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September 2011

24 Sep

HommeStyler Picks from Calibre Spring/Summer 2011

Calibre SS 2012 - feature
We must have been writing too many fashion posts on our Facebook because all our sponsored ads have become fashion-related. One such ad that caught our attention was from local Australian menswear label Calibre . We've always been a Calibre fan, their designs are polished, modern and strike a fine line between being work-friendly and stylish. Calibre recently released their September collection which will hit retail stores soon. This season was all about "Red. Hot. Rio.", and the looks convey this perfectly: flamingo on white linen, driving shoes with lightweight suits with cheeky pocket squares all make for a successful collection. Here are our top picks. Also check out Calibre's two-part campaign video: [youtube id="uEXMBGXDTWA" width="600" height="350"] [youtube id="z_QjT2h4RCQ" width="600" height="350"] Images via...
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24 Sep

2 Minute Cheat Sheet: London Fashion Week S/S 2012 Menswear

Not everyone has the time to sift through images of a fashion week to pick out the key trends, so here is HommeStyler's 2 minute menswear cheat sheet for London Fashion Week SS 2012, catered to the busy reader. We've collected the key looks from the men's collections with a short description.

Burberry Prorsum - colourful parkas, heritage prints and delicate shoes

Lou Dalton - light-weight materials, structured outerwear, showing legs with boots

James Long - slick back hair, aviators, reptile-print accessories and loose knitwear

Hardy Amies - grey suits paired with short shorts, relaxed luxury and bronzed footwear

[caption id="attachment_429" align="aligncenter" width="200" caption="Christopher Shannon - greasy hair, vibrant...
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