Archives ofApril 2012

Vans Authentic History : Born and raised in California

le Monday 30 April 2012byRomano as "the garagerocker"

Regardless of fashion and sports there are shoes that were originally made to simply dress people’s feets. With time these shoes have become the symbol of a whole generation of youngsters seeking new ways to express their freedom and lifestyle throughout a new california-based sport : skateboard. Here is a short story of the Vans… Read more

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Chic Chic Sacré-Coeur

le Thursday 26 April 2012byJoe the "tire-remover"

Hoping it would not be too much crowded, I had given my photographer Léo a meeting at the Sacré-Coeur on a thursday evening for a new series. All the same without illusions, I think the heights of Paris are calm only in the early morning or late in the evening, really. In a way, it… Read more

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Summer of Gatsby: 3 Ways to Prepare for the Coming Fashion Blockbuster

le Wednesday 25 April 2012byRomano as "the garagerocker"

This summer is about to play host to what is certainly one of the most anticipated movies in recent film, and even novel, history – The Great Gatsby. Attaching three of the top stars in Hollywood to the adapted film version of a book that the Modern Library labeled the “second best English-language novel of… Read more

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Tribal prints trend

le Tuesday 24 April 2012byRomano as "the garagerocker"

Menswear fashion trends are perpetually renewing, this one has highly made its way since last summer. One can deny fashion is always about reclycling old stuff to get something illusory new. Here, authentic stuff is turned into a fresh trend: tribal prints are getting into our wabrobe. Because authentic brands are on the crest since… Read more

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SUPER Panama Matte

le Saturday 21 April 2012byAdel as "the fireman"

Handmande in italy, featuring brown Zeiss tinted lenses, the new Super Panama Matte deep blue sunglasses look pretty fun. Evoking the tropical spirit of surf and Hawaiian shirts, this is actually a cool accessory that nicely matches the exotic fashion trends that we see out there these days. Old school and definitely summerish! Available at… Read more

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Pendleton wool messenger bag

le Friday 20 April 2012byRomano as "the garagerocker"

Few times ago we presented a striking messenger bag from Pendleton. Many of you did arrive too late, as the bag quickly sell out on the whole internet. This year Pendleton proposes a reissue for those who missed it. Its design still looks like a satchel and features a traditional pure virgin wool plaid body,… Read more

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Ogon camouflage wallet

le Thursday 19 April 2012byRomano as "the garagerocker"

Ogon Design is a brand we have been following for a while. This year they have released lots of now colorways for their classic aluminium cardholders and wallets. Most of them are printed in flowers, snake, zebra being part of their “fantasy” range. We really like the recently released Camo wallet. The concept hasn’t changed… Read more

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Pierre Balmain leather jacket

le Monday 16 April 2012byAdel as "the fireman"

One of my siblings recently told me about how leather was represented in the Cinéma, from the late 60′s epic film Easy Rider to 80′s post-apocalyptic Mad Max. In both cases, leather is intimately mingled with the road, rebellion, freedom and some kind of perfection. Pierre Balmain’s black leather jacket is the perfect-o example. For some reasons I have… Read more

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Bleu de Paname Polo de Plage

le Sunday 15 April 2012byAdel as "the fireman"

As a French southerner I can’t stay insensitive to anything reminding me of the sea. Parisian brand Bleu de Paname has just uploaded on their facebook page three beachy T-shirts from their SS12 collection “Littoral” literally meaning coastal. Combining the spirit of workwear with the sailor style, these t-shirts are the translation of having a… Read more

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Vanishing Elephant rust chinos

le Wednesday 11 April 2012byRomano as "the garagerocker"

This year or never is time to explore new colors for your wardrobe. Last year’s trends saw pastel colors under the spotlight. It has now turned into something brighter. Rust could be a nice bet for spring-summer 2012. Oranges tones are always a good match to navy, khaki or charcoal. The only doubt you may… Read more

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