Styleforum first cut—May 24

Styleforum first cut—May 24

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Bruce Pask gives the T Magazine endorsement to Orlebar Brown’s photo printed shorts. Wear Slim Aaron’s sun-drenched beachside photos while lounging poolside. META. Uniqlo signs Novak Djokovic as brand ambassabor. Djok will debut his new duds at the French open–I assume Uniqlo Vintage Chinos and a +J parka. Our Legacy releases image of their fall ...

Styleforum first cut–May 23

Styleforum first cut–May 23

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Simon Crompton visits with Alan Flusser. Dressed in track pants and a suit jacket, Flusser touts a new age of Chinese manufacturing (0). Michael Williams endorses the Nike/Cole Haan Lunargrand chukka. The designs almost compensate for previous Nike/CH models, which were  a hybrid Dr. Moreau would find grotesque. Complex publishes a list of men’s style ...

10 Years of Styleforum–we celebrated in style

10 Years of Styleforum–we celebrated in style

On May 4 and May 5, we had a celebration for our 10 year anniversary, at the W San Francisco.  Over 400 people took part in the event, which included a screening of O’Mast, our vendor showcase, and a party. We kicked it off Friday evening with cocktails and a sneak preview of the next ...

The Styleforum First Cut–May 10

The Styleforum First Cut–May 10

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Ivy Style on the noreasterly direction of the costumes in Wes Anderson’s upcoming Moonrise Kingdom. Bound to be just precious. Bruce Pask sees a trend in rubberizing your shoes on the T Magazine blog. Will provide an excuse to make cheap “rubber” jokes in the office. A Continuous Lean revisits Brimfield, where vintage dreams are ...

The Styleforum First Cut—May 8

The Styleforum First Cut—May 8

Posted by on May 8, 2012 in Random thoughts | No Comments

Styleforum hosted a little party over the weekend. I’m still hungover, and I wasn’t even there. Photos and summaries in the forum thread and on various tumblrs, like a bit of color or edwinzee. The Wall Street Journal goes in on the watering down of the term “bespoke.” “Made to measure” crackers just doesn’t have ...

The Styleforum First Cut–May 3

The Styleforum First Cut–May 3

Posted by on May 3, 2012 in Random thoughts | No Comments

Don’t forget, Styleforum’s 10-year anniversary party is in San Francisco this weekend. Trend-driving Los Angeles boutique Fred Segal has sold rights to the brand to Sandow Media. Sandow may set up e-commerce,  which comes as good news, because good f—ing luck buying something on fredsegal.com right now. The Kentucky Derby is this weekend–Esquire reminds you ...

Styleforum’s “While You Were -apping”–April 26

Styleforum’s “While You Were -apping”–April 26

Posted by on Apr 26, 2012 in Random thoughts | No Comments

Title courtesy Jian Deleon. Neighborhood‘s spring/summer 2012 line editorial from stylist Stephen Mann and photographer Neil Bedford. Put em on the glass! (stephenmann) Panta gets the GQ treatment from Stephen Pulvirent. No mention of spaghetti? (GQ) The Smiths may be reuniting. Tuck some flowers in your pocket and Mozzen up that hair. (Pitchfork) Michael Williams ...

Styleforum Swag Bulletin–April 24.

Styleforum Swag Bulletin–April 24.

Posted by on Apr 24, 2012 in Random thoughts | No Comments

Woolrich introduces the Woolrich Elite Concealed Carry line. Bulge only in the places you want to. (NYT) Cucinelli IPO oversubscribed! I don’t know what that means! (Reuters) The eloquent and esteemed Reginald Jerome de Mans discusses the value of character via a pair of someone else’s bespoke shoes. Careful, there’s some big words in there. ...

The Styleforum Daily Mentioner–April 23

The Styleforum Daily Mentioner–April 23

Posted by on Apr 23, 2012 in Random thoughts | No Comments

“Never underestimate the power of what you wear. After all, there is just a small bit of you sticking out at the neck and cuff. The rest of what the world sees is draped on your frame.” –Oscar Schoeffler Savile Row turns out in its finest to turn away Abercrombie and Fitch. (Richard James blog ...

The Styleforum Portmanteau–April 19

The Styleforum Portmanteau–April 19

Posted by on Apr 19, 2012 in Random thoughts | No Comments

Britain shakes its head as Aquascutum is placed in administration (i.e., files for bankruptcy). The Bureau in Belfast made an exceedingly relaxing lookbook film. I want to buy everything then take a nap. Dior is remodeling their E 57th St. store in NY. Meantime, Homme in on 133 Greene St., where the brand is setting ...