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Boys with Tattoos: Hot or Not?

I recently learned the meaning and history of the iconic Swallow tattoo and it made me think, is an arm full of ink hot or not? The Swallow tattoo originates from the days of exploration, piracy and trading where a sailor earned his Swallow image by traveling 5,000 miles and another two, intertwined, on completion… Read more »

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Are London and New York Loosing Their Style Footing?

Sex and the City, Gossip Girl and Ugly Betty are all set in the the city where fashionistas retreat to for some style therapy. Yet, up and down Fifth Avenue the fashion pack are seething from the news that they are well…no longer fashionable. According to The Global Language Monitor (GLM), New York is now… Read more »

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Helmut Lang Men’s to Close?

According to reports in today’s Daily Mail, Helmut Lang is close to axing it’s menswear line. Quoted via Vogue a source says; “It doesn’t make sense anymore to make men’s for Helmut”. “They haven’t shown a formal collection in five years, and Link Theory has a big retail plan for the company that’s centred mostly… Read more »

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New Wave ‘Thin Air’

Fashion-forward talent site The Ones2Watch has today featured this style story styled by London cool boy Paul Joyce and photographed by George Mavrikos. I not only love the urban setting, and of course the styling and choice of garments, but also the model Isaac Carew. Both Joyce and Carew are boys to watch I think!

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Gucci Pops Up with Gucci Icon – Temporary

Gucci has announced Gucci Icon- Temporary, a pop-up store that will be launching on 23rd October 2009 in New York.The Gucci Icon – Temporary store will retail limited edition Mark Ronson sneakers that have been designed along side the brands Creative Director Frida Giannini. Sixteen mens styles will sit along side just two womens however… Read more »

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EXCLUSIVE: Luke Simon Launches at Oki-Ni

Online boutique Oki-Ni is to celebrate the launch of New York designer Luke Simon at a bash tomorrow in London. Unfortunately, I am not around to attend but the event signifies the expansion of his label into the UK. His design ethos is to merge the point where art, design, music and style cross, producing… Read more »

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New Season Burberry at Selfridges

My Mecca on earth, Selfridges, now has the Burberry A/W09 collection in store for my, and your, viewing/shopping pleasure! I think this is one of the best collections to date that draws on their iconic black, white and red branding as well as the trench coat. They have picked up on the seasons trends, velvet… Read more »

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Louis Vuitton Pre-Collection Bags

My friend Hunter Cordell over at The FAD bought the exclusive Louis Vuitton waterproof monogrammed holdall last year which is totally waterproof – even submerged under water. He has been hankering after their pre-collection A/W09 bags such as the all-black embossed monogrammed holdall. What makes this collection unique is not only their different design, such… Read more »

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Young at Heart

Seriously on trend with knitwear, denim, velvet and big coats, Zara’s Young label is a fresh and vivacious collection for those with a stylish, edgy demeanor. Here, Girts Vitolins models the A/W09 campaign that steps up the high street lables game in the ailing world of accessible, affordable fashion.

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Small Town Boys

A big thank you to the guys over at Small Town Boys for their supportive post! I love their blog…go check it out!