Posts tagged menswear
GEAR: woolrich footwear for AW14

"Expressing sentiments of intangible Americana alongside a timeless sense of style, the Woolrich footwear collection is indicative of the brand’s storied history without relying on design gimmicks of the ‘heritage’ variety."

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AVEC L'HOMME: Nate Remington of Basics of Man

With a great eye for style and look, his blog Basics of Man is something I suggest peeping on your lunch hour. Like me Nate is always onto the the next thing before he's half-way through his first, but that's fine -- it just means Nate's perspective is continually fresh and never static. Currently mucking about the big city for NYFW, I look forward to the great content I know he'll return with.

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DENIM DIARIES: BING'S DENIM TUXEDO

To all who doubt the manly appeal of  jeans on jeans on jeans, allow me to wax poetic on the sartorial choices of Mr. Bing Crosby.

Before Paul Newman donned the chambray chore coat as prisoner in Cool Hand Luke, before Marlon Brando's pants in On the Waterfront and The Wild One made girls weak in the knees, before Brooke Shields made Calvins seem cool and boys feel hot under the collar, before the onslaught of designer denim with bejeweled back pockets, before the cult of japanese selvedge and blogs dedicated to Friday Fades -- in essence, before jeans could be worn anytime, anywhere --  Bing sure tried.

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VENTURES: bonfirebeachkids + hannahmas

John Moore is a designer at the helm of Pencil on Paper Studio. Here he and his team run a fully-rigged , full service set of marketing, branding, and concept design operations for an impressive roster of corporate clients such as Kenneth Cole, Le Tigre, and Hudson's Bay Company. The POP studio brand Penny Stock (see also Pretty Penny Stock, pour les filles)  has a great aesthetic and superlative price points.

However, it's the POP-founded surfwear line, M.Nii, that is truly fantastic. Inspired by 50's post-war surf culture and the coasts of Oahu Hawaii; M.Nii has a humorous sophistication and simplicity that lends itself well to soulful surfers, bo-bo beachniks, and their pastimes of choice.

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