Cuffed trousers – how far should you go?

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With cuffed trousers being all the rage right now, just how far should you go? While Vogue Brazil editor Fabrizio Rollo can pull it off well, it’s still a risky area. The problem with roll ups is that there’s a very fine line between over-rolling and under-rolling your trousers. Over roll them and they might start looking like cargo shorts, Under roll them and they’ll just look like those old school turn ups people did to show off their selvedge denim. Vote on what type of roll up looks best after the jump

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What do you think of Roger Federer’s Wimbledon look?

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Roger Federer turned heads on court at Wimbledon sporting a refined retro outfit of gold-trimmed cardigan, polo shirt and tailored shorts. It’s a departure from the on court trend of wearing hi-tech sportswear and harks back to a more genteel era of tennis.

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Met Institute Costume Gala 2008: Jack White & Karen Elson, Ashley Olsen & Christian Louboutin and Zac Posen & Kate Mara

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slightly uncle Fester-esque Jack White turned up with spouse Karen Elson, who looked like a woman from a Rossetti painting with her pale skin, burgundy dress and ginger hair. Despite White’s slightly corpse-like appearance I think he looked good in his white three-button waistcoat.

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Met Institute Costume Gala 2008: Karl Lagerfeld, André Benjamin, David & Victoria Beckham

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The Met Institute Costume Gala is one of Manhattan’s biggest social events of the year, and draws most of the fashion industry as well as the big names in Tinseltown. This year’s theme was Superheroes, after the exhibition “Superheroes: Fashion and Fantasy” which runs from Sept 1.

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Vaja slim messenger bag – the NikeID of manbags

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We’re getting to the point where most of the men who might care about that sort of thing (i.e. you) have already got their manbags. But for those in the market for a second/weekend bag, Vaja’s slim ‘classic messenger’ might be worthy option. Handcrafted from premium Argentinian leather and customisable in 38 colours, you couldn’t get more personalisation if you made one yourself. They even offer an etching service so you can add or text an image of your choice. Prices start at £125.

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Top Five Chris Taylor-style madras shirts

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When Paul, one of our commenters asked where he could find a madras shirt similar to the one Chris Taylor from Grizzly Bear is sporting in my short shorts post I went on a madras mission. I’m waiting to hear from Gizzly Bear’s publicist about the actual shirt (which will probably end up coming from a thrift store) but in the meantime here are my top five shirts to give you your madras fix.

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Qasimi at London Fashion Week

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Qasimi are newcomers to the catwalk this season. Their collection for men and women launched at this year’s fashion week. They brought their post-punk attitude to formal wear and ram-raided the boundaries of masculinity with edgy tailoring mixed with clever draping.

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Jude Law cavorts at Sleuth première, becomes the face of Dunhill,

Jude Law has been the face of Dunhill in Asia for the last two years and is now the international face for the brand. The campaign will launch offically during Pitti Uomo, the city’s menswear fashion week. I must admit the blank faced actor looks pretty dapper in these images, as does the dog next to him. Law has reportedly …

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