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Raf Simons 2011 Fall/Winter

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RAF SIMONS AW11 FITTING from RAFSIMONS.COM on Vimeo. Raf Simons shows off his Fall/Winter 2011 collection through this rather interesting video. The behind the scenes video of a fitting, sees models rotate in a 360 fashion, showing you every detail of each piece. Although I am not feeling those awful PVC looking trousers, the collection does have some great pieces, …

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Menswear: Jill Sander catwalk show SS10

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Clean, clean, clean. The Jil Sander show featured neat boys with bowl cuts in pale summer colours and dark, sharp suits.

Shoulders are wide, fabrics are sheer and there is only the merest hint of print in a few drawn-on pieces. Raf Simons focused on details, but they were never bitty, things like pockets visible through shirts, short shorts and racer back singlets all added definition to this simple collection.

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Wishlist: Claude Grant Cropped Trousers from Oak

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For the British, summer is a time of seaside, (dubious) sun and 99p ice creams. It can be hard to find the perfect sun ‘n’ sea outfit and I won’t bore you with details of the economy but, basically, we should all be investing in classic investment fashion pieces.

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Raf Simons x Fred Perry – more 80’s than Betamax porn

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Raf Simons is back once again with mod father Fred Perry to bring their SS09 collab. Moving away from the monotone of previous seasons these power houses of style are moving into the exciting unknown with a vibrant colour palette taking it’s inspiration from West African culture.

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Brandish Christmas Picks: Fingerless gloves by Raf Simons and Topman Ute Ploier

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Check out our trio of fingerless gloves for Christmas, from Secret Santa to Secret Crush there’s something for every budget.

Topman‘s fingerless mittens at £8 are perfect for eating crisps at the bus stop then safely stowing your fingers away until said bus arrives.

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Outfit Pick: Braving the Blue with Burberry!

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I’m currently sitting in a small room in India with a fan spinning in an attempt to cool me down and a mosquito net blanketing the balcony door. I have to admit it’s pretty hard to imagine wearing trench coats right now. But, I’m a proud Brit and nothing is going to get in the way of my winter-wardrobe appreciation.

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James Franco Does Agyness Deyn in Interview October 2008

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Oops- I genuinely only just realised that the title of this post could be interpreted pretty freely. Anyway, let’s all just grow up and listen to the explanation.

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Reader request: skinny grey jeans

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As you can probably tell comments are down on Brandish, so when Nick emailed me asking about grey skinny jeans I clapped my hands together in excitement… A clothing hunt!
I went looking all over the internet for some grey skinny jeans with reasonable success. Hopefully there’s something here for you Nick and if anyone else wants me to don my web-hunting gear or just have a chat about clothes send me an email to isabelle [at] shinymedia.com.

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Trends: Watch & Wear-Public School Drool

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Out of show season, it gets just that bit harder to predict the trends. However, in typical fashion, the industry moves on; someone gets a haircut, a designer does a high-street collaboration, Amy Winehouse is paid $1 million to do a Louis Vuitton gig. In the case of April, we celebrate the 75th anniversary of Lacoste. This trend report is about the stylish ‘Public School’ look that came about as a result of Mr Lacoste’s personal style. Prepare yourself for a whole new type of playground mafia.

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