Power Couture

Professional, tailored menswear signal return to classic authoritative style
Implications - Despite the recent shift towards business casual dress, more designers are returning to classic menswear, creating sharply tailored 3-piece power suits. The popularity of retro-styling and shows like ‘Mad Men’ may be influencing men to emulate the tailored and polished style of the traditional career man, who embodies authority, power and style at all times.
SCORE: 5.1
Warm Top 6 Examples: 133,072 Total Clicks Jun 10 - Nov 10
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Retro Gentleman Style - Gonzalo Lauda Shoots Lucho Jacob for Biloni
SCORE: 6
Hot 21,102 Clicks Pub: Jun 7, 10
Retro Gentleman Style
Gonzalo Lauda Shoots Lucho Jacob for Biloni June 2010
This editorial by Gonzalo Lauda of model Lucho Jacob for Biloni June 2010 is exactly the kind of menswear shoot I love to see. Half of the four-image shoot shows Jacob in a well-tailored suit and tie;… [More]
Clark Kent Menswear Ads - Giorgio Armani Fall Campaign is Perfect for Your Alter Ego
SCORE: 5.5
Warm 26,246 Clicks Pub: Jul 25, 10
Clark Kent Menswear Ads
Giorgio Armani Fall 2010 Campaign is Perfect for Your Alter Ego
If you're a straight-edged suit-wearer by day and a badass by night (or the reverse), you'll love the Giorgio Armani Fall 2010 campaign. Mert & Marcus shoot a wide variety of looks; some are demure and… [More]
Composed Menswear - The Spring Men's Collection by Surface to Air is Laid-Back Fierce
SCORE: 5.6
Warm 44,818 Clicks Pub: Sep 26, 10
Composed Menswear
The Spring 2011 Men's Collection by Surface to Air is Laid-Back Fierce
When it comes to fashion, we can almost all agree that majority of the spotlight is placed upon haute couture women’s fashion, but the Spring/Summer 2011 Surface to Air men’s collection certainly should… [More]
Dapper Dark Blue Spreads - Sean O'Pry Sizzles in Navy Blue for Details
SCORE: 4.2
Warm 11,367 Clicks Pub: Sep 22, 10
Dapper Dark Blue Spreads
Sean O'Pry Sizzles in Navy Blue for Details October 2010
The handsome Sean O'Pry graces Details October 2010 edition decked out and dapper in navy blue. Armed with the bone structure of a marble statue, O'Pry is the picture perfect man's man in the spread. Photographer… [More]
Royal Blue Suits - The Gucci Spring Menswear Collection is Drenched in Aqua Hues
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Warm 16,976 Clicks Pub: Jun 23, 10
Royal Blue Suits
The Gucci Spring 2011 Menswear Collection is Drenched in Aqua Hues
Judging from the Gucci Spring 2010 Menswear collection, blue is back in a big way next spring. From jewel tones to soft denim, this hue grazed more than just the baby blues of the models that strutted… [More]
Tousled Pompadours - Hugo by Hugo Boss Fall Campaign Shows the Scruffy Working Man
SCORE: 4.9
Warm 12,563 Clicks Pub: Jul 25, 10
Tousled Pompadours
Hugo by Hugo Boss Fall 2010 Campaign Shows the Scruffy Working Man
The Hugo by Hugo Boss Fall 2010 campaign shows model Ben Hill as the hot, scruffy working man. Model Sasha Pivovarova makes an appearance in the print ads as well, and the two make a handsome couple. Cedric… [More]