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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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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

Barker Black’s Glory

This is the tale of an ancient calvary, a daring man and shoes imbued with antediluvian character … … A legend that begun back in 1759, when Colonel John Hale of the 47th Regiment of the Foot news of the victory in the Battle of Quebec to General James Wolfe just prior to the General’s [...]

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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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1 FEBRUARY 2011

Sole Mates

+ GIDEON SHOES Valentine’s is coming up and MSP are keeping a keen eye out for lovers all over the world. But not just lovers as in couples, but those who see that LOVE is a much greater thing than the brunette walking down the street coming towards you, staring at you, smiling at you [...]

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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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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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7 NOVEMBER 2010

The Stockbroker’s Boot

Remember playing with your Tonka Trucks as a child, and secretly wanting to be a truck driver when you grew up but your Father wanted you to become like him; A teacher, a lawyer, a doctor, a stockbroker? All you could think about while you lay awake at night was slamming that truck into seventh [...]

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3 NOVEMBER 2010

Diffusion Sports

Spanish made anything is just wonderful! It’s strong, quality driven and reliable. The Spanish, like the Italians, have a long history of craftsmanship when it comes to shoes. They are so innovative, they even have a brand called Melissa, which is for woman only at present, which has been quietly leading an ecological fashion revolution [...]

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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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30 SEPTEMBER 2010

ZARA – fashion invader extraordinaire.

Zara is synonymous with exciting, edgy, hi street design, eco fabrics like organic cotton and trends that move so fast they leave consumers reeling (but secretly happy they have that one-off season Zara garment). This aggressive Spanish retailer has taken over the world of hi street fashion, becoming the rage all over Europe and then [...]

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13 SEPTEMBER 2010

Smokin’ Hot off the Runway – SS ’10

For our Europe & Nth American brothas, winter is creepin’ your way, but us gents down under are just about to launch into SUMMER madness, so we thought we’d focus a lil bit on the fun and carefree styles hot off the runways in Milan, Paris and New York this year … We give you [...]

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