Japanese label Markaware unveils its F/W ’12 collection through their seasonal lookbook. With inspiration coming from Claude Lelouch’s 1966 French classic film A Man and a Woman, or Un Homme et une Femme, the collection blends sartorial essentials such as tailored coats, fine suiting in heavier weights for the colder months ahead, and other fine pieces to complement the core offerings such as fitted shirts and pants. More looks can be found below. (via Fashionsnap)
Killspencer introduceds their Precision Pocket Card Carrier for the iPhone 4 and 4S. It features a pretty convenient design as it’s built to protect and give you easy access to your plastic as well. It’s made in the brand’s Los Angeles workshop from premium locally-sourced Rosewood and an Italian-made Alcantara Endoskeleton. Killspencer’s patent-pending Flat Spring Card Lock mechanism ensures the cards won’t fall out.
The card carrier is available now at Killspencer.
With Paris Fashion Week in full swing, Thom Browne put his S/S 2013 collection on display, giving us a strong lineup from the New York designer. Colorful madras and plaid prints adorned the sartorial offerings. The blazers were slightly shrunk while the shorts and trousers were quite fitted as well. Colorful suiting and outerwear was shown alongside Mr. Browne’s accessory pieces as well such as umbrellas and sunglasses.
Here we have Balmain’s S/S 2013 collection was on display over the weekend at Paris Fashion Week. The pieces mix menswear essentials with fine detailing and a sometimes-eclectic color choice. Slim-fitting chinos are shown with blazers and fine leather jackets, both of which are adorned with details. More looks at the offerings below.
Google’s newly unveiled Nexus Q is essentially the internet giant’s answer to the Apple TV. It streams your favorite entertainment directly from the cloud to your living room but axes the onscreen interface. Everything’s controlled from a compatible phone or tablet with media streaming in from your Google Play and YouTube apps. The design is simplistic with a sphere-like shell and only a few discreet ports on the back to plug into your speakers, AV receiver or HDTV. Once you’re playing, you can control the volume from your handheld device, or simply by turning the top half of Nexus Q. Just touch the top LED to mute the sound completely. The Google Nexus Q is priced at $299 with availability via pre-order through Google.
There’s a ton of street style photography taking place during the fashion week and tradeshow circuits but MR PORTER‘s opted to hold off on stills and give us a video that highlights some of the top accessories spotted at this past week’s Milan Fashion Week. “Whether on faces or feet, the men at Milan Fashion Week have been adding a spot of sprezzatura with their accessories. See a few that caught our eye.” Check out the video below.
Lana Del Rey drops the official video for “National Anthem” which comes off her debut album Born to Die. The visual features the songstress playing Jacqueline Kennedy and none other than A$AP Rocky making an appearance as former President John F. Kennedy. The art direction and attention to detail is really epic and the seven-minute video is worth checking out just for that.
Dazed Digital gives us shots from Mark McNairy’s S/S 2013 lookbook. The New Amsterdam collection for next year is looking quite promising as it blends some modern styling atop classic staples with which the New York designer’s name is synonymous. Here’s McNairy’s line of the year:
Formal tailoring has stuck around for a reason. If it ain’t broke don’t fix it, but if you don’t have fun then you shouldn’t be fuckin’ doing it.
With that being said, the unconventional blend of fabrics and prints is like a breath of fresh air to a menswear spectrum that seems a bit too “by the book” at times. More imagery can be found below.
Here, we have looks at Onia’s Summer ’12 lookbook. The imagery showcases the brand’s men’s and boy’s lines side by side as a father and son duo hit the water for some fun in the sun. Onia trunks come in a few different styles — Calder 7.5″, Calder 10″, the classic Charles, and the Amaury board short. Each one fits to its own mold and really drives the quality and detailing of each short home. More looks from the Summer 2012 lookbook below with the collection available now through Onia.
We’ve all been there. The bite of that burrito was too large for our mouth and BAM, sour cream and avocado slowly drops to our shirt and slacks. Lucky for us Seize sur Vingt is now offering same day rush messenger service in Manhattan or Brooklyn for such sartorial emergencies. The video below outlines one scenario in which Seize sur Vingt’s emergency courier can assist.
So what do you need to do? Visit the Seize sur Vingt website, choose the items you need, and select “EMERGENCY COURIER” at checkout. Seize sur Vingt will send over a messenger with your items within three hours. To benefit from the complimentary rush delivery service, checkout totals should begin at $150, and cut off time is 4pm weekdays. Customers can contact the store directly at 212-625-1620 if they are outside of the delivery range or they need anything in less than three hours.