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Paris Mens Fashion week just wrapped and Haute Couture week kicks off today with a bang: Dior, Givenchy and more… a nice distraction from the *real world* of inaugural protests and repealed legislation and “alternative facts”. Winter sunshine blazing in Paris and across Europe – three cheers for that. — Notes on Maria Grazia Chiuri’s first […]

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After a quick tour of regional fashion capitals, street-style watching and scrutinising the most directional runways and magazines, here’s an observation: the chunky knit sweater is about to make a comeback in menswear. After many seasons emphasizing fine-gauge, sheer-knit, closely-fitted sweater styles, the slouchier, manly ease of the heavier gauge sweater is looking fresh and […]

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This season, men’s grooming goes classic. Cleanshaven faces and foreheads bared, with hair slicked backed and neatly coiffed. Volume is optional (from none at Louis Vuitton, to sculptural heights at Versace). These looks are timeless, and boardroom ready. This put-together, Clark Kent style will transition seamlessly to that chic rooftop bar after work as well. Louis Vuitton and Versace, FW2012 (courtesy […]

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In an interview published in the November 2011 issue of PRESTIGE magazine (Hong Kong), Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana were in China, and revealed that they had visited China for the first time in 2010. A few short months later, the Dolce & Gabbana FW 2012/13 menswear runway show on 14 January 2012 showed the striking […]

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