STYLE WATCH: MEN
What kind of SWIM SHORTS can a man who is over 20 wear and not only feel good in, but look good in, too? It’s about length – just above the knee – not below. Watch Ray Smith‘s style guide on WSJ‘s Lunch Break.
A GUY’S GUIDE TO STYLE, by Berlin-based fashion writer Bernhard Roetzel, features 350 illustrations and everything you need to know about creating and up-keeping your own style. Practical advice ranges basic hints on stain removal, to the best footwear to match your outfit, and a guide to business attire in different countries. Available at www.amazon.com
Watch DOLCE & GABBANA‘s Spring/Summer 2012 runway show for an insight into this season’s tailored looks.
MINT DESIGN was inspired by California’s skateboarding, hip-hop, street wear culture, and its footwear line features 100% environmentally friendly recyclable EVA Shoes. EVA is a durable plastic foam material which is comfortable, odour resistant, anti-bacterial, and suitable for year round use. The range also features a lightweight shock absorbent design to minimise fatigue. Log on to www.getmints.com
JOHN MALKOVICH launched a fashion brand, Technobohemian, in 2009, and has the actor and producer has opened a concept store, and collaborated with Pirelli on a design project. In Prato, Tuscany, he has opened the concept store Opificio JM, selling Tuscan artisanal design, fashion and food. Working with Pirelli, he has designed the PZero line of shoes. The high-top Boholacchino is lined with multicolour fabric and decorated with rubber details, while the Bohosneaker features cowhide inserts. PZero will be sold exclusively in at the Pirelli flagship store in Milan and selected boutiques worldwide. Log on to www.pirellipzero.com
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