For those of you lucky enough to travel to Hong Kong, or have an interest in Hong Kong tailors or bespoke tailoring in general you should give this article a quick read. New York City isn’t the only place with a growing class of young bespoke/made to measure shops (think Miller’s Oath and Duncan Quinn). Hong Kong Rising. … Continue reading
Everytime one dresses themselves they should be asking ‘who am I dressing for?’ The answer could be as simple as an event, your boss, your client, your girlfriend, your parents, your clubs dress code or for yourself. Regardless of who you are dressing for, you must know the answer to this question. For it can give you the guidance you may need.
On the whole I would consider my Fashion’s Night Out a success. I saw some good things, met some good people and did some cool things. The following pictures I took throughout my venture through the night, they are posted in chronological order with a note one where they were taken. I did my best to note the parts of these peoples ensembles that I like. Enjoy, FYG Montgomery Frazier is the fashion director for MODMagazineOnline. Wale’s blog, Less.Gentle.Man. Miss Zias is a model, stylist and fashion blogger. Check her blog out here. … Continue reading
Today marks the official start of New York Fashion Week, quite the momentous week (It is estimated that fashion week brings in nearly a quarter of a billion dollars to New York City, not bad for some threads…). Tonight is Fashion’s Night Out, which was started three years ago and has grown incredibly to include events not only in New York City but also across the country. If you find yourself out and about for the night do enjoy and good luck getting a cab. As an update, I plan to start on the Upper East Side and make my … Continue reading
FYG will be out and about tomorrow night for Fashion’s Night Out. This is the third year of the Anna Wintour’s recession inspired brainchild. Check out the website here. I have yet to determine where I will be but I will likely post a list of the potentials tomorrow and keep updates coming throughout the night @FYGblog. … Continue reading
In referring to the recent Dominique Strauss Kahn scandal Lagerfeld dropped this gem of a line, “But even in America, Clinton survived his blow job.”
A quality trench coat (I have also heard it referred to as a Macintosh or Mac coat over in England, although I believe a trench and Mac are two different things) can be a man or woman’s best friend, especially during rain. Like many classic items of men’s dress the trench coat’s origin is rooted in use by the military and during warfare, in particular World War I. The name is derived from the wearing of the coats in the trenches of WWI (and for all of you history fans, trench warfare was the dominant type of warfare during the … Continue reading
37. Off color shirts with a white collar should have French (double) cuffs, regardless of whether of not the cuffs are white or the same color or pattern as the shirt.
Labor Day, being the unofficial end of summer, is always a sad day for me. For I wish summer could be perpetual and not just a season. Luckily, one can maintain a summer state of mind year round. Few things are better than those that summer is ripe with: Nantucket, linen, seersucker, girls in sundresses, beaches and warm weather. Wherever you find yourself this weekend I hope that you feel that ‘this must be the place’ for you. Cheers, FYG http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cqg_ZGcuybs&safety_mode=true&persist_safety_mode=1 … Continue reading