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26 NOVEMBER 2014

Hawaii Five-O Stylin’

Beach, babes and beating up the bad guys. That’s the Hawaii Five-O mix and when it comes to style, you can identify the principal Hawaii Five-0 actors from their key wardrobe items: vintage aloha shirts, cargo pants and neckties. CBS’s resurrected show is a take off of the original Five-O that aired for twelve seasons [...]

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16 SEPTEMBER 2014

Zegna: You’re NOT Wearing That Are You?

When you go to Italy, the very first word you should learn is Ermenegildo Zegna. Pronounce it like this, Er-Men-e-Gil-Do. Zen-ya. With an Italian mafia accent of course. Imagine you’re in a scene from The GodFather. Chest out. Curl the sides of your mouth down, pout. Now try it again. Bellissimo! Founded in 1910, the [...]

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15 AUGUST 2014

Zegna: Like You’ve Never Seen Before

It came as a surprise to hear Pilati insisting that his transformation of Zegna is happening in gentle increments, because on the evidence, he’s already come a long way in shifting the shape of the brand. Jackets are long, but they buttoned quite high, so the bottom flared a bit over full, slightly pegged pants. [...]

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23 JUNE 2014

Mexican 2014 FIFA World Cup Team x Ermenegildo Zegna

Buenos Dias! Arriba – Let’s all raise our Margarita’s to Mexico who against the odds have beaten Croatia 3-1 in a thrilling FIFA World Cup showdown! While Rafael Marquez and Javier Hernandez have been lauded for their infield talents, it is also their off field style that is gaining them attention. Members of the Mexican [...]

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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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1 MARCH 2014

Van Heusen Helps Keep Aussie Men Cool

We’ve all wondered why our Aussie men are awed upon by our northern neighbors. Perhaps there’s a curiosity on their British and European heritage? Perhaps the love of the outdoors and their adventurous and exploratory DNA has something to do with it as well. Maybe because they’re not so metro, or retro, they’re sort of [...]

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26 FEBRUARY 2014

#ShanghaiTang Menswear 2014 Collection

2014 is the Year of the Horse. I am sure for you, as it is for us here at Menstylepower that conjures up a lot of images. The Knight in shining armour, the cowboy, the man from snowy river and of course…hi-ho silver. For me personally, it is a cultural mystical image. The Horse, as [...]

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20 FEBRUARY 2014
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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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19 JANUARY 2014
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9 JANUARY 2014
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30 DECEMBER 2013
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31 OCTOBER 2013

Hackett London: Men’s 2013

Hackett London, the luxury British menswear brand, opened its first store on the New King’s Road in London selling vintage gentlemen’s clothes and accessories. It soon became apparent that market demand would always exceed supply and Jeremy Hackett and Ashley Lloyd-Jennings decided to manufacture from new, to complement the second-hand offering. Starting from scratch but [...]

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29 OCTOBER 2013
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25 SEPTEMBER 2013

Valentino Fall 2013

In 2008, a movie was released called ‘Valentino: The Last Emperor”. A look at the life of legendary fashion designer Valentino and the painful handover of his 30+ year reign in the industry to the hungry group waiting in the wings to take over his work. Together with his partner, Valentino allowed cameras into his [...]

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26 JULY 2013

A Day in the Life of: Tom Ford

If you know your designers, you would certainly know this man. He’s been designing your Gucci and Yves Saint Laurent suits for the last 20 years. (Ps: Yves Saint Laurent, YSL is now known as Saint Laurent as of this year. Please read the article written by Business of Fashion on this change as it [...]

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2 JULY 2013

Gentlemen’s Only Flagships

Menstylepower could see this coming a mile away. The incredible demand for Men’s Only stores is the direct result of surging sales in the online and concession spaces. It’s plain to see that over the last four or so years, and with the help of menswear blogs and online magazines, Gents globally have gained confidence [...]

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2 MARCH 2013

Vivienne Westwood 2013; Black & Blue!

Putting it lightly, Westwood’s long heritage with fashion; from punk, to aligning her work with the homeless and destitute stirs controversy. To say the least. But – collection after collection, she demands attention and discussion. Her resilience in the designer world commands applause, and her latest designs are hot hot hot. Westwood hits this collection [...]

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