T-Shirt by Insert Artists Here features snow monster, causes hack to break into an excited sweat

I love crazy, convoluted tees with masses of colour and surreal images, but sometimes I like to bring my style back to the floor with a more simple design and clean style. This doesn’t mean that I resort to wearing minimalistic shades or plain robes, it’s just occasionally I want to wear an item of clothing that doesn’t blind me …

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Steal this Marc Jacob look

This may be an odd look for winter as it doesn’t come with a jacket. But you might want to try layering every once in a while, just so you don’t have to wear the same jacket 7 days in a row.  Cardigan: Seeing as you won’t have a jacket on, the cardigan you get will have to be a …

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Brandish’s smart winter outfit for under £180

I know I bang on about winter being the best month for male fashion, simply because we get a broader range of garments and accessories to choose from compared with the rest of the year, but there is a drawback to having all those options – the expense. Whereas most of the year you can get away with a wallet-friendly …

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V-neck sweater from Monsoon

Who says that essentials need to be boring? Granted, I’m the sort of guy who’ll wear plain, black socks and non-branded underwear because no one except me sees them (most of the time, *sigh*), but I’m in the camp that believe we should look to inject at least a little bit of pizzaz into our everyday wear. Which is why …

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New t-shirt collection from Suburban Bliss

Oh happy days! Yet another nautically themed t-shirt to add to my ever-growing collection. The Neptune tee (£28.95) comes courtesy of British clothes designers Suburban Bliss, featuring the Big Man of the Sea himself, Neptune, with all sorts of sea-faring crap caught in his hair. It looks so great that it’s made me slightly damp. The tee forms part of …

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Scotch and Soda cardigan

As you may or may not know, I’m a bit of a cardigan and knitwear fiend, so I get a little bit excited when I discover a new knit, especially when it’s one that stands out from the crowd like this funky cardy from Scotch and Soda (£80). With a typical cardigan shape, Scotch and Soda have added a touch …

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Trendsetting: Topman Waistcoats

To some, waistcoats have never been out of fashion and this post must look like I’m about three years behind the times, but to others they represent Russell-Brand-dandyism at its worst. But now the fashion gods (i.e some people sitting in a room deciding what to call cool again) have decided that waistcoats are back. But they don’t have to …

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Steal the Nom de Guerre look

Fashion look books are a good source of inspiration if you’re looking to experiment. Nom De Guerre has loads of subtle looks for this season, but they’re somewhat out of the sane person’s price range. That’s where this article comes in. Jacket: This Penguin jacket (£119) is a versatile one, making you look smarter when you have jeans on whilst …

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Allsaints Rake Zip jeans

To me, jeans are just that – trousers made from denim. As long as they fit comfortably, aren’t overly distressed and cost under £100, I’m pretty happy. Although sometimes you wouldn’t believe how hard it is to find a pair that meet those prerequisites. Why do half the jeans I come across look like they’ve been in a particularly nasty …

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Skull Headed Parrot tee from Turtlehead tees

Sorry Little Paper Planes, Turtlehead has become my new favourtie t-shirt website, despite their extremely puerile name. Ah, who am I kidding, it’s one of the reasons I love them. The other reason is purely due to me being a great big cheap ass – postage is free to anywhere in the whole-wide world. There are some great tees, badges …

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Top five scarves, including a budget effort from Topman, Lee’s preppy-style neck-wear and the daddy of all scarves by Steven Alan

Reasons to love winter #21: Scarves. Actually, that should include all winter related accessories. One of the worst things about male fashion that for pretty much two seasons out of the year, there are no accessories for men. Sure, we get some smart satchels and belts but, other than a slew of stupid looking baseball caps, that’s about it. Then …

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adminTop five scarves, including a budget effort from Topman, Lee’s preppy-style neck-wear and the daddy of all scarves by Steven Alan

1980s t-shirts are the sort of clothing your mother would never buy you as a kid. Damn, you mother!

Damn, these are sweet t-shirts. 80s tees, the clothing company that specialises in exploiting 1980s pop culture by splattering it across t-shirts, has launched a new range of costume tees that replicate the garb of all your favourite cartoon and movie characters from the era of big hair and bad metal. Now, you too can have the muscles of He-Man, …

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Moncler Gide Gilet could also be a body warmer or vest jacket

Forget your weeny outer-wear from Berghaus and The North Face, Moncler is the daddy when it comes to cold-weather gear. Credited with creating the first down-filled jacket, the company has been involved in  pro-winter sports, mountaineering and general fashion wear since its inception in 1952 and now has a chain of boutiques across the world. This Gide gilet/vest/body warmer/armless jacket …

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London Fashion Week: The MAN show

MAN is the menswear show resulting from the partnership between Fashion East and Topman. The designers making it onto the catwalk this season were British Menswear Designer of the Year Kim Jones launching his KJ by Kim Jones range, Cassette Playa and Topman Design with Aitor Throup showing his collection through the means of an installation.

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Marks and Spencers’ Apple iPod suit makes you feel like a secret agent, or huge nerd

In an ever increasingly frequent occurrence of technology meeting fashion, Marks and Spencers have released a suit through which you can surreptitiously control your iPod. Through the power of the Elektex fabric, the suit’s lapels become the control centre for your Apple device, so you don’t need to keep unsheathing your baby (easy now) every time you want to turn …

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Nudie’s rock-a-billy checked shirt

Better known for their range of quality, eco-friendly and extremely comfortable jeans, Nudie also have time to knock-out some sweet garments for covering the upper portions of your modesty. This rock-a-billy style checked shirt (£70) is one such "sweet garment" from Nudie’s non-jeans collection. I love the slim, tailored cut of the shirt and the opposing direction of the checks …

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Burton Black Label launches

Compared to the fast-moving world of women’s fashion where new collaborations and high-street ranges are ten-a-penny it’s not that often that you get such exciting news in menswear. Which is why I’m pretty chuffed that Burton are launching their Black Label, a premium range of clothing for the more discerning gent. All the clothing comes in neutral greys, blacks and …

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Ebert and Gerbert’s human flip-book t-shirt video is better than ice skating robots or exploding fountains of paint

Subway-like sandwich makers Ebert and Gerbert’s wanted to advertise their brand in a clever and original way, but didn’t want to spend the £170,000 that lazy, money-hungry marketing companies want for picking ideas out of their arses all day, then presenting them in annoyingly whimsical fashion in a tragic effort to make the brand "hip". So instead, they came up …

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Herringbone hoody from Call Of The Wild

Herringbone is very much the in-thing with mens fashion this season, with designers employing the pattern in their various garments, including these Converse Chuck Taylors and a weird-but-cool, quilted shirt from Nexus VII. And I always though herringbone was for old ladies or golfers… The duo behind design house Call Of The Wild, who’s handiwork includes designs for book covers, …

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Owl Movement series six t-shirts

Artists-submitted design-site Owl Movement has just released its sixth series of t-shirts and it’s the best drop to date. Neverendingsummertime is the theme that these tees are loosely based upon and, although I think summer truly is over, it won’t stop me from getting my grasping chipolatas on a couple of these awesome tops. The two standout tees from the …

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