More street style from the Grungy Gentleman.

More street style from the Grungy Gentleman.

Styleforum did not send any contributors to Milan this season.  Fortunately Jace, a.k.a. Grungy Gentleman, agreed to pick up the slack.  More instagrammatic style via Grungy.        

Our Legacy fall/winter 2012.

Our Legacy fall/winter 2012.

Posted by on Jan 22, 2012 in Streetwear + Denim | No Comments

With a handful of seasons now in the rear view, Our Legacy doesn’t need much of an intro. Since 2008, OL has put out eight collections of arty, northern European casual wear with diminishing hints of prep (nothing too cute or go-to-hell, more like chinos and button-down-collar shirts) and more and more use of unusual ...

Grungy Gentleman’s Pitti street style.

Grungy Gentleman’s Pitti street style.

Styleforum did not bring a dedicated street fashion photographer along to Pitti (although I think we were alone in that–the place was bristling with $1000 lenses). Fortunately Jace, a.k.a. Grungy Gentleman, agreed to pick up the slack. Pitti is the peacock enclosure at the #menswear zoo, but Jace picked out subjects that are celebrated as ...

Florence wrap-up, coverage preview.

Florence wrap-up, coverage preview.

Posted by on Jan 13, 2012 in Men's Clothing, Streetwear + Denim | 2 Comments

The last day of Pitti Uomo was by far the most relaxed and least Firenze’d. The show itself was quieter and the designers and reps seemed relaxed, or maybe just resigned to the fatigue. The Styleforum crew got to most of the exhibitors we intended to (apologies to Sciamat fans, we missed those guys and ...

Florence, generally, part II.

Florence, generally, part II.

Posted by on Jan 11, 2012 in Men's Clothing, Streetwear + Denim | No Comments

      General Pitti Theory #1: If you stand around and talk on your phone long enough, then some guys will take your picture. Our Legacy knit caps. One of the best new lines I saw all show was AR, the new house line from Aloha Rag. All made in Japan, basic but tweaked ...