It’s time again to look at one of Sean Connery’s Goldfinger suits in its original setting in Woman of Straw . Both Goldfinger and Woman of Straw end with Sean Connery in the same charcoal grey woollen flannel, three-piece suit
Such fun, this fashionable tennis racket from the CHANEL company of Paris, with its matching ball (observe the intertwining C’s on both). Should one ever tire of the elegant ball game itself, this remains a perfectly legitimate design object to cherish and display, or to gift to a style-conscious niece, cousin or friend.
[한국신사의 조선일보 칼럼 두 번째] 질질 끄는 ‘핫바지’는 아저씨… 구두굽이 보여야 오빠죠 출처: 조선일보 한국신사의 조선일보 칼럼 두 번째를 소개합니다. 이번엔 질질 끌리는 긴 바지, 지나치게 큰 바지를 핫바지에 비교했습니다.
Ricky Wilson and Kylie Minogue / Source: David M. Benett/Getty Images for Facebook Kylie Minogue previewed her new album ‘Kiss Me Once’ to fans across the globe live at Facebook’s HQ in London on 11 March 2014. Fellow judge of ‘The Voice UK’ Ricky Wilson hosted the event, and was pictured with a pair of Grenson ‘Fred’ brogue boots
The Line look inside the lives of Laura Ferrara and Fabio Chizzola, a fashion editor and photographer couple who own a farmhouse in Hudson River Valley, New York. The 32-acre apple orchard is their weekend getaway, which they’ve taken over eight years to renovate to perfection
Hire all the Asians at the « Asiancy. »
Berlin-based art gallerist Burkhard Riemschneider and Amsterdam’s tattoo artist Henk Schiffmacher come together to curate the book, 1000 Tattoos . The two bring together their vast knowledge of contemporary design to create a collection of the wearable art, spanning from those of 1920s circus ladies to modern bikers and even ancient tribes.
We are always excited to hear about new comings from our luxury shoemaker friends at FEIT . This time, they give us the new Bio Trainer 1, 100% hand-sewn from vegetable-died leather featuring a buffalo leather support for breathability and heat absorption
Beams Plus : La marque des magasins Beams qui propose avant tout des pièces s’inspirant de l’Americana. Buzz Rickson’s : Une des nombreuses marques japonaises spécialisées dans les reproductions très précises de pièces militaires américaines
Brands with different aesthetics put together for a cohesive look.
The stylish London-based skater discusses the connection between his sport and soccer.
Makes your morning choices easier.
bleu de chauffe collaborate with Cycles Angot once again on a bicycle, this time named Velodrome.
A nice serving of the good ole knuckle sandwich.
What will Boosie do next?
When the sun starts to stay out a little longer, and the puddles and slush banks start to disappear from the streets, any proud sneaker owner will get excited to bear their special kicks they’ve been afraid to venture out in. We’re sure you have a few favorites ready to go, but it never hurts to add a new look or two to your collection. We’ve curated a great list of shoes available now for the upcoming season
There is nothing offensive about a pair of Clarks. Desert Boots, Mountain Treks, and Wallabees, these are the simple suede chukkas that your mother probably bought you for your first day of elementary school, and what could be offensive about that?
The rebirth of American watchmaking has been well documented. From the homage makers and small startups to the old stalwarts and the media darlings, Pennsylvania to Detroit, there’s something in the air and it’s exciting. Most of the watches from American brands these days look back nostalgically for inspiration and design cues— Shinola with its round cases, small seconds and wire lugs, RGM with its pocketwatch-on-a-strap aesthetic, or MKII with its ‘60s tool watch vibe
A look inside Man of the World Issue 7.
Former NHL pro doesn’t have problem finding work after retirement.
Not what you’d expect.
Don’t have to break the bank to look fresh.
Two titans team up.
London store, Present, team up with the Savile Row veterans at Hardy Amies for an interesting bundle of pieces to keep you look looking dapper this season. Getting a bit playful with their ‘hunting camo’ print paired with the classic Savile Row colors- the collection features a nice set of hunting jackets, breton tops, crisp shirting, two blouson styles and a couple of Italian made mac coats
Join the winners circle.
A slick take on a prize-winning watch, having taken the Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève in 2006 with its original perpetual calendar movement, traditional Swiss-maker H.
Fuct up in Russia.
A classic for over 75 years, Barbour offer a brief look back at the history of the legendary International jacket. Designed specifically for the International Six Day trials (ISDT) in the 1930s, worn by teams globally throughout the 50’s (97% of competitors wore them in the 1957 trials), 60’s and 70’, many will be familiar with images of Steve McQueen and stunt rider Bud Ekins wearing the jacket for the American ISDT Team. For some though the waterproof cover will resonate as a piece of tough-wearing military clothing, standard issue for Britain’s submariners during World War II, the Ursula suit take on the early motorcycle jackets a vintage hunters dream find.
My friend Kimberly needed new bed linens so it was the perfect opportunity to introduce her, and you, to the new Donna Karan Home Collection for spring 2014. Most of the new pieces are shown tone on tone but I mixed the dark Impressions duvet cover and ivory Collection Sheets to coordinate with her bedroom and the rest of her apartment. The color of the woven jacquard Impressions duvet cover of elongated diamonds is called Ebony but looks dark midnight blue in person
Oak Street Bootmakers of Chicago present two new shoe-care products. First up, a swanky solid brass shoe horn. Show respect to the heal of your shoes with this made in Indiana product, tumbled with wet ceramic, fogging oil, and dry walnut shell.
Logan Lerman, Darren Aronofsky and Douglas Booth / Photo by Victor Chavez for Paramount Pictures International via Getty Images | Alexander McQueen Pre Spring 2014 Logan Lerman, Director Darren Aronofsky and Douglas Booth attended the premiere of ‘Noah’ at Pepsi Center on 10 March 2014 in Mexico City, Mexico. Douglas Booth wore a blue double breasted suit, red silk tie, white shirt and black patent leather shoes, all from Alexander McQueen. I love how colour coordinated the trio looked at the premiere, and not one of them wore a standard black suit.
Hancock VA , a British brand making some of the finest, contemporary waterproof outerwear on the market, lend their magical rain defeating skills to Converse for a promising Spring 2014 line. The Hancock VA Jack Purcell Mid will be available in blazing yellow, dark navy and chateau grey, using the same bonded rubber fabric found across their line of coats, a “siphonia elastic bonded rubber outershell and imprinted lining” marking these out from the usual Purcells
One of the hottest trends in the watch world is vintage-inspired style, particularly from the colorful chronographs of the 1970s.
Martenero is an affordable new brand based in New York. Founders John Tarantino and Matt O’Dowd met several years back in a chance encounter on a street corner in Madrid, Spain. A friendship followed, and so did a watch brand
AskMen’s Radheyan Simonpillai chats with Need For Speed’s Aaron Paul and Director Scott Waugh about what it took to get Aaron into top driving shape to handle the film’s intense racing scenes. Will Apple Car Play Change In Car Entertainment Forever
Jared Leto and Shannon Leto / Instagram | Prada Spring Summer 2014 Jared Leto posted a picture on Instagram on 9 March 2014, with the pair both in floral shirts from Prada Spring Summer 2014. Presumably off on a night out to celebrate Shannon’s birthday, the Leto brothers looked really good in those summery shirts.
The sports sedan meets so many emotional, as well as performance and pragmatic needs for car lovers. For decades, the BMW 3-Series has been the sports sedan benchmark by which all others measure the sports sedan, but all that is changing in this steel cage death match that includes German, Japanese and American contenders. BMW, naturally, has its hat in the ring.
MANUEL DELUXE VINTAGE release their Spring/Summer 2014 lookbook entitled “Bloomy Sunday.” Just like the name says, the collection is a warm and laid-back lineup of casuals you’d want to lounge in on a Sunday, consisting of soft ecru and canvas sweats, shirts and more. Light grey and navy take up the collection dashed with a hint of red that represents flowers. Shop the collection here when it becomes available soon
Quilted cat cushions anyone?
Mark your calendars for the May release.
One man reflects upon his new favorite swag lord.
Watching concept cars bow at international auto shows is like watching the festivities at Paris Fashion Week: displays are daring, beautiful and sometimes just downright petrifying. The world gets to see bold, shocking statements or captivating ones that might just make it to market. The best examples are fuel for dreams of what may come.
Saturdays NYC give us a look at their Summer 2014 collection lookbook. They produce a few new prints this season such as grid polka dots and twin stripes, designed in collaboration with artist Gordon Harrison Hull. The brand’s new shirts, shorts and accessories will sit alongside their Spring/Summer 2014 collection in stores and online starting this May.
Your grandpa didn’t have this problem.
Jay Z, Pharrell, and Tupac are also in the mix.
Atkisons, founded in 1799, relaunches with a special line of scents based on the popular Middle Eastern and Asian aroma, “oud.” The English fragrance house was once the official perfumer of the royal court, and once again tributes the royals with “Oud Save the King” and “Oud Save the Queen.” The men’s fragrance features notes of earl grey tea and leather, and the women’s is composed of orange blossom and jasmine. The scents come in matching gold flasks.
Audi has won the 24 Hours of Le Mans 12 out of the last 14 years, a feat that cannot be understated. But there’s another brand whose record at the race is yet unmatched: Porsche, which has 16 wins total
The best since the Mighty Ducks hockey jerseys.
Plus Pusha T, Young Thug, Migos, and many more.
The Geneva Motor show is where carmakers like to come out and play. The absence of a major Swiss automaker provides both a level playing field for all manufacturers and a platform for car designers to go a bit crazy, often with radical concept cars. But there is a different class of vehicles, the ones that will see production, fulfilling our petrol-filled dreams by bringing speed, power and ingenuity to the road.
With an extra one thrown in.
Look good, play good.
When Jaguar introduced their iconic E-Type in the early 1960s it turned heads and changed lives; new for 2014, the Jaguar F-Type ($69,000) looks to do exactly the same thing. First coming to life as the C-X16 concept, the production version debuted at the historic Goodwood Festival of Speed in 2012 and, thanks to thrilling driving dynamics and a competitive price point, could be the most exciting offering from the Brits (under Indian ownership) since the tea trade routes
Go behind the scenes now.
For those of us who like to cycle, this season has been particularly harsh on us to commute what with all the rain and snow. But undefeated, we at Selectism wanted to share how we still conquer the streets on our bikes. The temperature may be gradually warming up but here’s a list of items that will get you through fickle city precipitation any time.
Now you can go kill the dance floor.
A.O.CMS is a must have brand for many menswear retailers in Sweden, providing premium basics that aren’t accompanied with a price tag that will make you cringe, whilst carrying a level of quality that will make you want to wear the stuff for days on end.
Something to wear during festival season.
John Legend / Photo by Alex Huckle/FilmMagic John Legend was pictured outside the BBC Radio 2 studios on 10 March in London, England, alongside one very scary and fierce looking minder / security. How gorgeous is John Legend! It is amazing what a smile can do to a photo, or what a bright orange jacket can do to brighten the day. He was pictured wearing a pair of Jimmy Choo ‘Belgravia’ sneakers, which featured a little metal tag on the laces
A-Trak and Cam’ron have the secret recipe for the most anticipated collaboration of the season. Just mix Fool’s Gold and Dipset-and throw in a dash of Damon.
Here’s one for the iconic NYC skateboarder.
Norse Projects venture into the world of fancy denim with a new line of jeans available in three cuts. Regular, Tapered and Slim, the Danish brand call in the best, Cone Mills American made 13.5oz denim, adding steel buttons and rivets. Knowing that a fancy jean is a sad jean, the label leaves details to the bare essentials, not even attempting their own take on the arcuate, the back pockets featuring nothing but a discreet line of hidden stitching.
Keith Richards / Photo by ChinaFotoPress/ChinaFotoPress via Getty Images Keith Richards from The Rolling Stones performed on the stage in concert at the CotaiArena on 9 March 2014 in Macau.
Traditional breton makers Armor Lux continue to venture into contemporary ground, lending their stripe skills to british label Nigel Cabourn . The Grandad Jersey uses a heavier weight cotton to create a pullover shirt with a three buttoned placket, button cuffs, split hem and subtle anchor branding. Made in France, find a sky blue and navy version here .
Two British brands do what they do best in this collaborative project with a niche audience. Producing a clean white golf brogue, Wolsey look back to the ’70s, a time when the label’s golfwear graced tournament courses worldwide. Bringing in brogue champs Tricker’s , a traditional welted construction, calf leather uppers and linings, the made in England shoe is the first off-the-shelve model the brand has ever made.
Leica announce the release of two limited edition sets, celebrating the opening of their Kyoto, Japan store. A camera that needs no makeover, they’ve gone ahead anyway, wrapping two models, the MP rangefinder (with Summilux-M f1.4/35mm lens) and X2 compact camera in beautiful olive leather matched with a cognac leather strap
Giambattista Valli steps up for Moncler Gamme Rouge with this Fall/Winter 2014 line. Their favoured season, the luxury, cold-weather specialist brings out the big prints and jazzy colors for the popular sub-label, a selection of heavy knee-length coats include smarter woolen options with jewel decorated collars and blanket stripes as well as more casual down-filled parkas in digital prints
James Andrew at the Chinese Porcelain Company It is that time again to celebrate ASIA Week . Now in its sixth year, Asia Week New York continues its tradition, unveiling a spectacular treasure trove of superlative Asian works of art at exhibitions throughout Manhattan galleries. The fun commences Friday, March 14 and runs through Saturday, March 22, 2014
The hardworking tables by ARCO that grace the Fantastic Man headquarters now enjoy close companionship in the form of knitted table leg socks, also by ARCO. They’re cosy, of course, but they also keep cables neatly regimented, preventing stressed staff members from tripping up as the PRINT DEADLINE for the next edition of the magazine approaches
Kiefer Sutherland / Source: Tom L.
Casting backward glances.
YMC might as well stand for You Must Cop.