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Mood Board: Temple of Muses

Bernard Picart (or Picard) (1673-1733) was a French book illustrator and a noteworthy engraver of the first half of the 18th century. His most outstanding work is probably “Cérémonies et Coutumes Religieuses de tous les Peuples du Monde” (“Religious Ceremonies and Customs of All the Peoples of the World”), published between 1723 and 1737, which [...]

By | December 24th, 2016|Culture, Fashion History|0 Comments

Should You Still Use a Handkerchief?

Handkerchiefs are one of those items that are quite hard to categorize: they fall between a utilitarian item and a style accessory. Today, they are quite controversial, as many people wonder whether they should still be used or not…   Quick history Portrait of Queen Constance of Austria, 1610s. Attributed to Jakob Troschel The [...]

By | November 8th, 2016|Accessories, Metafashion, Pocket Squares|2 Comments

In His Own Words: Photographer Scott Hoover

Scott Hoover is a Los Angeles-based portrait and fashion photographer. Scott is a creative professional who works with great skill and talent to photograph men for magazines, ads and more. In this Attire Club interview, he discusses photography, his inspirations and more!     Attire Club: Who is your main role model and inspiration when [...]

AC Mood Board: Peking Opera

    Peking Opera or Beijing Opera is a form of traditional Chinese theater. This style of representation combines vocal performance, music, dance and acrobatics and features highly complex elements of costume and makeup.     History and characteristics The genre arose in the late 18th century and became developed and recognized in the mid-19th [...]

By | May 27th, 2016|Culture|1 Comment

The Two Categories of Fashion Designers

The essence of fashion design An artistic Issey Miyake ready to wear creation from the fall-winter 2014 season presented in Paris The essence of designer fashion is creation. All brands that have a strong image worldwide are the result of the vision of its management and creative department. In terms of creation, [...]

By | May 13th, 2016|Culture, Fashion History, Fashion World|4 Comments

10 Fashion Photographers You Should Know

  Photographers are a very important part of the fashion world. They are the ones who create the dream images the fashion publications of the world and the brands we all know. We have put together a list of the most important fashion photographers of the moment and of the past, who have influenced the [...]

By | April 18th, 2016|Celebrities, Fashion History|11 Comments

16 Strange Fashion History Moments

Fashion is all about reflecting life and the mindset of a space, place and group of people. When looking at the history of fashion, we can see that there have been some many things that we today call crazy, but which were at their time either the norm or a strange novelty. Therefore, we have [...]

By | March 31st, 2016|Culture, Fashion History|2 Comments

The Most Stylish Male Cartoons Characters on TV

Many of us enjoyed cartoons on television when we were young. Some of us even enjoy them very much as adults. For many kids, cartoon characters, given the fact that they are very narrow in terms of development (they only have a few traits, which, let’s admit it, unfortunately is not far from what grown-up [...]

By | January 1st, 2016|Culture|4 Comments

The 12 Best Menswear Looks from Paris Fashion Week SS 2016

Paris Fashion Week is one of the most anticipated and respected fashion events in the global style calendar. The most recent PFW event, which showcased spring-summer collections for the 2016 season, started on June 24 and went on for 5 days in a row, during which French designers and their guests unveiled their take on [...]

By | June 29th, 2015|Fashion World, Runways|2 Comments

The Perry Ellis Spring-Summer 2015 Collection in Review

  Presented during New York Fashion Week, the Perry Ellis Spring-Summer 2015 collection featured a very modern and versatile aesthetic, which has the ability to make any man stand out during the summer season, and, why not, beyond that? After several brand transformations, the American label has come to a fresh vision with their new [...]

By | April 29th, 2015|Fashion World|9 Comments

Less is More: A Man’s Guide to Minimalist Elegance (B)

A shirt by Marni The fashion world is full of sayings, catchphrases and maxims that, even though true, are often misunderstood by many who are trying to reach new heights of elegance, beauty and refinement. One often hears the “less is more” saying, a saying that is often correlated with minimalism and with [...]

By | April 5th, 2015|Fashion Editorials, Metafashion|11 Comments

Men and the Color Pink: A Cultural History

Pink is a color that, throughout the 20th century and, apparently, in the beginning of the 21st century too, has been strongly associated with the idea of “girliness”. This link was so strong, that in many societies it has become a great taboo for men to enjoy the color pink in general and to wear [...]

By | February 15th, 2015|Fashion Editorials, Fashion History|11 Comments

Fashion Trends and Music (Part I)

Lady Gaga is one of today's biggest trendsetters in both the music and the fashion world. Karl Lagerfeld once said that “fashion and music are the same, because music expresses its period too”. Have you ever wondered how music influences the way people dress? Did you realize how easy it is to [...]

By | February 9th, 2015|Fashion and Music|4 Comments

When Film and Fashion Meet

Who doesn’t love cinema movies? In terms of fashion they are the best example of style. Consider, for example, the movies from the ‘50s or the more modern movies in which the action takes place in 1800-1900. They really immortalize the fashion and the style of the time and make everyone admire it. [...]

By | February 3rd, 2015|Fashion Editorials, Metafashion|12 Comments

7 Easy Ways to Upgrade Your Home’s Décor

Your home should  not only be a place to sleep at night, shower and eat in the morning, it should be, just like your clothes, an extension of you and should speak about who you are and what makes you tick. Every living environment, whether it’s a dorm room or a five-bedroom house should make you [...]

By | December 19th, 2014|Home Decor, Metafashion|10 Comments

Men and Their Beards

Back in the day, beards were very important to the men who wore them and to society as a whole. Otto the Great actually swore on his beard when he wanted to convince people he was serious, and in the Middle Ages, touching a man’s beard could be so offensive that it was reason enough [...]

By | October 22nd, 2014|Beard and Mustache, Culture, Fashion History|12 Comments

Trendy and Weird: A Collection of Strange Fashion Trends From the Past (I)

A fashion trend is a new design or styling manner that is accepted by a large population and is followed enthusiastically for a longer or shorter time span. Following a trend is a way of connecting to your peers and affirming your place within a group. Once the perception of the novelty is gone, a [...]

By | October 20th, 2014|Fashion History|21 Comments

Emotion & Design: The Aesthetics of Watches

In our time, everyone owns a tablet or another device which can let them know what time it is, with enough precision to catch a plane or a bus. This is the reason why watches have been redefined and designers have discovered new ways to express luxury and style through their pieces. Watches today have [...]

By | May 7th, 2014|Accessories, Style, Watches|12 Comments

Making the Best out of Your Free Time: Hobbies for Men

Hobbies are a great way to spend some time: they connect you with new people, new mediums and with yourself.   Why have hobbies? Hobbies such as horse riding can sometimes have therapeutic effects Having a hobby is something that has changed over the course of time. Of course, back a few hundred [...]

By | March 22nd, 2014|Metafashion, Opinion And Commentary|16 Comments

In His Own Words: Writer P.H. Davies

Attire Club is all about connecting fashion and style to your life in all ways possible. Beauty can be found in many places and in many forms. The things you use as your inspiration can vary from a photograph to a painting or even a piece of technology. This is why we asked a series [...]

By | December 16th, 2013|In Their Own Words, Interviews and Features|8 Comments

In His Own Words: James Dodd

Attire Club is all about connecting fashion and style to your life in all ways possible. Beauty can be found in many places and in many forms. The things you use as your inspiration can vary from a photograph to a painting or even a piece of technology. This is why we asked a series [...]

By | December 6th, 2013|In Their Own Words, Interviews and Features|1 Comment

In His Own Words: Spencer Herr

We invited a series of designers, artists and outstanding bloggers to write about their vision, work and inspiration and created a new category on Attire Club called “In Their Own Words”. Each week a new person takes the stand and discusses beauty and creativity from their perspective. For Spencer Herr, art is an act of [...]

By | November 10th, 2013|Attire Club World, In Their Own Words|7 Comments

In Her Own Words: Artist Pamela Gallegos

We invited a series of designers, artists and outstanding bloggers to write about their vision, work and inspiration and created a new category on Attire Club called "In Their Own Words". Each week a new person takes the stand and discusses beauty and creativity from their perspective. Pamela Gallegos is a fantastic visual artist whose [...]

By | October 19th, 2013|In Their Own Words|4 Comments