J. Crew Spring 2012 Suiting at NYFW

J.Crew head designer Frank Muytjens looked to the paintings of Fairfield Porter and Rauschenberg as the inspiration of his latest collection for the label. Mixing various hues of the same color for interesting ensembles, the new range blended Porter’s fresh colors with the tactual knack of Rauschenberg. From militaristic pieces, updated from the archives or…

Perry Ellis Spring 2012 Collection at NYFW

Perry Ellis sends takes their collection in a relaxed, casual direction for the spring 2012 season. Employing a soft color palette of pastels and neutrals, linens as well as easy cottons come together for a collection that makes you want to book a vacation right this instant. From field jackets and relaxed pleated trousers to…

Phineas Cole Fall/Winter 2011

When Paul Stuart introduced the Phineas Cole brand back in Fall 2007, the central focus was to provide a younger customer with Paul Stuart luxury but with modern, trim cuts. As you can probably guess, the pieces in Phineas Cole’s line — much like Paul Stuart — are always super impressive and extremely luxe. The…

Simon Spurr Spring/Summer 2012 Collection

Simon Spurr is already one of the most talked-about men’s collections of New York Fashion Week, & looking at these images from the runway it’s easy to see why. Taking his refined, austere style of menswear, Spurr has injected the collection with optimism & swagger through the use of bold patterns, mixed materials, & distinct…

Sophnet 2-Button Jacket

Don’t let the notched lapel and 2-button break of this jacket fool you. This is not your average blazer. Sophnet continues their exciting 2011 releases this week with the “2-Button Jacket.” They keep things traditional for a second, with standard pocket flaps and 3 button cuffs. However things go wild, when the camouflage lining and…

Oliver Spencer Fall 2011 Video Campaign

Oliver Spencer Autumn Winter 2011 Country House Video from Oliver Spencer on Vimeo. These fashion videos are getting so amazing. Combine that with Oliver Spencer and you get some damn good viewing. The clip here, showcases Spencer’s fall/winter creations. Now, we’ve all had a good look at the collection at this point, but to see…

Referee Fall / Winter 2011 Collection

Hong Kong creative Eric So has released the Fall / Winter 2011 collection for his relatively new, soccer-inspired label, Referee. This season’s collection takes a more liberal approach to it’s namesake inspiration, keeping the fits fitted and the cuts well-cut. The new range will be available at select retailers including JUICE Hong Kong.

COS Fall / Winter Lookbook 2011

H&M high-end retailer COS, Collection of Style, unveils it’s lookbook for the Fall/Winter 2011 menswear collection. Much like the video editing, the line highlights some very basic, no-frills looks of different styles including suits, outerwear, knits and various accessories. There are some really great structured pieces here, perfect for if one needs to fill a…

Aloha Rag “AR” Store Lookbook

From Japanese retail store Aloha Rag comes an extension, AR, the brand extension of the original store. The pieces and looks in the store are continually inspired by travels to fashion cities throughout the world—including New York, Paris, Milan and Tokyo—while integrating AR’s own style and artistry. A self-claimed “edgy-yet-classy” collection, we wouldn’t necessarily disagree…

J.A. Christensen for The Curatory Neckties

J.A. Christensen gives new definition to “completely hand made.” The upstart tie maker, cranks out excruciatingly small runs of his accessories, which are all individually constructed, on a single needle sewing machine. What’s more, Christensen globally sources his textiles, some of which date back to the 1930s. Seen here, is the latest tiny collection; a…

Jan Leslie Puppy Cufflinks

What? I like dogs… sue me! So does Jan Leslie, apparently. Making their cufflinks sheer works of art, Jan Leslie uses Rhodium plated sterling silver on these intricate, puppy themed versions. The eyes are set with Jet crystals and bearing a standard t-bar fastener, they’re more than just cheeky, they have total heirloom status. Available…

Banana Republic’s Mad Men Collection for Fall 2011

Yesterday Banana Republic and AMC debuted a collection that everyone has been fantasizing about since the conception of the Emmy award winning show, Mad Men. The collection aims to be a limited-edition yet affordable line for both men and women. Created by Banana Republic in collaboration with the show’s Emmy-winning costume designer Janie Bryant, this…