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Got Wood? Shwood 2012 Sunglasses Do.

August 2, 2012


I’ve been away because a couple of things have happened: the wife got pregnant and as a result, I’m leaving Melbourne Australia (been busy packing) and I’ve taken up a post at Revolution Press (in Singapore so that the wife can get family support she needs) to revamp The Rake and Revolution Online. Nevertheless, I’ve taken some time away from […]

Travel in Style: How to Travel Light yet Heavy on Style

April 8, 2012


I’m making a list of what to pack for my 2 week trip back to Singapore and I thought it might be worth a write up to clear up some travel misconceptions. It’s a common misunderstanding that travel involves comfortable clothing sans elegance and expression. This couldn’t be further away from the truth; fact is, […]

The Perfect Blend of Trendy and Classic: Le Bac by United Bamboo SS 11

July 12, 2011


Best known for their cross cultural inspirations in music, fashion and art, Viet and Japanese designers Thuy Pham and Miko Aoki founded United Bamboo  in 1998. With a relationship stretching close to 10 years, the one time architecture student Pham wrked with Aoki, a New York Fashion Institute of Technology alumn at Bernadete Corporation; Even […]

NYT Columnist wants to look like Jude Law. The Monsieur tells you how.

June 12, 2011


My annual quest for such a garment got its kick-start in late May when a friend e-mailed me a link to a site called Socialite Life, which featured a folio of 23 photos breathlessly headlined “Jude Law: Shirtless in Cannes!” Squinting rakishly in the brilliant Mediterranean light, Jude looked worldly, post-coital, regnant. When you clicked on […]

Stylish Bag for Men: Loewe’s Amazona Weekender

January 16, 2011


I mentioned before that I’m a fan of men’s designer bags that can be both formal and casual depending on how you rocked it. There are two reasons for this: First, as metro as I am, I’m starting to loathe having to clear the closet out of the many bags/briefcases/carryalls that I possess to match […]

Milan in Denim: Designer Jeans from Spring Summer 11

August 1, 2010


A Brief History of Denim Read on and find out how you might win an all expenses paid trip to the G-Star Fashion Show in Berlin as a fashion photographer and a G-Star outfit worth over $8,000. Produced by the Andre family, The root word comes from a french fabric called serge de Nimes. It’s […]

Sex Sells and Tom Ford has Finally Found the Right Ratio of Tasteful

July 18, 2010


It’s probably been around since the world’s first professional Farmers decided to advertise their wares with maidens and their jugs, err, of milk. A good looking woman or man, typically with no connection to the product being advertised has often been used for cheap attraction. How it began It all started with wood carvings and […]

Dolce& Gabbana Spring Summer 2011

July 18, 2010


In fine summer style, Dolce&Gabbana’s collection, unveiled in Milan, was indeed a show case in how a modern man should dress. In Natural Earthly tones (pictured below) are effortlessly chic giving you a look of easy masculinity. Natural shades like tan give you a stylish yet grounded looks. Summer Tailoring Personally, I prefer a more […]