You’re only as good as the people around you. The good, the bad and the lucky ones. The people you’ve known for so long you don’t know how you know them.
Thick As Thieves is a leather satchel company, selling glorious handmade handbags and satchels for men and women funneling classroom memories of adults everywhere through boy blazers to box pleats, the New Zealand bagmakers are ramping up production to meet the new and very grown-up demand for their satchels.
Street-ready fashion brand Thing Thing keeps things casual, street and cool as they highlight some of their fresh new styles in their Autumn 2014 campaign. The New Zealand based clothing brand features an array of button-ups, sweats, dresses, long sleeved tees, mesh jersey style tops and more, in a dark and edgy, monochromatic color palette. Shop the collection here.
Last year marked the centenary of Henry David Lee’s famous denim creation, Lee. But Henry David had already been feeding the cowboys, ranch hands, farmers and cattle drivers that would become the early adopters of his denim wear, since 1889 in fact, with his fine food business.
This Winter, layer up with Elwood’s lasted drop of ready to wear pieces.
The menswear collection, Inspired by the workwear trends features textured knits in a variety of fabrics and colours, indigo based patterns and an array of checked shirts and of course a few great staple coats and jackets for the season will take you effortlessly from the mild May days to the height of Wintery July. Shop here.
A range of premium men’s street wear that offeres clean styling and classic cut pieces with a focus on quality. Celebrating the ‘forgotten man’, The Academy Brand has a street-savvy meets dapper-gent aesthetic and combines vintage, pretty styling with a modern, international feel. Shop here.
Historically the parka was a heavy jacket used to minimise heat escaping. In the 1950’s, the Mountain Rescue Service officially adopted the piece into their uniform as it protected them from the terrible conditions faced on their rescue missions. This original piece featured an angled map pocket, wooden toggles and oversized buttons.
Mode presents a collection of men’s fashion – a guide to the key looks for the new season from our favourite up-and-coming and iconic brands. From streetwear to smart, our menswear showcases an electric array of versatile outfits from the likes of print masters I Love Ugly and Chinga and many more. Check out the selection of innovative concept collections and bold deigns for the seasons must have essentials. Shop here.
From the looks of things on the street, winter mania has hit an all-time high. So it’s only logical that the next iteration of the trend would be to layer, layer, layer. Forget the bright colours of spring/summer, the autumn/winter colour palette takes on a darker hue, reflecting the early dark nights and the natural world around us. As the temperature drops, knitwear also comes to the fore, a woollen layer being added to the menswear mix.
Every man needs a few great shirts in his wardrobe. The timeless classics are easy wardrobe additions for every style.
Mode’s collection of shirts carries a varied range of styles – with a focus on modern influences with a touch of vintage from Chinga, I Love Ugly, Superdry, Zanerobe, and YD. With a range of denim, printed, stripe bold designs and Hawaiian styles come in a range of colours and washed finishes in both long and short sleeve designs. Shop here.
Keep your finger on the pulse with winters must have essentials. It’s all about earthy tones – from camel to khaki and layering – check shirts worn back with chunky knits. Jackets range from clean minimal suiting to puffers and bombers. While trousers are kept lean and skim the ankle.