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Top 10 men’s collections from Milan fashion week

A key stop in what’s globally acknowledged as one of the Big 4 fashion weeks, highly regarded destination, Milan, recently wrapped its men’s fashion week to the utter pleasure of many. Conceived in 1958, Milan fashion week co-ordinates, promotes and celebrates the development of Italian fashion affording some of the globe’s most relevant design houses an outlet to bestow their invaluable collections for the world…

The urban explorer: why adventure gear is in for men this winter

Heavy snow, strong wind, the man going against the elements and the beauty of nature conquered at last; it might sound quite like the idyllic outdoors scenario, but once the long winter gets installed in the northern hemisphere, the fine line between what is the explorer’s dream and what becomes of the adventurous winter reality, gets blurred, allowing for the two separate facts of existence…

Been there done that? Are you excited for another Kate Moss for Topshop line?

Who springs to mind when you think of style icons for the current generation of fashion-loving youths? Cara Delevingne? Rihanna? Any style blogger or model with 100k+ instagram followers? Like it or not, Kate Moss is no longer that one holding that title. She is loved, she is iconic, she is mobbed in the street by photographers and fans (I should know, I nearly got…

H&M announces first Australian store

With Zara and Topshop having finally reached Australian shores in the past few years, it was only a matter of time before H&M (Hennes & Mauritz) rounded out the high street offering. H&M have now announced their first Australian store and it will be in Melbourne. The store – one of H&M’s largest stores globally – will open in the first half year of 2014.

Glitter-glued Beyonce: Flaunt magazine

This much glitter seems excessive, even for a star like Beyonce who lives in a bubble of shining stardom and girl power. But maybe that’s the point. As the editorial to go with this cover of July / August 2013 Flaunt magazine rightly points out, Beyonce was not so much born as made, and it’s her carefully preened image that keeps her in the spotlight:

11 gorgeous vintage adverts by Bernard Villemot

Advertising is based on one thing: happiness. — Don Draper In the mid part of the 20th century, artists like Bernard Villemot turned making art and selling happiness into one and the same job. Imagine an advert for Bally that shows nothing of the season’s styles of footwear; instead just the curves of two legs, drawn as colour-blocked graphic lines, with a brush of bright…
Bernard Villemot vintage advertising
Bernard Villemot vintage advertising
Bernard Villemot vintage advertising
Bernard Villemot vintage advertising
Bernard Villemot vintage advertising
Bernard Villemot vintage advertising
Bernard Villemot vintage advertising
Bernard Villemot vintage advertising

Maiden Lane: No holding back

Michael Donovan‘s photography is usually as raw, bold and blunt as it gets, more so when every one of his pictures seems to be carved out from a real-life fantasy that keeps you in a constant awe, striving to find out more, to see more. With a trio of models playing naughty and nice and a full creative team contributing to the puzzling story, Maiden…
Maiden Lane by Michael Donovan for Smug, issue 6
Maiden Lane by Michael Donovan for Smug, issue 6
Maiden Lane by Michael Donovan for Smug, issue 6
Maiden Lane by Michael Donovan for Smug, issue 6
Maiden Lane by Michael Donovan for Smug, issue 6
Maiden Lane by Michael Donovan for Smug, issue 6
Maiden Lane by Michael Donovan for Smug, issue 6
Maiden Lane by Michael Donovan for Smug, issue 6

Rita Ora: Balenciaga + Bally

There’s an art to be mastered when it comes to looking casual and yet luxe. Rita Ora knows it, spotted in London this week wearing Balenciaga‘s Take A Weird Trip sweater and carrying a Bally ‘Piaffel’ Perforated Bag for an off-duty look.

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