Archive for the ‘Fashion’ Category

Major Shoppage: “You Smell Me?”.
October 6, 2009


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Garcons “Eau de Parfum” ($70). Comme des Garcons “Odeur 71” ($103). Comme des Garcons “Play Parfum” ($76). Comme des Garcons Candle ($47). You can buy these now at doverstreetmarket.com.

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En Francais.
October 6, 2009

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Yves Saint Laurent Homme Spring/Summer 2010 Commercial (Directed by Samuel Benchetrit). Barbara- Une Petite Cantate (1966).

How To Tie A Bow Tie.
September 24, 2009

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As a man, learning how to tie a bow tie is ESSENTIAL. You should have stopped wearing clip-ons at the age of 12. This video is handpicked and, in my opinion, the best one on youtube. Its how I learned. Put it to good use. Major Glory.

What a Man Should Know.
September 17, 2009

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What a Man Should Know ($20). This guide to becoming a more well rounded gentlemen can be found in J. Crew stores everywhere. Volume 1 of this series contains everyday advice that will be sure improve you and your lifestyle.  EXAMPLE: #46 A Man Should Know His Cellphone Is Only Incidently A Time Piece: A good watch is something a man should always have on hand. On the left wrist.

American Menswear Reinvented: Thom Browne.
September 16, 2009

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Week. For those of you who don’t know Thom Browne has been on the rise for a couple of years now. He is an American designer who is best known for his avant-garde take on the modern day suit. His signature patten lies within the detail and cut of his suits. His shrunken style designs stop short well above the ankle, while the length of his sleeves range from short-sleeve to a more traditional fit. The patterns and fabrics he has pulled off recently consist of polka-dots, plaids, whites, pale grays, navys, tribal patterns, cottons, and rain slicker materials.

Watch & Learn: Ralph Lauren, Leaders of the New School.
September 16, 2009

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picture courtesy of: Ralph Lauren Spring 2010, New York Mercedes Benz Fashion Week.

video courtesy of: NY Mag, The Cut Blog.

I Got 5 On It.
September 16, 2009

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designed by M&Co ($95 each). Although the actual structure of the pieces are simple, the concept behind the detail of the watches have something unique to offer. The first watch is dedicated to the number FIVE. In pop culture, 5 o’clock AM is usually regarded as the start of the morning or day, and relatively speaking, 5 o’clock PM is thought to be the end of the day or beginning of the evening. The second watch is inspired by “onomatopoeia”.  The 12 is represented by an egg, which are usually sold by the “dozen”. The 3 is represented by a tree. The 5 is represented by a hand, for the number of fingers. Finally, the 9 is represented by a cat, and the number of lives that they are said to have. Major Glory.

Major Shoppage: Get Puss, in Boots this Fall.
September 16, 2009

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Red Wing/J. Crew, rugged classic boots ($200). Perfect for heavyduty weather. This  tastefully tattered pair of footwear  will last you at least a decade, if not two.

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Opening Ceremony, outdoor desert boots ($360).

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Marc Jacobs, ankle boots ($200). A dope creation for a reasonable price, by one of the industry’s most sought after names.

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Clarks Original, Desert Boot ($89). This constant staple in American footwear is undoubtedly the best buy for a timeless fall look. Goes great with denim & everyday casual wear.


$EX $ELL$.
September 9, 2009

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Major Shoppage: Top Man.
September 9, 2009

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Top Man is a clothing brand that stems from the retail chain, “Top Shop”,that originated in London, England towards the late 70’s. The line offers a variety of smart-fitting suits and trendy ready-to-wear collections. It is rather affordable for level quality and creativity that the brand has to offer. TOP SHOP’s first flagship store to land outside of the U.K. was recently opened on Broadway in SoHo. Def. go check it out.

Top Man Fall/Winter 2009.