PANTS & SHORTS
Imitation As Flattery… Express vs. Burberry

Imitation As Flattery… Express vs. Burberry

If imitation is the sincerest form of flattery then Burberry’s creative director Christopher Bailey should be flattered. The graphic tribal and ikat prints from his Spring 2012 Prorsum collection were and instant editorial and commercial hit. Both Zara & Topman have already paid tribute to his tribal print t-shirt and now it appears that the...
Barneys X Band Of Outsiders Collection

Barneys X Band Of Outsiders Collection

  Band of Outsiders’ Scott Sternberg doesn’t believe in boring basics. He built his brand by recontextualizing American style, making familiar pieces with perfectly modern proportions. Sternberg’s ongoing collaboration with Barneys New York, charmingly named No Bunk No Junk after the slogan on a vintage Barneys matchbook, is all “about the basics, the core of...
Black Fleece Spring Summer 2013

Black Fleece Spring Summer 2013

  When Brooks Brothers launched Black Fleece in 2007 much was made of Thom Browne’s appointment as the first in a series of guest designers to helm the label. Well six years and twelve seasons later the award-winning CFDA designer is still at the helm of the highly successful high-end spinoff. For Spring Summer 2013...
The Perfect Valentine’s Day Gift... For You

The Perfect Valentine’s Day Gift… For You

  It’s that time of the year again when ‘love’ is all around you, especially if you are standing in the check-out line at the local drugstore surrounded by a dizzying array of heart-shaped crap. Instead of digging out the same tired red shirt or heart covered tie you can step up your sartorial game...
Happy New Year! Looks Inspired By The Year Of The Snake

Happy New Year! Looks Inspired By The Year Of The Snake

  Happy New Year. The Chinese New Year is the longest and most important festival on the Chinese lunar calendar. Despite often being known as ‘Chinese’ New Year the annual celebration is recognized across Asia and in many parts of the world with red envelopes, dragon dances and fireworks. 2013 will usher in the year...
Saturdays Surf X Colette

Saturdays Surf X Colette

  Saturdays Surf NYC created a capsule collection for the elegantly edgy Paris style emporium Colette. The limited edition six piece collection includes everything you need for a day at the beach; a swimsuit, a towel, 2 t-shirts, a baseball cap and tote bag large enough to fit the entire collection. Shop the collection at...
Coach Spring 2013 Capsule Collection Lookbook

Coach Spring 2013 Capsule Collection Lookbook

  Coach has a problem. After years of strong and steady growth under the direction of President and Executive Creative Director Reed Krakoff Coach is facing stiff competition in the affordable luxury market, a segment of the market it helped to define. Last week Coach reported a 2% drop in N.A. same store sales following...
Todd Snyder Launches E-Commerce

Todd Snyder Launches E-Commerce

  New York based designer Todd Snyder has launched an e-commerce website. The selection is impressive but not comprehensive. Noticeably absent are his suits and elegantly unstructured tuxedos. The site does stock a solid selection of Snyder’s denim line (if you are still mourning the death(?) of Simon Spurr’s denim line do yourself a favor...
Made In NYC: The Cast

Made In NYC: The Cast

  The Cast is an impeccably curated Lower East Side boutique that stocks hard-to-find-vintage pieces and original men’s and women’s apparel from the stores signature label. Established in 2004, The Cast specializes in silky smooth, custom-made leather pants, jackets and vests. Their namesake line also includes printed t-shirts and a killer denim selection, look for...
Paul Smith & Barbour: Land & Sea Collection

Paul Smith & Barbour: Land & Sea Collection

    Barbour has launched a series of successful collaborations with some of the biggest names in British fashion and now they are partnering with perhaps the biggest, Paul Smith. The Land & Sea collection was inspired by the rugged people and lifestyle of North-East England. Shop the Paul Smith x Barbour Collection: paulsmith.co.uk
Summer Sales: Cotton Suits, Dress Shirts & T-Shirts At REISS

Summer Sales: Cotton Suits, Dress Shirts & T-Shirts At REISS

  The summer shopping season is almost over but we still have a few more weeks of summer heat left. U.K. retailer Reiss has some great summer looks on sale now at a significant discount. While not known for cutting edge design Reiss is a good place to find smart, tailored clothes with just enough...
The Long & The Short Of It

The Long & The Short Of It

  It looks like the short shorts wave may have finally crested this summer – at least on the streets of NYC. While it is still too hot for pants and the summer shopping season is winding down, it’s not too late to jump on the bandwagon. Since not every guy has the desire, or...