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Man Up Monday: Best of Men's Fashion Week FW15

Man Up Monday: Best of Men’s Fashion Week FW15

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This has been an amazing season for menswear along the runways of the fashion capitals. There seemed to be a great deal of courage in most collections, bringing a lot of accessories, prints and styles that have never been shown for menswear. There was a big influence of military-wear and a seventies comeback with flowers, texture and turtlenecks. Topman was …

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Man-Up Monday: Stylish Cuts

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Going to Gabby’s Barbershop is like traveling back in time for an hour—Big band jazz classics, pistachio green walls, beards long overdue and too much testosterone. This neighbourhood men’s salon has been in business since the mid-eighties in Belmont, one of Chicago’s hippest areas. You go in, write your name in the chalkboard and wait for your name to be …

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Man-Up Monday: Facial Hair 2014

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  What are we discussing today? The years have shown us an accessory that’s a must for 2014. Hipsters to gamers, and gamers to business men: Facial hair can serve as a huge role for a fashion-forward man. Sideburns, stubble, handlebar mustaches, and thick beards: Not only are these handsome guys great to look at, they have their own unique …

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Man-Up Monday: Au Jour Le Jour Premieres Spring 2015 Men’s Collection

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The Captain Morgan’s pose meets youth…   Premieres are wonderful, are they not? More specifically, we love when brands like Au Jour Le Jour step out of their box and create men’s lines! This is Man-Up Monday, after all. Florence, Italy is expecting its Italian brand this June. They will undoubtedly be participating in the International Menswear Trade Show. Side …

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Man-Up Monday: Prada Spring 2014 Features Dane DeHaan

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My pinstripes are better than yours… All of you film lovers out there; you might be interested in this one! Dane DeHaan, who plays Harry Osborn (Green Goblin) in the remade ‘Spider Man’ movies, modeled for the Prada ‘Men’s Spring 2014 ad campaign.’ In this particular photo shoot, they managed a theme of floral (some tropical) prints, pinstripes, and pops …

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Man-Up Monday: Moncler Grenoble Fall 2014

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Men in Ski Jackets can Man-Up our Mondays… Yes. Yes, they can. Well now, that was wonderfully unexpected! Moncler Grenoble left us surprised with his combination of grid-boxed models and opera singing vocalists during the show. The flashing lights and robotic men kept our attention while we tilted our heads in wonderment.  Mechanics and a form of simplicity were merged …

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Man-Up Monday: Men’s Fashion Week Milan Best Dressed

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One of my favorite fashion photographers, Tommy Ton, took a variety of photos of well dressed men outside the Florentine trade show. You can view the entire photo collection on Gq.com. I picked out some of my favorites, which show a nice use of color and accessories. Take a look and get inspired. Posted by Dinell Williams  



Man-Up Monday: Adam Levine for Kmart

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The Maroon 5 front man and Voice judge, Adam Levine, has a new menswear collection at Kmart. The clothes give off a hipster vibe and look like items you would find overpriced at Urban Outfitters, which is a good thing. Recently Kmart president Bernt Ullmann spoke to WWD on the collection’s success, since it’s release last month, saying “The white …

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Good Day Chicago Segment

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Today’s Good Day Chicago segment featured a change of pace as Barbara showcased the best of Fall Fashion Essentials for men. Detailing, patterns and colors have transferred over to men to create exciting looks. Check out the full segment here! Credits Chris: Real Estate Agent with @Properties TopMan >>Preppy 90′s look. English feel with American influence; it’s all in the …

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Man-Up Monday: The Panama Hat

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The heat is rising in Chicago with temperatures estimated in the 90′s this week. Keep cool and protected with a Panama hat. This classic hat has been worn by many of Hollywood’s leading men, from Sean Connery to Terrence Howard. GQ.com did a special endorsement on the hat for Carson Street Clothiers. All the images are from the site and …

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