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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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26 OCTOBER 2013
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14 SEPTEMBER 2013

#NYFW SS14 Awesome Styles for Men

  NYFW is explosive, yet when it comes to the looks us Gents want to emulate, it’s difficult to sift through all the collections to find seductive, masculine and powerful looks. So, we had Stig of style do it. Here’s his edit for the Spring/Summer 14 collections from some powerhouse fashion studios!  

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5 SEPTEMBER 2013

Rag & Bone – Spring 2013 Men’s Collection

For Rag & Bone’s men’s SS13 collection, they display a love of taking the powerful military wear to the desert, and forming an undertone with the crazy sport of motocross. The desert military theme was derived from looking at old photos of army officers who had to withstand intense heat but still look smart with [...]

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25 AUGUST 2013

Ombré Olay!

Who said ombré was just for the ladies? Some fashion designers proposed ombré menswear to be very much on trend last year. Fashion forward thinkers such as Ann Demeulemeester, Raf Simons, Phillip Lim 3:1 and Jonathan Saunders Fall/Winter 2013 all highlighted the latest gradient prints.I am not surprised that Z Zegna creative director Paul Surridge proposed ombré [...]

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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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1 JUNE 2013

A Great Feit: Men’s Shoes

Another stunning made to order service reaching out to the masses is the beautiful leather goods of Australian brand FEIT. Handmade is a phrase that gets thrown around a lot,  however FEIT products really do have the feel of being made with care by someone who truly knows their way around a piece of hide. So [...]

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23 MAY 2013

The Rise of “Geek Brands” in Japan

There are more single or childless Japanese men in their 30s and 40s than ever before. The affluent and well paid among them have the time and money to indulge their most esoteric whims, whether in hobbies or consumer goods. A host of new brands and stores have emerged to serve them. One of the [...]

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15 MAY 2013

The Chic Designs of Tatsuro Horikawa

If you’ve been following MenStylePower for a while, you will note that we’re keen to offer information around the world of fashion, that styling is more than just a US$100 t-shirt. We are also keen to give you alternatives to the premium and exclusive products so that you can buy a more realistic priced item, [...]

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25 APRIL 2013

Framing your MANscape

A mate said to me once in 1993, “I’ve just bought a pair of $500 Versace sunglasses. Is that too much?” And at the time I thought, “hell yes” but then I saw him wear them last week and they still looked brilliant. So would you say paying the price for quality and design pays [...]

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22 MARCH 2013

Balmain Spring 2013 – The Lion’s Den

Is it possible that the house of Balmain is rebelling against the very origins they built their empire on? JEANS. “It’s out from the jeans now.” Fighting words. Olivier Rousteing inherited a house built on denim. Over the course of a few seasons at the helm, he’s worked to steer it in a new direction. [...]

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19 MARCH 2013

Men’s Street Style

Behind every good fashion show today, whether it be in Paris, New York, Melbourne or London, you can be sure to find the epitome of street style lining up to fill the seats of the second row back. (The first is always reserved for the designers and their clientele and the socialites of each incredible [...]

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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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8 JANUARY 2013

Alexander McQueen’s Gangster Style #LCM

Alexander McQueen marked its return to London’s fashion calendar with a creepily compelling autumn/winter 2013 menswear collection. We guess with the latest craze on the 1920′s films to be debuted this year, inspiration has come from an era of chivalry, danger, masculinity and gangster style. London is riddled with perfect backdrops for the artfully discordant [...]

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14 DECEMBER 2012
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14 NOVEMBER 2012

The Holster Belt – Ride em’ UrbanBoy

I’ve always been fascinated by Cowboys & Indian characters. The saddle work, the elaborate head-dresses, the lifestyle, spirituality, the courage, wisdom and commitment. These, as you can image are all the romantic elements of the Cowboys & Indians era. Of course there was a very bloody side to it as well, which is devastating. But [...]

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9 NOVEMBER 2012

MSP Thread Trend Alert – November 2012

Spring in the south, and Autumn in the north. But with global warming, I’m afraid that the seasons are somewhat out of whack. Regardless, I am assuming that most people enjoy Spring more – so bring on the budding blooms and the smell of sea salt in the air! Ducati’s, convertibles and pushbikes. Classy accessories, [...]

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