Wednesday, 11 October 2017 15:49

Buyer's Guide AW17 The Idle Man

Thom Scherdel - Head Buyer at The Idle Man

Top Menswear AW17 The Idle Man Carhartt WIP Jacket

"Growing from a small workwear to a now global trendsetting brand, Carhartt WIP continues to go from strength to strength. Bridging the gap between workwear and streetwear, Carhartt offers practical yet stylish menswear, as illustrated by the Nimbus Pullover. Made from water repellent teflon and milky coated fabric with warm fleece lining on the inside, this jacket will be able to take whatever the winter weather throws at it."

Left - Carhartt WIP - Nimbus Pullover - £144

Fila top menswear items for AW17 The Idle Man

"Retro sportswear has really taken off in recent seasons and this winter is no exception. This Fila crewneck sweatshirt is crisp, simple but effective in giving a refined sports vibe. Perfect for a casual outfit in the colder winter days to pair with jeans or chinos."

Left - Fila - Toby Crew Neck Sweatshirt - £64 

"Slogan and ironic tees have been becoming increasingly popular as illustrated by Homage Tees retro style t-shirts worn by the likes of ASAP Rocky and Cara Delevigne. The Louis Theroux t-shirt is something a bit different for your outfit and who doesn’t like a bit of Louis?!

Below - Homage Tees - Louis Theroux T-Shirt - £30

 

Top Menswear AW17 The Idle Man Louis Theroux T-Shirt

Top Menswear AW17 The Idle Man chinos cheap

"Straight leg trousers are really on trend right now and a simple way to incorporate them into your wardrobe is with chinos. Chinos are very versatile and can be worn with both smart and casual outfits whilst navy is a great winter colour that coordinates easily with other tones."

Left - The Idle Man - Straight Leg Chino - £28

Top Menswear AW17 The Idle Man Karhu trainers sneakers

"Originating from Finland, Karhu is a sportswear brand with a strong history and pedigree. Recently sported by Kanye West, these incredibly comfy and durable trainers are a great addition to any wardrobe. The soft pigskin suede is a fantastic detail and adds a premium touch to the plimsolls."

Left - Karhu - Fusion 2.0 Plimsolls Blue - £109 

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Wednesday, 06 September 2017 16:06

Hot List Green Velvet Tracksuit

Green velvet Fila Tracksuit Urban Outfitters

This is the only suit you’ll need this season because it’s ticking a lot of boxes. Green, tick. Pink details, tick. Retro, tick. Comfortable, tick. 

You should probably know by now I’m crazy about forest green and also Fila’s vintage inspired sportswear ATM. This perfectly combines the two and is exclusive to Urban Outfitters.

Wear together or separately. It won’t hang around, so get moving.

Left & Below - FILA Johnson Forest and Pink Velour Tracksuit Top - £65 FILA - Johnson Forest and Pink Track Pants - £6

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Green velvet Fila Tracksuit Urban Outfitters

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Friday, 28 October 2016 11:14

Hot List The Creased Track Pant

wes anderson gym kit lacosteIf Wes Anderson did gym kit then this would be the bottom half. Sports is everywhere at the moment and, if like me, you've grown used to the comfort of spending the summer in shorts and tracksuits it feels like an effort and a step backwards to put on anything else, especially regular, non-elasticated trousers. Oh, how things have changed!

Left - Lacoste FW15

I’m a big fan of what designer, Felipe Oliveira Baptista, is doing for Lacoste in their mainline catwalk collection, which they show in New York. I couldn’t find a good image from the current collection so I used last year's, but I know they do these smart creased track trousers with bold stripes as I saw them in the windows of their Knightsbridge store, yesterday.

I couldn’t find them available on the internet, but Fila do a mean retro tracksuit bottom with that ever so sharp and important crease in their Heritage collection. Go got ‘em.

Fila smart track suit bottoms chic geekLeft & Below - Fila - Molveno Trackpant - £45Fila Molveno Wes Anderson Tracksuit

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