Okay, so maybe not that quick, but we can guarantee they’ll sell out early tomorrow morning once they hit Club Monaco’s website. Club Monaco already offers the canvas kicks as part of their expertly arranged mix of in-house and third party menswear but this new batch of iconic sneakers comes in washed hues never before seen.
One week in to the Cannes film fest and we would have thought the gents of the big screen would have lost some sartorial steam. Not so, at least according to Adrien Brody who turned up in one slick Dolce & Gabbana penguin suit last night. Brody has a long and lean frame that looks good in clothes, as long as their the right ones (hint: this is)
Simplicity is key to this WTAPS Canvas Sneaker with designer Tetsu Nishiyama recreating the iconic Converse Jack Taylor All Star to great effect.
“We wanted to show the places we visit and streets we walk by on a daily basis,” says Ariel Ovadia about the images above and after jump. He and brother Shimon, the duo behind Ovadia & Sons, wanted to create some added visual context around their smart, easy Spring 2013 collection and went about it with the editorial images you see here. “Having our offices in Soho is very inspiring,” continues Ariel, “you see the cool downtown guys, the tourists and the businessmen.
Yesterday’s honors go to Clive Owen, who turned up to the premiere of his flick Blood Ties looking like the movie star he is. Looking this sharp, and black tie appropriate, is something we take for granted when gents like Owen, or Colin Firth, or even J.T., arrive at these types of events channeling old school film style without looking, well, just old.
Every summer it’s the same thing: you take your go-to pair of leather kicks, start rocking ‘em sockless, and two months in–once those humid August days are here to stay–you’re left with one rank pair of shoes that swiftly wind up in the garbage. Canvas is the way to go in warmer weather and TOMS, a brand that’s made a business out of offering the material in their classic slip-ons, is now offering it up in a lace-up called the Paseo. The fabric makes the shoes lightweight, while a rubber sole ensure comfort on most any terrain, be it beach-side boardwalk or city sidewalk.
Key items from our June issue, hand-picked by Jim Moore and available at MR PORTER “You reach for everything lightweight in the summer months, so why not do the same when it comes to your duffel bag? Gucci knows a thing to two about crafting beautiful accessories and this bag asserts the status quo, made from sturdy cotton canvas that can easily hold up to all your trips to the beach and back.” — Jim Moore, GQ creative director $790 , available at Mr Porter.com See every June GQ Selects here .
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Up today in our Q&A with Mad Men costume designer Janie Bryant: Breaking down Don’s sartorial breakdown GQ : When you get a script like last night’s and you see that the majority of the action is taking place over a finite period, where everyone is pretty much wearing one outfit, is it easier or harder to decide on a character’s costume design? Janie Bryant: For Don Draper, specifically, Matthew Weiner and I talked about all the different stages of Don in the episode