The designs of Horiyoshi III, Japan’s undisputed tattoo master, come to life with every twitch and shudder of the skin. Born Yoshihito Nakano in 1946, Horiyoshi III had his epiphany when confronted with a Yakuza (Japanese gangster) sporting a full body tattoo or “suit” at a public bathhouse as a young boy. Inspired, he visited the studio of his later master, Horiyoshi I, for his own tattoo, and became his apprentice at the age of 25. Read more, view the video, and see the collection at Horiyoshi III: Tatoos, Skateboarders, and Who’s Jamie?
péro‘s menswear is a line of clothing for someone
who not only seeks comfort in what he wears but is also willing to incorporate
the effortless style of the local people in one’s attire.
The resulting garment
evokes some sense of culture from which it originates, this culture
communicates internationally in such a way that the wearer looks equally at
ease in the streets of Paris or London, as he does here in India.
leading sportswear company, LI-NING Company, and NBA All-Star Dwyane Wade today
announced that award-winning footwear and accessory designer Alejandro Ingelmo
has been selected as a Creative Consultant for Special Projects for WADE, the
new athletic and lifestyle footwear and apparel collection launched in October.
Galasso defines Style aschoice and attitude.
The perfectly tailoredsuits, original
details, touch of colour andaccessories
are what make a man go beyondthe
classic look to achieve effortless elegance.
Aussie underwear brand 2wink Australia are heating things up in the southern
hemisphere by adding two new ranges of swimwear briefs to its summer
collection, entitled “40 Degrees & 38 Degrees”.That’s 104 & 100 Fahrenheit for those in
the USA & others.
Take a stroll along the
French Riviera in the 1960s with these flexible, relaxed and easy espadrilles.
with the flexible and light ‘Strobel’ construction (where the upper and insole
are stitched together), the shoes are slip-lasted and stitched to the leather
outsole with natural yute trimming the edge.
Available in soft Tuscan suede,
striped canvas or denim.
Spring/Summer marks a new start for Element, and as
part of this UK fashion PR is now looked after by us folks at Sane. Next year
it'll be 21 years since Element was founded and the brand is truly coming of
Flux Goes Vision A/W 13
is the inaugural menswear collection from BEAU HOMME.
The forward thinking dynamism of the Futurist art movement was the primary
inspiration and informed the clothing’s freedom from historical constraint. Read the full press release and see the collection at Beau Homme “Flux Goes Vision”.
Last Monday night, Hurricane Sandy slammed into the
northeast coast of the US with an unprecedented force, leaving a trail of
destruction that will require weeks of repair and billions of dollars to fund.
After being sick for several days, I decided to take
my feeble body to one of the disaster areas and volunteer my time in digging
some folks out.
As we approached the northern shore, we followed
convoys of army vehicles, as well as hundreds of electric trucks that had made
the trek from as far away as states like Oklahoma, Arkansas, and Illinois.
Miles of cars were lined up for gas; others filed in
queue at Burger King.
We passed the check point, showing my friend’s
resident ID, and we drove into the devastation, which resembled a war zone.
Most houses in this area lost the first floor to the
surge. The beach reclaimed most of the city.
Water lines marked the flood at about 11 feet high.
So, I spent two entire days filling a dumpster with
water damaged possessions, shoveling, sand, and taking photos for insurance
Fortunately my friends suffered minimal damage from
the storm, but many others were not so fortunate. Some neighbors lost
Some religious crazies have blamed the storm on the
various groups that they like to scapegoat. Now is not is not time to be mean
and vicious but rather to encourage, help, and rebuild. See more images that I shot here.
Orange Culture is not just a label; it is a movement for
men who love colors. The collections are created by Adebayo Oke-Lawal, a
graduate in Business Administration of the University of Lagos, who has been
designing from the age of 10.
“Deep within the forests of a hidden land, near Japan,
there lived a banished king forced to pay for his evil ways, the king faced the
wilderness for seven years, and his daily fight for survival pushed his mind to
the brink of insanity. His primal instincts flourished as his human
intelligence diminished, leaving him to return to society with the mind of a beast
and the heart of a boy...”
The Holster Europe Belt originated in Paris in 2011.
Following the trendy urban movement, and thanks to the French know-how in terms
of leather goods, the Holster Belt has reinvented a cult accessory: the men’s
It is the aftermath, we
find ourselves in an experimental atelier. Here, calm steady hands are observed
mixing caustic pastes that are illusively being washed away once their work is
done. Light modestly creeps through the stained windows, fabric swatches cover
the tainted wooden floors.
A sense of
suspension dominates the s/s 13 collection. The divide between public and
private, sleeping and waking, otium and negotium is obliterated
with a fast, precise gesture which is deeply emotional but not at all pathetic.
This season, Zaza de Brito, artistic director of the
Vilebrequin fashion house, brings us all the way to the heart of the Pacific
Ocean, inviting us to follow in the footsteps of Captain Cook, who discovered
the Society Islands Archipelago in 1769: the Windward Islands and the Leeward
Islands, including Tahiti, Bora Bora, Maupiti, and Moorea.