CULTIVnation

Men's Fashion, Style & Cultural Riot from New York, London, Berlin.

Ian Michael Turner; London Fashion Editor at Chasseur Magazine www.chasseurmagazine.com
Twiiter: @IanisNYLO
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CULT Want: Aitor Throup X Dover Street Market backpack

CULT Want: Aitor Throup X Dover Street Market backpack

CULT Fashion: Vintage 90’s Banana Republic Ad 

CULT Fashion: Vintage 90’s Banana Republic Ad 

CULT Trend: Capes

Not just for Dracula or Sherlock. From Dolce to Dior, capes ruled the men’s AW12 runways. A selection of the best and a few from before.

CULT Style: The Essex Boy
Love it or loathe it, the primped and preened look of the Essex Boys is still having it’s moment.
Image: ID magazine

CULT Style: The Essex Boy

Love it or loathe it, the primped and preened look of the Essex Boys is still having it’s moment.

Image: ID magazine

CULT Fashion: Selfridges London new men’s designerwear destination. 
The pioneering new space on the first floor houses 13 of the world’s most exciting menwear labels, including Balenciaga, Dries van Noten and Givenchy. 

CULT Fashion: Selfridges London new men’s designerwear destination.

The pioneering new space on the first floor houses 13 of the world’s most exciting menwear labels, including Balenciaga, Dries van Noten and Givenchy. 

CULT Fashion: House of Holland Underwear
Because when you put them on, they fit perfectly AND look good.

CULT Fashion: House of Holland Underwear

Because when you put them on, they fit perfectly AND look good.

CULT Fashion: Bottega Veneta

CULT Fashion: Bottega Veneta

CULT Trend: Denim Jackets
Summer has been a wash out. Thank God for the denim jacket. This timeless and versatile staple is your best friend for looking stylish whatever the weather.
Images: Fashionbeans

CULT Trend: Denim Jackets

Summer has been a wash out. Thank God for the denim jacket. This timeless and versatile staple is your best friend for looking stylish whatever the weather.

Images: Fashionbeans

Young Thread launch party, Soho, with Damien Hirst and the cast of Made in Chelsea

On a sweltering summer evening in Soho last night, hot new menswear site Young Thread took over Joe’s Juice on Old Compton Street to celebrate their launch. The Upcoming was in attendance, along with a crop of London’s well-heeled and fashionable young things plus some very special guests: the good folk from hit TV show Made in Chelsea and art superstar Damien Hirst.

The glamorous affair which continued till late into the evening saw guests mingling, networking and dancing the night away to a very hip soundtrack whilst sipping on Asahi beer and Absolut vodka cocktails; the girls were clad in colourful summer dresses, with shorts, crisp white shirts and suede driving loafers for the boys.

The crowd in attendance certainly reflected Young Thread’s target consumer: young, affluent and well dressed. The premise behind this new online retailer is that it presents an exclusive collection of men’s fashion and accessories for the everyday guy’s guy who wants something that is wearable and unique. Targeting the 21 to 35 market, Young Thread aim to be the premier outfitter to this trend-conscious niche, providing timeless classics for what is the core group fuelling the current boom in men’s fashion.

What truly makes Young Thread stand out from the multitude of online retailers is that they not only sell men’s clothing and accessories, but that they actively seek to nurture and promote new and upcoming independent brands, as well as those that have been around for some time bubbling away just under the surface yet not fully breaking through.  Young Thread will support and introduce to the wider consumer market a diverse range of untapped and unknown brands from around the world that offer the wearer something special and that each embody effortless men’s style at its best.

 

The look you can expect from Young Thread’s brand stable is that of quintessential British style given a twist through American and Scandinavian influences. The S/S 2012 Collection showcases new menswear talent from Paris, New York, Columbia, Sweden, Australia and, of course, the UK. These include sunglasses by Sunday Somewhere; the aforementioned, very elegant loafers by Bobbies Paris, T-Shirts from Das Monk, who tap upcoming artists to design their graphics; handmade artisan bags from Colombian brand Hasso and the super-stylish London based menswear brand Fourth & Main, recently showcased 

See more images and read my article in full ;

http://www.theupcoming.co.uk/2012/07/26/youngthread-launch-party-soho-with-damien-hirst-and-the-cast-of-made-in-chelsea/

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CULT Fashion: KARL AW12


Following stellar success with his Karl womenswear line,Teutonic fashion god Karl Lagerfeld has now launched Karl for the boys, and as you would expect, The Kaiser delivers pure Lagerfeld in every way.

Available exclusively from www.luisaviaroma.com, and launching July 24th at Selfridges London.

(via veraporter)

CULT Fashion: The Lookbook

Menswear styles and images currently giving inspiration.

CULT Want: Zara Studded Blazer

CULT Want: Zara Studded Blazer

CULT Fashion: KARL AW12


Following stellar success with his Karl womenswear line,Teutonic fashion god Karl Lagerfeld has now launched Karl for the boys, and as you would expect, The Kaiser delivers pure Lagerfeld in every way.

Available exclusively from www.luisaviaroma.com, and launching July 24th at Selfridges London.