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Man on the Move: Disturbing the Peace

Posted by Justin Tucker on December 12, 2015 at 5:00 PM Comments comments (0)



Have a look at any one of the chained, safety-pinned or studded outerwear garments from Andreas Melbostad’s Fall/Winter 2015 menswear collection for Diesel Black Gold, and you’re likely to see the words “Black Gold Subversion League” printed on one of the patches. Surely, one look at the collection is enough to make any st...

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Man on the Move: From the Beach to the Office

Posted by Justin Tucker on December 7, 2015 at 1:00 PM Comments comments (0)



What does a man who has decided to leave the surf ‘n’ skate behind and pick up and everyday 9-to-5 look like? One might imagine an ill-fitting suit paired with long, golden locks and a pair of retro sneakers as he makes his way to his new office – where there are tables, chairs and fingers pounding away at keyb...

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Man on the Move: Sequins for Christmas

Posted by Justin Tucker on November 30, 2015 at 5:00 PM Comments comments (0)



What do you do when you have some of the world’s most successful and beefiest male models waiting backstage to be clothed for a winter-themed extravaganza? According to Jeremy Scott, put them in sequins! Do you want to know how to take it a step further? Let them frolic through a snow-covered forest of a runway with their chests out and more artificia...

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Man on the Move: Tribute to Nemeth

Posted by Justin Tucker on November 20, 2015 at 5:00 PM Comments comments (0)



In what appeared to be more of a uniquely-written love letter than a fashion show, artistic director of men’s collections for Louis Vuitton, Kim Jones, dedicated the brand’s Fall/Winter 2015 collection to the life and work of late designer and artist, Christopher Nemeth. “He is Savile Row, he is the street, he is the club,” Jone...

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Man on the Move: City Dweller

Posted by Justin Tucker on November 13, 2015 at 5:00 PM Comments comments (0)



A man will never look more impressive in anything other than a suit. That’s a given. There’s just something about the way he exudes confidence and sophistication, moving hurriedly down the street in his perfectly tailored jacket and trousers – probably late for a business lunch or something. The city is full of these types of men, all of w...

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Man on the Move: Sweaters & Leather

Posted by Justin Tucker on November 6, 2015 at 5:00 PM Comments comments (0)



Here we are in the heart of a beautiful fall season. Halloween is now behind us, and the days have gotten shorter due to daylight saving time (but that extra hour of sleep was a true blessing). T-shirts and short shorts no longer cut it, as you’re almost guaranteed to fall victim to pneumonia – or even worse, the sniffles. Now is the ...

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Man on the Move: Dark Military Vibes

Posted by Justin Tucker on October 30, 2015 at 4:00 PM Comments comments (0)



Neil Barrett is one of those designers who, season after season, says so much with so little effort. He definitely stayed true to that idea with his understated yet pristine Fall/Winter 2015 Menswear collection, featuring a strong lineup of reworked classics. It was definitely all about the outerwear this time around. A variation of tailored trench co...

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Man on the Move: Dreaming of Red Velvet

Posted by Justin Tucker on October 23, 2015 at 4:00 PM Comments comments (0)



Resting as one of the oldest bespoke men's tailoring companies in the world – having laid its foundation at what’s probably the most iconic address in the world – there’s no question that menswear line, Gieves and Hawkes, remains a powerhouse house in the world of Savile Row heritage. But creative director, Jason Basmajian...

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Man on the Move: Reviving the English Beat

Posted by Justin Tucker on October 16, 2015 at 5:00 PM Comments comments (0)



It is a proven fact that some of the coolest, well-dressed men to ever walk the earth existed in previous decades. That explains why designers draw so much inspiration from iconic eras such as the Roaring ‘20s or the Swinging ‘60s. Take Tom Ford, one of the coolest men alive today, for instance. His Fall/Winter 2015 menswear presentation was s...

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Man on the Move: Keeping It Classic

Posted by Justin Tucker on October 9, 2015 at 5:00 PM Comments comments (0)



In his return to the fashion show circuit, Michael Bastian returned to what he is best known for, offering a superb collection of classic American menswear for the Fall/Winter 2015-2016 season. In seasons past, Bastian showed signs of feeling less than pleased with the pieces he as producing, claiming to have succumbed to the flashiness and drama whi...

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Man on the Move: Blurred Lines & Bold Prints

Posted by Justin Tucker on October 2, 2015 at 5:00 PM Comments comments (0)



In the last few years, androgyny has grown to become a rather common concept in womenswear. When it comes to menswear, however, we have yet to see much of a feminine influence – aside from when rappers like Kanye West and A$AP Rocky tried to make wearing skirts “a thing.” But that all changed when Gucci showcased its Fall/Winter 2015 collec...

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Man on the Move: Lessons in Geometry

Posted by Justin Tucker on September 25, 2015 at 5:15 PM Comments comments (0)



In the words of designer and creative director for Valentino, Pierpaolo Piccioli: “Geometry is a new form of decoration.” Together with his counterpart, Maria Grazia Chiuri, the two showcased their interest in abstract art for the brand’s Fall/Winter 2015 collection. Having been inspired by Melbourne-based artist Esther Stewart’s col...

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Man on the Move: Dark Matter

Posted by Justin Tucker on September 18, 2015 at 4:00 PM Comments comments (0)



Despite the initial somber tone within the Balenciaga Fall/Winter 2015 menswear collection, a closer inspection reveals an alluring nature-inspired theme, which ultimately resulted in beautiful materials and textures. With a limited color palette, ranging from multiple shades of grey to the always coveted black, key elements such as sharp tailoring and miner...

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Man on the Move: 120 Years Strong

Posted by Justin Tucker on September 11, 2015 at 4:00 PM Comments comments (0)



In its 120th year of producing high-quality garments, the design team at Berluti seemed to spend little to no time strolling down memory lane. Rather, the brand’s Fall/Winter 2015 collection went full steam ahead under the theme of relaxed luxury. Creative Dire...

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Man on the Move: Sleek Silhouettes

Posted by Justin Tucker on August 28, 2015 at 4:00 PM Comments comments (0)



Most guys will never admit it, but the one thing that many of us obsess over at some point in our lives or another is our bodies. The fear of having parts of one’s physique accentuated more so than others certainly isn’t just a feminine trait. With that being said, it’s pretty safe to say that anxiety levels reached t...

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Man on the Move: From NYC To Paris

Posted by Justin Tucker on August 21, 2015 at 4:00 PM Comments comments (0)



The shared love for two of the most highly-regarded fashion capitals of the world was eminent as models were subjected to the light downpour that transpired during Kenzo’s Spring/Summer 2015 runway presentation. Paris and New York have always been at the heart of the brand, according to chief designers Carol Lim and Humberto Leon – the two American...

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Man on the Move: Young, Fresh & New

Posted by Justin Tucker on August 14, 2015 at 4:00 PM Comments comments (0)



When it comes to today’s style-minded guy, runway shows and fashion presentations no longer appear to be his primary sources for the more recent trends in menswear. Aside from the vast realm of social media - where #hastags and “chesties” are used to highlight some of the world’s most stylish men - the place that has garne...

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Man on the Move: Pleated to Perfection

Posted by Justin Tucker on August 7, 2015 at 4:00 PM Comments comments (0)



There’s no question that the simplest way to achieve a more youthful appeal is through the use of vibrant color schemes. That even proves to be true when referencing past decades, as did designer Jay Vosoghi for Boglioli’s Spring/Summer 2015 collection. Colorful preppy looks featuring far-out prints, ascots and classic knits along with exceptio...

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Man on the Move: Living In Linen

Posted by Justin Tucker on July 31, 2015 at 4:00 PM Comments comments (0)



It goes without saying that the easiest way to feel cool when the weather says otherwise is in the fabric choice. We all know that cotton and linen allow for better air circulation when the temperatures are scorching; in the battle between the two, however, cotton generally proves to be the clear victor. Richard James set out to change that in his Sp...

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Man on the Move: Surf's Up

Posted by Justin Tucker on July 24, 2015 at 4:00 PM Comments comments (0)



If the idea of hard crashing waves and loud prints excites you, then Missoni’s Spring/Summer 2015 collection will have you screaming “Cowabunga!” Inspired by the “cosmopolitan surfer,” Angela Missoni took her boys to the coastlines of Northern Africa, as Moroccan stripes and patterns presented themselves on weightless, beach-rea...

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