Balmania Skips Men This Season

Balmania Skips Men This Season

Balmania—the excessive craze for anything contrived by fashion house, Balmain. Last spring, Christophe Decarnin of Balmain served up some exquisitely tailored, shoulder augmented jackets spirited by a Michael Jackson meets militaristic élan. No less than a season after Balmain’s SS09 show, did the jackets reappear in a crazed manner. Literally, Balmain coats were on the backs of close every dainty […]

Rick Ross Shows Big Boys Can Fashionably Hang

I’m not a fan of Rick Ross. As a matter of fact, I’ve never had a single Rick Ross tune on heavy rotation so I post this “Magnificent” video not to venerate his musical talents, but to give him due props on what seems to be his renewed sense of style (fingers crossed). No pun intended, but Rick Ross literally […]

Frolicking & Fashion: Carlo Brandelli on Keepie−Uppie

Frolicking & Fashion: Carlo Brandelli on Keepie−Uppie

I’m not a quote, unquote fashion designer, but I wonder if Carlo Brandelli will take me up on his offer, seeing as I am a fashion journalist. My heydays of professional football are fast behind me (I was on the books for a few clubs, but never could break into the first team), but such is my background in the […]