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MBFWA - Mens’ Show (Part1)

May 30th, 2012 by by | No Comments

It has been exceptional to see more menswear presented at this year’s Mercedes Benz Fashion Week Australia, often forgotten as a market of its own. With a dedicated group show in the largest venue, it is sure to renew confidence amongst designers, buyers and consumers that menswear is something to invest in.

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Circle Park ‘Sons of Leisure’

April 20th, 2012 by by | No Comments

Circle Park’s ’Sons of Leisure’ launch signalled the start of Australia’s premier fashion season being one of the first brands to show prior to Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Australia. Hosting a media launch designer Tim Turner-Sutton presented the first collection of his new street wear label (well new as in he has been developing it since 2008 anyway!)

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Hue Are You?

July 4th, 2011 by by | No Comments

Colour-blocking, a force to reckon with in menswear at the moment. Just think Jil Sander, Prada and even local designers such as Orri Henrisson who are making the statement that bold colours can exist in the Sydney man’s wardrobe. And why not?! Colour is genderless - it always has been. More importantly colour is about expressing one’s self - a statement to the world about who you are. So hue are you?

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June 9th, 2011 by by and | No Comments

Be careful of the curse that falls on young lovers, it starts so soft and sweet and turns them to hunters…sings modern day Euterpe, Florence - of the Machine. The young Sydney man becomes like hunter and layers for perhaps the city’s coldest winter to date.  

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Brothers Britten

June 2nd, 2011 by by | No Comments

The brothers Britten-Finschi, Alexander and Tim form Melbourne menswear label From Britten. A menswear label that carries the staples of any decent man’s wardrobe but is brave enough to be creative and push rigid, masculine details in these staples. Well-made and immaculately tailored, From Britten’s workwear inspired pieces work for the Sydney man in both Spring/Summer and Autumn/Winter.

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Product Review: Original Source

May 25th, 2011 by by and | 2 Comments

Mr Whiffy. There is nothing more alluring about a man than if his whiff (good whiff, thanks) reminds you of freshly cut herbs, a hidden rainforest getaway or perhaps the zest of life. A pleasant alternative to the whiff of a sweaty gym locker room or mouldy undergarments awaiting laundering.

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RAFW Review: Menswear Short-Sleeved

May 13th, 2011 by by , , , and | No Comments

Shorter than the shorts shown at labels Stolen Girlfriends Club, Subfusco or Saint Augustine Academy was the menswear presented at Rosemount Australian Fashion Week. Why is menswear so neglected? The men of the OntheSoS team review what we did see of those hairy legs!

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New Kid in (China)Town

May 10th, 2011 by by | 15 Comments

Long overlooked, downtown Sydney is home to the exotic, ever-so-tasty food, cheap clothes and curiousities galore. The perfect setting for someone who is new in town. Chinatown, can’t get you off my mind…

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Effortless Style

March 17th, 2011 by by | No Comments

We all have our favourite labels and boutiques. But there are times we don’t feel like investing our hard-earned cash into something that involves critical self-analysis for hours in front of that wonky shop mirror that surely is making us gents look shorter than we really are…? Online shopping was made for moments like these: no stress, no battling the elements, no blaming store lighting. We like to call it effortless style. And below is a round-up of the best Sydney-based, international and designer luxury menswear e-stores from around the world wide web.

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Haute Sport

February 2nd, 2011 by by , and | No Comments

Living in a city such as Sydney necessitates that our wardrobe becomes, at least in part, a function of the weather; that our lifestyle shapes our street style. By channelling the active, athletic trend that manifested on the runways of Spring/Summer shows last year, you can stay cool this summer - in both senses of the word.

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