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Giang Cao points the camera to the streets and beyond to document and share the spectrum of people, clothes and personalities which inhabit our lives. He is the founder and creative director for Through the Looking Glass, a street style blog and has been featured in The New Yorker, and The New York Times.


The spirit of Summer: Pitti men’s street style

We’re officially halfway through Pitti, and while I’m not going to call it just yet, this might just be my favourite look so far. Highlights include joyously coloured pastel green trousers and a wonderfully sculpted jacket but it’s that pocket square action that tops the whole thing off in spectacular fashion. It’s vibrant, fresh and screams of Summer in Italy. In fact, you’d be hard…

Ben Sherman with a view: Live from Pitti

Sitting atop a tower in the Fortezza, the site of Pitti Uomo, Ben Sherman have bought a little bit of EC1 London to Firenze. They’re set up shop to celebrate their range of trousers (it’s an impressive list) that range from the standard straight drill to the American heritage-inspired and a slim cut herringbone – all in a myriad of colours.

5 minutes with Daniel Dunko of Hancock

Thomas Hancock, in 1843, invented the vulcanisation of rubber using sulphur. That process, when applied to handmade, expertly cut and wonderfully coloured (think tennis green and honeysuckle red) garments is what forms the basis of Hancock, a new brand that specialises in creating raincoats. In the midst of Pitti, we sat down to talk to Daniel Dunko, founder and creator of Hancock about what it…

Firenze suiting: Pitti men’s street style

The first day of Pitti Uomo saw temperatures hit a sunny 37 degrees but the soaring temperatures (compared to last week in London, at least) won’t deter the men of Florence going out the gate guns blazing. Speaking of, blazers were in full force, almost all of them cotton and many double breasted. It’s remarkable that most don’t break a sweat, but it guess it…

Pop quiz: 5 minutes with Adam Brown of Orlebar Brown

Celebrating 5 years in fashion, Orlebar Brown held a little party at their Sackville St. store, complete with Long Island ice teas and Adam Brown’s latest collection. No longer just a swimwear brand, Orlebar Brown now produces a complete collection which aims to insert itself into the wardrobe of any gentleman abroad. In a vast array of colours, the flagship store is lined with polos,…

In Bloom

In Bloom we explore the florals that nature provides that in turn inspire the florals we wear.