Saint Laurent Patent-Leather Oxford Shoe

Beautifully crafted for a sleek, streamlined shape, these Saint Laurent black patent Oxford shoes are the epitome of Parisian sophistication. The full-leather construction provides a luxuriously comfortable feel, while the minimal detailing creates a powerful, pared-back look. Always a classic, these Patent-Leather Oxford Shoes are a staple piece that will have a place in your…

Thom Browne Spring/Summer 2013 Collection First Look

The first delivery from Thom Browne for Spring/Summer 2013 showcases a perfectly formed selection of suits, shirting and jersey pieces. Despite the variation, each piece is unmistakably “Thom Browne” – not only due to the tricolor grosgrain detailing – but through the choice of truly premium fabrics, slim, modern cut and innovative detailing. Comprised of…

Video: Joseph Abboud ‘Los Angeles’ Spring/Summer 2013 Preview

Although clothing is conspicuously absent, this beautifully-shot short film by Nicholas Alan Cope draws upon the collection’s central inspiration, setting the scene for the label’s Spring/Summer offerings with a wide-roaming catalog of L.A.’s natural and urban landscapes. Watch the wonderfully composed clip above, and look for Joseph Abboud’s Spring/Summer 2013 collection to hit retailers soon.

Alexander McQueen Fall/Winter 2013 Collection

Alexander McQueen’s posthumous Fall/Winter 2013 collection displays a strong sense of the brands original knack for taking traditional pieces and injecting them with refined sartorial elements. The collection takes inspiration from traditional English Edwardian culture, heavily featuring suits, robes, cardigans and trench coats. The former sees a selection of classic pinstripe silhouettes met by a…

Video: Raf Simons Spring/Summer 2013 Collection

Belgian designer Raf Simons has recruited visual artist Pierre Debusschere to showcase his upcoming collection in the form of a video lookbook. Styled by Robbie Spencer, the slow-motion camera movement accentuates the collection: well-tailored shirts, floral printed suits, among others.

Mr. Porter ‘The Manual For A Stylish Life’ Vol 1

Described as ‘A thorough compendium filled with knowledge and insight for the modern man’, Mr Porter releases its first book, assembled by Jeremy Langmead, editor-in-chief of the online retail outfit. This 240-page tome features profiles on stylish men like Lord Byron to Tinie Tempah. Along with profiles the book also features advice on quandaries such…

Common Project “Derby Shine” Shoes

Common Project is known for beautifully minimal pieces, and these ‘Derby Shine’ shoes fit that bill completely. Made of 100% premium black leather, it features a deep burgundy polished upper and a rubber wedge sole fastened with durable Stormwelt construction. As with all Common Projects pieces the signature gold-embossed numbering detail is ever-present on the…

Mr Bathing Ape Spring/Summer 2013 Collection

The launch of Mr. Bathing Ape several seasons brought the Japanese streetwear brand into a more refined, upscale market of menswear. For Spring/Summer 2013, the brand has taken their streetwear roots and injected a refined dandyism, combining posh suiting with camouflage patterns and of course their signature BAPE head ties. Look for these to hit…

Brooklyn Tailors ‘Hopsack’ Black Suit

Brooklyn Tailors produces garments like this Hopsack suit with the kind of care so many companies abandoned in the interest of profits. Made one-buy-one by hand, their jackets are constructed with the essential full free-floating horsehair canvas foundation (the difference between the best suits and everything else). Details like hand-stitched buttonholes, pick-stitched finishing and a…

Vulpin NYC Color-Blocked Ties

One of our favorite discoveries of late has to be these stunning color-blocked ties from Vulpin NYC. Touted as ‘Handmade ties from New York City by a man that wers one everyday’, these pieces are the perfect blend of slim profile while still maintaining enough substance to properly accent an ensemble. Available in combinations of…

Freeman’s Sporting Club ‘Ready-Made’ Suiting Fall/Winter 2012

Freemans Sporting Club’s releases this look at their Fall/Winter 2012 ready-made suiting, produced by Martin Greenfield in Brooklyn, New York. Constructed on full camel and horsehair canvas foundation, the suits feature a dual Bemberg and Swiss Voile lining stitched in by hand (the way it should be done). Four suit silhouettes round out the offering,…

Bruuns Bazaar Spring/Summer 2013 Lookbook

Copenhagen-based fashion line Bruuns Bazaar has released this lookbook showcasing their upcoming Spring/Summer 2013 collection. Founded in 1994 by brothers Teis and Bjorn Bruun, the label offers the kind of stark, elegant minimalism most closely associated with Scandinavian aesthetic sensibilities. Each piece in the line demonstrates the carefully cut, precisely assembled and elegantly executed pieces…

News: Kris Van Assche Discusses His Essential Tuxedo

In support of his recently launched black tie feature on thecorner.com, i-D Magazine recently caught with Kris Van Assche to talk about a classic piece of menswear: the tuxedo. The Belgian designer, who aside form his own label also heads up creative direction at Dior Homme, discussed his thoughts on creating something “exclusive” as well…

KRISVANASSCHE+ The New KVA Tailored Collection

New out of the Kris Van Assche camp: KRISVANASSCHE+ is the new tailored collection from the Belgian designer. Forthcoming this Spring Summer 2013, KvA+ delivers three tailored looks featuring two-button jackets in varying lengths and chino styled or cargo trousers. All items in this collection have a red hand-stitch detailing and available in masculine black…

Acne for Mr. Porter Fall/Winter 2012 Lookbook by i-D Magazine

Launching this week online retailer Mr. Porter presents their eveningwear capsule collection with Acne. Setting their sights on the classic black tie ensemble, the Swedish/British collaboration emphasizes the outfits versatility as “the little black dress for men.” i-D Magazine shot the collection and in addition, the publication caught up with Mr Porter buyer Sam Lobban…

Video: Etiquette Clothiers ‘The Art of Socks’

=”http://player.vimeo.com/video/52159331″ width=”600″ height=”400″ frameborder=”0″ webkitAllowFullScreen mozallowfullscreen allowFullScreen> ‘Art of Socks’ by Etiquette Clothiers is a tribute to the the world of premium sock manufacturing. Sure, socks may not be the most glamorous part of a wardrobe, but they’re increasingly part of what makes a sartorial statement. This documentary highlights the kind of thought and work…

Monocle x London Undercover Umbrella

Monocle and London Undercover have partnered to create an ideal form of an often-overlooked accessory: the umbrella. Handcrafted, the dark green exterior features a contrasting red underside, a solid-piece continuous maple shaft and a bronze ferrule. A umbrella of this quality not only completes an outfit on a rainy day, but also works to preserve…