Fred Perry introduces it’s third collection for Tour De France winner and Olympic champion, Bradley Wiggins for Spring Summer 2013. This time, a non-technical range of off-cycle wear takes centre stage. A classic Fred Perry aesthetic that is authentically British takes charge in the collection featuring extended hems and rear patch pockets.
For 30 years, Stone Island has resided at the intersection between function and aesthetics. Now, the Massimo Osti-founded label’s blend of technology and streamlined style is being celebrated with Stone Island Archivio ‘982-‘012, a book commemorating its 30th anniversary, as well as over 200 pieces of fashion history. Port Magazine recently had a chance to sit [...]
Co-produced & Directed by Jan Cawood & Magali Pettier for Tin Man Films UK, “A Jacket for Life” is a look into the lifetime appeal of Barbour waxed jackets with looks at legacy owners – some as long as 30 years – who continue to turn to their Barbour day in and day out.
Few maintain the knowledge and understanding required to bridge the gaps between fashion and functionality quite like Errolson Hugh. Apart from founding the ever-innovative Acronym, he’s spent ample amounts of time refining his craft with numerous other like-minded brands including Stone Island and their Shadow Project. Despite similar color usage, the Shadow Project has become [...]
As always, Paul Smith’s exquisite tailoring is at the centerpiece of his Spring/Summer 2013 collection, which contains signature pieces like motorcycle style jackets and matching trousers in vibrant hues of pink and red. Despite the various colour-blocked pieces on display, there was room for creative liberties including the use of abstract prints, seen over several [...]
Depending on who you ask (or read), there’s a good chance you might walk away with a handful of stories behind the origins of the “California” dial. This writer humbly admits to not knowing the truth. Some attribute the widespread knowledge to a California-based company that refurbished a large number of Rolex Bubblebacks in the [...]
We can’t guarantee that we’d be getting these suits in stock but judging from the pictures from the Armani AW12 campaign this is definitely a look they’re trying to push. Here we can see Simon Nessman photographed by Mert Alas and Marcus Piggot for Giorgio Armani Autumn/Winter 2012 Campaign.
British menswear staple Paul Smith has announced this latest swimwear collection for 2012 spring/summer. An offering of exotic and seasonally appropriate prints have been made available in combination with accompanying packable tote bags. Presenting a tropical color palate with a black patterned option in combination with basic swimming trunk styles, have a click here for a [...]
Knighted designer and menswear icon Paul Smith speaks to author Olivier Wicker in “Paul Smith A to Z”, a new book (June 1, $30) that chronicles the history and inspiration of the famed label through interviews and photography taken by Smith himself. Link
We like the direction that high end tech and outerwear is heading. We like the mixed us in menswear and look to the category to push forward momentum in fashion for a while. Clearly many have been doing it for some time with a strong number of them coming from Italy. When I was growing [...]
Luxury British knitwear specialist John Smedley has rolled out an array of products aimed at ensuring that purchased merino or Sea Island cotton is handled with extreme care rather than tortured by the dry cleaner. The collection is made up of wool and cotton washes, a freshening clothing spray for use between washes and a [...]
Autodromo’s Vallelunga is a beautifully minimalist chronograph inspired by racing tachometers used in many Italian prototype and Grand Prix racing cars during the late 1960s and early 1970s. Available in black over black or white over stainless, the chronograph features a stopwatch, 30 minute counter, big date calendar window, as well as a Swiss-made Ronda [...]
Nudie Jeans presents a look at the brand’s upcoming Autumn/Winter 2012 collection. Featuring the usual array of denim and chinos in a variety of colours and Nudie’s signature fits, the line boasts western shirts and accessories alongside outerwear that includes a number of parkas and a bold plaid varsity jacket, the highlight of the releases. [...]
As both Game Of Thrones fans and Shakespearean thesps will testify, “Uneasy lies the head that wears a crown.” Apparently not though if you’re a beanie-clad Tinie Tempah. “You guys have actually taken all the pressure off,” confesses GQ‘s current Best-Dressed Man In Britain as he reclines in the personal shopping suite of London’s Selfridges. [...]
Always on the cutting edge in terms of fabrics and construction, popular Italian sportswear brand Stone Island has introduced a new Stampa Luce collection for Spring/Summer 2012. Drawing on the classic daguerreotype photographic process, the brand has developed a new graphic and patterning technique whereby garments are imbedded with special light-sensitive products and then exposed [...]
Vice President of Palladium’s marketing team, Barney Waters, invites HBTV inside his office for a rundown on what makes the iconic brand tick. The age-old saying, “power in numbers” would be perhaps better translated to Waters’ small five person team as, “power in the details.” What the team may lack in sheer manpower they more [...]
See the official video lookbook from Pretty Green showing the labels Spring/Summer Collection. Shop the Pretty Green SS’12 online here.
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Barbour takes their International jackets very seriously. They iconic Barbour jacket has been a favorite of motorcycle riders and non-riders alike for generations; the cut of the International on women is a wonderful and noteworthy look. For Spring/Summer 2012, the Barbour International Collection embraces the sport of motorcross not only in their campaign but in [...]
A result of the purest Stone Island research, Mussola Prismatica is an exclusive fabric with a considerable visual impact. Engineered by bonding an extremely light cotton muslin to a glossy, transparent, finely grooved polyurethane film. Specific double dye formulas enable colour capture on the light textile base, resulting in the intense and deep tones of [...]
For Autumn Winter 2012 the men’s collection draws inspiration from the deep sea. Classic maritime styles are reworked to create modern, elegant shapes.
Liam Gallagher’s esteemed fashion label Pretty Green is proud to introduce its new collection for SS ’12. Designed by Liam himself and heavily influenced by his individualistic style, the new collection is a reinvention of iconic styles of the 1960s and 70s. Steeped in rock and roll history, the collection takes inspiration from the likes [...]