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Each friday, French Truckers present you a shopping selection around one seasonal product: clothes, shoes or accessories. For all selections we try to find the same type of product for different budgets. Just a reminder, it is better investing in a quality product you will keep for years regarding “basics” (some Nike Air Force One, a v-neck jumper, a trench-coat, etc.), you will earn money on a long term!

Coggles SS11

le Thursday 03 February 2011byRomano as "the garagerocker"

Here is a selection based on Coggles SS11 new arrivals for the wamest days of Spring. The look features some hybrid canvas pimsolls from Lyle and Scott, some YMC check shorts which we can match with a simple white tee from Folk : a quality one. Then are coming two key pieces of this look… Read more

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Enclothing SS11 Look

le Tuesday 25 January 2011byRomano as "the garagerocker"

I really couldn’t pick only one item amongst all beautiful new releases from end. Then I had to make a spring selection for you. The outfit may appear a bit classic, but you’ll realise as the season goes along, that these items are under the spotlight. Let’s start with some “premium” boat shoes from Yuketen…. Read more

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Shoe shine box

le Monday 22 December 2008byJoe the "tire-remover"

For Christmas this year, I think I’m going to put a shoe shine box on my list. I’ve currently got a cardboard box (an actual shoebox, in fact!). So I set out to find a proper shoe shine box, and here’s what I found, by ascending value: Sarenza there’s this Famaco saddle bag-style kit, shown… Read more

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Veja: which style?

le Tuesday 14 October 2008byLola the "Beautiful flower"

In 2005, the first Veja collection appeared: the Veja Volley, with a simple and refined design inspired by a 1970s Brazilian style. The idea was to make a beautiful but modest and unfussy product to attract people to the ethical idea behind these shoes. Whether it was the urban side, the vintage look, releasing products… Read more

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Shoe trees

le Thursday 11 September 2008byJoe the "tire-remover"

To keep your shoes in good condition for as long as possible, the use of shoe trees are advised (all the more so if you’ve bought good shoes) These wooden gadgets slide into your shoes when you’re not wearing them to absorb humidity and to keep their shape. Look out for raw cedar or beech… Read more

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Beach Towels

le Friday 08 August 2008byTony the “Cement maker“

The season for lazy afternoons on the beach has arrived. Whether the time on the towel is used to recover from the night before or to relax after a bitterly-disputed beach volleyball match, your towel should no longer have a giant portrait of Droopy in swimming trunks. The choice of beach towel(s) is difficult as… 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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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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Men’s gloves

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

Today we present a mid season special with a nearly indispensible accessory: a pair of gloves! To choose a decent pair of gloves, you need to take the following points into account: Your size. The size is generally given by a number: 7, 7.5, 8… A right size glove fits well around your fingers, protects… Read more

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Top 20 fashion faux pas

le Friday 04 May 2007byJoe the "tire-remover"

There have been discussions going on for a few weeks now on the French language forums about best-avoided errors of taste. Of course, people rarely agree about tastes and colours, but here are the Top 20 errors that people have mentioned the most: 1. Wearing white sport socks with anything other than trainers 2. Wearing… Read more

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