LINKS À LA MODE: WEEKLY ROUNDUP 07/21
Great news! Just made it to this week’s Links à La Mode from the IFB website. Style is what you make it. We are all different and beautiful in our own ways. Many of us have different techniques to display how we want to present ourselves. Some people are very “structured” “prim and proper” and live by a color scheme while others go wild with mixing patterns and...
The lost art of keeping it simple...
In a time when men are becoming more and more conscious of their image and making an added effort to look their best, the allure of adding unexpected elements to an attire may be hard to resist. Add to that the continuous flow of menswear accessories entering the market and their growing social acceptance, and you end up with a volatile recipe for excess. As much as I appreciate sprezzy,...
Beyond Fabric suggests...
This time around, inspired by the days off I’m currently enjoying, I’ve decided to put together a more beachy look. When it comes to warm weather attire, shorts are one of the most controversial items: “purists” discard them on behalf of lightweight linen or tropical wool trousers, whereas many consider them a Summer essential. I for one, believe shorts are a great...
Kitsuné SS12: "Great Gatsby"
The French label’s offerings for SS12 bring to life their vision of the legendary Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald. Source: Selectism and Porhomme
Getting ready for a short road trip through the Southwestern coast of Portugal. I’m off to meet by brother and a couple of friends for a relaxing week near the seaside: just basking in the sun, surfing and all Summer related goodies. Don’t worry: I’ve got the upcoming set of posts covered so you guys won’t even know I’m missing =) In case you’ve never been to...
There’s no denying that our mood is strongly influenced by the weather, be it in a positive or negative manner. Usually, when waking up to a sun-shiny day, you brighten up, put a smile on your face and feel an urge to dress accordingly: no wonder color makes an appearance this time of the year… This look is all about celebrating those days through color and bold pieces. The thing I...
When you look like Golias beware of the Davids– Source: Good Morning Vietnam
Store info: Lander Urquijo
If you’re a Tumblr habitué and enjoy cruising the endless pages of menswear content, you’ve most likely come across Lander Urquijo’s outstandingly styled mannequins. Presenting a distinct aesthetic, with strong roots in Spanish heritage and occasionally hinting at Italian, this Madrid based store has been causing quite a stir as of recently. Their innovative approach to the...
Thom Browne Crepe Sole Wingtips
LINKS À LA MODE: WEEKLY ROUNDUP 07/07
Great news! My post on personal style made it to this week’s Links à La Mode from the IFB website. It’s such a great feeling seeing your work recognized by your peers. Congrats to all those featured and thank you all for following! Ask and you shall receive Edited by Vahni of Grit & Glamour This blogging thing…it’s been around a while now, and many are realizing ...
Summer Sales roundup #3
@ Trés Bien Shop Band of Outsiders Zip up Hoodie - € 175.00 Beams+ Alligator Parka Navy - € 269.50 Engineered Garments Floral Shirt - € 116.90 Our Legacy 1950’s American White Oxford - € 95.20 Carhartt crewneck sweater red - € 40.80 S.B.U. Crewneck Tee Grey Melange - € 43.40 Our Legacy Our Jeans Raw Blue Selvedge - € 105.00 Dries Van Noten Parry Shorts - €...
Recently, I finally got a chance to enjoy some much deserved week long vacations…As expected, deciding on what garments to take along proved to be a challenge. The eclectic selection I put together aimed to serve several purposes: adapt to the beachy feel of my hometown, allow for more polished looks and last but not least, shoot a couple of outfit posts (coming soon).
Summer Sales roundup #2
@ End Clothing: A.P.C 2 button cotton blazer - € 265.58 A.P.C striped tee - € 71.93 Paul Smith floral swim shorts - € 60.86 Levi’s 511 slim fitting jeans - € 60.86 Stussy Vs Timberland vibram sole loafer - € 116.19
On personal style and individuality
As Europeans take a deep breath from fashion weeks and such, the steady flow of photos depicting exquisite figurines in an assortment of attires and situations continues to flood the Internet. Although one can easily gaze at these inspiring pics for hours, absorbing each tiny and intricate detail, a certain critical thinking and self assurance, in a way, is advised. It’s one thing to draw...
Summer Sales roundup #1
Although we’re experiencing a time of transition, when stores are beginning to stock up on Autumn/Winter collections, it feels nice to bear in mind that Summer is yet to reach its peak and that most stores are currently offering exceptional bargains on SS items. While browsing through the countless pieces on sale, it seemed appropriate to share some of my favourites… Starting with Mr....