Photo: Getty Images When you first pull them out of the box, white sneakers almost blind you with their cleanliness and sheer brightness. On your first few wears, you might notice yourself being extra careful around puddles, avoiding grass at all costs, and steering clear any potential staining environment. But, eventually, you’re going to fall victim to the elements or barbecue sauce (especially at this time of year).
Suits: the one article of men’s clothing that sees immense change season to season through different fabrics, fits, and price, and yet hardly changes at all. A jacket with lapels and bottoms in a matching fabric is basically all you need to constitute suitdome
The illustrator Damien Florébert Cuypers shares his impressions of the smart set around the City of Light at the shows this past week.
Croakies—those stringy things that keep one’s sunglasses secured to one’s face, or allow said eyewear to dangle freely from one’s neck—are generally considered a defining component of what is known as the “Uber-Bro” look. They typically appear alongside gingham shirts, pastel shorts, flip-flops, and other smugly non-stylish summer items. But is this about to change?
Photo: Barneys New York These days, the worlds of high fashion and professional basketball are intertwined like never before, and no player embodies the happy collaboration better than Oklahoma City’s dapper human torpedo, Russell Westbrook. To appreciate the dude’s commitment to style, look no further than his multi-year collaboration with Barneys. The Westbrook XO Barneys imprint has featured elephant-print Jordan gear, Globe Trotter luggage, and now, a new cologne.
You probably saw that the BET Awards went down last night, since they were lighting up the internet. Our temporary Twitter correspondent, Big Sean, gave us a behind the scenes look at the whole thing.
Congratulations, Rock—you’re one of the 20 Most Stylish Men Alive. In the magazine we’re showing a photo of you In Milan.
If you want to chart the movements of cool-guy style for the past fifteen to twenty years, you could put together a really complex flow chart, or you could just look at pictures of Mark Ronson through the years. The DJ-turnt-producer-turnt-chart-god has long epitomized what it means to be ahead of the curve—registering all the major shifts in music and fashion culture in a way that still looks and feels authentic and highly personal.
Scenes from Paris Fashion Week, captured by Alfredo Piola.
Scenes from Paris Fashion Week, captured by Sarah Aubel.