Loving Sunspel’s work at the moment. The knitwear has been on point for several seasons and they’re upping their collaboration game in a delightful way. Here are two great menswear collabs on my radar…
Sunspel x Casely-Hayford is the tailoring love-in we never knew we wanted (below) (more…)
The Outnet* is such a great destination for discounted basics, especially from well-loved brands.
It has just launched The Outnet menswear*, so if you or any guys you know are into the Mr Porter classics from A.P.C*, N. Peal*, Acne Studios*, Maison Margiela* and the like, then this a good secret source of chinos, blazers, tees, eyewear etc. In particular, the N. Peal crew necks look great (in a good spectrum of colours) as well as the Theory work wear, Acne chinos and outerwear from Belstaff and A.P.C. Just crossing fingers for some Valextra leather goods… (more…)
My friend J tells me a hilarious story of his wranglings with ball-breaking Hollywood publicists in his days as a high flying entertainment editor. One shrieked the above styling order to him down her BlackBerry while organising a cover shoot for her mid-aughts A-lister.
That lady’s time has come again; the brooch is back. (more…)
Wow, menswear fashion week street style has moved on from the days of Pitti peacocks strutting in suits and monk-strap shoes. This season’s street style is as out there as you like, with mega oversized proportions (skinny jeans? We don’t know her!), clashing colours, skirts aplenty (layered over trousers) and supersized footwear, whether that’s chunky technical trainers or Rick Owens’ cult platforms*. (Do not talk to me about Crocs).
I’ve picked out the more subdued examples from Acielle’s beautiful shots. Key trends: visible-from-Mars MA1s and puffers (but more glam than gorpcore), elevated utilitarian headgear (balaclavas, bucket hats, beanies in outré colours and proportions), cross-body pouches (again, in the boldest, brightest interpretations) and most unexpected – neck ties!
It’s kind of great to see men taking so many risks with their style, even though in many cases it looks like a hot, uncoordinated mess. Wait, haute mess is a thing? Oh, that’s OK then…
WORDS: Disneyrollergirl / Navaz Batliwalla
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