May 30, 2015

3 Pieces for Subtle Guy Style at Scotts

When it comes to everyday apparel, most guys we know are looking for a few simple things from their clothes: durability, versatility and a look that’s cool in an I-really-didn’t-try way. For that, we turn to three pieces that fit the bill from British retailer Scotts.

The Launch Windcheater from Nicholas Deakins is a Scotts exclusive that’s lightweight but built to fight blustery days with a mesh-lined hood, drawstring hood and woven elastic cuffs. Available in olive and black, this military-inspired jacket is one you can toss on for adventures in the City, whether you’re day drinking on the weekend or just trying to get to work and back during the Monday to Friday slog.

Another casual, go-with-everything piece is the G-Star Cedar Denim Shirt, one item from a large selection of G-Star at Scotts. This 100 percent cotton button down features double front pockets, double button cuffs and numbered print detail on the chest. Pair with black pants, khakis or cords for a twist on the average Oxford.

While denim in blue is the obvious choice in most men’s wardrobes, going for a charcoal pair is an unexpectedly stylish move, yet still subtle enough to up an outfit’s fashion quotient without looking calculated. Shown here, the Rogue from Original Penguin offers a slim fit, three front pockets with contrast stitching and a button fly in hue that will complement black, blue, khaki and other denim fabrics.

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SF Indie Fashion Video: Boys in Aussie Bum (and Not Much Else)

Boys in itty bitty bathing suits? That’s what strutted down the runway during the Aussie Bum segment at Charity Fashion Show last weekend. Note to self: attend more fashion events featuring Australian men’s swimwear lines.

Yes, teensy swimming togs are frightening on the vast majority of the populous (be sure to ask us some time about our accidental visit to an all-German beach in Spain – now that’s a place to spot scarring men’s bathing suits if ever there was one), but we can handle it just fine when cute boys and runways are involved.

P.S. One of the models gets a little overzealous with his end-of-runway posing somewhere around minute three. Consider it your Tuesday afternoon show-and-tell courtesy of us. With shows like Daisy of Love on television these days, it’s comparatively pretty tame. But it was pretty hilarious to see live…

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Styling the Modern Man Comes to W Hotel



This weekend, it’s all about the boys during the 2nd annual Styling the Modern Man event at the W Hotel. Be sure to rsvp via one of the methods above if you’d like to attend the festivities tomorrow night.

In addition to the gala on Thursday evening, Friday is filled with daytime and afternoon presentations on men’s style, including appearances by celebrity hairstylist Kevin Josephson, interior designer David Mast, On the Fly, Artificial Flavor and Wrath Arcane.