Showing posts with tag: Valentino

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22 NOVEMBER 2014
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8 AUGUST 2014

The Valentino Man

It seems ironical that the designers of Valentino, who pride themselves on some of the world’s most sought after suiting for men, have also designed what the world fashion market suggests is the most sought-after sneaker. It’s ironic, yet not surprising as we see the luxury high-end treating the mid-market as a vessel for uber-artistic [...]

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11 FEBRUARY 2014

Men’s Camouflage Print Trend 2014

  Camouflage is no longer an invisibility device. It is now designed to get you noticed. How ironic. The military inspired clothing is still marching on strong and picking up more recruits by the day. The traditionally macho pattern was all over the menswear catwalks with designers such as Dries van Noten, Kenzo, APC, Valentino [...]

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15 JANUARY 2014
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1 DECEMBER 2013

In the Navy

Blue is probably one of the most favored colors on us Gents. It’s safe, it can change via a shade up or down. It can be true light or midnight dark. It’s linked to a sapphire, a royal gem, and it is nostalgic. Blue represents the sky, the sea, the waterhole, the Johnny Walker whiskey. [...]

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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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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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