LCM: ASTRID ANDERSEN

LCM: ASTRID ANDERSEN

LCM: KIT NEALE

LCM: KIT NEALE

LCM: TAILORING - PART 2

LCM: TAILORING – PART 2

NOW: CHRISTOPHER KANE FW14

NOW: CHRISTOPHER KANE FW14

I’m still trying to figure out why I’ve never featured Christopher Kane before as his collections represent accurately the British exuberance for which I have particular affection. For this Fall Winter season, Christopher turned things up with a major emphasis on tailoring. As expected, the silhouette is sharp, with playful...
LCM: TAILORING

LCM: TAILORING

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SHOPPING: ADIDAS x RICK OWENS

SHOPPING: ADIDAS x RICK OWENS

Less is more, right? The Rick Owens collection for Adidas reprises its now famous Tech Runner changing the round edges from last season to sharp edges amplifying the futuristic and aggressive design. While it’s clearly not for everyone, you have to admit the bold take and unique vision.
SHOPPING: ACNE STUDIOS FW14

SHOPPING: ACNE STUDIOS FW14

I’m quite surprised to have not featured Acne Studios sooner. The Scandinavian collective has established itself in its own special category managing a quite successful denim line with both menswear and womenswear getting enthusiastic reviews season after season. What we do like about it? Certainly its slick aesthetic in a pure Northern Europe tradition (less is more) mixed with a...
NYFW – SEPTEMBER 2013 – PART 10

NYFW – SEPTEMBER 2013 – PART 10

NOW: CADET FW14

NOW: CADET FW14

Brooklyn based brand Cadet is slowly but surely building up a new silhouette. Their new Fall Winter collection, largely inspired by the US Army wardrobe and 1940’s, presents strong outerwear pieces and nice tailored jackets. You will probably spot also some super sharp pants and sweatpants. I particularly like the olive ones, totally on trend. The revisited bomber...
SHOPPING: PRADA MICRO PRINT ACCESSORIES

SHOPPING: PRADA MICRO PRINT ACCESSORIES

Looking at this new Prada accessories line and its playful pattern, I can’t help but think of summertime and those long afternoon spent by the pool. Prada just re-edited a small series of accessories (shopping bag, briefcase and document wallet) featuring an exclusive pattern by the British house Holliday & Brown. Created in 1919, Holliday & Brown made a...
NYFW -  SEPTEMBER 2013 - PART 9

NYFW – SEPTEMBER 2013 – PART 9

SHOPPING: LEATHER JACKETS

SHOPPING: LEATHER JACKETS

This is the time of the year where you want to channel your post-Williamburg neo-Bushwick inner style with a leather jacket. Obviously, the ideal one would be a vintage, but these reinterpretations are pretty solid. Check out my selects. Juun J Shop it here Clean, sharp, Juun J’s designs are always quintessential. Acne Shop it...
NYFW: CASEY

NYFW: CASEY

SHOPPING: LOUIS W. FOR A.P.C

SHOPPING: LOUIS W. FOR A.P.C

In-house designer Louis Wong continues his iteration of APC around the concept of the perfect jacket. While still a side project for Louis, the series has grown in popularity. The capsule collection, while paying homage to vintage outerwear, is also influenced by French cinema from the 60’s / 70’s and its insolent and rebellious freedom. Louis teamed up with directors...
SHOPPING: FRED PERRY - SOHO NEON COLLECTION

SHOPPING: FRED PERRY – SOHO NEON COLLECTION

Fred Perry celebrates the heart of London’s nightlife and home of so many subcultures, aka SOHO. Each piece has been enhanced with vibrant accents of orange, green, red or yellow to pay homage to the neons signs. For the occasion, the Laurel Wreath was also reimagined using the same electric color palette. Check out the video below.
SHOPPING: GARRETT LEIGHT FW14

SHOPPING: GARRETT LEIGHT FW14

Back to basics! For this season, Garrett Leight went back to his core collection updating some of his favorites styles. A few of them are now available for the first time as opticals (Wellesley, Dewey, Washington) or as sunglasses like the Bentley. Two other iconic frames, the Dillon and Wilson, have been slightly made larger to fit different face types. The result,...
NYFW – SEPT 2013 – PART 8

NYFW – SEPT 2013 – PART 8

NOW: BALLY  FW14

NOW: BALLY FW14

How do you create a contemporary wardrobe but also embrace your heritage? More than 150 years of history and dedication to craftsmanship have decidedly helped Bally to answer this question. The new Fall winter collection is beautiful testimony of excellence, coolness and attention to detail. You won’t find any outlandish pieces, but just the perfect proportions, details, fabrics (sourced in England,...
SHOPPING: PONY M-100 LE

SHOPPING: PONY M-100 LE

Pony continues to celebrate its heritage with its first collaboration with Harlem based mecca of sneakers, Atmos. The high tops are a full-on hommage to performance basketball sneakers as made in the 80’s featuring chunky rubber and nubuck accents. As you can also see, this new edition was updated with a wool silhouette giving it...
NYFW – SEPT 2013 – PART 7

NYFW – SEPT 2013 – PART 7

SHOPPING: ADIDAS x RAF SIMONS FW14

SHOPPING: ADIDAS x RAF SIMONS FW14

Sneakers are for men what handbags are for women. Almost each season seems to bring a newcomer and a handful of mind blowing styles. As you might know by now, the Adidas x Raf Simons series is my favorite. For this season, two new boots were introduced. Called the Bunny Bounce, their styles reprise a...
SHOPPING: G-SHOCK CRAZY COLORS

SHOPPING: G-SHOCK CRAZY COLORS

One more time, Casio is proving that it’s not afraid to embrace extremes. For this fall, the G-Shock series has been updated (G8900CS, GA100CS, GA110CS, and GDX6900CS, GA100GD-9A,GA200GD-9A,GA300GD and DW6900GDto be exact), with bold and playful colorways including green/white, silver/blue, white/blue with red accents, rose gold, light gold and dark gold. The G-Shock specificities remain the same faithful to its...
NYFW: NEIL

NYFW: NEIL

SHOPPING: TOURNE DE TRANSMISSION FW14

SHOPPING: TOURNE DE TRANSMISSION FW14

Unique are the brands reflecting on the social and political events surrounding us and liberally taking cues from them. Graeme Gaughan, TDT’s creative director kindly shared his inspiration for this season: “I have been observing the local youths in the area of east London I live in and have always been fascinated by the way they mix traditional...
SHOPPING: PALACE x ADIDAS ORIGINALS

SHOPPING: PALACE x ADIDAS ORIGINALS

I’m super excited to see Adidas Originals teaming up with London based skateboard brand Palace for their new collaboration. The quirky twenty piece collection revisit Adidas’s heritage with vintage inspired pieces (trackpants, sweatshirt, bucket hats…) and also with some more contemporary ones thanks to Adidas’s technical fabrics. Few pieces features some cool graphics mixing Adidas and Palace logos emphasizing the already...