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This summer’s hottest plimsolls and canvas shoes

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Ever wondered why the plimsoll is called that? According to Nicholette Jones’ book The Plimsoll Sensation in the 1870s it got the name because the coloured horizontal band joining the upper to the sole resembled the Plimsoll line on a ship’s hull. So just like the Plimsoll line on a ship, if water got above the line of the rubber …

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Lacoste bought up by Swiss Maus Freres Group

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  Sportswear brand Lacoste have been bought out by the Maus Freres Group. The Swiss investors already held a 35% stake in the brand, and are now majority holders by buying up an additional 30.3% stake. The move values the French fashion line at somewhere between  1.0 billion and 1.25 billion euros ($1.29-$1.62 billion). The sale comes courtesy of a group …

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Lacoste rocking up to Coachella 2012 festival with pop-up shop this weekend

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Fancy a fashion-fix with your musical high at this weekend’s Coachella 2012 festival? Then you’re in luck; Lacoste are out on the campaign trail for their new Lacoste Live label, and will be rolling up to the Californian camp with a pop-up shop in tow. It’s actually quite an impressive feat of engineering too, like a Transformer with a penchant …

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Lacoste Footwear exclusive at Kurt Geiger

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Available now is a new range of men’s styles from Lacoste Footwear. Exclusive to Kurt Geiger, these new designs have been taken from Lacoste’s premium men’s “Club” collection and feature lace-ups in calf leather that pay homage to its golf brogue ancestors complete with a sporty two-tone stripe at the ankle and a pull tab at the heel. The collection …

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Lacoste Challenge: Fresh Scent For Summer

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Kiss & Makeup‘s Zara writes…

Lacoste are launching a new scent which challenges men to be, uh, Challenge(d). The idea is that the scent will capture the essence of today’s young metrosexual, and be light enough to wear daily. Considering the tagline is ‘Never resist the call of the game’. it seems pretty relevant for Wimbledon, and I can imagine Henman spritzing on a little in between getting trounced trying his hardest.

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Yay or Nay? Mickey Boardman’s Gender-Bender Style

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Mickey Boardman is the infamous columnist at Paper magazine as well as a social butterfly and fashion extraordinaire. He is also the proud owner of a rather distinctive and intriguing look.

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Gallery: Michael Cera in Arrested Development

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During a recent spate of illness (whaddya mean you didn’t notice my absence??!) I watched A LOT of Arrested Development and something struck me, sartorially.

Michael Cera’s who plays George Michael in the show appears in an array of eye-wateringly good/bad (I haven’t made my mind up yet) outfits mainly composed of chinos, faded ’80s patterned shirts, webbing and leather belts and deck shoes.

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Beauty & Youth x Lacoste and Jessica Simpson… kind of

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Does the world need anymore cardigans? No but the world doesn’t need another drunk blond hick, but we have Jessica Simpson and I love her. These cardigans and Jessica Simpson do have a few things in common: we don’t need them, there’s nothing really special about them, we have loads of them but we kinda like them.

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Visionaire 54 SPORT- A Lacoste Tribute

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The latest edition of Visionaire has been outed as a tribute to Lacoste’s 75th Anniversary. So far, the infamously expensive Visionaire collection has seen issues made of puzzles and vinyl records but we are now being treated to the ‘first wearable issue.’ Confused? Let me explain.

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