ALL MALE REVIEW
This summer there are some great trends for men to don; from 3.1 Phillip Lim’s ombre obsessions, to Louis Vuitton’s work and sportswear, there seems to be inspiration everywhere for men to go mad with fashion this season. However, before you get started on your summer shopping, or try bringing out those super short jorts (jean shorts) you men all seem to love when the warm weather comes, we are having a ‘What Not To Wear’ moment at Glam Damn It and for your own sake (as well as your partner’s) suggest you check out our men’s summer fashion don’ts before you realize you might be sporting one of them.
The ladies don’t get to have all the fun on the beach this summer; when you think of sexy swimwear your mind probably goes straight to bikinis, right? Wrong. This summer the men-folk get to have some fun in their bathing suits. That’s right- it’s not just the briefs vs. trunks debate anymore. Today men have lots of trendy options to choose from, making the yearly quest for trunks a simple task.
See our picks of the hottest shorts of the season and similar, budget-friendly options!
In case you were unaware, you should know that there’s a world of difference between a fall/winter friendly fragrance and a spring/summer friendly fragrance. Your scent this season should be light and compelling rather than obnoxiously polluting the air in a five foot radius around you. To make sure you don’t become one of those sad individuals all alone at the club because of his poor cologne IQ, check out these 5 summer-friendly scents that were made to complement bikinis and margaritas.
Dolce & Gabbana The One Sport
If you equate the term "beauty product" with a basic bar of soap, you’re in desperate need of our help. Most men don’t care enough to put together a daily beauty regimen, but those who do tend to not only have the smoothest skin but also the smoothest game. Nothing’s sexier than a well-groomed dude with his beauty act together. To use a rather cliched but completely applicable expression, your face is your moneymaker and you have to take care of it if you expect to receive any dividends. Keeping that in mind, there are a few basic products every guy should be using on an almost daily basis to enhance his natural allure. Whether you’re a total beauty novice or weekly exfoliator check out our beauty products guide for four items you need in your life.
The soccer-star, underwear designer/model and all-around style icon can now add history-making cover model to his fashionable resume. Last week, Beckham made history when posing before the lens for his cover shoot for the British Elle July Issue in Los Angeles; marking the first time in which a male will appear solo for a women’s glossy magazine.
It comes as no surprise that the British magazine and star have partnered for the milestone in fashion magazine and editorial history. 2012 marks an exciting time for the nation as all eyes will be on the city of London as it hosts the 30th Summer Olympic Games. Beckham, the true embodiment of UK style stardom and athleticism, seems quite the natural choice for the groundbreaking issue.
Elle UK Editor-In-Chief Lorraine Candy released the statement adding, “ David Beckham is a national hero, so we saw an opportunity to shoot a celebratory cover to support a historical and patriotic year...He is an icon and ELLE is known for featuring icons on its cover. This is a first for us on the newsstand and I believe he is loved by men and women alike.”
The 36-year-old Beckham has had plenty of experience flexing his muscles, both on the soccer field and in front of cameras, appearing on the covers of Vanity Fair, GQ, Arena, various editions of Men's Health, Wall Street Journal Magazine, and even W magazine with wife Victoria, to name a few. The former Manchester United and LA Galaxy star has also been featured in Emporio Armani and recently H&M underwear campaigns, but this issue, set to appear on newsstands May 30th will mark the first time in which a male will appear solo for a women's magazine cover.
Calling all men! A few of Milan Fashion Week’s latest fall 2012 trends are in! Whether the laid back type, a more creative dude, or Mr. Slick who loves his suit, there is something bound to inspire or improve your style.
Military trends have always been a big bang amongst women’s fashion, but now, it’s the guys' turn. Upcoming fashion trends for menswear include the structured utilitarian look with a twist. Adding a punch of flannel, leather, and faux fur give this trend a little extra texture as well as an easy-going vibe.
The holidays are for men too, ladies! Some men like a nice pampering session once in a while as well. (Even though they hate to admit it.) So we chatted with the men in our life, and found out what beauty gifts men love.
- A tended beard is always a good beard.
We found that guys love, a quick and easy routine without hassle. The “Jack Black” Face care collection is the perfect pick for the low maintenance man. You can find this set at Sephora. Within the set is a 2-in-1 facial cleanser, toner that removes deep-down dirt from clogged pores for clear, smooth, shave-ready skin. It also includes a pre-shave cream that's totally different from traditional whipped-cream style foams and gels. Finally, treat skin to a technologically advanced moisturizing treatment with a built-in sunscreen protector. This set keeps skin firm and healthy.
This week's item is...wait for it... the Briefcase! Over the years, the briefcase has been associated with a more business-like attire, but we’re here to inform you that you don't have to walk around with bulged pockets for one more day! Now, your cell, headphones, glasses, iPad, Bloomberg Business Week Magazine, can all go into your convenient (and trendy) briefcase. Company's like TUMI have been making leather briefcases for quite some time. TUMI bags are sturdy, classy and functional, everything one needs in a briefcase. If you’re looking for something with more color and character, then Jack Spade is the designer for you. Spice up your ensemble with one of these stylish briefcases.
by Arthur Stubbs
We had a chance to chat with Triple F.A.T Goose clothing about past, present, future, and their upcoming tour. Check out our exclusive interview and what's to come for the label!
What is the inspiration behind the name/brand?
TFG (http://www.triplefatgoose.com) started off primarily as an outerwear brand (Triple F.A.T. Goose) back in the late 80s. We brought it back a few years ago and launched a sportswear collection to complement it. There are two divisions to the brand, TFG for sportswear and Triple F.A.T. Goose for the down jackets. The reaction to both labels has been great so far. We are inspired by European contemporary influences and also by elements of music. For example, our spring 2012 collection comes complete with twill tape emblazoned with the phrase “Empowering Indie Bands Everywhere.” That statement is actually a key part of our brand positioning for coming seasons. I know a lot of fashion companies collaborate with bands but we’re actually doing it on a much deeper level.