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LSoD x Yves Saint Laurent SS11 Sunglasses

L’Italia Vista Attraverso Una Lente  – Yves Saint Laurent SS11 Sunglasses Filmed by Dan Hasby-Oliver Edited by Gabriel Tenorio During a busy period at Pitti Uomo, the Luisa Via Roma bloggers event in Florence as well as a few days in Milan, I was kindly loaned a pair of the SS11 sunglasses in tortoise shell… Read more »

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Suiting at Burtons

Following on from last autumn/winter with the incredibly aesthetically pleasing black suit, Burtons have produced the ‘perfect grey suit’, above. Sir Philip Green set the design team at Burtons to produce a suit that had the look and aura of Savile Row but not the price tag. Coming in at £149, the ‘Perfect Grey Suit’,… Read more »

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Gerard Piqué for MANGO

He is Spain’s hottest footballer, singer Shakira’s boyfirend and now Gerard Piqué is the face of H.E by MANGO, the menswear arm of the famed Spanish brand. He is undenayably pretty and the news of his appointment as brand ambassador has created quite a stir in Spain and the brands home city, Barcelona. The label… Read more »

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Ede and Ravenscroft SS11 with Brighton Rock

It will soon be The Oscars, February 27th to be precise, and it is us Brit’s that will be, hopefully, sweeping up the famed golden statues. British cinema was, for decades, a shining beacon of excellence on the world stage yet after the close of many studios took its final bow. However, in recent years,… Read more »

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Ana Locking SS11

Having an email sent from Madrid, one of my favorite European cities, is always a delight. It’s an even bigger delight when an email from Madrid comes with images of footwear like these. The message in question was from Ana Locking, the Spanish label from acclaimed designer Ana Gonzalez to tell me of the SS11… Read more »

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Mr Porter SS11 Drops: The Coat

Mr. Porter, the long awaited luxurious brother of Net-a-Porter.com, filling the male lux gap has just announced a couple of labels it will sell. They are not totally unexpected to be honest, but focusing on coats (although they let slip via twitter that Jil Sander and Raf Simons will be part of the general mix)… Read more »

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Lou Dalton SS11

Lou Dalton is female designer who not only has a great eye for the aesthetic, but understands mens clothing and mens shapes perfectly. I think it is her experience in the tailors from age 16, but also having a masculine view of the world and its style leaders.  Her show during London Fashion Week in… Read more »

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Links of London SS11

skull friendship bracelet  During the Christmas period, I met up with a friend for festive drinks and to hear about his move from the Links of London press office to an independent PR agency. No sooner had I sat down, I cooed and lusted with delight at his skull bracelet, above, on his wrist. It… Read more »

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Oscar Magnuson SS11

Marcel turtle  Eyewear is hot. There I said it. Whilst many spend a fortune on laser eye surgery and contact lenses the trend still remains for wearing retro (often glass-free) inspired frames. A fashion editor asked me last week if it was possible to order contact lenses in yearly packages (no you can’t) but why… Read more »

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Katie Eary SS11

Katie Eary is one of London’s most important and influential menswear designers having wowed  fashionsto’s across the world. Her unique vision of dressing men, I think, has been successful because of the incredibly bold and adventurous prints, silhouettes and designs she continually offers. For spring summer 2011, she has envisaged the man as a boxing… Read more »