Words by Keanu Adorable
Swedish tennis legend-turned-designer Björn Borg has unveiled his “SIGNATURE” collection at the Royal Tennis Hall during Stockholm Fashion Week. Borg, whose signature Scandinavian style helped formulate the slick ’70s tennis player style, has inspired the likes of Wes Anderson (The Royal Tenenbaums) and George Michael, among others.
The Signature Collection and the Main Autumn Winter 2017 Collection, were showcased simultaneously formed by two armies epitomising retrospective and futuristic features. British stylist Tom Guinness presented a real hybrid between old and new points of the brand – clashing contrasts of retro silhouettes of the Signature Collection and bold, futuristic performance sportswear of Fall Winter 2017. Guinness gave a contemporary interpretation of the limited edition Signature Collection that highlighted the tracksuits in bold colours, sweatbands, and sneakers. The Main Autumn/Winter 2017 collection is a representation of maximal-minimal and more advanced technical active wear.
|“This show emphasised what Björn Borg is all about and was an empowering statement for us. Contemporary and prospective, yet true to our DNA and the legacy as a tennis and sports brand. We wanted to state our position as the ultimate fashion sports brand” says Jonas Lindberg Nyvang, Global Marketing Director at Björn Borg.
Flip through the runway show below and head over to Björn Borg’s online store to shop the pieces.
I’m probably showing my age here but I wilded away my childhood afternoons watching episodes of Mr. Benn as a child and I was amazed to discover recently that there was only ever 13 episodes produced by the Beeb !
David McKee painstakingly animated this beautiful, unique and much loved cartoon voiced by the inimitable Ian Lavender. To mark his 50th Birthday Gentleman’s outfitter Turnbull & Asser have exclusively collaborated with David McKee to produce a new range of Mr. Benn pocket squares, launching this September. In a limited edition run of 100 pieces per design, Mr. Benn takes the mantle as secret agent and international man of mystery, MI6’s very own James Bond
On working with Mr. Benn creator David McKee for the latest collaboration, Turnbull & Asser’s head of design, Dean Gomilsek-Cole said,
“This was our second chance to work with David, and he loved the idea of combining two very British characters to create a unique Mr. Benn story, so it made it even more special.”
We all know Mr Tom Ford is a true Master, in every sense of the word, when it comes to Promotion and pushing the boundaries to the limit in making the customer sit up and think, and in all honesty probably blush a tad. It’s fair to say the Advertising Complaints Commission are more than a little aware of Mr Ford and his Advertising Campaigns, Tom is real advocate to the ideal of SEX sells and whether it’s employed by him a during his tenure for the houses of Gucci, Yvette Saint Laurent or his signature brand one thing his been evident in all the accompanying promotional materials, they are all S E X Y.
Now, before I start waxing lyrical about his new fragrance I have to assure you this is no joke and only he could possibly get away, or will he, with the name of his new scent ? Ladies and Gentlemen can I kindly introduce you to the new Tom Ford FUCKING FABULOUS Fragrance. No that’s know me being passionate and some might say returning to my working class Mancunian roots, this is the title to his new limited edition Fragrance which will debuted at Ford’s catwalk(runway) show as part of New York Fashion Week.
Yes, FUCKING FABULOUS is a heady blend of Almond Bitter oil, Tonka Resinoid, Orris accord, Cashmeran, Leather Accord and Clary Sage oil to offer a genuinely unique aroma.
The Fragrance will be exclusively in the Tom Ford emporium in London’s Sloane Street.
So what you Fucking waiting for ?!?!
Having launched little over a year ago, Henry London has surpassed all expectations of it surpassing any targets the brand had set to monitor its success and as a result is now available in some 38 countries and rapidly growing.
As London itself or more specifically a watch that was found in the city’s Portobello Road street market, are the source of inspiration for the watches of Henry London. The latest edition to the expanding repertoire of timepieces are the brand’s first automatic collection which, designed in England, features skeleton detailing to the watch-face and 5ATM stainless steel case-back, providing a window to the jewelled, Japanese Miyota movement. This is an important leap into a market – which is often price prohibitive – as the brand have bought forward their rich London heritage with traditional aspects of watchmaking.
So in tribute to Henry’s original watch from 1965 from Portobello Road and with an approach that emphasises watchmaking heritage, the collections have been reinvented for a modern, contemporary, stylish consumer living in today’s society.
Words by Keanu Adorable
What is a man without his tools? since the beginning of humanity, we have always relied on man-made utensils to perform tasks daily, and throughout time and evolution, mankind has designed tools not just for functionality but also aesthetically. In this post, we celebrate these achievements by revealing our favourite accessories from leather goods to eyewear, it’s a must for any man’s wardrobe.
The Card Holder
This card wallet is made from Italian Vachetta leather, the traditional style leather is characterized by its smooth surface and natural finish. every Carl Friedrik product is handmade by a small team of artisans Just outside of Naples, the Swanfield card wallet features an additional compartment behind the left and right card slots to store bills and notes.
The Leather Belt
Equus leather, a British based brand have spent years developing the techniques, skills, and sourcing of leather to create their belts. The brand makes them using the beautiful Baranil calf sourced exclusively from one tannery in the Alsace region of France. The belt is 100% hand stitched and will have in the region of 750 stitches, each individually sewn by a time served craftsman over several hours.
We have featured countless of eyewear brands here over the years, but Movitra is quite a unique brand. Made in Italy, Movitra invented and patented spectacle frames which protect the lenses from potential shocks and scratches to which lenses are exposed on a daily basis. Glasses that can really become a part of your life without compromising the beauty and design of an essential accessory. Even the internal mechanism that allows the rotation of the frame, which has been designed in-house, is entirely produced in Italy by a company at the forefront of micro mechanical components production. But you better be quick, there is a waiting list for these frames!
These super-light knitted socks, embellished with in graphic tweed twill, were designed to ensure optimum comfort at no aesthetic expense. Replete with an Oeko-tex certification of excellence these socks will stand up to any punishment while also catching the eye. Available in three stylish colours.