Tuesday, 3 May 2016

The Wyatt Boot by Saint Laurent

It’s official, Hedi Slimane, photographer and former Dior Homme creative director that controversially revamped the Yves Saint Laurent fashion house to the youthful Saint Laurent Paris as we now know it, is sadly leaving the building. After many extremely successful seasons Slimane brought his rock n’ roll chic to the iconic Parisian fashion house and created an extreme buzz in menswear. Since Slimane’s rein you all know I’ve been fanatic about the denim, and the same goes for the boots. The classic Wyatt 40 Harness Boot has been on my list since the first AW13 show; and with Slimane’s announced departure it was about time I bit the bullet and bought a souvenir from his time at Saint Laurent...

Hat by  NEW ERA
Sunglasses by  CÉLINE
Outerwear by  LEVI'S (vintage)
T-shirt by  FEAR OF GOD
Jeans by  SAINT LAURENT
Boots by  SAINT LAURENT

Hat by  NEW ERA
Sunglasses by  CÉLINE
Outerwear by  LEVI'S (vintage)
T-shirt by  FEAR OF GOD
Jeans by  SAINT LAURENT
Boots by  SAINT LAURENT

I’m rocking the classic ‘Nut’ Suede Wyatt boot with my go to black 15.5cm hem Saint Laurent jeans, and a vintage denim trucker jacket which I’ve been on the hunt for, for the last two year’s. It appeared to be impossible to find the boxy fit I was after, whilst still maintaining fitted arms and a perfect cropped length. I wanted a trucker jacket from the mid 80’s so that it featured two lower welt hand pockets (before the 80’s the trucker only had chest pockets). I came across this perfectly washed, perfect fitting Levi’s trucker jacket at a vintage shop in Bristol and knew straight away this was going to be a perfect Spring/Summer transitional jacket. To make the jacket mine I’ve personally distressed it in areas of heavy wear...
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Monday, 11 April 2016

Vetements

French for ‘clothes’ and pronounced vet-MAHN; the new anti-fashion brand taking the industry by storm is being ran by Balenciaga’s new creative director: Demna Gvasalia. The Georgian-born, Antwerp fashion academy-trained designer has designed womenswear for Maison Martin Margiela and was the head designer for Louis Vuitton’s womenswear line. Demna, and his anonymous crew of experienced designer’s, head up the Parisian design collective and are moving against the traditional industry business model. Vetements has a strong celebrity following and has recently become extremely popular in menswear despite being a womenswear brand with the likes of Kanye West and Travi$ Scott donning the oversized sweats...
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Monday, 29 February 2016

Yeezy Boost 350 'Oxford Tan' (On Feet)

At the end of last year Kanye West and Adidas' extremely hyped 'Yeezy Boost 350' sneaker was back in the 'Oxford Tan' colour way. The 350's are without doubt one of my favourite sneakers due to their great silhouette and comfort. Find out how I managed to grab a pair, my thoughts on the hype and what I like to style them with...
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Wednesday, 17 February 2016

An evening of grooming c/o Farfetch

Last week I was treated to an evening of grooming in preparation for Valentines Day courtesy of FarfetchFor those unfamiliar with Farfetch, it is effectively 400 of the world's best independent designer boutiques available on one e-commerce platform; or as Farfetch put it '400 boutiques, 1 address'. Farfetch makes it easy and straightforward for us as consumer's to browse and purchase from over 30 countries without moving from our sofa. It also allows for boutiques to focus on the quality of their brick-and-mortar stores without worrying about running an e-commerce site, whilst giving them the opportunity to still compete with the major players in online retail...
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Monday, 18 January 2016

Steve Jobs swag

This minimal outfit was unintentionally inspired by Steve Jobs' famous signature look. The visionary's style was as functional and simplistic as the products he designed. St. Croix took credit for Jobs' signature black turtle neck leading the company to an 100% increase in turtleneck sales over night after the death of the Apple CEO; however, Jobs' turtle neck was in fact designed by Japanese designer Issey Miyake...
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Monday, 23 November 2015

The Oversized Overcoat

As mentioned in my previous post, I'm loving very slouched oversized pieces... and it's the same for my outerwear this season. I'm a big fan of overcoats but sometimes a fitted overcoat just looks too formal to be worn with a t-shirt and jeans. An oversized overcoat is perfect for a slightly more relaxed and modern look this season, inspired by Japanese street style, with voluminous sleeves and drop shoulders the oversized overcoat creates a very contemporary silhouette. 
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