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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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18 JUNE 2013

J.J. Threads – Bespoke Dress Shirts

We all dream about having that bespoke wardrobe; where we know that each and every piece has been custom sewn to fit our physique. The clothes, they feel like a second skin, the shoes, were made to fit a King, the accessories, give us a feeling of uniqueness and the ‘look’ resonates with our character […]

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16 DECEMBER 2012
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27 OCTOBER 2012

Herringbone – A Genteel Australian Tradition

Inspite of the hard yakka image of the Australian male icon i.e. out at pasture, driving horses or shearing wild rams in rugged denimwear and torn shirts, the Australian male style sensibility has over the years embraced the finer, more tailored aspects of menswear. This is especially evident through in the very genteel designs of […]

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1 SEPTEMBER 2011

New York Fashion Week 2011

Yes it’s that time again and who is not excited?! The Spring 2012 Collections of the Mercedes Benz New York Fashion Week are upon us and IMG Fashion announced its impressive lineup of designers showing their collections at Lincoln Center’s Damrosch Park from September 8th-15th 2011. Hundreds of thousands of fashion industry professionals, insiders and […]

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14 MAY 2011

Saint Augustine Academy

I have to say that Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas is one of my cousins favourite movies. Why? Heck I don’t know. But I do know that it’s influenced many a hippy males dress sense. I had a teacher in high school once who loved his hawaiian hibiscus short sleeved shirts, and all the […]

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27 MARCH 2011

Dimitri Chris (for Modasuite) reinvents the ‘Classic White Shirt’

Gents, remember our 2011 style trend prediction that designers (and humanity in general) will be yearning for and looking to past inspiration in order to move forward? Well, Modasuite – the quirky retail brand and innovative fashion movement – have certainly taken a few steps back to propel your wardrobe ahead of the game, by […]

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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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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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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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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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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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