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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.

WE ARE LOOKING FOR THE FIRST TOPMAN IN MUNICH

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: www.de.topman.com/suchtdich

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

NEWS

 

Dam’n ugly Teddybear Adilettes: ADIDAS Originals x Jeremy Scott

As you all know, we are HUGE fans of those Adilettes, but this is going to far:

The frolicking Jeremy Scott has put on two of his, since-always, very ugly teddybear heads on the iconographic plastic sandals for ADIDAS ORIGINALS.

We think that that is really not beautiful and have been asking ADIDAS for centuries to stop the cooperation with Scott. It is just causing trouble.

Von: Julian

TRENDS

 

Trend: Baggy-Pants (and the End of Sweat-Pants)

Sweat-pants are still super hip. There is no high fashion-label, that does not offer one of these very expensive, un-formed pants. And especially also H&M, Zara and all the other affordable retailers. Everybody is wearing them and currently one can’t do anything wrong by wearing them. Who decides to stick the pants into his socks, is at the very front.

Even further are the cool-cats among you, who have already discovered the next pants-trend: Baggy-pants.

This trend does obviously have it’s origin in the raging 90s trend, therefore a time, before Hedi Slimane even explained to Karl Lagerfeld, that one is only allowed to wear very tight skinny jeans from now on, in the year of 2000.

SKINNY JEANS WERE COOL THE DAY BEFORE YESTERDAY, SWEAT-PANTS YESTERDAY, TODAY BAGGY-PANTS RULE

GUCCI and MARC JACOBS have presented rather wide, straight-cut pants at their shows for autumn/winter 2015 (view the picture), as well as the brands A.P.C. and BOTTEGA VENETA. And also the influential blog Hypebeast has recently reported about the shift of sweat-pants to baggy-pants (and it’s influence on wearing sneakers). The trend is a topic for several players in the fashion-industry – which is a good sign for seeing it soon on the street.

When exactly the look is going to be seen there, is mainly depending on the question if the massively hip Hip Hop scene os going to pick up on their old looks and is going to wear baggies instead of tight skinny jeans and comfortable sweat-pants. After-all, rappers like A$AP Rocky, the gang from ODD FUTURE and Kanye West are important promoters for new trends in men’s fashion.

We think that this trend – which should be clear – is definitely dam’n cool and will try everything to adapt our closets to the baggy pants trend.

Von: Julian

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FASHION SHOWS

 

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.