Paris Fashion Week Homme SS18:  Sankuanz
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26.06.2017

Paris Fashion Week Homme SS18: Sankuanz

Sankuanz is back with yet an enormous effort to push the boundaries of what type of fabrics, linens, and materials may be used in the pursuit of pushing the boundaries[...]
Paris Fashion Week Homme SS18: Henrik Vibskov
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26.06.2017

Paris Fashion Week Homme SS18: Henrik Vibskov

Having a background in both theatre and choreography Mr Vibskov – besides being a cult and celebrity designer at this point in time – is the grandmaster of the grand sta[...]
Paris Fashion Week Homme SS18: ACNE
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25.06.2017

Paris Fashion Week Homme SS18: ACNE

Creative director Jonny Johansson for ACNE brings us yet another stylish homey-slash-outdoors display of sartorial gifts for which Sweden is so famous, the walk into the woods from the home,[...]
Paris Fashion Week Homme SS18: Agnès b.
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25.06.2017

Paris Fashion Week Homme SS18: Agnès b.

As this was always going to be classy collection, here Agnès is recreating that old French summer chic, the smart/casual that Americans would know from Ralph Lauren but with a [...]
Paris Fashion Week Homme SS18: Christian Dada
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25.06.2017

Paris Fashion Week Homme SS18: Christian Dada

Sometimes before a show it is better to read the press release first, and imagine what the collections are going to be like, rather than to first take look and[...]
Paris Fashion Week Homme SS18: Etudes N°12
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25.06.2017

Paris Fashion Week Homme SS18: Etudes N°12

This is the second time BDMOTP is covering Etudes and the remarkable thing is that indeed this fashion for men is very thought out, that there is a real concept[...]
Paris Fashion Week Homme SS18: Sean Suen
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24.06.2017

Paris Fashion Week Homme SS18: Sean Suen

Sean Suen delivers again on the Paris runways. Or so the headline should read. Last year for SS17 on his very first visit on the catwalk in Paris we were raving[...]
Paris Fashion Week Homme SS18: Julius
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23.06.2017

Paris Fashion Week Homme SS18: Julius

There is always something seriously brooding and dark but beautiful about the Julius collections and this time was no different. On occasion the locations for the shows are therefore also[...]
Paris Fashion Week Homme SS18: Julien Pellat – Finet
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23.06.2017

Paris Fashion Week Homme SS18: Julien Pellat – Finet

Sometimes you wonder what the French obsession is with West Coast Americana but then again one would maybe find just as many Californians obsessing over French style. This seems to[...]
Paris Fashion Week Homme SS18: The Glenn Martens Y / Project
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22.06.2017

Paris Fashion Week Homme SS18: The Glenn Martens Y / Project

It seems like Glenn Martens is finally coming of age with his grand and eternal Y / Project. After exploring for years all kinds of interesting memes & themes (underground,[...]
Both SS17: Simple & Elegant Court Shoes
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22.05.2017

Both SS17: Simple & Elegant Court Shoes

The concept, in fact, is very simple and traditional but new and creative nevertheless: Take classic court shoes, do 30 years of research in how to work and design natural[...]
What’s New: Boris Bidjan Saberi Perfume (#)11
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24.04.2017

What's New: Boris Bidjan Saberi Perfume (#)11

It’s said that a good perfume never goes out of style, and thus BDMOTP was lucky enough to be offered an exclusive in Paris on a new perfume by Boris B[...]
Agnès b at Paris Fashion Week Homme AW 17/18
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28.01.2017

Agnès b at Paris Fashion Week Homme AW 17/18

Always save the best for last. Because there is no substitute for class, here is Agnès b. After all this is the designer who once worked with Quentin Tarantino to create [...]
Paul & Joe at Paris Fashion Week Homme AW 17/18
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27.01.2017

Paul & Joe at Paris Fashion Week Homme AW 17/18

Best Dressed Man was very kindly received last week at the Paul & Joe showroom & atelier on rue Commines in an area of Paris in what may be considered[...]
Commune de Paris 1871 at Paris Fashion Week Homme AW 17/18
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27.01.2017

Commune de Paris 1871 at Paris Fashion Week Homme AW 17/18

Commune de Paris 1871 is a high end French menswear brand whose name is based upon the peoples uprising that took place in the spring of that year in Paris,[...]
Sankuanz at Paris Fashion Week Homme AW 17/18
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26.01.2017

Sankuanz at Paris Fashion Week Homme AW 17/18

Sankuanz may very well be China’s answer to Julius from Japan in that the inspiration for the collection comes from a rather dystopian future, with the one difference that the o[...]
Walter van Beirendonck at Paris Fashion Week Homme AW 17/18
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25.01.2017

Walter van Beirendonck at Paris Fashion Week Homme AW 17/18

What would you expect? Hey after all this is the man who once dressed up to be photographed like Godzilla while sporting a biker beard – and as a giant m[...]
Julius at Paris Fashion Week Homme AW 17/18
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25.01.2017

Julius at Paris Fashion Week Homme AW 17/18

The date is 1984 but the setting is the far or the near Sci-Fi future in which all people are plugged into a digital matrix that eventually will lead to[...]
Officine Générale at Paris Fashion Week Homme AW 17/18
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24.01.2017

Officine Générale at Paris Fashion Week Homme AW 17/18

The young French brand Officine Générale  (2012) under direction of designer / creative director Pierre Mahéo remarkably seems to sell more product in the United States than in France and is curr[...]
Henrik Vibskov at Paris Fashion Week Homme AW 17/18
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23.01.2017

Henrik Vibskov at Paris Fashion Week Homme AW 17/18

When observing Henrik Vibskov’s marvelous creations and collections on the runway each time they somehow seem to resonate with E.T.A. Hoffmann’s 1816 story about a Kingdom of the Dolls, better kno[...]
ACNE at Paris Fashion Week Homme AW 17/18
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23.01.2017

ACNE at Paris Fashion Week Homme AW 17/18

Get ready for some serious class. For AW 17/18 ACNE once more delivers (like they always seem to do) with a very strong fashion statement, this time with an 80’s urban c[...]
Juun.J at Paris Fashion Week Homme AW 17/18
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22.01.2017

Juun.J at Paris Fashion Week Homme AW 17/18

The latest AW collection from well-known Korean men / women wear designer Juun.J is simply called Archive. It features a variety of shapes and forms of the designer’s signature commitment o[...]
Boris Bidjan Saberi at Paris Fashion Week Homme AW 17/18
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22.01.2017

Boris Bidjan Saberi at Paris Fashion Week Homme AW 17/18

This is the second time that Best Dressed Man is reviewing Boris Bidjan Saberi in Paris and again the show theme offered a stark example of what has become a[...]
Christian Dada at Paris Fashion Week Homme AW 17/18
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21.01.2017

Christian Dada at Paris Fashion Week Homme AW 17/18

Masanori Morikawa from Japan is back on the Paris runway this time with a new ‘dadaist’ collection simply called ‘blue’.  And shades of blue it has: Police, Turquoise, Topaz, and hints of[...]
ICOSAE at Paris Fashion Week Homme AW 17/18
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20.01.2017

ICOSAE at Paris Fashion Week Homme AW 17/18

Someone had to do it. So leave it up to two young Parisian designer brothers from a bespoke family (dad was a London tailor) named ICOSAE to redefine and deconstruct[...]
Glenn Martens’ Y/Project at Paris Fashion Week Homme AW 17/18
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20.01.2017

Glenn Martens’ Y/Project at Paris Fashion Week Homme AW 17/18

Some fashion shows are so good that they develop their own cult following. And this is one of them. The way some people were used to follow the Grateful Dead,[...]
Lucien Pellat–Finet at Paris Fashion Week Homme AW17/18
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19.01.2017

Lucien Pellat–Finet at Paris Fashion Week Homme AW17/18

Something very French about this FIRST runway show (after 23 years of having a well-known brand and boutique in Paris) by Lucien Pellat – Finet, old Don of the French f[...]
Style Guide: What To Wear For The Holidays
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29.11.2016

Style Guide: What To Wear For The Holidays

With holiday parties happening all December long, you may be wondering what's appropriate to wear. Here is a guide to help you choose what is best for each style of[...]
Agnès b at Paris Fashion Week
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01.07.2016

Agnès b at Paris Fashion Week

It is indeed a fitting a closure for Paris Fashion Week this summer to end with the latest Agnès b. collection pour homme as she is the grand old dame [...]
Sean Suen at Paris Fashion Week
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01.07.2016

Sean Suen at Paris Fashion Week

Sean Suen has been doing runway shows since 2012 Beijing SS13, but this was the very first one in Paris. The place Vendôme was a good choice because we can [...]
Christian Dada at Paris at Fashion Week
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01.07.2016

Christian Dada at Paris at Fashion Week

Despite the non-conformist and rebellious inspirations of Christian Dada aka Masanori Morikawa from Japan, this show manages – as it always seems to do – some refreshing element of class or [...]
Carven at Paris Fashion Week
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30.06.2016

Carven at Paris Fashion Week

Can we say that Barnabé Hardy did it again? Well, to be fair, he does it every time and it is the reason that Carven remains perhaps the classiest Urban [...]
Monsieur Lacenaire at Paris Fashion Week
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29.06.2016

Monsieur Lacenaire at Paris Fashion Week

Monsieur Lacenaire is quality French menswear brand which has been making high-end urban streetwear since 2011. In the SS17 collection, for which we visited the presentation you can see here[...]
ICOSAE at Paris Fashion Week
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29.06.2016

ICOSAE at Paris Fashion Week

One of the issues with young designers is that often they are excellent in design and in the sartorial arts, but that they are quite confused about where their inspiration[...]
Acne at Paris Fashion Week
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29.06.2016

Acne at Paris Fashion Week

Acne studios indeed is well known for its highly stylized precision and accuracy, and this time around with creative director Jonny Johansson in charge it proved no different: Summers in[...]
Henrik Vibskov at Paris Fashion Week
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28.06.2016

Henrik Vibskov at Paris Fashion Week

This is the second time we witness the conceptual performance art which is the mysterious designs of Henrik Vibskov – the last time a Nutcracker themed talking heads performance – and[...]
Wooyoungmi at Paris Fashion Week
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28.06.2016

Wooyoungmi at Paris Fashion Week

Mme Woo and Katie Chung at Paris fashion week is always pleasure as you know it is going to be good, elegant, and probably chic, and that you are going[...]
Commune de Paris 1871 at Paris Fshion Week
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28.06.2016

Commune de Paris 1871 at Paris Fshion Week

Commune de Paris 1871 is a French urbain chic brand with a store in Paris. The Designer – in – Chief is mr Alexandre Maisetti with whom we had a cha[...]
Officine Générale at Paris Fashion Week
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28.06.2016

Officine Générale at Paris Fashion Week

BDMOTP never covered Officine Générale before and it was a summary pleasure to attend the runway show at the Palais des Beaux Arts in Paris where the latest SS17 collection w[...]
Glenn Martens Y Project at Paris Fashion Week
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26.06.2016

Glenn Martens Y Project at Paris Fashion Week

We have been covering the Glenn Martens Y/Project for some years now here in Paris and despite his shows being in the most impossible of locations; despite this real serious[...]
Agnes B at Paris Fashion Week Homme
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29.01.2016

Agnes B at Paris Fashion Week Homme

Je n’ai pas eu le cœur de présenter une mode fantaisiste, ludique, cocasse… mais plutôt des vêtements simples, élégants, sobres, comme nous essayons tous de l’être aujourd’hui, dans notre vie quotidienne de[...]
White Mountaineering at Paris Fashion Week Homme
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28.01.2016

White Mountaineering at Paris Fashion Week Homme

We were not familiar with White Mountaineering so we like to introduce the brand by a quote from a recent interview with a fashion magazine by White Mountaineering designer Yosuke[...]
Carven at Paris Fashion Week Homme
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27.01.2016

Carven at Paris Fashion Week Homme

At BDMOTP we are great lovers of the Carven brand – this is the third time we are writing a cover – because of its classic retro early eighties look whi[...]
Cifonelli at Paris Fashion Week Homme
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26.01.2016

Cifonelli at Paris Fashion Week Homme

At first glance, the Cifonelli ready-to-wear AW 16/17 line is a modern, elegant collection of suits for a high-end gentleman. The brand, however, actually has deep historical roots as a[...]
Sankuanz at Paris Fashion Week Homme
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26.01.2016

Sankuanz at Paris Fashion Week Homme

There is something undeniably deliberately sophomoric in the Sankuanz AW 16/17 collection which defies understanding but not reason. Let us explain. Designer Shangguan Zhe comes from China and remembers vividly his[...]
ACNE Studios at Paris Fashion Week Homme
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26.01.2016

ACNE Studios at Paris Fashion Week Homme

  Some remarkable early-sixties-boy band coifs (the monkeys, the kinks, the rubettes, the beatles, the babes …) dressed in the minimalist creations of Jonny Johannsson creative director for ACNE Studios, whose th[...]
Henrik Vibskov at Paris Fashion Week Homme
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26.01.2016

Henrik Vibskov at Paris Fashion Week Homme

Many years ago there was this band called the Talking Heads who may have anticipated with their staccato music all the blabbering, chatting, cluttering, and clattering that is going on[...]
Christian Dada at Paris Fashion Week Homme
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25.01.2016

Christian Dada at Paris Fashion Week Homme

How to explain the Christian Dada AW 16/17 collection? Let’s start by saying that it is actually pretty grand, to which you can attest yourself when you see the pictures b[...]
22/4 at Paris Fashion Week Homme
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25.01.2016

22/4 at Paris Fashion Week Homme

A little background here: BDMOTP covered this show back in June last year and when the runway was interesting but under the burning sun in a glasshouse setting without any[...]
Sandro at Paris Fashion Week Homme
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24.01.2016

Sandro at Paris Fashion Week Homme

We were happy to get an invite for the Sandro presentation this time in Paris as it is one of those ubiquitous brands in France in the high-end ready-to-wear menswear[...]
Y Project at Paris Fashion Week Homme
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23.01.2016

Y Project at Paris Fashion Week Homme

Le Gibus is by far the darkest, dankest, and grimmest underground club in Paris, but each fashion week it is nevertheless of course happily used as the setting for some[...]
Strateas Carlucci at Paris Fashion Week Homme
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22.01.2016

Strateas Carlucci at Paris Fashion Week Homme

As the Australian embassy sits smack 10 stories high next to the Eiffel tower this made for an interesting backdrop for a runway with a view, the works of Harry[...]
AVOC at Paris Fashion Week Homme
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21.01.2016

AVOC at Paris Fashion Week Homme

Paris fashion week HOMME fittingly kicked off with AVOC on a cold and crisp and sunny Wednesday morning in the Canal St Martin area not far from place de la[...]
Grandpa Paris
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31.12.2015

Grandpa Paris

Every once in a while we come across a new fashion concept so revolutionary that we think that it must have been around from the very beginning of fashion time.[...]
Dalei Paris
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30.12.2015

Dalei Paris

DALEI Paris is a ready-to-wear brand by young designer Ahmed el Dalei, who in the past has worked with Yves Salomon Homme, as well as with stylist Udo Edling. Ahmed[...]
Xu Qing: Sitalence Paris
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29.12.2015

Xu Qing: Sitalence Paris

Paris being home to many fashion schools it means that fashion students come from all over the world in order to study fashion design and fashion management and that eventually[...]
Jorge Ayala Paris
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28.12.2015

Jorge Ayala Paris

Jorge Ayala is a Mexican architect and fashion designer with a studio in Paris. He is quite accomplished with an eclectic coterie of clients that range from Louis Vuitton (luxury)[...]
Sean Suen Paris
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28.12.2015

Sean Suen Paris

BDMOTP was recently able to check out an exciting young designer, Sean Suen, in Paris.  We headed over during press day and there it was: Sean Suen’s recent collection staring at us [...]
Nevermind the Bollocks, Here’s Nicomede Talavera
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31.08.2015

Nevermind the Bollocks, Here's Nicomede Talavera

It has that typical London style rebellious look--we guessed it--but we didn’t know it for sure because we were able to get a sneak view in Paris during PR open d[...]
Skagen Lifestyle Products: Minimalism, Simplicity, Functionality
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29.08.2015

Skagen Lifestyle Products: Minimalism, Simplicity, Functionality

Skagen is a seaside village in Denmark, but it is also a minimalist lifestyle products brand owned by the Fossil Group that’s been around since 1989 and that makes quite a[...]
AVOC: Clothing Architecture Bodily Ornament
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28.08.2015

AVOC: Clothing Architecture Bodily Ornament

BDMOTP recently had the pleasure of visiting AVOC, which is a French acronym which stands for ‘Architecture Vestimentaire Ornement Corporel’ which, in English, would be Clothing Architecture Bodily Ornament, and which, of course would [...]
Ly Adams: Urban Chic Revisited
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26.08.2015

Ly Adams: Urban Chic Revisited

Ly Adams is a ready-to-wear menswear only casual chic brand with a boutique located in the Paris hipster district the Marais and was founded in 2010 by Séverine Lahyani. This was t[...]
Pic de Nore: Knitted Action Sweaters and Pull-Overs
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24.08.2015

Pic de Nore: Knitted Action Sweaters and Pull-Overs

Always wanted one of them super cool police – or firemen knitted sweaters?  Well, now you can have one thanks to knitted sweater specialist Pic de Nore, a brand from Ca[...]
Laura B: Chainmail & Mesh Accessories Homme
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20.08.2015

Laura B: Chainmail & Mesh Accessories Homme

Laura B is a luxury accessory mesh and chainmail designer who started her first men’s jewelry collection back in 2003, and we at BDMOTP were lucky to find her beautiful stand at[...]
Furtiv: Ready-to-Wear Bulletproof Outerwear
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18.08.2015

Furtiv: Ready-to-Wear Bulletproof Outerwear

It is amazing what is possible today and what innovation in fabrics and materials can accomplish in fashion. BDMOTP was lucky enough at the Paris men’s fashion trade show to r[...]
22/4 Hommes
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16.08.2015

22/4 Hommes

22/4 is a quality German brand from Dusseldorf created by designer Stephanie Hahn with an interesting twist: It makes no distinction anymore between clothes for men and clothes for women.[...]
Wooyoungmi: Paris FW Homme SS16
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30.06.2015

Wooyoungmi: Paris FW Homme SS16

Of course this show was always going to have class (in addition to serious style) and we were lucky to get invitations to show you the latest Wooyoungmi collection. As[...]
RYNSHU: Paris FW HOMME SS16
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30.06.2015

RYNSHU: Paris FW HOMME SS16

Now, there is a few things you really need to know about this show. One: it’s damn good! Two: the designer’s signature is highly recognizable and highly entertaining every time you[...]
Songzio: Paris FW Homme SS16
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30.06.2015

Songzio: Paris FW Homme SS16

We are back at the Couvent des Cordeliers in Paris (Julius was the first show there) as it is a great location for a runway - the old medieval church[...]
No Editions: Paris FW Homme SS16
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30.06.2015

No Editions: Paris FW Homme SS16

This is an interesting presentation by No Editions at the Maison de Métallos in Paris pretty deep unto the Rive Droit close to Belleville, but you really have to read [...]
Julius: Paris FW Homme SS16
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30.06.2015

Julius: Paris FW Homme SS16

BDMOTP did an article on Julius quite recently and were impressed at that time with his many shades of black, and his positive Zen philosophy of the different shades of[...]
Andrea Crews, the First Style Bender: Paris FW HOMME SS16
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29.06.2015

Andrea Crews, the First Style Bender: Paris FW HOMME SS16

This is a hybrid form of style / fashion performance and concept art where Andrea Crews is trying to break the boundaries between several things in the age of social[...]
John Galliano: Paris FW HOMME SS16
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28.06.2015

John Galliano: Paris FW HOMME SS16

Day two of Paris fashion week and BDMOTP has an invite for the John Galliano showroom in the Marais. It’s not the type of invitation you simply ignore because this i[...]
Walter van Beirendonck, The Electric Eye: Paris FW HOMME SS16
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27.06.2015

Walter van Beirendonck, The Electric Eye: Paris FW HOMME SS16

You think you've private lives Think nothing of the kind There is no true escape I'm watching all the time I'm made of metal My circuits gleam I am perpetual I keep the country[...]
Y / Project, Dawn of the Fashion Dead: Paris FW HOMME SS16
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26.06.2015

Y / Project, Dawn of the Fashion Dead: Paris FW HOMME SS16

The most striking thing about the Y / Project show here on opening day in Paris was how well the ambiance and location matched with the models and the collection,[...]
Carven, Le Retour: Paris FW Homme SS16
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25.06.2015

Carven, Le Retour: Paris FW Homme SS16

After a January visit (when we saw the beautiful 80’s retro collection) we are back at the Carven showroom in the pittoresque Parisian district of St Germain – des – Prés,[...]
Julius: Concept Wear On The Dark Side
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08.06.2015

Julius: Concept Wear On The Dark Side

We’re giving you another sneak preview and this time it is Julius, the concept collection winter 15/16 of Tatsuko Horikawa from Japan, which we are pleasantly surprised to find at o[...]
Shilpa Chavan: Millinery Sauvage for Men
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21.05.2015

Shilpa Chavan: Millinery Sauvage for Men

BDMOTP was lucky enough to do a private quick-shoot bringing both the model and the photographer to the agency for Little Shilpa AW 15/16 in Paris and we caught the[...]
ModeaParis: Y Project
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16.02.2015

ModeaParis: Y Project

ModeaParis: Y/Project FW 2015 offered an interesting collection on the very first day of Paris fashion week, but only the BDMOTP photographer was able to make it, undersigned staff writer[...]
ModeaParis: Songzio
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07.02.2015

ModeaParis: Songzio

The Espace Pierre Cardin, the venue for the Songzio show, is just opposite the Elysée Palace – the French white house, and the US Embassy happens to be on the co[...]
ModeaParis: Fabio Quaranta W
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06.02.2015

ModeaParis: Fabio Quaranta W

Often when reading a fashion press release before watching a show or presentation you get away with the feeling that the designer has no clue, or does not know precisely[...]
ModeaParis: Boris Bidjan Saberi
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06.02.2015

ModeaParis: Boris Bidjan Saberi

After 22/4 on Day I of Paris FW 15, this was BDMOTP’s second day coming to the Palais de Tokyo in the 16th arrondissement of Paris on Day II, a v[...]
ModeaParis: 22/4 Hommes
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05.02.2015

ModeaParis: 22/4 Hommes

Modern was the name of the game at the ModeaParis: 22/4 Hommes AW15 runway show. Simple, clear design left little space for useless details, in fact, most of the garments[...]
ModeaParis: Noir Noir
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04.02.2015

ModeaParis: Noir Noir

This is very cool idea but the execution leaves to be desired:  Create new brand (Noir Noir); take the concept of an old Steve McQueen flight jacket (you know the [...]
ModeaParis: Walter Van Bierendock
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03.02.2015

ModeaParis: Walter Van Bierendock

In a beautiful French aristocratic palace, we sit back to enjoy the designs of Belgian fashion designer Walter Van Bierendock. Designs, fit for a king, or perhaps...a modern-day king...or perhaps[...]
ModeaParis: RYNSHU
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02.02.2015

ModeaParis: RYNSHU

One of the great things when talking about Roswell Aliens (the theme for this RYNSHU show) is that whenever you see a photograph of one it is never really clear[...]
ModeaParis: Carven
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01.02.2015

ModeaParis: Carven

BDMOTP is in Paris during fashion week at a showroom on St Germain right behind the famous eponymous church to visit ModeaParis: Carven, a brand resurrected from the past, first as [...]
Catching Up With A Best Dressed Man: Robert de Montesquiou
29.09.2014

Catching Up With A Best Dressed Man: Robert de Montesquiou

Et voici! As would behoove a self-respecting global men’s fashion power blog, BDMOTP presents to you the man who inspired Oscar Wilde to write Portrait of Dorian Gray  who may very wel[...]
The A-Team of Men’s Fashion:  Interview Exclusive with the Sapeurs de Paris
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21.08.2014

The A-Team of Men’s Fashion: Interview Exclusive with the Sapeurs de Paris

« If no one else can help, and if you are in any kind of trouble, and IF you can find them, maybe .... you can hire the A-team » This is old the[...]
Maxime Ephritikhine: Men in Lace
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05.08.2014

Maxime Ephritikhine: Men in Lace

The explosive French translation of the title of this capstone piece would read ‘Les Hommes en Dentelle’ and for anyone with even a faint or flawed knowledge of French it wou[...]
Mode a Paris: Jonathan Saunders
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07.07.2014

Mode a Paris: Jonathan Saunders

The rue de Lappe in Paris is very colorful and vibrant dirty old cobblestone street in the Bastille quarters near the Boulevard St Anthoine and therefore it was no surprise[...]
License To Chill: The Persol 714 SM Limited Edition
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02.06.2014

License To Chill: The Persol 714 SM Limited Edition

SM stands, of course, for Steve MQueen who made this blue lens pair of shades instantly classic in the 1968 ONE-LINER classic movie The Thomas Crown Affair, starring Faye Dunaway[...]
Mellerio dits Meller: High Jewelery Accessories & Watches for Men
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21.04.2014

Mellerio dits Meller: High Jewelery Accessories & Watches for Men

Prologue Entering rue de la Paix from place de l’Opera walking toward the Tuileries and the Royal Palace (the Louvre) in Paris, the immediate and foremost imposing sight is that of N[...]
Vicomte A.
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20.02.2014

Vicomte A.

If you ever wanted to know what the French acronym BCBG means in fashion lingo, now you know (not to be confused with CBGB the old punk rock haunt of[...]
The Gosling Effect: Á La Française
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13.02.2014

The Gosling Effect: Á La Française

BDMOTP has already written about celeb favorite Ryan Gosling and his incredible transformation from normal dude to fashion icon, otherwise known as ¨The Gosling Effect¨. We put this theory to t[...]
Highlights From Paris Mode Masculine
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25.01.2014

Highlights From Paris Mode Masculine

After Milan Fashion Week, everyone rushed over to Paris to see what the French could offer in the way of mode masculine, or men's fashion. Highlights this season include Ami[...]
London Collections Men: Louis Leeman Paris
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06.01.2014

London Collections Men: Louis Leeman Paris

BDMOTP is back at London Collections Men for the Autumn/Winter 2014-15 designs. Fighting rain and wind, we saw amazing styles to kick everything off on Day 1, starting with Louis[...]
Atelier Pavin: A la Recherche des Blue Suede Shoes!
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05.11.2013

Atelier Pavin: A la Recherche des Blue Suede Shoes!

It’s well hidden in one of the old Faubourgs of Paris (on the rue de Cotte in the 12th arrondissement) where the first layers of an expanding city were added o[...]
Men in Pink
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26.09.2013

Men in Pink

Not every man is comfortable in pink as  pink is the one color traditionally appropriated by women, but should we really care? Why NOT wear pink just like any other color o[...]
Alain Figaret
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27.08.2013

Alain Figaret

For a business man, a trip to Alain Figaret is a real pleasure, because when you walk in, you know you will walk out as a better (dressed) man.  The [...]
Chez Karl: A Trip to the Karl Lagerfeld Store
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24.07.2013

Chez Karl: A Trip to the Karl Lagerfeld Store

Sometimes in order to write a good fashion story – you need help, so I had asked my friend Qi from BFIT (Beijing Fashion Institute of Technology) to join me w[...]
Vintage Shopping in Paris Part 2
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01.07.2013

Vintage Shopping in Paris Part 2

The Vintage Shopping in Paris Tour continues on. If you keep going down down Rue de la Verrerie will then run into the FREE”P”STAR which also has an outlet one block over on t[...]
Vintage Shopping in Paris Part 1
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28.06.2013

Vintage Shopping in Paris Part 1

The vintage stores of Paris are all located in the fashionable district of the Marais, with the occasional shop perhaps in one of the other fashion or luxury goods ‘quartiers’ (Bl[...]
Pitti Uomo Florence: Day 1
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21.06.2013

Pitti Uomo Florence: Day 1

Pitti Uomo is a gigantic trade fair for all things fashion and men.  The fair is overwhelmingly large and after one very hot afternoon, we sifted through hundreds of vendors [...]
El Ganso
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27.05.2013

El Ganso

Spanish fashion brand El Ganso opened its first UK store in 2012 in the heart of most popular London shopping spot - Carnaby Street. This April they launched the second[...]
Rue de Turenne Part II
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24.04.2013

Rue de Turenne Part II

Part II Rue de Turenne, Marais: The Coton Doux My favorite store on this old strip of man's fashion, Rue de Turenne, is called Coton Doux. It´s a man's shirts store, or [...]
Miharayasuhiro
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12.04.2013

Miharayasuhiro

Miharayasuhiro is a muted, monochomatic and overall, distinctly modern brand created by designer Miharaya Yasuhiro. Miharaya Yasuhiro began designing footwear in Japan in 1994. In 1998 his first store was launched[...]
Rue de Turenne Part I
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08.04.2013

Rue de Turenne Part I

Part I Rue de Turenne, Marais I only first noticed the street when a camera man started following me when I was dressed up to go to work. I was wearing nothing[...]
Parisian Meets British Style: The Kooples
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27.10.2012

Parisian Meets British Style: The Kooples

Offbeat, chic, hip, and most importantly: unisex...I serve you with vocabulary used to describe The Kooples, which has, quite literally, taken over Paris and the UK, with 184 shops opened in [...]
Good Guys: (Stylish) Vegan Approved Footwear
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16.10.2012

Good Guys: (Stylish) Vegan Approved Footwear

According to this Parisian vegan shoe company, good guys don't wear leather. And why would they with these dashing animal-free designs. The sophisticated brand utilizes synthetic suede and leather to[...]
How to Get Moving In Style
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15.10.2012

How to Get Moving In Style

How to Get Moving in Style Tip: Don't be tamed by what you wear. Akira Chatani, Graphic Designer & Founder of Nonusual Bike: Tokyobike SS (repainted in mat black) with Gilles[...]