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A founding principle of this men’s fashion blog: better talk about what you know and what you’ve tested! You will find in this category all products we have tested, whether they are shoes, sneakers, shirts, accessories or customizations (shirts like suits)

New Man Trousers

le Wednesday 23 October 2013byRomano as "the garagerocker"

When I have found these trousers on Menlook, I told myself “incedible, New Man is back!” (the brand was very popular in France during the 1970s). Since then, I have made a few research to realise that the brand never really dissapeared. But the company’s buy out in 2010 with a new CEO allow us… Read more

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Gustin jeans : our test

le Monday 30 September 2013byRomano as "the garagerocker"

We’ve been talking so much about selvedge denim, their superior quality compared to basic fabrics, how to make them look better with age, how to wash raw jeans, maybe it is time for you to get your first pair of premium jeans. Since few weeks, there is a small brand which reputation grows. Selvedge jeans,… Read more

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Quiksilver Custom Boardshorts

Since summer 2011, one of the most emblematic boardshorts brands (if not THE most) offers some customization options. Through a dedicated platform on their webshop and in few of their official stores, Quiksilver added a “Custom Boardshort” offer where you can customize all parts of your boardshorts, even their shape. If you don’t have found… Read more

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Monsieur Lacenaire Hoodie

A childhood always come with many rites and event we all lived once. I would not use the word trauma, but the pocket-foldable thing leaved marks in our memories. Do you remember when you had to unfold the jacket from its self pocket and it was all crumpled, but most of all when you had… Read more

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Renhsen Louis jeans

Today I am honored to present you another French denim brand, with slightly slanted eyes. It is Renhsen, a French jeaner creater in 2005 by Mickaël Mouangué and his wife Judith. Simple initial observation, at that time it was practically impossible to find quality jeans coming from a French brand. Inspired by the 1960-70s, by… Read more

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Sandqvist Vintage Backpack

le Tuesday 30 April 2013byJoe the "tire-remover"

It was just before leaving to Barcelona, and I just said myselft that time had come to get my first adult backpack. Beforce that I had a laptop bag since more than 2 years in which I carried my computer and camera, cf. look “A dandy in Villandry“. But as the time went by, I… Read more

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Clae Powell

le Wednesday 24 April 2013byJoe the "tire-remover"

Last season I went for the Clae McQueen with its blue and red dots. For sping-summer 2013, the American brand still offers many original styles. The Powell is a sneaker inspired from the shape of an Oxford shoe. A part of the upper is made of canvas but just like traditional shoes the Powell features… Read more

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LIP Général de Gaulle 145 automatic Watch

le Tuesday 23 April 2013byJoe the "tire-remover"

The French watchmaker LIP celebrates his 145th birthday this year. For the occasion, they’re releasing a model in limited edition of 145 numbered copies. The watch mixes subtly the tradition and modernity of the brand. It inspires from the “Général de Gaulle” original edition, LIP’s flagship model during the 1950s which has today been revisited… Read more

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Vans Era Van Doren

We had a crush for the previous edition of the Van Doren series from Vans, it looks like each edition never ceases to amaze us. This time, the sneaker is dressed up with a palm tree pattern, ideal for the upcomming sunny days! For this season Vans used the same ingredients that made their first… Read more

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Leon Flam washbag

le Monday 08 April 2013byJoe the "tire-remover"

In last December we presented you the French accessory brand Leon Flam. The first collection was mainly composed of aviator inspired bags. Since then they widened the range with further poducts like this washbag totally matching with the “48H CROIX DU SUD” (the bag I was wearing in the look “The Green Door”). The case… Read more

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