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Style Approval: Lova

Creeping through my news feed on Facebook (which I’ve heard they’ve begun removing Most Recent posts, leaving me very irrate), my ol’ buddy Michael Clarke posted a link to this infinitely cool menswear line Lova. Carried in a few stores in Toronto (sadly, not Gotstyle), this classic menswear line fits the mold to a tee. Browsing through their Fall/Winter 2010 collection, you can catch some really intriguing pieces – tweed sports coats & overcoats with peak lapels  ...

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Gotstyle: Definition of a Henley

7-3 Canada. Good time to write a quick post. I wrote a blog entry on the Gotstyle blog last week called the Definition of a Henley, in case you missed it. I’m a big henley fan and think it’s a very underrated piece in any man’s wardrobe. That’s all for now. My brain is way too scrambled from work. Back to my Starbucks orange blossom tea.

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Burberry’s Art of the Trench

Burberry trench coat owners and web designers take note – Burberry invites all who regularly sport their trench coats that photograph well to submit their pictures to them in a huge collage contest. Beautifully displayed on their flash site artofthetrench.com, you can browse the catalog and see how proper a trench coat should look like. It’s like the Sartorialist: Trench Coat edition with web 2.0! See Burberry’s Art of the Trench

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How to Pack a Suit and Vest When Traveling

On a business trip and afraid to wrinkle your chances for success? Valet provides a good how-to when folding up your material goods into a travel size bag. And for the record, if your suit is box cut, you might as well skip the folding and go straight for the crumpled look – you’ll look equally as unpleasing. Read How to Pack a Suit Without Wrinkles on Valet Magazine

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Ivy-Style: “The Miyuki-zoku: Japan’s First Ivy Rebels”

Beautiful (and semi-tragic) read on the Japanese style-gang, “Miyuki-zoku”. Favouring the polished Ivy-look of mens and womenswear in the 1950’s, this rebellious troop of young Japanese men took against the then-conservative clothing style of their home country, forcing the government to arrest hundreds and warn others of defying their strict style code. In their late teens, these men and women would change from their school uniforms to their slim cut three button suits  ...

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