Category Archives: Mens Fashion

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KITMEN KEUNG WATCHES, SOMETHING SIMPLE

One of my favorite items right now is the Kitmen Keung watch. A time piece designed with a high level of abstraction and simplicity, leaving room for the wearer’s expression of style. Simple, practical and quality. Can you ask for … Continue reading

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YOUR HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE: FOR THE NAUGHTY AND THE NICE

It’s officially the holidays. And to hopefully make your life a bit easier we’ve pulled together a few of our favorite things for the man, woman, gear junkie or art lover in your life. No matter who’s on your naughty … Continue reading

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MATUSE FINDING SUCCESS AMONG GIANTS

By: Victoria Clark When one thinks of brands within the surf and action sports space, Quiksilver, Hurley, Billabong, and Burton are undeniably some of the most popular and prominent companies that come to mind. However, just as the activewear space … Continue reading

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STYLE-LIST: JOSEPH LICATA, EDITOR IN CHIEF OF SURF COLLECTIVE SHARES HIS LIST OF MUST HAVES

As the Editor in Chief of Surf Collective and former brand manager for the likes of Calvin Klein, Kenneth Cole and House of Dereon among others; I’ve seen trends come and go, and my tastes shift from year to year, … Continue reading

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STYLE-LIST: TAYLOR STEELE, DIRECTOR AND PRODUCER, SHARES WHAT HE NEEDS MOST WHEN ON THE ROAD

Taylor Steele, an award-winning director and producer, who broke new ground with his surf film ‘Momentum’ and continues to surprise us with film after film through his production company Poor Specimen. Here Taylor shares what he needs most when he’s … Continue reading

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JOHN MOORE, A MAN WHO HATES NOISE AND LOVES FRIENDSHIP

By: Joseph Licata John Moore, named one of GQ’s 2014 Menswear Designers of The Year, is as multifaceted as the projects he’s worked on. Moore has lead creative and design for the likes of Quiksilver Women’s, VSTR and Hollister. Runs … Continue reading

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STEVEN ALAN: DESIGNER, INVESTOR AND FATHER, SHARES TIPS ON MAKING IT LOOK EASY

Steven Alan, Designer of namesake brand Steven Alan, has been on the fashion scene since 1994, opening his first shop on Franklin Street in Tribeca. Over the last 20 years Steven has built a brand that has been the original … Continue reading

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SUMMER RENTAL’S SUMMER RENTAL

By: Joseph Licata Meet David, he is the man behind Summer Rental and some great tees coming out of Brooklyn right now. A cheeky, high-brow take on the perfect tee that we all love each summer. The tee that fits perfectly, is the … Continue reading

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LET’S WANDER IN THE CHAMBERS OF THE SEA // Quality Peoples

The sea is calm. The sea is rough. The sea is meditative. She’s a deep well of experiences and emotions. A stronghold. A space to explore beauty and replenish our souls. This season, we honor our wild and wonderful sea. … Continue reading

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TAKE STOCK IN THE BIRKENSTOCK

The Birkenstock, a lover of models and being paired with knee-high socks, this shoe seems to be continuing it’s love affair with countless takers. Stretching from stylists to fashion mags all around the world. So sit back and watch the … Continue reading

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AIMÉ LEON DORE LAUNCH DEBUT COLLECTION FULL OF SIMPLE BASICS

Aimé Leon Dore released their first collection of ready-to-wear menswear last week, with a unique yet simplistic take on the basics. If their clothes don’t inspire you then their kick-ass tumblr will. So be sure to check out the collection below … Continue reading

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HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE: FOR HIM, HER & HOME

With the Holidays quickly approaching I have pulled together a few things that will hopefully make your gifting a bit easier this year. There is a little for him, for her and for the home. You might even get a … Continue reading

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Patagonia’s Bowery Surf Shop Opening With Party To Benefit Waves For Water

If in or around NYC tonight (Oct. 15th) come by and join us for the Patagonia Bowery’s grand opening party and Benefit at 8PM. Meet the Patagonia Surf Ambassadors Chris and Dan Malloy, Dan Ross and Mary Osborne and help … Continue reading

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Daily Inspiration // No Mas X Pilgrim Surf + Supply Collaborate On 1963 US Surfboard Championship Jersey

Our friends over at Pilgrim Surf + Supply and No Mas have partnered together to recreate the 1963 US Surfboard Championship Jersey and contest Tee. The Jersey and Tee coincide with the launch of Victory Journal issue #5: The Water Issue, … Continue reading

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Daily Inspiration // Sleepy Jones, PJs For When You Don’t Want To Wear Pants

We all work really hard, so why shouldn’t we be able to blow off our weekend plans to lounge around in our underwear? With the new line of sleep/loungewear from Andy Spade and long-time collaborators Anthony Sperduti and Chad Buri, Sleepy … Continue reading

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QUALITY PEOPLES / NEW ONLINE STORE & SS13 COLLECTION

Getting Lost In The Beauty Of It All The Artist, the Photographer, the Writer. Counter-culture luminaries that ignored society’s rules. Living an unconventional lifestyle, dropping out and turning on in search of life, love and waves. These enlightened vagabonds still … Continue reading

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New to NYC // Han Kjøbenhavn’s SoHo Shop

The team behind Han Kjobenhavn has opened their own flagship boutique in SoHo. The designers Tim Faith Hancock and Jannik Wikkelso Davidsen are the latest Danish expats to find a home in New York, opening a 850-square-foot space at 27 Prince Street. … Continue reading

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BILLY REID OPENS NEW AUSTIN, TEXAS STORE

On August 31st fashion designer Billy Reid opened his eighth store in Austin, Texas. This store, like his seven others, is a true destination shop, mixing antique furnishings, with unique art, centered around a vintage feel. The signature style of … Continue reading

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LOOKBOOK OF THE WEEK: HIXSEPT ‘VARIATIONS’ SPRING/SUMMER 2012 COLLECTION

The lookbook of the week comes our way from a French brand, Hixsept for their Spring/Summer 2012 Collection. Classic styling, fantastic hues, easily worn and uniquely different. Isn’t that what everyone wants? Check out the looks below. HIXSEPT SPRING/SUMMER 2012 … Continue reading

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A FEW WORDS: RAG & BONE RTW FALL 2012 COLLECTION

It is no joke when rag & bone’s Marcus Wainwright and David Neville stitch their quality guaranteed label onto their garments. Their shows for the Fall 2012 season at New York Fashion Week proves it. These two prolific designers deliver … Continue reading

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STUSSY DELUXE SPRING 2012, PHOTO STORY BY JIM MANGAN / GEAR DROPS 3/9/12

Stussy collaborated with photographer Jim Mangan on a photo story to feature their Deluxe line for Spring 2012. Using 35MM film and shot at Utah’s Salt Lake, the photos take you on a journey from the depths of the mountains … Continue reading

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INNER-VIEW OF LARRY LEIGHT // DESIGNER, PIONEER, FAMILY MAN & FELLOW SURFER

Larry Leight, to many the man who changed the optical industry forever (otherwise known as Oliver Peoples) sat down for a little chat about how he got his start, working with family and making time for his own. INNER-VIEW | … Continue reading

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NATIVE SON RTW FALL 2012 COLLECTION PRESENTATION // NYFW

Native Son’s presentation of their RTW Fall 2012 Collection marked their first of a four season collaboration with North Carolina based Raleigh Denim. (One of my favorite denim brands.) The objective of the collaboration is to develop product that pays … Continue reading

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ANTONIO AZZUOLO RTW FALL 2012

The master of tailoring does it again, this time playing up his influences from a recent trip to Japan. Azzuolo’s Fall 2012 Collection is stuffed full of pieces that break through the clutter that is menswear and delivers you something … Continue reading

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THE DEBUT: SHADES OF GREY by MICAH COHEN RTW FALL 2012 NYFW

Shades of Grey is always a sure bet, and this season is no different. Micah Cohen’s attention to detail was well presented at his first New York Fashion Week appearance, once again giving guys exactly what they want… simple, comfortable staples, … Continue reading

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RICHARD CHAI LOVE RTW FALL 2012 SHOW /// YOUR URBAN ESTHETIC

Richard Chai Love RTW Fall 2012 Richard Chai, known for a well-tailored urban esthetic, crafted yet another solid season of wearable pieces, perfectly created for a customer that wants to lend a bit of masculinity to their look. The women’s … Continue reading

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OUT NOW: SATURDAY’S SPRING / SUMMER 2012

Satruday’s is out with it’s latest offering for Spring / Summer 2012 proving that more of the same is not always a bad thing. Focusing on great fit, quality make and fabrication all while remaining understated and functional. Great for … Continue reading

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THE BLIND BARBER @ MILK STUDIOS FOR #NYFW

The Blind Barber, founded by Jeff Laub and Adam Kirsch, located down in the East Village (LA too) have partnered with Gillette to open a pop up shop on the 8th floor at Milk Studios throughout the duration of New York Fashion Week. … Continue reading

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NUMBER:LAB RTW FALL 2012 PRESENTATION AT MILK STUDIOS // #NYFW

Number:Lab RTW Fall 2012 Luis Fernandez brought out a solid collection that was weighted well between his performance wear and that of his tailored pieces.  Presented within an ice-climbing theme, Fernandez grabbed my attention with his two-tone blazers, olive green … Continue reading

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STEVEN ALAN FALL 2012 COLLECTION PRESENTATION // CASUAL AND ALWAYS COOL

Steven Alan never disappoints, his casual and cool approach to fashion is why we start out every Fashion Week with him. Always a solid collection that can take you just about anywhere, for any occasion. Once again Steven’s presentation was simple, … Continue reading

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THE LOOK: GANT RUGGER SPRING/SUMMER 2012 COLLECTION (WITH A LITTLE GULICK)

With Gant Rugger’s Spring / Summer 2012 Collection hitting stores, probably as we speak, there are some fresh images that were just released that really brings the collection to life. And, if you are a frequenter of Surf Collective, you … Continue reading