Aimé Leon Dore's FW18 Lookbook Takes It To The Next Level
There isn't any doubt that Aimé Leon Dore is quickly becoming one of the standout brands in menswear and streetwear of our generation. Every season Teddy Santis, Creative Director of Aimé Leon Dore seems to perfectly fine tune the balance of good quality clothing for guys without it being too serious nor cheesy or douchey in any way. Words that come to mind are sophisticated, simple, nonchalant and classic - these are keywords you need to appeal to today's modern male shopper.
Aimé Leon Dore is one of those brands where there's something for everyone, you show it to someone who's into sneakers, you show it to someone who likes high end designers, you show it to someone who is more preppy or a skater and each person will at least like something. A universal approach to menswear isn't a bad thing but it is incredibly difficult to achieve, brands such as Noah have thrived through this in recent times.
The collection features heavy jacketing, coats, colour blocking, polo's, vests, sweatpants and more, it's a plethora of top notch goods to combat winter in while looking 100% fresh. Stand out pieces are definitely the Herringbone Vest, the Double Breasted corduroy suiting, Polar Fleece donning the ALD logo and the crest embroidery across a few garments. We'll keep you up to date when it drops on our shores and online.
Andy is the Founder of Active Accounts, an accounting and business advisory practice based in the UK who also produce one of the best creative business podcasts today. We chat with Andy about financial basics for businesses and what it all means, what are some key fundamentals for business and the progression of the podcast thus far.
CHAIRS™ is Coffee Supreme’s new shared workspace in Auckland’s Grey Lynn. We sit down with Sophie Evans and Doug Johns from Coffee Supreme to talk about how exactly the idea came about, what lead to a coffee company creating a shared co-working space and what success looks like to them through this project.
The latest issue of the highly acclaimed magazine is available now featuring exclusive artwork by Los Angeles-based artist Matt McCormick. The Rhythms Issue shows what may happen when we are siphoning every second of our time into serving a purpose.
Dexter Cheng shares advice on getting the perfect shot, what film photography means to him and how you can get started in photography. He also shows us his hardcore camera setup and the extensive Converse sneaker collection has built up.
Georgia Davison founded her own leather bag label in her early 20’s, their promise is to make bags for women of style to love and to last. Georgia tells us the challenges of starting your own label - especially one that requires manual labour, how being patient can develop the best outcomes and how personal development can change your outlook.
In our office we’ve been cooking up more merchandise as requested. We couldn’t be more excited to share this with you. Take a look through our latest editorial highlighting the new pieces dropping.
Los Angeles designer Mike Amiri has been called many things - savvy businessman, breakthrough star - but there is one title that has dogged him throughout: imitator. We give our opinion on the case that is Mike Amiri vs. Hedi Slimane, Saint Laurent Paris’ previous Creative Director who is now helming Celine.
Asuwere is a subscription based clothing brand where their subscribers receive a new item each month. We sat down with Sam Hickey, Co-Founder and Designer to talk about how the business model works exactly, how to find the balance between cost, fit and quality in product creation while also shedding light into entrepreneurship as a designer.
502 Bad Gateway is an independent men's style magazine that tells stories of brands and labels doing extraordinary things which are out of the regular fold. We caught up with founder Seth Footing, to talk about why he started the magazine, the tough times he had in getting it organised and how to deal with work ethic and patience.
From the feedback we received from you all, mugs were the most requested merchandise item and we also thought that it would be nice to have a tangible product from our digital brand that isn’t clothing based. We talk about how we got from point A to point B in the creation process.
With the numerous fashion bloggers, influencers and Hypebeasts, “fashion” is a term that is almost as synonymous to glamour or style. In this guest article Bertram uncovers what is the actual difference between style and fashion and how these two aspects inadvertently form a part of our daily life within modern culture.
Adam opens up about life as a Creative Director and how exactly he makes informed decisions whether business or creative. He also shares insight about how culture ebbs and flows and touches on his relationships with KAWS, Fraser Cooke and other notable figures within the artistic and fashion world.