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I've always been a fan of a moment of flash. Sometimes you just want to have a piece that makes everyone take notice. While you never want to seem tawdry, I think a rose gold accessory is just the right balance of flash & casual luxury.
Rose gold always adds that touch of elegance, it's not as in your face as gold or silver, it's under the radar. As of late I've noticed more & more accessories being made in this elegant color. I feel it is a way to set you apart from the doldrums of silver, platinum & gold. While there are various shades of rose gold, stick to a piece that veers away from a pink tone, as it may come off as a tad too feminine. Stick to more copper based tones, like the Meister watch pictured above.
Let me know how you'll rock this subtle yet sharp trend in the comments below.
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Wide brimmed hats have been gaining traction lately on the runways across the globe. From New York to Milan, this distant cousin of the fedora has been adorning the heads of stylish gentlemen everywhere. Long gone are the days of the cheesy fedoras worn by the likes of Jeremy Piven & Kevin Federline. The wide brimmed hat is the perfect accessory for the stylish gentleman on the go who isn't afraid to stand out.
Instead of being structured & made out of a sturdy material, the most popular wide brimmed hats have lately been made of wool or felt, allowing the shape of the hat to take a life of its own. It takes a certain kind of confidence to rock this look, but as all rocker influenced trends are, you need to truly own your look to pull it off. The wide brimmed hat is truly versatile, pair it with a simple t-shirt & jeans for a casual look to even skinny black pants, button down & leather jacket for a more sophisticated rocker chic look.
Create your own truly unique look with a wide brimmed hat. Allow your hat to transform your look. I love how a seemingly simple accessory can truly take on a life on its own.
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Leather has been around for quite a while now, but never before have we seen it used in such interesting & novel way. From panels on denim jeans, to shoulder inserts on shirts, leather is having quite a moment right now. You can say that leather is kind of growing up from its traditional leather jacket days. From Saint Laurent to Helmut Lang, the way leather is being used right now is quite remarkable.
I kind of think of this new way of wearing leather as an easy way to add some edge to your look. Not everyone is born to wear a tough biker jacket, so incorporating leather in a unique way is the best way to sport it while still maintaining a polished look. The juxtaposition of classic pieces like sweat pants, denim & casual shirts with leather is truly one of my favorite trends of the moment. For myself I've been enjoying adding that touch of edge to my look lately without going overboard and looking like the Fonz.
Check out some of the style picks below I personally picked out for you guys to rock this chic trend. So tell me, is this a trend you're fond of or does it belong in the realm of UGGS & other cringeworthy ideas?
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They say you can tell a lot about a city by observing its citizens & their style. Since moving to Melbourne I've enjoyed spending time at a cafe people watching while enjoying an Australian Iced Coffee (coffee + a scoop of ice cream). I've found that the city has an interesting street style unlike any other city I've been to.
From my first day in the city, I've realized how important it is to have proper outerwear. Since Melbourne is known to experience all four seasons in one day, it is essential to find the perfect coat that can transition throughout the day. Walking the streets of Melbourne, I've been inspired by the business men in their overcoats. An overcoat can add a finishing touch to a suit or even add an elegant touch to some dark denim.
Another big trend I've seen has been casual pants in all sorts of colors. Coming from the U.S. where denim is king, seeing chinos & other casual pants has made me elevate my pant game.
If I would have to create an outfit from the East Dane shop inspired by the typical Melbournian it would consist of a khaki chino, tucked in button up & a statement color blazer. Now that I've been in Melbourne for almost two months now, I look forward to changing up my style & rock some serious Australian looks.
It seems to me everywhere I look I see someone wearing a shade of indigo. The winter is always a drab season when it comes to colors, everyone tends to gravitate towards darker, muted shades until the spring. It is like we suddenly became colorblind once the temperatures drop. Indigo is a great way to add some color while still blending in with the darker tones of winter.
If we take a look back at NYFW in September, we can see that indigo is going to be the color of Spring/Summer 2015. Everyone from J.Crew, Gant Rugger to Billy Reid was adding a pop of indigo into their collections. Just because this color trend is slated for the spring it doesn't mean you can't start rocking this regal color now.
From dress shirts, outerwear & even pants, there is definitely a piece that you can add to your wardrobe this winter to be ahead of the curve. Style it with a skinny black denim jean to execute the perfect winter outfit.
I basically live in t-shirts everyday. This is no surprise. While I enjoy dressing up for dinner or an event, nothing compares to how much I love being in a comfortable t-shirt. I would have to say that about 60% of my wardrobe is consisted of a variety of different colors & styles of tees. While t-shirts are the epitome of casual wear, designers have now jumped on the trend & have created some really great tees that really pack a statement. These designer tees can be easily dressed up under a fitted blazer or worn casually with jeans when running around town.
There is a certain kind of nostalgia that comes up when you see some traditional Americana Varsity inspired looks. From high school to college, we all have a space in our hearts for collegiate style. Just because it may have been a few years, or even decades since your graduation, it doesn't mean you can't rock an effortless and chic collegiate look.
You don't have to go digging for your varsity jacket, as some brands have reimagined the look into modern and updated pieces. The following head to toe look is simple, classic and updated but yet keeps a few throwback accents to make this a modern take on the college look. This look works perfect for these last few weeks of slightly chillier weather, for example this Wallace & Barnes Baseball Bomber Jacket from J. Crew will keep you warm but doesn't scream 'winter style' by any means.
While the Seattle Seahawks may have won last nights Super Bowl XLVIII, the real star of last nights event was Anthony Kiedis meggings worn during the Pepsi Halftime Show. Meggings, or male leggings for some, have been over the last year creeping into mainstream style and last night solidified that they're here to stay, at least for 2014.
While some find men in leggings confusing and outright strange, it really isn't a far cry from skin tight skinny jeans that have been on trend for a while now. With solid colors and out of this world prints, like the Jeremy Scott 'Internet' leggings Kiedis wore, there will definitely be a meggings style to fit any mood.
The key to meggings is styling them perfectly. Opt for some solid color meggings, like the Meggings Man Clothing Black Basic Megging and pair with some hi-top sneakers and a printed tank or tee to pull of a casual yet stylish look. For a more Kiedis inspired look get the Galaxy Meggings and stick to a solid color top and shoe to avoid clashing prints. Head over to Meggings Man Clothing website and check out the other meggings style they have to offer.
With Milan's Men’s Fashion Week drawn to a close last week, this post is dedicated to the three trends seen on the runways for Spring/Summer 2014. While SS14 may be a year away, with most if not all the pieces shown on the runway not yet available, steal the looks from the three biggest trends right now.
From Gucci to Prada, florals were a big trend at MFW. From large-scale to a touch in accessories, floral prints were everywhere throughout the collections shown. Taking a cue from Eastern culture, Prada included florals in floral print shirts and hibiscus adorned suitcases. Copy this look with a Libertine-Libertine Shirt with Palm Tree prints.
If year was all about shades of grey, this year it’s about wearing varying shades of a monochromatic color. Calvin Klein, Bottega Veneta and Zegna displayed looks in head to toe color schemes based on a single unifying color. Pair a different hued blue shirt, like this Lacoste Linen Shirt, on top of some jeans you already own and rock your own version of the monochromatic trend.
If Massimiliano Giometti's SS14 Salvatore Ferragamo show has any indication of the trend for shorts next season, is that Bermuda shorts are making its way back to the sartorial savvy. Straying away of the tight and shorter cuts as of late, many shows featured shorts with a well-tailored and looser fit. Keep cool this summer and slip into these similar Topman Blue Flecked Suit Shorts.