Showing posts with tag: Paul Smith

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2 SEPTEMBER 2014

Into the Blue – Menswear Spring Edit September 2014.

How is the weather at the moment? Awesome! A little conversation. I use to work for a guy who each morning, would roll out the weather report and his experience at a 6am swim every morning to his staff. Sounds intriguing? Ahem, well 3 years on it’s predictable and boring. Alas, there were some terrific […]

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15 JANUARY 2014

London Collections:MEN – Highlights Day 3

What’s exciting about LC:M, is that designers young and old are forming a synergy to which respect and reverence are changing the energy of the event. Once upon a time, the flusty old gentleman’s tailors on Savile Row were the go to for suiting. Now, with Avant-Garde (innovative or experimental) designers pushing their way through […]

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3 AUGUST 2013

The 12 Styles of American Men

The 12 Styles of the American Man – which one are you? The Powerhouse Also Known As: The master of the universe. Dress code: Power suits, seven-fold ties, black cap-toe oxfords. First known sighting: Drexel Burnham Lambert, 1984. Recent sighting: Testifying before Congress. Signature accessory: Deborah, his longtime personal assistant. Bragging rights: Record profits in […]

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6 JULY 2012

Suit Porn…oh yes…

A successful investment-banker in an elegant Zegna suit, a lawyer about town in an elegant two-piece affair from Louis Vuitton, a politician on television in a formal suit-and-tie: all these members of the male species depend on their suiting and style to gain instant respect in their public life. Wearing an impeccably tailored suit is […]

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21 MAY 2012

London Collections: Men

London is launching a dedicated Menswear Fashion Week…finally!!! – set to launch this June just before the traditional Paris and Milan Menswear shows. The event was unveiled in April by the British Fashion Council’s new chair of the Fashion 2012 Menswear Committee, Dylan Jones. A tremendous initiative, that will no doubt draw even more attention […]

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8 MARCH 2012

The Quintessential Englishman; Paul Smith

I must say I love Paul Smith. From the logo to the colours, to the designs of his ranges – he is the quintessential Englishman. The typography of his written name (which by the way is everywhere on his product), is involving and present. The ‘less is more’ feel to his casual wear suddenly is […]

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London Fashion Week shows Rooms Men

If it’s on the catwalks in Paris, and is being called a London design initiative, then we are absolutely convinced that in the near future the focus and importance in recognizing Men’s Fashion and Styling will be equal to that of the over-saturated female market. We recognised a gap in the market a year ago […]

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