mens fashion

Who wants a tacky house?

Hello & Happy New Year everyone!!! I hope you all had a magical and amazing New Years with friends and family! For my very first post of 2020 with my new found passion with blogging again, lets talk interior.

So I usually focus on the beautiful things people wear and how simple details can make or break an outfit. Well much like fashion design, interior decorating is a fine art, that will make or break the impression of your home. However, many peoples idea of home decor varies and of course my taste will differ from others. So with that being said Lets get right into the aesthetic that I absolutely adore.

Dark Modern Minimalism:  I am not sure why but my god does it showcase well. 

Scandinavian Minimalism: Effortless, Beautiful, Timeless. 

Rustic Modernism: When you enjoy the quiet, but also love the detail. 

I hope you enjoyed
Happy New Year to my visitors.
-Cameron

 

New from Zara!

Being a big fan of the clothing brand Zara, it’s great to explore their new looks. Threads has a number of posts featuring the company including Zara: AW14 Collection, Threads for Her: Zara, and International Day: Zara. Zara sells clothing for women, men, children, babies, and accessories. From the United States and the United Kingdom to Ireland and Germany, this clothing brand from Spain is becoming worldwide….and with good reason!

New This Week!

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Men:

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Baby Girl:

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Baby Boy:

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Remember, fall fashion is just around the corner, so don’t forget to check out Zara!

Cheap Monday

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Swedish founders Örjan Andersson and Adam Friberg created a brand in Stockholm that is sweeping the fashion world. Cheap Monday was founded in 2000.. The first store was titled Weekday and was only open on Sundays, leading to it’s current name of Cheap Monday. The company focuses on quirky and eccentric designs. Originally the brand centered on jeans and denim. Their success started with the “Tight” jeans style, which were fitted jeans that were fashionable and sold at a good price. For both men and women, Cheap Monday clothing includes coats, jackets, shirts, shoes, shorts, and trousers. They also sell accessories and swimwear, along with a children’s line. Ann-Sofie Back is the creative director. Stores such as Barneys and Urban Outfitters sell the brand. Some Cheap Monday stores can be found in London, Paris, Los Angeles, Hong Kong, Copenhagen, Stockholm, and Beijing. There are stores in over 35 countries. The Cheap Monday logo has a recognizable skull. H&M is now starting to acquire the company.

Men’s Pre-Fall 2014 Collection:

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Women’s Pre-Fall 2014 Collection:

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Baby Collection:

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Credit: Cheap Monday

EXPRESS 14′ A/W

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Today I am going to do a rather short post on the New 2014 Express Menswear! I have worn Express clothing for about 4 years now and I like the majority of their styles! This being said, I would now like to show you my favorites of the new  ’14 looks for fall/winter! I hope you all enjoy and let me know which shirts are your favorites!! I want my followers to help style me for the new collection so let me know in the comments section!!

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Calvin Klein

“I’m crazy, and I don’t pretend to be anything else.” – Calvin Klein

Calvin Klein- The Designer:

Calvin Richard Klein was always interested in fashion. Coming from New York, he attended both the High School of Art and Design as well as New York’s Fashion Institute of Technology. Starting in 1962, he began working in clothing stores throughout New York and did an apprenticeship under Dan Millstein. He opened his first store in 1968. He was a protege under Baron de Gunzburg, which is where his talents became popular and well-known for the fashion industry. After his first show was held in New York Fashion Week, Klein was easily recognized and sought after for his designs. He has been married twice and has one daughter. He is known for contributing and donating to the Democratic Party political causes. In 1969, he appeared on the cover of Vogue. In 1973, Klein was awarded his first Coty American Fashion Critics’ Award, then again in 1974 and 1975. In 1974, his signature jeans grossed over $200,000 in their first week of sales. Also during this year Klein received an award from the Council of Fashion Designers of America for outstanding design in men and women’s clothing. He was on International Best Dressed List in 1983. Klein was also awarded by the CFDA in 1981, 1983, and 1993. Klein has made television appearances in Seinfeld and 30 Rock.

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Calvin Klein is best known for branding his name with his company, Calvin Klein Inc., launched in 1968, which includes clothing, underwear, denim, jewelry, fragrances, and accessories. The company’s headquarters is located in Manhattan in New York City. The first store, Calvin Klein Limited, opened in 1968, was a coat shop in New York. Then by 1971, Klein added sportswear, blazers, and lingerie to the women’s collection. Then by 1977, Klein added scarves, shoes, belts, sunglasses, and bed sheets to his line, and then added menswear, cosmetics, and jeans. The 1980s brought his underwear collection to success and has been successful to this day. Also starting in the 80s, Klein sold clothing in over 12,000 stores and in six countries. His annual income was more than twelve million dollars. Mark “Marky Mark” Wahlberg brougth the Calvin Klein underwear line to fame, which also helped an almost bankruptcy problem in 1992. Klein sold his company to Phillips Van Heusen Corporation in 2002. Calvin Klein products include the Calvin Klein Collection, ck Calvin Klein, Calvin Klein Sport, Calvin Klein Jeans, Calvin Klein Home, The Khaki Collection, Calvin Klein Golf, Calvin Klein Underwear, Calvin Klein Watches, Calvin Klein Jewelry, and fragrances by the Calvin Klein Cosmetics Company. A number of famous people have modeled for the company, such as Kate Moss, Kellan Lutz, Scarlett Johansson, Eva Mendes, and Justin Bieber. The monogram “ck” is branded to the company.

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Credit: Calvin Klein

Tommy Hilfiger

“I think it is really important to have a sense of business. As a designer, you can get so wrapped up in the design and fashion side that you forget the business side.” – Tommy Hilfiger

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Tommy Hilfiger- The Designer:

Thomas Jacob Hilfiger created one of the best worldwide known American fashion brands. Born in New York, started in the retail business at the age of eighteen. He started working at Brown’s, a shop in Elmira, New York, which lead him to open his open store near there called The People’s Place. After his store when bankrupt when he was 25, Hillfiger and his wife Susie moved to New York City where he opened more stores. Hilfiger even turned down positions with Calvin Klein and Perry Ellis. He founded the Tommy Hilfiger Corporation in 1984. The Council of Fashion Designers of America awarded him the Menswear Designer of the Year award in 1995. He sponsored Britney Spears’ Baby One More Time tour in 1999. In 2012 he was the fashion consultant for American Idol. Hilfiger has five children and has been married twice.

Tommy Hilfiger- The Brand:

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Founded in 1984, this brand now sells products such as menswear, womenswear, children’s apparel, home decor, denim, and a number of accessories. The company’s headquarters can be found in the United States, Hong Kong, and the Netherlands. By 2004, the company had over 5,400 employees. The brand has a net income of over six billion dollars. The Phillips-Van Heusen Corporation has owned the company since 2010. Daniel Grieder is the current CEO for Tommy Hilfiger. Tommy Hilfiger product lines include Hilfiger Denim, Tommy Girl, Red Label, H by Tommy Hilfiger, Tommy Hilfiger for the Home, Tommy Jeans, and Hilfiger Athletics. Beyonce Knowles is the spokeswoman for the company’s fragrance True Star and True Star Gold. Enrique Iglesias is the spokesman for the fragrance True Star Men.

Celebrities:

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Credit: Tommy Hilfiger

MANGO

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Brothers Isak Andic and Nahman Andic founded the clothing and accessories company MANGO in Barcelona in 1984. The company grew quickly. The first MANGO website was formed in 1995 and the first online store was created five years later. Instanbul, Turkey, is the country that hosts the most MANGO stores. The headquarters is located in Palau Solità i Plegamans, in Barcelona, and MANGO has over 11,000 employees. There are MANGO stores in about 107 countries and over 2,000 stores worldwide. Models like Kate Moss and Miranda Kerr have been featured for ads for the company. Celebrities like Scarlett Johansson and Penelope Cruz have been seen wearing the brand. The first menswear line was launched in 2008 tilted H.E. by MANGO. The MANGO brand states their success is because of their belief in concept, their team, and their logistics system. The brand is Spain’s second largest textile exporter. The company works to help protect the environment, an example being their agreement with Greenpeace to commit to Detox initiative as well as restricting certain substances from their clothing. MANGO stores aim to have an enjoyably and comfortable environment for their customers to shop in and to create affordable clothing which adheres to the latest trends and ready-wear collections. MANGO offers accessories and clothing for both men and women.

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Credit: MANGO

Zara: AW14 Collection

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Founded in 1975, Amancio Ortega and Rosalia Mera created this international Spanish clothing and accessories company that would soon sweep the world. Zara is owned by the largest apparel retailer, Inditex. It is said that Zara has a zero advertising policy, focusing on store openings verses advertising. Daniel Piette, fashion director of Louis Vuitton, has said that Zara is “possibly the most innovative and devastating retailer in the world.” The first store was opened in Spain and held copies of high-end clothing fashions. By 1990, Zara stores were in the United States and France, adding Mexico, Belgium, and Sweden throughout the 90s. Now Zara stores are in over 88 countries and over 2000 stores. Zara clothing includes mens, womens, shoes, accessories, and a children’s line. The first online boutique launched in 2010 in the UK, Italy, Germany, Spain, Portugal, and France. Towards the end of that year, Zara Online included Ireland, Belgium, the Netherlands, and Austria. Then by the next year, the United States and South Korea were included. Zara now only makes fully toxic-free products after a controversy in 2011. A number of celebrities are known to wear Zara, including Dutchess Kate Middleton, Kim Kardashian, Eva Longoria, and Casper Smart.

Collection AW14:

Zara has launched the Autumn/Winter 2014 fashion lookbook. For women, clothes include outerwear, dresses, shirts, trousers, jeans, skirts, knitwear, t-shirts, shoes, handbags, accessories, and a nude collection. Men clothing offered are jackets, blazers, suits, trousers, jeans, shirts, t-shirts, sweatshirts, knitwear, shoes, and accessories. The collection also has lines for girls, boys, and babies. The collection is spectacular, especially for men. The calm colors and distinctly chic/classy styles can be worn fashionably by anyone.

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Credit: Zara Collection AW14

Kenzo: The Eye of the Tiger

“Fashion comes from outside the mainstream. That is what makes fashion so interesting” – Kenzo Takada

Kenzo- The Designer:

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Kenzo Takada is a Japanese fashion designer who founded the fashion house Kenzo. Always interested in fashion, he was one of the first males to attend the Tokyo’s Bunka Fashion College in 1958. He then traveled to Paris in 1964 after graduating fashion school. Kenzo had to use a mixture of patterns and fabrics because of finances until he started succeeding in 1970 when his first store, “Jungle Jap,” opened. The next year, his first collection appeared in Tokyo and New York. In 1972, the Fashion Editor Club of Japan’s prize was awarded to him. From then, Kenzo became known for his dramatic shows within the late 1970s, using elephants and circus tents. Kenzo Takada retired in 1999 but returned to working in 2005 but more with decoration and design.

Kenzo- The Brand:

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Kenzo is a French luxury company founded in 1970 by Kenzo Takada. The brand includes clothing for men and women, fragrances, and beauty accessories like skincare products. The brand started out with just womenswear, adding mens clothing in 1983 and including childrens and home decor. The head designers of the company are Humberto Leon and Carol Lim. Thanks to the first Kenzo store, “Jungle Jap,” the brand is known for jungle-inspired clothing, like the signature tiger shirt. Kenzo shows are collaborated with music, artists, actors, and the 21st century. The brand works with the Blue Marine Foundation, helping with marine life. The Spring/Summer 2014 Kenzo collection proceeds went towards the foundation. Celebrities like Beyonce, Zooey Deschanel, Selena Gomez, and Spike Jonze has worn Kenzo clothing.

Celebrities:

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Credit: Kenzo