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Mens Fashion Icon: David Bowie, Long Live Starman

January 12, 2016


Mens fashion icon and musical genius, David Bowie may have passed but his lyrical and aesthetic elegance lives on forever. The dandified pop culture iconoclast expressed a myriad of sartorial styles but to The Monsieur, he was arguably best dressed in the late 70s and early 80s; at least from the perspective of people not named […]

Re-Tweed: The Return of Ivy League Style

January 11, 2016


Tweed commemorates classic Ivy League style and yet when Amory Blaine, F. Scott Fitzgerald’s titular character from This Side of Paradise offers an opinion of the style he aspires to, it’s a pedigree he erroneously tars with a broad stroke. Tweed’s Timeless Elegance “I think of all Harvard men as sissies. All Yale men wear big […]

The Story of Sebiro: How Japan Re-invents the West

November 11, 2015


It may not seem like it but for a while Japan was taking on tech and auto behemoths, pioneers in the industry and beating the big players at their own game. Whether it was Sony with the Walkman or Toyota with high build quality and fuel efficiency, Japan was showing the West how it was done. […]

Dark Preppy Look: Michael Bastian Men’s RTW Spring 2016

August 28, 2015


Two time nominee and third time Council of Fashion Designers of America Menswear winner Michael Bastian’s Spring 2016 RTW (ready to wear) line embodies his signature uptown preppy aesthetic. Like Tom Ford, Bastian was away of the increasing “feminisation” of men’s style, adopting old shopping habits long the domain of women and a penchant for cult designer […]

Indulge Your Gyro-Tourbillon Desires: W Motors/Encelade 1789 Gyro Cufflinks

July 23, 2015


Produced in a limited edition run of 100 pairs, these Encelade 1789 cufflinks are a relatively affordable way to indulge your Jaeger LeCoulture Gyro-Tourbillon desires. Working with W Motors, these are the first of its kind to be sold: Each ode to the finest traditions of Haute Horlogerie are exquisitely finished and built with 34 […]

How to Dress Business Casual in 6 Looks

June 25, 2015


The Business Casual dress code is one fraught with potential minefields and pitfalls simply because there’s no commonly agreed upon definition. While clothing doesn’t actually impact one’s competence and ability, perception of your professionalism is what should guide your fashion sensibilities when the boss suggests “business casual” for a short briefing over the weekend. If […]

Why Daredevil Matt Murdock is Your Ultimate Men’s Style Icon

June 16, 2015


We all know the Daredevil’s origin story: blinded by a radioactive substance falling from an oncoming vision, loss of his sight heightens his remaining senses to superhuman levels and imbues him with a sonar ability serving as a convenient plot device to get around the inconvenience of a literally blind action hero. And so, while Matthew Murdock may […]