WANT Les Essentiels de la Vie launches inaugural men’s footwear collection

Canadian travel and accessories brand WANT Les Essentiels de la Vie has today launched its inaugural men’s footwear collection. Guided by the intention “to engineer footwear that provides a perfect blend of form, function and value”, the brand’s co-founders Byron and Dexter Peart are starting the new line with an...

Tom Ford Autumn/Winter 2014 men’s trainers

One of the revelations of the last edition of London Collections: Men was Tom Ford’s retraction of his erstwhile claim that he would never design tennis shoes. Giving in to the currently popular trend of luxury sports footwear, Ford conceived a collection of men’s trainers for Autumn/Winter 2014 that relies...

Louis Vuitton Autumn/Winter 2014 Menswear

Guided once again by the passion for travelling and exotic destinations, Kim Jones conceived another strong menswear collection for Louis Vuitton. Presented during Paris men’s fashion week on a runway hand-painted with an aerial photograph of the Atacama Desert, the luxury brand’s Autumn/Winter 2014 collection comprised 42 looks that, even...

Hotter Shoes: stylish footwear with built-in comfort

Even though I am passionate about all things fashion and style, when it comes to buying shoes it is safe to say that I am a typical male shopper. I admire those men who invest in slim shoes with leather soles and wear them elegantly day in day out but...

Giorgio Armani opens new accessories store in Milan

Giorgio Armani has recently inaugurated a new flagship store in Milan’s Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II entirely dedicated to accessories, in a move that and confirms the brand’s intention to strengthen its accessories division. Designed by Giorgio Armani and his team of architects, the new shop occupies 220 square meters over...

BWGH x Puma R698 Bluefield

Since they founded their label Brooklyn We Go Hard (BWGH) in France in 2010, David Obadia and Nelson Hassan have not only developed their own clothing and accessories line but have also collaborated with street wear brands such as Larose and Drifter to develop lines of caps, backpacks and tote...

Xcalibur Shoes: celebrating tradition and innovation in men’s footwear

While recently browsing through a number of websites on a personal quest to find examples of original footwear, I came across Xcalibur Shoes. The brainchild of Vijay Freeman (whose family has been producing shoes since 1960), Xcalibur was conceived in Los Angeles with the intention to provide high-quality and yet...