Clarks and Footpatrol unveil the ‘Tawyer FP’ trainer

British footwear brand Clarks has collaborated with London sneaker store Footpatrol to create the Tawyer FP, a hybrid trainer that infuses the Clarks original Wallabees with fresh design undertones inspired by street style and sportswear. After researching on a number of techniques, Footpatrol’s designer Asheeba Charles opted for a traditional...

Paul Smith men’s underwear campaign teaser – part two

Following our previous post, The Style Examiner can now reveal the last two teaser images from the campaign for the newest Paul Smith men underwear collection for Autumn/Winter 2013. The stills are part of a film by Sébastien Montaz-Rosset, featuring slackliners Antoine Moineville and Tancrède Melet crossing the snowy peaks...

Original Penguin unveils new Feather Collection

Menswear label Original Penguin has launched a new collection for Autumn/Winter 2013 that, in drawing inspiration from its own penguin logo, has created some very successful pieces. The Original Penguin Feather Collection features prints and colours inspired by a penguin’s beak and feathers comprising t-shirts, shirts, sweatshirts, trousers and jackets....

Introducing Passavant and Lee

Founded as the result of a business vision shared between two close friends, Passavant and Lee is a new brand of accessories for men that has been garnering considerable interest from fashion buyers and journalists. Although the brand is only being unveiled to the world in 2013, over the last...

Paul Smith men’s underwear campaign teaser

To unveil his men’s underwear collection for Autumn/Winter 2013, British fashion designer Paul Smith has worked with film producer and director Sébastien Montaz-Rosset to create a short film whose key stills have been released at the rate of one per day until the full movie is made public to the...

Winner of RIBA Stirling Prize for best building of the year announced

Astley Castle, a modern holiday home inserted into the crumbling walls of a 12th century moated castle in Warwickshire, England, has won the 2013 RIBA Stirling Prize for the best building of the year. The architects responsible for the project, Witherford Watson Mann Architects, received their trophy at a ceremony...

Isabel Marant for H&M;: first images revealed

As the first images of the Isabel Marant for H&M collection started trickling onto the web, comments have ensued regarding the high quality of the designs that are scheduled to hit H&M stores worldwide on 14 November 2013. Some reviewers have even gone as far as suggesting that Marant’s collection...

British Fashion Council and GQ unveil BFC/GQ Designer Menswear Fund

The British Fashion Council (BFC) and GQ magazine have announced the creation of the BFC/GQ Designer Menswear Fund, a new initiative to champion the talent of British men’s fashion designers in a similar format to BFC/Vogue Designer Fashion Fund that has supported designers Erdem, Christopher Kane, Jonathan Saunders and Nicholas...

Autumn styling: streetwear addition*

As summer came to an end, it became clear that streetwear labels such as Reason and SSUR did very well over the hot months of 2013, with their garments being spotted on the average man on the street as well as on celebrities. As autumn has settled in and winter...

Serpentine Sackler Gallery by Zaha Hadid

The Serpentine Sackler Gallery, designed by Zaha Hadid Architects, is opening to the public on Saturday 28 September 2013 after extensive building work that cost £14.5 million. Located a few minutes’ walk from the Serpentine Gallery on the north side of the Serpentine Bridge in London’s Hyde Park, the venue...