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Sad Walli Teaser


Introducing a brand that infuses a well thought out aesthetic of masculinity and modern design; this label derives in Paris, France and could not be more immaculate. Sad Walli is that type of imprint that verily integrates a design aesthetic that we appreciate. Fabricated by French designer Walid Saidi, this impeccable brand showcases tailoring that is trenchant, with a certain silhouette that delivers detailing and fabrics of lavish importance.

The brand’s statement says:

“The silhouettes have subtle reference of architecture and an adaptation of geometrical shape. A special mechanism is used throughout the collections so each garment can change and be morphed into another.”


Whilst showcasing the brand’s literate statement, we deliver to a visual statement as well. Sad Walli displays a teaser to satisfy your visual needs. Please enjoy the visual of the brand, detailed below. For more information, please refer to Sad Walli.

Gilt Exclusive: Thom Browne Re-Imagines the Infiniti Q50


“Liberation, and breaking from conformity is definitely a way I approach design. Making sure I design things that are unique and new,” says Thom Browne in the exclusive visual detailed by Gilt. This speaks volumes in how Browne designs his clothes and his design on the custom 2014 Infiniti Q50.

The creative masterminds at Gilt has teamed up with the ingenious intelligence, that is Thom Browne for an exclusive set of custom 2014 Infiniti Q50. Available throughout Gilt for this holiday season, starting December 12th, 2013.

With Thom Browne being one of the most influential, innovative and legendary designers of his time, you can certainly await the prophecies of his addition to the automobile to be nothing but illustrious and divine. Browne‘s signature detailing — red, white, and blue stripes— are showcased in design throughout its interior entirety. What is most extravagant about his deliverance, is the uninsured mindset you have with his design; in terms of which is more luminous: the classic impeccability Browne showcases throughout the interior, or the polish-chrome finish, exteriorly.

With an asking price of $75,000 each, the individual packages, encompasses a $10,000 shopping credit on Gilt, a style consultation, and limited-edition items from Thom Browne. However, what is significantly grand about this installment with the packages, a portion of the sales will go to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital.

Please enjoy the visual, filmed by Gilt, detailed below.

August Man: Florian Renner


August Man Malaysia delivers an incredible visual, filmed by Florian Renner and showcasing male model, Jace Moody. Styled by Bodo Ernle and Nina Klein, the visual displays a rustic, clean and immaculate sartorial notion; both in the styling of the visual and the ambiance of the surroundings detailed throughout.

Since being launch in September 2008, the publication continually displays pristine excellence by adhering to the opulent man of pristine intellect and altitudinous reasoning. Marketing affluent young professionals from the ages of 25 – 45, the visual distributed really abides to that .

Please enjoy the fantastic visual, showcased by August Man Malaysia, detailed below.

The GQ Gift Guide: Holiday Gifts Under $100


Hastily are the weeks dwindling from November to December 25th. Cue the extensive lines in your local department stores, and the depleting dollar bills that brim your wallet. However, fear not to the men who proceed to wait until the previous days that many rest peacefully in blissful comfortability; to purchase gifts for their fathers, brothers, uncles, or even themselves, if their stealth skills are in prime acuteness.

The sartorial and genius minds at GQ have fabricated quite the lengthy list of 100 impeccable gifts for under 100 dollars. From pocket squares; coal absorbs chemicals from tap water, deflects negative ions, and enhances blood circulation; Black Pepper Bodyscrub Bar; Hook + Albert Colored Shoelaces; Harry‘s Engraved Winston Shaving Set; a large array of your stylish notebooks, and a plethora more of incredible gifts that fit your needs of being a man.

Please enjoy the gifts detailed in the following link, detailed by GQ.

The American Music Awards: Red Carpet Menswear


The American Music Awards premiered last night on ABC, and succeeded viewership since last year’s broadcast.

The AMA’s had 12.9 million viewers and a 4.5 rating among adults 18-49 Sunday night, up a prominent 32 percent from the previous year. The percentage depicts the show’s second-consequential audience in 11 years, with an addition to an 86 percent elevation from 2012 amongst teen viewers. The AMA’s was in prime domination, in comparison to other entertainment shows on broadcast.

Alongside the show, the gentleman of entertainment showcased premier gentlemanly aesthetic on the red carpet. From Justin Timberlake, One Direction, Casper Smart, to Jesse McCartney, Imagine Dragons and Fall Out Boy. 

Please enjoy images from the AMA red carpet and performances, detailed below.

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Influencers: Tyler Thoreson


When the thought process of an influencer of men’s style embeds in your mind, there are a plethora of career titles that penetrate your cerebrum. From designers, editors, to stylists and style icons, many men are in top priority to bank on The Southernmost Gentleman’s list as most influential.

As you notice before in a previous post, Nick Wooster was on our list for influential style makers, but another gentleman that is prime as a style influential marker is no other than the Vice President of Men’s Editorial, Creative and Customer Experience at Gilt Groupe, Tyler Thoreson.

It is quite obvious as to why Thoreson is a our pick for an influential man of style, with his keen eye of style and his inclination to carry that forth. From his use of texture and pristine sartorial elegance, this gentleman is a man above the rest.

Please enjoy a collection of photos of the noteworthy man, detailed below.

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Ermenegildo Zegna S/S ’14 Campaign


Entitled “éminences grises,” designer Stefano Pilati introduces his collection for powerhouse Ermenegildo Zegna with a luxury and sartorial elegance throughout.

Showcasing exuberant design by heartthrob and ‘Shades of Grey’ actor, Jamie Dornan (accompanied by Paolo Anchisi,) was chosen to embody the values and couture of the Ermenegildo Zegna brand. The collection emanates true intellect and culture with a sense of power and influence from the effortless designs. Sleek and smart, Pilati creates tailored suits for any businessmen of the 20th century, with an added touch of relaxation through the stonewashed suede jacket.

The campaign pictorials, shot by leading art and fashion photography duo Inez & Vinoodh, certainly display high class, as do the contrast of coloring with the pale blues and greys. A smart move for Spring/Summer ’14.

Please enjoy pictorial images of the campaign, detailed below.

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Stööki x Topman


London based Jewelery & Apparel label, Stööki releases their impeccable collaboration with the menswear fashion destination, Topman. The “Geodesic” collection, comprised of an 18-karat gold plated, launching on November 28th in the UK,  is exceptionally communicated throughout the designs. The collection consists of an 11-piece range of modern and sartorial perfection; showcasing a coherence of refinement and rigorous design.

Every singular piece is hand-wrought by the creative masterminds, the collection displays an involuntary aesthetic that adheres to any type of man. Each fraction is more cutting-edge than the next, which peaks interest amongst the buyer. What is most luminous about this collection, is the innovation and functionality of every individual piece.

Topman jewelery buyer, Laura Brand, feels “the decision to collaborate with Stooki was an easy one as this signifies an important and exciting move for Topman in supporting emerging talent. Their style and ethos is so significant that it stands out and makes the range a unique and exciting offering for the Topman customer.”

Considering the collection, Stooki Creative Stratigest, Quincey Williams states, “Stööki is really excited to be working with Topman on this collection, particularly as our collection brings a luxurious addition to the exciting ranges. Our journey as a brand is rapidly evolving and we welcome everyone to get involved in all the action.”

Please enjoy images from the lookbook, and a visual from the collection, detailed below.

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‘The Way It Used To Be’ by Hercules Universal


Hercules Universal releases quite the impeccable visual for Hercules Universal Vol 2 Issue 5, entitled, ‘The Way It Used To Be.’ Showcasing male model Clement Chabernaud, directed by Axel Lindahl, creative direction by Francesco Sourigues and David Vivirido, the visual is quite the simple nature.

Showcasing a dark silhouette and hues with designs by Loewe Fall/Winter ’13, the visual was shot in a classic ambiance; displaying an essence and balance of black and white elegance, and transferring to a lively visual of color. There is a certain gentleness and dapper quality to the visual, which really merges with the beauty of the visual.

Please enjoy the visual by Hercules Universal, detailed below. Also, please witness the full fashion story from the visual of their latest issue, Hercules Universal Vol 2 Issue 5, “A New York Affair” now available in selected stores worldwide.