Tag Archives: Menswear

David Beckham x Belstaff

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DAVID BECKHAM has designed a collection for British brand Belstaff – a menswear offering inspired by “reviving luxury moto classics that have been redefined by Beckham’s iconic personal style”. The former footballer will also star in the label’s 2014 global advertising campaign, photographed by Peter Lindbergh in rural Buckinghamshire.

The campaign depicts a “band of brothers” led by Beckham, travellelling around the English countryside on their motorbikes, something Beckham enjoys off-camera too.

“I’ve always loved motorbikes,” Beckham told us at the Belstaff store opening in London. “But I’ve never really been allowed to ride them. Obviously now that I’ve finished playing, it’s enabled me to spend more time on my bikes, which is great.”

The Beckham for Belstaff collection will launch exclusively at Belstaff stores worldwide and Belstaff.com in March 2014, and will then roll out with select global distribution in June 2014. Retailers will have there hands in the air because one thing the Beckhams can do its sell clothes. Buy Belstaff Autumn Winter 2013 here

LN-CC Levi’s Red Archive

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First introduced in 1999, LEVI’S RED is a premium concept collection by Levi Strauss and Co. that is dedicated to reinventing the iconic Levi’s 5-pocket jean and proposing new forms and aesthetics for jeanswear. LEVI’S RED garments are notorious for being experimental, technical, and complicated to manufacture.

Ahead of the launch of the first LEVI’S RED collection to be released in seven years, which will be available worldwide exclusively at LN-CC.COM, LN-CC have curated a selection of key pieces from the first ever LEVI’S RED 1999 collection. Entitled ‘Twisted RED’, the collection was a turning point in reinventing the classic 5-pocket jean and a seminal moment in the evolution of denim – paving the way for eight RED collections over the past 15 years. Buy the archive here

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Black Scale Autumn Winter 2013

California-based Black Scale presents its Autumn Winter 2013 video lookbook ahead of the collection’s upcoming release. More than four minutes in length, the lookbook features model Bradley Soileau and showcases a variety of black and white garments alongside colorful designs, camouflage motifs, paisleys and more. The autumn winter collection is full of graphic tees, pullovers, button-downs, outerwear and umbrellas. Black Scale’s drop 1 is available here

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Pitti Uomo Spring Summer 2014, Florence Street Style

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Once again it is June, also known as menswear month in the fashion calendar. A few days ago, London Collections succesfully kicked off the global menswear circuit, followed by Florence, Milan and last but not least, Paris. The summer buying season is always a favourite of mine and Pitti Uomo being my favourite show. The Italians just know how to ‘do it’ …. so I am curently enjoying (and mostly not enjoying, way too hot for work) 40 degrees of sunshine in Florence.

Style Style outside and inside of the show is big business for the hundreds of photographers of fashion blogs and the internet fame hungry visitors some of which I swear rock fancy dress just to get a picture taken! Anyway check out a round up of some of the amazing dressed people (and a few not so amazing!)

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Moncler Gamme Bleu 2013 Spring Check Parka

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Award-winning American designer Thom Browne and French sportswear specialists Moncler continue their long-standing collaboration with a new Check Parka from Moncler Gamme Bleu. Semi-lined with blue and white striped oxford cloth alongside the hood’s bright yellow ripstop nylon, the piece sports black shoulders and matching hood exterior while the lightweight outerwear design features a grey and white plaid motif throughout. Additional details include sets of patch pockets at both the chest and hem – each sporting black-buttoned closures – that are supplemented by two additional zippered pockets at the torso. buy Moncler Gamme Bleu here

Concept by Cruise x Trickers : The Unusual Suspects

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Concept is the little brother of indi store Cruise…their first design collaboration is with master-shoemaker Trickers. The debut is a subtle slimmed down reworking of the classic long wing Richard & Bourton brogue. Each style has been given a unique character and name pertaining to each material used.

The “Habana” Longwing pays homage to all things Cuban (minus the ridiculous heel) constructed from rich Cuba waxed suede uppers and subtle brogue detailing. The shoe is finished off with a Barbour Welted Danite sole for added durability.

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The “Aristocrat” Longwing pays homage to sartorial function and English eccentricity. Reworking the classic Richard Long Wing with a slimmed down contemporary fit they are hand made using the finest Naster Burnished calfskin and feature a bold contemporary twist in the form of a vibrant orange Itshide sole.

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The “Artiste” Bourton Derby Brogue takes an obscure reference from the Sienna clay used in the production of oil paint pigments and is crafted from textured Sienna scotch grain leather and contrasting Dainite sole.

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The “Highland Fox” Bourton Derby Brogue pays homage to the elusive fox of the Outer Hebrides seen here in rich coppery brown Reppelo suede.

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Each style is very limited and available here

Balmain Riders Leather Jacket

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Constructing another luxurious iteration to a classic silhouette, Paris fashion house Balmain has released a Riders Jacket with tones of self-assertion. Made with meticulous detail, wrinkled lamb leather panels the sturdy black body, while frontal horizontal zips dramatize the jacket with added elegance, acting as both functional and modish designs on the grainy backdrop. The leather wrist fasteners are fetching additions to the jacket, allowing wind and weather resistance. Stylish and practical, Balmain reiterates timeless staples with innate charisma. Buy Balmain Spring Summer 2013 here