Silent Ventures: The Appreciation of Slow Fashion

Silent Ventures is a new independent menswear label that has caught the eye of The Style Examiner. As a producer of garments for men, Silent Ventures intends to give a voice to traditional and unknown local and European manufacturers and mills while producing quality garments. Silent Ventures’ network of suppliers...

Charlie by Matthew Zink: The Hedonistic Glamour of Swimwear

Even though days are getting colder and darker in the northern hemisphere, our lifestyle at The Style Examiner is timelessly cosmopolitan: despite our busy news desks with numerous emails and telephones ringing constantly, we always dream of holiday plans and seek solace and inspiration in travelling to exotic destinations. As...

Braille: The Rediscovery of a Tactile Sartorial Language

With no formal training in fashion but with an avid interest in adding an inquisitive dimension to it, Benjamin Vorono and Samuel Kientsch founded the menswear label Braille in London in January 2009. Hailing from the USA and London, the two bonded over their shared appreciation of the cultural and...

Conquistador: Reinterpreting the Traditions of Menswear

Conquistador’s menswear collection for Autumn/Winter 2011, entitled ‘Supernature’, is inspired by urban heroes, monks and surfers, and is undeniably aimed at a man that thrives in exploring images of rebelliousness. The main themes of the collection are based on the process of deconstructing garments and what they stand for, such...

Twenty(2)Too: Pushing Boundaries in Menswear

Despite having been around for only a few years, Twenty(2)Too has already proved to be a promising menswear label. Hailing from Bucharest, Romania, and the brainchild of Mihai Dan Zarug, Twenty(2)Too was created to celebrate fun in fashion, as well as to cherish individual personal style. In its four collections,...

Uniqlo: The Enticing Global Influence of Fashion

In the opinion of The Style Examiner, the Japanese conglomerate of style Uniqlo is currently one of the most exciting high-street brands. Not only does it offer basic and yet stylish staple garments and accessories, but it has developed interesting lines and partnerships that have justified its deserved commercial growth...

Avelon Menswear Autumn/Winter 2011

Although the Dutch label Avelon has been around for a while, its success under the creative direction of Erik Frenken since 2010 has made it a brand to watch out for. Avelon’s Autumn/Winter 2011 menswear collection manages to be sophisticated and yet pushing the boundaries of fashion. Every item incorporates...

Oliver Spencer Menswear Spring/Summer 2012: Shouting Style from the Top

It came as no surprise to followers of Oliver Spencer’s talent that he was nominated for a 2011 British Fashion Award in the Menswear category. This is a designer with an impressive career who firmly believes in manufacturing locally and supporting British clothes production. To confirm his talent, Oliver Spencer’s...