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…

Beams Fall/Winter 2011: Mr. David for Gentleman Wardrobe

Japanese retailer Beams have unveiled a sharp fashion spread entitled “Mr. David for Gentleman Wardrobe.” Not only do the garments look incredibly luxurious, but the styling is on point, too. The plaid sport coats are certainly noteworthy pieces that just scream autumn. The Black Watch model particularly caught my eye. Pair it with a crisp…

Indochino Dress Pants

It takes a lot for a company to make claims of how well their pant will fit you. I guess when you custom make them based on the clients measurements, the confidence in such statements is increased significantly. Indochino does this very thing with a wide range of patterns and fits. Whether you want flat…

Maison Martin Margiela Contrast Lapel Tuxedo

Made from light weight wool, this recent creation from Maison Martin Margiela is the latest authority on streamlined tuxedos. With its contrast silk lapels and single vented back, the two pocket viscose lined tux, is a pretty slick way to break into the FORMAL, formal wear. Available online at Selfridges.

Oliver Spencer Fishtail Trousers

These here, are some nice simple pants in Oliver Spencer’s spirit of consumable style. In a tweed wool, the vintage cut tapers towards the foot, however not severely. Four deep conventional pockets, plus and interior “secret” pocket, and zipper fly, keep things standard for a dress pant. Finally, bought unfinished they are intended to be…

Bill Reid Blythewood Trousers

The long awaited capsule collection from CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund Award winner Billy Reid has finally come to fruition. Creating a set of items which are easily interchangeable, one of our favourite pieces has to be these Blythwood trousers in soft Japanese chambray. Despite the semi casual look of the pants, the Blythwoods carry some very…

New Label ‘Ami’ Fall / Winter 2011 Lookbook

Having worked for multiple iconic labels such as Marc Jacobs, Dior Homme and Givenchy, it only makes sense that well-known French designer Alexandre Mattiussi’s next step is to design his own line, Ami. Featuring some great suit styles, tasteful color choices, and classic silhouettes, his fall / winter 2011 lookbook is certainly promising. According to…

N4 Fall / Winter 2011 Collection

Maybe one of the most frustrating things about fashion is finding a fabulous piece or brand, only to realize that it’s not offered in your country. That being said, Japanese label N4 was about to do that to us, but now is looking to expand into international markets much to our delight. The label began…

PRESENT London Summer 2011 Lookbook

PRESENT London releases a lookbook alongside their collection for summer 2011 to paint a fuller picture of their designs and offerings. A large range of textures was used for the line, including quilted outerwear, courdorys, wool, and embroidered patterns. Handmade shirting and a pastel color palatte round out the collection. Available now at the PRESENT…

‘The River’ by Camo Spring 2012 Lookbook

Italian label Camo releases a peek into their spring 2012 collection (a bit early, but hey, nobody here is complaining) with their artistic lookbook ‘The River’. Inspired by Italy’s Cero River, the lookbook combines excellent photography, a picturesque setting, and of course, an impeccable collection. An array of functional and stylish pants, blazers, button-downs, and…

Phineas Cole Spring 2011 Lookbook

Quite possibly the best kept secret in New York, formal menswear label Phineas Cole has released its spring 2011 lookbook, and the collection is just as delightfully dapper as we’d hoped. The full line ranges from suits to ties to shoes to whatever else you could possibly want, all tied together by just the right…

Burberry Prorsum Pre-Spring 2012 Collection

Eager beavers Burberry Prorsum has released a peek at their pre-Spring 2012 collection for men. The collection features a range of very nice blazers, outerwear, and slim-fit dress pants. What is especially compelling about this collection is the rich basic hues that are used for the outerwear, while the more vibrant colors are saved for…