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WANTED: Become TOPMAN in Munich

Since our two Topmen in Hamburg and Berlin are doing such an extraordinarily good job and have even assimilated well with the bloggers on the Topman facebook page in the meantime (here is a prime example), we are now, in collaboration with TOPMAN, looking for a third – well – Top Man.


So in case you think you were practically born to ascend to the level of Topmen and you are game for going wild, get us the occasional coffee, frequently give us a foot massage, and of course blog on the Topman facebook page you should hurry up and apply:

Together with our friends from TOPMAN London we will be picking a suitable TOPMAN for Munich.

Find below the prerequisites:

- you live in Munich
- you are a man (or planning to become one within the next couple of days)
- you are crazy interested in fashion
- you write on a decent to very proficient level
- you have a facebook account
- you are not a bitch (we’ve got two of those already)
- you are a huge, no, THE ultimate Dandy Diary fan

 Success to all you Topmen!

P.S.: It’s of course paid work. Plus, you’ll get clothes. Obviously.

Von: Jakob




Inflationary, bad: Wood-Sunglasses!

On a daily-bases, press-releases by labels are reaching us, which have specialised in the production of sunglasses out of wood.

They are boasting themselves with sustainability. Are praising their work with totally funny slogans like ‘Woody since 2012′, ‘In Wood We Trust’ or ‘Done by nature, designed for your eyes’.

All die Holzbrillen-Designs von Marken wie Kerbholz, Stadtholz, Wood Fellas, WOODONE, ROLF Spectacles, Eric Lauer, Enzo Forciniti, Scherler oder Zeitgeist Berlin tun das nicht.

The Berlin-based label with the original name ‘Stadtholz’ is assuring that one ‘really has a piece of nature on their nose’, when purchasing their glasses.

But does one want that?! Having a piece of nature on your nose, when it looks bad. Sustainability is great and all. But fashion is mainly about design. And that should look good.

Plus, there is nothing more annoying than labels, who are massively pining ‘sustainability’ on their flag. Most of the times it is exactly those labels, who have as much to do with sustainability as bumm-bumm-Boris with the smart usage of Twitter. Not a lot.

Von: Julian



KRISVANASSCHE is not going to be continued!

Shortly after Scott Sternberg announced the end of Band of OutsidersKris Van Assche has also informed the public, that the label, which also carries his name, is not going to be continued.

Kris Van Assche will mainly concentrate on his work for DIOR HOMME. The Belgian designer announced the end of his label through a hand-written letter which  he gave to his business partners and the press.

‘Times are tough for independent labels.’, Van Assche said to WWD. ‘This wonderful adventure has reached a point where I feel the need to take a break and some distance to better think about how to develop my brand in the future.’

We will miss the sporty-but-buttoned-up aesthetics by KRISVANASSCHE!

Von: Julian






New York Fashion Week: Hood by Air AW 2015

HOOD BY AIR presented their new collection ‘Daddy’ in a cellar-like setting at the Wall Street, the centrum of finance.

The mastermind behind HBA, Shayne Oliver, showed classics from the world of fashion, like button-down shirts, sweaters and polo t-shirts in the typical unisex Hood by Air Silhouette. Therefore it came to an hybrid between polo shirt and dress. Or camel coat and tank top.

The models wore locks in-front of their mouths and tights over their heads, like burglars. The soundtrack of the show, total freedom, was ended drastically, followed by jazz, underlined with the statement of the Empire:

“I wanna show you a faggot really can run this company”.

It becomes obvious how appreciated HBA is also in the art-world, when looking at the guests who attended the show, for example Klaus Biesenbach and Grace Coddington.

It seems that HBA, even after the diss by their once supporter A$AP ROCKY, is still very hip.




Nichts sehen, nichts hren, nichts sagen von wegen. Dran bleiben! @allthedog pic @maxmotel

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