Brioni Menswear Spring/Summer 2013

Instead of opting for a runway show or a traditional showroom presentation, Italian menswear label Brioni decided to take its sartorial talent outside and reveal its Spring/Summer 2013 collection in the lush gardens of Milan’s La Triennale. Inspired by American photographer Slim Aarons’s motto of “photographing attractive people doing attractive...

Agi & Sam Menswear Spring/Summer 2013

After showing for two seasons during London Fashion Week as part of the Fashion East installations, Agape Mdumulla and Sam Cotton showed their inaugural runway collection for Autumn/Winter 2012 as part of MAN (a collaborative project between Topman and Fashion East) in the sombre environs of London‘s Royal Opera House...

Sibling Menswear Spring/Summer 2013

Established in 2008, Sibling has slowly but surely secured a cult status amongst fashion followers not only in London but internationally, with their collections stocked in retailers in Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Japan, Korea, Russia and Saudi Arabia. Despite the pressure to produce another successful collection, their inaugural menswear runway...

Writhing Tower in Lima, Peru, by LYCS Architecture

LYCS Architecture, the young architectural practice based In Hangzhou, China, have designed the Writhing Tower, a high-rise residential building in Lima, Peru. Each luxury residential unit of the building is rotated on a 45 degree angle to create a cruciform shaped plan and to give the appearance of a linear...

Spencer Hart Menswear Spring/Summer 2013

The hubris of unfortunate location for a runway show struck Spencer Hart in a harshly symbolical way that, ultimately, ended up mirroring the brand’s disappointing proposal of garments for Spring/Summer 2013. In other words, as guests took their seats to witness the label’s latest menswear collection in the damp and...

Hearts of Glass

For any lover of design and art manifestations, it seems that glassware is everywhere these days in the most beautiful forms. The shapes and colours of glass have always seduced people for centuries because, when produced through good crafting processes, glassware can lead to impressive pieces of design and art....

Burberry Prorsum Menswear Spring/Summer 2013

British fashion and accessories brand Burberry showed its Burberry Prorsum Spring/Summer 2013 menswear collection in Milan on 23 June 2012. As in previous years, Burberry relied on sophisticated social networking platforms to broadcast and start selling the garments. Consumers globally were given the opportunity to be the first to wear...

Swim-Ology: Probably the Best Men’s Swimwear in the World?

Between booking their beach holidays and start packing in anticipation for relaxing times in warm climates, men about town the world over share one niggling quandary: what suitable swimwear should be packed? If this seems like an innocuous sartorial conundrum, every man knows that the length, fabric, colour and fit...

Xander Zhou Menswear Spring/Summer 2013

When London Collections: Men announced that the relatively unknown Chinese designer Xander Zhou would be showing his Spring/Summer 2013 collection as a runway show as part of the official calendar of events, most fashion journalists became intrigued. The curiosity was further augmented when GQ China magazine was announced as partner...

Oliver Spencer Menswear Spring/Summer 2013

One of the most prominent British menswear designers of his generation, Oliver Spencer (previously reviewed by The Style Examiner) unveiled what was undoubtedly one his most accomplished collections in recent years during the inaugural London Men’s Fashion Week for Spring/Summer 2013. Shown on the fourth floor of an abandoned building...