This week’s brand in focus is the mighty VisVim. Take a butchers: The director Hiroki Nakamura Established Cubism and VISVIM Launched in 2000. He is a tough person HAS and the Japanese traditional craftman spirit. His sneakers are Sticked to the natural material and Their functionality and comfort are valued all over the world.Even Colette, [...]
Questions have been bouncing around on the kitmeout forum for years regarding Marc Jacobs physical transformation. Take a butchers here. The question is whether it’s photoshop & photography or something more: “Retouched quite a bit, all the pores and unwanted hairs are removed just to mention something. Also, direct flash is avoided by most to [...]
A while ago on the Kitmeout forum it was suggested that Evisu Jeans were about to make a come back following their haydays in the 90s. “…are evisu jeans coming back in to fashion. seeing them more and more on the fringes of fashion again.” Read whole thread here: Evisu Jeans A year after the [...]
Sugar Cane Jeans have received extensive chatter on the Kitmeout forum, take a butchers at just one of many threads here. Lots of questions surrounding the origin, purpose and future of the brand: “Something to do with being tougher fiber and environmentally friendly and also very minimalistic but not sure how the concept first came [...]
Tongue in Cheek, Bone of Contention, all good innuendo but is “Androgynous Fashion” worth serious debate. To quote: “Pompous title I know! anyways should men’s and women’s fashion ever meet. I mean is it ever acceptable for men and women to wear the same type of clothing and footwear. I realise body shapes will always [...]
As a weekly feature we’re starting a “Brands in Focus” spot on the blog. Each week we’ll grab one brand name from the “Add a Fashion Brand” section on the forum and give it a homepage shout on Kitmeout. This week we’re kicking things off with English Laundry. Top notch brand – take a butchers: [...]
An interesting thread posted on the Kitmeout forum pitching Replica Designer Clothes versus Fake Designer Clothes. To quote: “perhaps a controversial and provocative question. nonetheless, are replicas always wrong? i mean bags, clothing, jeans, watches, trainers. what are the real arguments against them? ” Take a butchers at the entire thread CLICK HERE
Take a butchers at these Hugo Boss Jeans made in 1986. The questions posited on the Kitmeout forum whether these are the oldest Hugo Boss Jeans in existence. Can’t be many pairs of Hugo Boss jeans left that are over a quarter of a century. Probably worth putting in the Hugo Boss museum …. and [...]
Artwork courtesy of Pablo Amaringo Ayahuasca – The Fashion World needs some inspiration… Where has all the inspiration gone? Have fashion personas destroyed true style? Is fashion dead? Questions flying around the web every day. Do we all need a new view point? Ayahuasca – Dress Green “there’s a lot of cultural evolution built around [...]
Over the past decade plus there’s been a lot of chatter about fake Stone Island gear. Take a butchers: A Question about Fake Stone Island Jackets A Question about Parallel Imports and associated Fakes Has the net helped proliferate the production and sale of snide SI? Probably no more than any other top brand but [...]
KATO Jeans from the horse’s mouth. Take a butchers: Are kato jeans worth the high price? seen some online but not seen them for real yet. “simple answer is YES….. but then I work with them!! the price is sadly high due to the nature of the production and the cost on import, the short [...]
The question was asked on the Kitmeout forum: Paul Scholes new D&G model? Take a butchers! We all know footballers are the archetypal metrosexuals but no doubt some tongue in cheek happening here.
The Backroom Sydney and Sailor Jerry present “Welcome to Woodstock” Spring season launch Back for its third successful year we present you all things beautiful and delicious from the Spring summer season into one event. The venue will be decorated all things spring wall to wall in floral decorations, floor paved with grass and Woodstock [...]
Five years ago the question was asked on the Kitmeout forum: “how does iggy pop stay in such good shape at his age?” Could it be yoga …? Iggy Pop continues to defy age and perhaps even the question. Who knows and who cares how, we’re all just in awe of the man’s passion and [...]
With football season around the corner, long Sunday afternoons, late Monday nights and plenty of geezer-time are in the forecast. Make sure to stock up on fall favorites to look casual without looking like a “merchant banker”. Rodd & Gunn takes its inspiration from a balanced “work hard/play hard” lifestyle, incorporating its love of sports, [...]
Designer Reading Glasses made from Organic Sustainable Bamboo “Eynack Creats Eye Candy for Women, Eye Catcher for Men” Eye glasses made from sustainable materials are no longer an optical illusion. Enhance your spec appeal with a pair of glorious glasses from Eynack, designer eco-friendly eyewear handcrafted from organic sustainable bamboo. They’re stylish, functional, and most [...]
The new Meltin ’Pot jeans campaign/look book for the fall winter ‘13 season ahead is a pure celebration of the double-edged side of life. Taking the left instead of the right and seeing life from a different perspective. Meltin’ Pot make denim for real people who share the brand’s passion and who live life to [...]
Unique United States Western casual style matching washable headphones. Classic traditional embroidery pattern of RMC. Only 500 pieces available worldwide.
Parallel Imports – a protracted discussion. One of the most extensive threads on the Kitmeout forum is surrounding the controversial topic of parallel imports. It starts with: “anyone got any tips on how to parallel import? is there a list of companies in europe that offer parallel imports? do they deliver or do you have [...]
Here’s a sneak peek of the new NOHARM Vegan Wallets. These wallets are hand-crafted in Italy using top quality materials which are both vegan and environmentally-friendly. Worth a butchers. Here’s an interesting blurb taken from the NOHARM website: “Senior U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization official Henning Steinfeld reported that the meat industry is “one of the [...]
In to pedaling? If you are then take a butchers at this MKWS Monster Rider Bicycle Top.
Take a butchers at the Autumn/Winter 2013 RMC Martin Ksohoh traditional Bandanna Print Collection. The Bandanna print short-sleeve shirt and shorts have a design more commonly seen on a bandanna. Take it, Twisted it, Get funked!
For Autumn/Winter 2013 take a butchers at this MKWS “Survivor Game” (Tiger Camo) Hooded Jacket & Shorts Combo. Blinding!
We received a call regarding a new collaboration on the horizon which is a typical occurrence at Kitmeout. Usually we are able to tell whether the call is fact or fiction but occasionally we are left wondering. The latest story we receive is a new collaboration on the horizon between RMC and Armani Jeans. Whether [...]
Does the dominance of gay fashion designers suggest an endemic heterophobic propensity by the fashion illuminati which is manifest in its most insidious form by the pervasive tendency to corrupt the female body image by persisting with anorexic “de-feminised” models as a paradigm of perfection ultimately undermining the male/female synergy? … or perhaps the fashion [...]
Following the thread on the Kitmeout forum: Polo Ralph Lauren vs US Polo Assn, we thought it might be interesting to take a butchers at the fashion conflict. A BATTLE GOING BACK TO 1984 The battle over the polo player trademarks began around 1984, the appeals court noted, when the Manhattan federal court enjoined the [...]
In the 90s to early naughties, Evisu was one of the most sort after denim brands on the market. Founded by Hidehiko Yamane in 1991 in Osaka, Japan, Evisu Genes (aka Ebisu and Evis) was one of the most well-known traditional Japanese (raw) denim producers. Yamane was trained as a tailor and was “discovered” by [...]
Remember the brand Deth Killers? There’s talk now that the new Sons of Anarchy brand is picking up the mantle left by Deth Killers, worn by the likes of David Bowie. Most have taken a butchers at the TV show. Now here’s a preview of the new sons of Anarchy clothing collection, including: Sons of [...]
Since Kitmeout coined the phrase “Milano Grunge” in 2006, http://www.kitmeout.com/2006/03/sir-bod-geldof-fashion-is-it-milano-grunge/, labeling the legendary Bob Geldorf as the archetype, the phrase has grown in popularity and has inspired and artistic following like the works by Federica Corbelli and Franzli.
Are fashion personas a dated phenomenon, Girogio Armani, Roberto Cavalli, Paul Smith, Vivienne Westwood, Yohji Yamamoto and so on… ? Has society move beyond worshipping the cult of the personality and up to a more profound level where style is held in higher regard than the hype generated around a single personality. Maybe the question [...]