L.B.M. 1911 AW13 Lookbook
Details: Carven’s head designer Guillaume Henry
Ph: Benoit Florencon
Thom Browne embraces the classics for Fall 2014
Set to debut in a year’s time and entitled Thom Browne New York, the new line from the renowned designer delivers a more classic approach to his trademark aesthetic. Focused on increasing wearability while portraying a contemporary feel, jackets and pants are given new lengths, maintaining the brand’s unique identity and personality. All made exclusively in U.S., as expected.
Spread the word: Hillflint
Kickstarter has rightfully earned its place on my list of favourites, as one of the most brilliant concepts to bless the web. Thankfully, as of lately, there’s been a wide array of outstanding projects who’ve seen their goals matched or even surpassed, with Hillflint being one of them.
Created by John Shi and Woody Hines, the brand sets out to deliver the perfect sweater, suitably named The Mark One. Admittedly inspired by a preppy aesthetic, reminiscent of “Take Ivy” times, Hillflint aims to recreate a luxury version of the timeless crewneck sweater. Combining over a pound of the finest two-ply Australian Merino wool, with ribbed cuffs and hem, raglan sleeves and 7-gauge stitching, they are able to deliver both exquisite quality and fit in a unique sweater. The brand has now surpassed their goal (over 50% in the first 12 hours), but feel free to visit their Kickstarter and give them hand!
MAN 1924 AW13 Lookbook
Starring Carlos Castillo and Jorge Navares, the lookbook exudes the very essence of Winter. Shot in a beautiful country seaside scenario, the focus is on exquisite tailored garments, made from seasonal fabrics such as tweed and heavy wool and showcasing the arts of layering and accessorizing.
Add-On ties now live at the store! Presenting a 7cm width and made from soft cotton and oxford fabric, the ties come in two unique versions: a variation on the timeless blackwatch plaid and a beautiful striped pattern. Check them here!
Along with the previous deliveries of pocket squares and the upcoming handmade bowties, Add-on offers a wide range of menswear accessories perfect for all styles and a great alternative for ‘Xmas.