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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.
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9 Featured, 64 Examples:
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Date Range:
Jun 10 — Nov 10
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Featured Examples

Retro Gentleman Style
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
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
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
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
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
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
Dapper Menswear Ads
Dapper Menswear Ads
The Windsor Fall 2010 Campaign Oozes Class
The Windsor Fall 2010 campaign presents a series of genteel suits, sports coats and jackets that just ooze class. Model Noah Mills is the Don Juan of these print ads, and his clean-cut hair and chiseled… MORE
Dapper Male Models
Dapper Male Models
Gabriel Aubry in Details Magazine Looks Ready for Fall 2010
This shoot of Halle Berry's babydaddy Gabriel Aubry in Details Magazine is quite fierce. The Canadian model poses in eight fall fashions in the men's mag, all while managing to look effortlessly cool.… MORE
'Mad Men'-Inspired Glasses
'Mad Men'-Inspired Glasses
The Randolph Engineering Ad Man Sunglasses are Super Dapper
There are a few ultimate men out there, and Don Draper is one of them -- start emulating this perfect specimen with these Randolph Engineering Ad Man sunglasses. A classic aviator style, it features a… MORE

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