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In this category you can find our articles about a brand or a product history. It is about recent brands we wished to write about and the fascinating story of old brands we all know. We also focus on these “cult” products like jeans, the mythic Air Force One, the trench-coat, the harrington, etc. Still in the category, some articles talking about manufacturing (with a focus on France).

Mango HE

le Monday 01 December 2008byJoe the "tire-remover"

The first men’s collection from Mango came out in March. I confess not being usually interested by them, but it changed. Until yesterday, after having lunch with a friend who recommended me to peep their nearest store, in this case : Mango Opéra, Paris. Of course, for most of us, Mango is a girl brand… Read more

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Cyclus Bags

le Saturday 27 September 2008byTony the “Cement maker“

School’s back, so you might want to buy yourself a new bag. Although Tann’s has brought out restyled bags, we recommend Cyclus bags. Aside from the fact they’re the perfect size for your Mac, these bags are also unique in their design process that recycling fans will adore! Cyclus bags are in fact made from… Read more

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The Kooples

le Saturday 20 September 2008byJunior the “conker”

Yes, of course you’re manly enough to wear a cardigan! Yes, yes, I insist, even with a shawl collar. At any rate, you can bet that a lot of your friends will try to steal it or at least won’t be able to stop themselves feeling how soft the knit is with the back of… Read more

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Snorgtees t-shirts

le Monday 15 September 2008byTony the “Cement maker“

You always need good t-shirts. If you run out of ironed shirts in your wardrobe, stick on a t-shirt, a velvet jacket and you’re ready to face a hard day at work or a night of debauchery. A t-shirt with a well-chosen message can even spark off unexpected situations. It’s often difficult to avoid abysmal… Read more

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Electric Sunglasses

le Monday 18 August 2008byJoe the "tire-remover"

This is the latest in our selection of sunglasses, and today we’re looking at Electric. Based in San Clemente, in California, the brand was created by Greg Arnette, but became know in its current form by Kip Arnette (his son) who took it over in 2000 in association with Bruce Beach. Like all good Californians,… Read more

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Bérengère Claire checked shirts

le Monday 02 June 2008byJoe the "tire-remover"

The name probably won’t mean much to you, and that’s not surprising, because before becoming an independent stylist, Bérengère Claire, from Lorraine, worked in TV and cinema. She decided to embark on a solo adventure during a year spent in New York. She created her first collection, drawing inspiration from her surroundings and the eclectic… Read more

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Boëge: a brand to discover

le Friday 01 February 2008byJoe the "tire-remover"

We’re going to kick off the new season with a discovery: Boëge. If you’ve been dreaming of a high-quality polo shirt or t-shirt, with fresh design, in a choice of colours, you’re going to love this brand! The cotton used is really top quality! If you’re in Paris, I strongly recommend you go and have… Read more

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Interview with Cyrille from MAR Urbanbags

le Friday 21 September 2007byJoe the "tire-remover"

To top off this week entirely dedicated to men’s bags, here’s an interview with Cyrille, founder of MAR Urbanbags. – Cyrille, the unique characteristic of MAR Urbanbags is working with recycled materials. Which ones do you use? For the last few seasons, we created our bag collection mainly from retro leather jackets (brown or black)… Read more

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