Archives ofMay 2012
I had a girlfriend once who did not like me wearing bow ties, calling me outdated. Has she ever heard about Monsieur Jean-Yves? It is a brand established and created in 2009 at Place Vendôme, Paris. All of their creations are composed by real bow ties (to tie yourself) and fake ones, using the best… Read moreno validationandno comment yet for this article.
If you want to take a step forward into ready to wear formal clothing, you may think about A.P.C. Actually, they are my personal safe bet, specially regarding suiting. As everyone needs, at least, one navy blazer to match with jeans or formal trousers, A.PC. is a top notch pick in such field. It is… Read moreno validationandno comment yet for this article.
Once the hot season has arrived you may need an elegant white shirt to dress up for all weddings and cocktails parties you are going to be invited in. Sandro has the perfect one. In few years this brand which originally proposed only womenswear lines till 2008, has become a standard in the Parisian dandy… Read moreno validationandno comment yet for this article.
Bleu de Paname, one of our favourite French Brands, keeps revisiting workwear in their contemporary vision. For spring/summer 2012 they have followed the same idea, the one which made them so popular today. Being fed up with classic chinos, I am seriously considering to get another pair of their Fatigue trousers which I like to… Read moreno validationandno comment yet for this article.
Definitely THE collab you have to get quickly for this summer, even more if you are a sneakers collector. For may 2012 Kenzo teams up with Vans to rework the iconic Era in a Japanese flavour. The two creative directors from Kenzo, Humberto Leon and Carol Lim ware originally both fans of the californian skateboarding… Read more1 validationandno comment yet for this article.
Whether it is about aesthetics or comfort, the beginning of the summer season could make you think about waxing this wild forest. The problem is: you are kind of lost in the middle of the tweezer, the razor, the depilatory cream, the hot-wax, the laser, the pulsed light, so what solution is better? Here is… Read moreno validationandno comment yet for this article.
Sometimes you just can’t explain why… mi-season breaks can only go well, like my weekend in Berlin in March. The unusual sun for this part of the year has been kind of a “red thread” for our stay. I have been visiting Berlin regularly these last few years and I have really never seen such… Read moreno validationand1 comment for this article.
Cuisse de Grenouille is a young French brand we met at the Capsule Paris winter 2012. It was created by three friends: Lucas, Alexis and Raphaël, sharing a passion for surf, who decided to revisit menswear staples in a colorful way. In their SS12 line can be found among others, those wool hand knitted ties… Read more1 validationandno comment yet for this article.