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French Truckers fashion blog digs the best of men’s fashion on a daily basis. Whether it is about timeless like the lastest trends, affordable like high-end fashion, we broach the subject under different forms: selected items, looks, fashion advices, tests , trend analysis, new collections, reports, brands histories and a huge shopping guide with more than 1300 brands with their stockists.

Bape Hoodie

le Wednesday 21 May 2008byJoe the "tire-remover"

Here is the next and last episode in our hoodies series. Some might criticise for a lack of originality, but talking about hoodies without mentioning BAPE is a bit like talking about hip-hop without mentioning Biggie! Well, let’s not get distracted, let’s get back to the heart of the matter. Founded by Nigo in 1993… Read more

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First selection: Wooden watches

le Friday 16 May 2008byJunior the “conker”

As I’m trying to make you understand, watches are not just everyday objects. The watches I will show you today are unusual, in that they use wood in their construction. You will agree that the watches I have chosen do not reflect the tribal trend with its one-size-fits-all ethnic mix that you’re quite frankly better… Read more

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Oliver Goldsmith Glasses

le Tuesday 13 May 2008byJoe the "tire-remover"

This is the first part of our sunglasses special. Oliver Goldsmith is an English brand created in 1926 which saw its heyday in the 60s. At the time, it was represented by the actresses Grace Kelly, Audrey Hepburn and Sophia Loren. In 2005, Clara Goldsmith, the founder’s granddaughter relaunched the brand using her grandfather’s artistic… Read more

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Sixpack hoodie

le Thursday 08 May 2008byJoe the "tire-remover"

It’s the moment you’ve all been waiting for: as promised, here’s the the latest episode in our hoodie special series. And this whole week, all eyes are on Sixpack. Created in 1998, it was one of the labels that were part of the street culture movment. Avant-gardiste and ambitious, this daring brand makes waves. It… Read more

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All watches bright and beautiful

le Tuesday 06 May 2008byJunior the “conker”

For many, watches are the best way for men to wear jewellery. Definitely a much better way than a bracelet, chain or pendant, signet ring or leather wristband. However, choosing a nice watch is not the easiest of tasks. The range of products available is very wide, and this is a purchase that must be… Read more

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Short leather jacket

le Monday 28 April 2008byJoe the "tire-remover"

Latest in the “you can sometimes get nice surprises from big brands” series, I went to have a look in Devred for the first time in…ages! And I found this little leather jacket: -Hey, this jacket’s nice! Let’s take a closer look. Yeah, it’s really nice: I like the pocket design and the aviator style… Read more

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American Apparel Hoodie

le Friday 25 April 2008byJoe the "tire-remover"

As spring has been slow to arrive, how do you fancy a hoodie? I will show you a selection of a few good brands so you don’t catch a cold during this rather temperamental end-of-season weather. The first in the series is from American Apparel. They’re well known for their basics and their premium quality,… Read more

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Men’s sunglasses: trends for 2008

le Tuesday 22 April 2008byJoe the "tire-remover"

Let’s start with a non-trendy style, as it never goes out of fashion: the aviator, which has been present in every new collection since it was created by Ray Ban in 1936. This basic has once again formed the inspiration for many fashion houses (Dior, Cavalli, Tom Ford…) and designers (Berryl, Porsche Design…). The main… Read more

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April 77

le Thursday 10 April 2008byJunior the “conker”

The opening of the April 77 did happen, as we said it would, and I decided to go and have a look. It’s at 49 rue de Saintonge, at the top of the Rue de Turenne, on the corner of a fairly quiet crossroads (Nearest métro station: filles du calvaires) From the outside: The slim… Read more

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Men’s umbrellas

le Sunday 23 March 2008byJoe the "tire-remover"

I broke my umbrella! It was mad: the fabric broke from the stem and I found myself holding just the handle. At this point, the top of the umbrella was 3 metres in the air, spinning like a frisbee. -Gogo gadget brolly! People for 10 metres around ran in panic. In the end, no-one was… Read more

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