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Paul Smith autumn 2014: sleepy sophistication

What’s the difference between rolling out of bed in your pyjamas, and getting dressed into an outfit that deliberately looks like you’ve rolled out of bed in your pyjamas? Paul Smith knows the answer, and it’s not as straightforward as you might think. To do it right you need to pay heed to subtleties, like using only the finest silks, mixing panels of prints, and…

Paul Smith men’s: a magic carpet ride

Paul Smith’s runway was a circle of Persian rugs. On it padded desert boots in a tapestry of sandy colours and glitter lace ups that sparkled each time a foot caught the light. This season was a mash of bohemian ethnicity and pure rock ‘n’ roll, perfectly backed by a dreamy soundtrack of The Doors. If there was a shift this season though, it was…

London calling: Jimmy Q

In the very British space between a telephone booth and a red mail box, etched with as much attitude as ink, there stood Jimmy Q: slim suited and meticulously put together. In this moment I considered dropping 9 letters from my surname because, let’s face it, an initial is way cooler. If only that initial happened to be “Q” or “X” or something, and not…

Coloured trousers for men: how to wear them this winter

Persisting in seeking out what is the inarguable elegance and timeless essence of neutral shades such as black and white, the men’s fall / winter 2013 fashion trends weren’t all about keeping the cuts safe, and the hues conservative though. Bold pops of colour were also seen taken on the runways, breaking through unexpectedly, stealing the eyes and painting the cold season in bright and…

Men’s plaids & checks: how to wear them this winter

It’s no longer a secret that when it comes to choosing a print, most men are still inclined to opt for uncomplicated patterns that look interesting and effortless enough to stand out for all the right reasons. And while the menswear segment appears to be headed in a more adventurous direction this season, the check prints manage to keep things grounded, timeless and elegant, mixing…

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