Men, in the last few years you’ve seen the brogue come back into fashion, and whether you’re into the oxford, derby, or monk style, chances are you’ve seen some really cool iterations of the classic country shoe in the modern context (remember these?).
Written by Guest Blogger Madeline Rudin For his S/S 2013 women’s collection, Paul Smith opted for easy to wear, mix and match pieces. Fabrics of lace and cotton floated down the runway boasting simple proportions and loose silhouettes. With clean lines and geometric patterns, the collection was themed by deep hues and bold color blocking. [...]
For many people, retirement means having ample time to indulge in their dreams and pursue the things which matter most to them. For Englishman John Tierney, retiring from his Criminology post at Durham University has afforded him the opportunity to take on the iconic cityscapes of Los Angeles, which he featured in these lovely photo-realist [...]
If you have been following you have already had some London Fashion Week Highlights, but here is the rest of the best for SS 2011 from London. This season London was definitely not the most exciting thus far for me. London Fashion Week is probably my most anticipated week of all the fashion weeks because [...]
Every season I try to redefine each fashion week by its strongest characteristics. The fashion weeks personalities rarely change but perhaps my perspective on them continues to evolve. Looking at Paris this season I would say that Paris’s personality is “Classic Remixed”. All silhouettes have a similar structural starting point but what makes the featured [...]
A new photo book by Daniele Tamagni explores the phenomenon of the African sapeurs, a clique of extraordinarily dressed dandies from the Congo. In the midst of war and abject poverty, these men dress in tailored suits, silk ties, and immaculate footwear.
:::::Men of Paris::::: Mens Fashion Week is always an exciting time and depending on where I am in my work and life I see the shows as they occur or over a longer period of time. But despite all time barriers I do see all the fashion week shows and take my time in doing [...]
Paul Smith has released a series of limited edition, Shakespeare-inspired t-shirts. Classic characters like Yorick, Oberon and Mercutio have been updated and screen-printed on an 100% organic cotton, regular fit t-shirt. (Yorick is the court jester from the gravedigger scene in Hamlet. Oberon is the king of the fairies in A Midsummer Night’s Dream. And Mercutio is a close friend of Romeo in Romeo and Juliet.