Ssense Last Call Sale

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Ssense is having a crazy Last Call sale, where one can get up to an extra 50% on sale items. The sale code is ACTNOW and needs to be applied at check out, but it's worth a few extra keystrokes to get deals on pricey pieces you couldn't otherwise afford. Footwear, sweaters, blazers, trousers, and...

Diemme Cristy Suede Vibram Sole at Oki-Ni

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Yet another successful pair of hiking boots for the fashion-conscious, rugged individual who doesn't want to get bogged down by those infuriating winter drifts. Vibram soles will keep you grounded, and the Diemme Cristy is handmade in Italy, so you're looking at long-term. Calf leather in grey...

The basics are blue and grey

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  Formal dress is built on a very simple colour palette, which was initiated by the regency dandy Beau Brummel. Despite its use today, the original meaning of the word ‘dandy’ was one who was fastidious about his appearance but with the intention of producing perfect simplicity. So his...

Surface's 'Rain Beaus'

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Alexander Neumann photographed 'Rain Beaus' for Surface, and it's a wild blur of fantastic color, movement, and daring shapes. Asymmetrical silhouettes are rendered in solid brights, and then there are the rainbow stripes breaking up simple sections of grass green and orange. Duckie Brown, Ian...

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Fracap Scarponcini Boots in "Bordeaux"

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Just the boots to lighten your holiday cash-stuffed wallet! Fracap's Scarponcini boots are a rich, brown color in "Bordeaux," with contrasting laces and an equally dramatic outsole. While it's tempting to urge everyone to scramble up rocks, mountain-goat style, you can wear these around town, too....

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Allevol Denim Selections

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Allevol Denim is crafted in Japan after being designed in London, and many will be happy to know that Allevol specializes in slim-fit silhouettes. The jeans are made using vintage machinery, and the ones on display here are from the Selvedge Collection (Ace model). These well-crafted jeans look...

Guapo Magazine Editorial: Stripey, Shiny

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Bam! Say good-bye to 2010 with some dashing stripes and a jaunty pose, or follow Guapo mag's lead with something more... avant-garde. Styled by Joseph Episcopo, this spread is all about action and high-energy, paired with some pieces that make you wonder. Love them or hate them, at least they get...

Uniform Wares 300 Series Watch at Oki-Ni

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Oki-Ni has a new watch in stock by 300 Series, and it is refined and elegant. Available with an Italian calf leather strap and a satin-brushed case back, the watch features a hardened crystal mineral lens with simple chronograph features. The Swiss-made timepiece has timing precision to 1/10th...

Visit Trunk Clothiers

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A couple of weeks ago a reader of my blog, Permament Style, asked me what shops he should make sure he visited in London. He was coming over from the United States for a week and wanted to visit any store that could be considered unique to London. Bespoke suits and high-end shoes were out of his...

RATS x Blackflag Keychain

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You know how we are about keychains here at Style Crave! RATS and Blackflag got together to celebrate Blackflag's fifth anniversary. The resulting keychain is substantial and well-executed, with a thick "RATS" side of the coin, the other side reading "WAY OF LIFE." Heavy brass on the clip and...

Behind the scenes at Anderson & Sheppard

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It’s rare that you get to see something you own being made. Most of the stuff on the high street the manufacturers wouldn’t want you to see being produced – rather like sausages, I suppose. And, like sausages again, you wouldn’t want to see them being made...

Shades of Grey Slim Fit Trousers

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Shades of Grey's slim-fit trousers are smartly fashioned from glen plaid in... shades of grey (plus black and white). These slim tone-on-tone trousers have a button on the coin pocket and another at the waist. In 100% cotton, you should exercise caution when it comes to care (machine wash cold),...

Stefan Marx x Colab Sunglasses

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A collaboration on a pair of shades (Stefan Marx x Colab) results in a stunning pair of metal and acetate glasses for the collector. These Stefan Marx x Colab Sunglasses are available in both black and tortoiseshell, with a simple shape and just a few sleek touches along the nose bridge and...

Black Leather Wallet at Oak

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Want to get back to basics with a black leather wallet? This wallet from Oak is embossed with a fun, vintage-inspired cowboy pattern: a boot, a hat, and a lasso. Inside the cowhide wallet are a variety of pockets on both sides for all your bits and bobs. Rustic and a conversation-starter, this...

Ozon Editorial: Sportsperation

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We all need a dark fashion editorial or two to get the gears turning when it comes to winter fashion. With exaggerated lines and a daring silhouette, this Ozon editorial features pieces by John Varvatos and MGSM mixed in with sports gear. You might not be a football player, but you can have...

Kichizo by Porter Classic Card Holder, Keychain Set

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What caught my eye was the keychain from Kichizo pictured here, which features two dangling coins and a fat clip. The card holder from thick leather is nice, too. Impeccably fashioned, the card holders feature white topstitching and a simple golden zip and leather pull tab. These card holders are...

Posi+tive Editorial: '(You Are a) Rebel Boy'

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Don't we all wish we could be devil-may-care? We could always live vicariously through the Posi+tive editorial called (You Are a) Rebel Boy, styled by Valerie Oster. Besides the sulking (and the kicking), we get our fill of cuffed pants and boots, slim-cut, button-down shirts, lined...

How bespoke destroys shopping

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There’s a chance that, after you’ve had your first bespoke jacket made, you will still buy one off the rack. It’s so convenient, so quick, and you’re still used to a brand designing clothes for you, rather than doing it yourself. But once you’re bought that jacket, and worn both it...

London Undercover for Tenue de Nîmes Umbrella

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Have you ever owned an umbrella of which you were proud? I had a red, bell-shaped one with a wooden carved handle, and it disappeared. Maybe I've found its replacement with the London Undercover for Tenue de Nîmes umbrella, which has natural beech wood and an impressive interior detail. Modern,...

New at Oak: Gunmetal Finger Brace

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This Gunmetal Finger Brace is new at Oak, and it features hinges at the knuckles for ease of movement. Dark and geometrically interesting, this finger brace is affordably priced considering the interest factor. Is it tough? Yes, but that doesn't mean it can't blend in with some of the more...

Sneakersnstuff x Converse 'Lovikka' All Star

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Why are we reminded of grandma with this Sneakersnstuff collaboration with Chuck Taylor All Stars? There have been drab All Star collabs we could do without in the past, and this will not join them. A textural upper was created from cream wool and features a tassel at back, plus the striped...