I’ve decided I wouldn’t spend my next few week-ends running across Paris to find the perfect Christmas gifts, should it be for me or for my beloved ones. Instead, I would just seat behind my desk at home in my PJ and take advantage of some online resellers’ free shipping policies! I’ve started with Mr Porter, which you shouldn’t be surprised about if you’re a regular of this blog. We dudes don’t have much choice when it comes to online shops for proper menswear. If it weren’t for Mr Porter, I’d be short a few shirts and scarves and ties and shoes in my weekly rotations! Stay tuned for daily “wishlist” items in fashion, design, books, skincare, watches and many more until we reach Christmas day!
Clockwise from left: Tom Dixon scaled-up blackened metal jack paperweight (shop), John Lobb monk-strap shoes (shop), Smythson leather watch roll (shop), Master-Piece leather-trimmed cordura backpack (shop), Aesop Mandarin facial hydrating cream (shop), Czech & Speake leather-bound manicure set (shop). Continue reading
2013 is the year of rebirth for Pharrell Williams. If you’ve ever wondered what the key to Mr Pharrell William‘s success is, this colorful volume will offer some insight. Through interviews with notable friends from artist Mr Takashi Murakami to Jay Z, we get a glimpse at the musician’s successful forays into multiple creative ventures including fashion and art.
Cult designer and member of the Tokyo running club Gyakusou, Mr Jun Takahashi, marries his two passions with this collaborative collection from Nike x Undercover. Unbeatably lightweight and comfortable, this bright red hooded jacket is an outstanding piece to train in and is the ideal way to stand out and stay protected from the elements while being styled! What else?! Love it!
“Good design for Braun means creating products that are highly functional, intuitive to use and enduring,” said the label’s head of design, Professor Oliver Grabes. With second, 60-minute and 24-hour chronograph dials and quartz crystal movement, this exquisite timepiece exceeds the brand’s company values with panache. Simple, functional (Dieter Rams‘ signature), black design: ideal for a day-to-day use! Available on Mr Porter
Check out the new Burberry Prorsum tees line for AW2013 available on Mr Porter. A surprising mix between British gentlemen icons (see above) and some colored animal print: didn’t quite get the link between the two but still liked both styles! See the whole collection right after the jump. Continue reading