and clothing preferences change just as often as they brush their teeth. However Zara just doesn’t appeal to the “fast and fabulous” fashionisto, thank God. Their well priced approach to tailoring means that […]

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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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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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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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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

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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