Tag: Mens fashion

Staying Ahead of The Pact

One of my favorite blogs is My MANy Bags because we both share a love for the aesthetic of style, androgyny, bags and luxury. I was more than ecstatic when I realized we also share a love for the man clutch (or portfolio). I did a post about the man clutch around 2 years ago on... Read more »

What's In for Spring?

If you follow my twitter account (@BraggStyle) you’ve already seen the list of trends to shop for this spring and summer. To all of you who don’t follow me, shame on you. If you have seen the shows for this coming season you will have noticed these as well.  1. Stripes; Prada & Jil Sander... Read more »

Imitation of Brands Zara Men as Balmain Homme

Zara has been known for it’s affordable designer imitations since the brand started. It’s no surprise that Zara Fall Winter 2010 look-book is immensely influenced by Bailman Homme. It was a bold move on Zara’s part to be so heavily inspired by a fashion house with a strong suit in menswear. As much as I... Read more »

Show Talk Calvin Klein

Minimalism, suiting, and midriffs are the first words I think of when I think of Calvin Klein’s Spring Summer 2011 Collection. Branching away from the boat shoes and cuffed pants. Klein’s (designer Italo Zucchelli) takes minimalism forward for suits and sneakers, button up shirts made of fabrics that don’t require ties and midriff barring tops.... Read more »

Topman AAA

All my friends and the fans on my facebook fan page can tell you I am super obsessed with the new AAA collection for Topman. The style of AAA brings the DNA of a musician in the form of glittered lapels and lamb leather jackets. The rock star in the shape of a collection that... Read more »

Zara June Lookbook

All Zara shoppers rejoice another installation of the Zara’s mens lookbook is up! The new looks embraces moments of sophistication and leisure, suiting and daywear moving the focus from denim casual to clean relaxed proportions.   

Summer Suit Up

Buying a suit is something every man should considers. You never know when you will need one.  If you wear them already you know that a suit really makes you feel important. They Always remind me of something I heard a while back “dress not for what you do, but who you want to be.”... Read more »

Something for the Fashionable Soccer Fans

With the World Cup in mind, Nike and Chicago’s own Saint Alfred teamed up to create a collaboration. When I visited the space I found myself immersed in a wonderland, with soccer on the brain. The clean and crisp style used to display the product almost hypnotize. You find yourself more than excited for the World... Read more »

Stepping it up in Chicago

When Kamal Bosamia, Media relations manager from Macy’s, contacted me I was more than excited for the thrilling news he revealed. A new menswear line was launching! I’ll admit it my first thought was yes, I’d love to go to an event with trendy men and a new men’s line! Then he invited me to... Read more »

Chicago's Exclusive

Solemates is a Chicago based shop that was established in 2006 by Brian and Autumn Merritt. Catering to the Chicagoan with a Brooklyn favor and carrying the best style combination of new and vintage products. This boutique’s flair for captivating the buyers in every way is clear to see with it’s under-construction-but come-on-in look.No one... Read more »