FEIT Fall/Winter 2011 Moc Chukka Kudu Classic

This is the first time we covered this brand, FEIT and we like this and thought of sharing their latest products to our readers here.

So what so special about FEIT? Basically they are able to produce the highest quality products at reasonable price point by eliminating the middle man and shipping their products directly to their consumers. Sound great?

Here's the first look at the new Moc Chukka Kudu Classic for Fall 2012.

This time around the Moc Chukka comes in Kudu Classic leathers and on a Vibram Gumlite sole.

This kudu skin has been coated with wax and ironed, giving it a rich antique look. As the skin breaks you will begin to see more of the Kudu's natural features come to the fore.

The Vibram Gumlite is a rubber-foam sole that is highly water resistant and 30% lighter than traditional rubber. Durable and flexible, it is suitable for all terrain and conditions.

Available in Black and Grey, and limited to 36 pairs of each.

What's more, A Man Fashion readers can enjoy $50 off your first pair of Feit shoes with this coupon code: MYFEIT.

Head directly to their online shop to get yourself this limited edition.

2011 hairstyles for women: hair trends 2011

The year marks the true start of a new decade, and yet 2011′s fashion trends are all about revival. True, there is a unique undertone of a modernist style appearing, but take some of the most iconic styles of the 20th century, infuse them with quality, and you’ll find the basis for the dominant styles of 2011.

The year’s hair trends are no different. For fashionisers in 2011, hair is all about revivals and evolution. With styles and colours we’re seeing the best of 2010 reborn, whereas cuts are offering reworked and luxurious revivals of styles that sit perfectly with the year’s clothing trends.

And while we’re helping you find out about the latest hair trends:

Double hair knot

Double hair knot

There’s been a fixation of late for hair trends for long hair to have an effortless appeal to them: the double hair knot 2011 hair trend builds on that appeal. As simple as it sounds, this is a hair trend that can be worn in 2011′s autumn (fall) / winter seasons along with the year’s spring / summer seasons. Click the previous link to find out more, along with ‘how to style it’ tips and product recommendations.

Braided topknot
Braided topknot

With 2011′s hair trends dominated by hairstyles as opposed to particular cuts, it’s should come as no surprise to see that braids remain on trend. In 2011, however, the begin to fuse with other popular hairstyles, in this case the topknot. Click to find out more about the braided topknot including a detailed how-to guide, and a look at the catwalks that inspired it.

Half up braided hair
Half up braided hair

The side braid mightn’t be 2011′s hair braid of choice, but something with braids pulled to the side had to replace it. An effortless option comes to us with two braids in the form of the half up braided hairstyle. Made to be worn with an effortless attitude, follow the link for our how to guide to this 2011 long hairstyle.

Brigitte Bardot

Half up Brigitte Bardot hair

It’s so classically sex kitten that we’d hardly limit it to a 2011 hair trend; but this Brigitte Bardot bouffant hairstyle – half up, half out and as sexy or as sleek as you want to make it – is one that sits perfectly with the year’s fashions. This is a modern, understated take that will suit day or night.

Afro hair

Afro hair

With the return of all things 1970s it should come as no surprise to find that the afro sits amongst 2011′s hairstyles. Appearing on the streets and in many a photo shoot, Afro hair is being interpreted for 2011 in a soft and dreamy way. Follow the link for styling inspiration.

Bird’s nest bun

By no means is this already a full blown 2011 hairstyle trend, nonetheless this is a look that moved with immediacy from the spring 2010 and pre-fall 2011 catwalks to the red carpet. And there it may remain as a 2011 hairstyle trend for that special event, despite the fact that it has the key element of all 2011 hair trends: an effortless look. Read more on the bird’s nest bun / powderpuff, including a detailed how to, by following the link.

Victoria’s Secret Show 2011, a note for your calendar

Even though Daniel believes that in recent times Victoria’s Secret has been dropping the ball in regards to their advertising efforts you would find it an uphill battle to argue against their annual runway show.

It’s arguably the most anticipated (by the public at large) show in the fashion calendar, and there’s very little question why. With the show still over a month away the marketing department at VS is already hard at work making sure you know the exact date to tune in. This poster featuring an un-needlessly ‘shopped Candice Swanepoel landed across our desk letting us know the show will be broadcast on the 29th of November, though the actual show will be on November 9th.

S2 wows crowd at Perth Fashion Festival

The final day of Perth Fashion Festival (PFF) 2011 has arrived and will celebrate its closing with one of its biggest shows, the 25th anniversary of Western Australian fashion powerhouse Wheels & Dollbaby.

Last night featured the third and final Designer Capsule show including One Fell Swoop, Zhivago, Ange Lang and Zsadar. It was followed by the final runway show at Fashion Paramount for 2011 - S2.

It was a night of ‘firsts’ for Perth Fashion Festival with local designers, Zhivago and Zsadar, making their catwalk debut at Fashion Paramount and PFF 2011 International Model Search winner Shanae Millar walking for Ange Lang in Designer Capsule #3.

S2 wowed crowds with its strong aesthetic and theatrics.

Spotted front row was PFF 2011 Face and supermodel Nicole Trunfio, cricketer Mitchell Johnson and wife Jessica Johnson, fashion illustrator Pip McManus, designer Alvin Fernandez, radio presenter Em Rusciano, Troy and Sophia Barbagallo and footballer Ryan Crowley.

Festival highlights include:
- Wheels & Dollbaby, 7.00pm, His Majesty’s Theatre
Celebrating its 25th anniversary this year, the rock’n’roll glamour label Wheels & Dollbaby is certain to up PFF’s ‘cool factor’ as designer Melanie Greensmith launches her Spring Summer 2011/12 collection.

With special guest Katy Steele performing with Melanie’s husband Divinyls guitarist Mark McEntee this show is sure to leave audiences wanting more of the iconic WA designer and PFF.

PFF is supported by the State Government through Eventscorp, the Department of Culture and the Arts and the City of Perth.

Mens Fashion: Do and Don't on Shorts

Men's shorts have come through a long way and wide variety of changes over the years. I am sure you have a huge plethora of choices open to your whims and fancies. Don't you? These include exotic fabrics, unassumingly comfortable and yet visually appealing textures, colors that fit the occasion just fine.

The range of customizability that is now made available to you by the various designers and fashion houses, include options to personalize the embroidery, number of pockets, length of the pockets, placement of the same, the choice of a zip or button up mechanism etc. The basic mantra to follow while investing in any garment is to follow some do and don't and of course you must comfortable wearing it.

So let us show you what we thoughts are the rule of DO and DON'T for various shorts.


Do: Wear baggy shorts fitted at the waits.

Don't: Let them fall below your hips.

Denim Cut Off

Do: Keep the frays on your cut-off and make sure the cut off is fitted.

Don't: Let the hems fall below the knees.

Tailored Shorts

Do: Prefer to dress it up with a tie, bow tie or jacket

Don't: Never pair with a pair of dirty sneakers

Printed Shorts

Do: Keep the prints classy, not childish

Don't: Never suitable for formal party

Tight Shorts

Do: Keep your tight shorts knee length, it adds the illusion of height. :)

Don't: Let it hug your family jewels


Do: Make sure your legs are tanned, muscular and well-groomed before you think of getting one yourself.

Don't: As we said, never consider this if your legs are fair, shapeless and hairy.

Cargo shorts

Do: Dress it up with a cardigan or military shirts.

Don't: Don't be sloppy and pair it with a dirty tee and flip flops.

Over-knee shorts

Do: Wear slouchy tanks with your over-the-knee shorts

Don't: Never over accessorize with jewellery or rapper swagger.

Fashion is about being you, not looking like your favorite star so start defining your own style sense through shorts that make you feel free.

Mens Watch: U-51 Golden Arrow

Personifying Italian chic, the U-51 Golden Arrow took the crowds at Baselworld by storm. A true statement piece, the Golden Arrow plays on the striking contrast between solid black and the bold luxury of gold.

The sandwich dial is comprised of a black enamel layer with cut out numerals to reveal the solid 18k gold disk shining out from beneath. This is accompanied by the bolts and crown protector which altogether add up to an impressive 36.6g of gold.

With both the striking richness of the gold and the sheer size of the watch, in both diameter and thickness, the Golden Arrow is a supremely confident watch that embodies U-BOAT’s Italian style.



Top Soigné with black screws, rhodium plated, automatic mechanical chronograph personalized to U-BOAT specifications for date display and stem to be positioned at 9 o’clock. Frequency 28.800 vibrations per hour,

4 Hz. Power reserve 44 hours. 25 jewels. Height 7 mm.


Hours, minutes, chronograph, counter small seconds at 3, counter 12 at 12, counter 30 minutes at 6. Date window at 9 o’clock.


AISI 316 plus stainless steel, with subsequent treatment of coating IP black, 51mm diameter. 59.60 mm diameter including external crownclutter. The bezel and the back of the case are locked together by external

tubing and a customized key that ensures absolute water-proofing.

Thickness: 19.60 mm. The winding crown is secured by an oversized protection device, positioned at 9 o’clock, fixed on the carrure. External tubing and screws, protection device of the winding crown,

chrono pushers frame and serial number plate in yellow gold 18K 2N.

By the way, there will be limited to 99 pieces worldwide, get one if you are affordable.

Mens Fashion Dress Code for this Fall

As everyone here should know, looking smart at work never went out of style.Whether you're in the boardroom or standing around the photocopy machine, how you dress always influence how people perceive you.

Here are a few "must dos and don'ts," that you should consider:-


  • Go for a clean, pressed and polished look.

  • Wear an undershirt to hide perspiration and chest hairs.

  • Wear a straight collar of medium length.

  • Suit sleeves should allow for a inch of the shirt cuff to be visible.

  • The tip of the tie should sit just above the belt buckle.

  • Stick to striped, solid, and small-patterned ties.

  • Don't wear socks that have holes in them or ones that have worn thin.

  • Shoes must be polished before each use.

  • Shoes and belt should match.

  • Stock your closet with a basic navy wool blazer, at least one (versatile) blue dress shirt, and a black leather oxford with 3-6 eyelets.

  • Tailor suits in arm and trouser length when needed.

So are you ready for Fall?

In summary, what you need to do is get a clean start, building up your wardrobe for this fall and all the functions that take place in your workplace and formal function. When you do this, you will find that you always have appropriate clothing for business, casual or even outdoor.

London Fashion Week: Burberry's all-star cast as Sienna, Rosie, Kanye and SamCam line the front row at Brit favourite

It was London Fashion Week's hottest ticket, and the Burberry Prorsum show this afternoon didn't disappoint.

Kanye West, Rosie Huntington-Whitely, Gemma Arterton, Andy Murray, Peaches Geldof and Sienna Miller were just a few of the guests on the label's very star-studded front row.

Samantha Cameron, Sir Philip Green and Anna Wintour made up the fashion heavyweights, while celebrity stylist Rachel Zoe added a touch of Hollywood glamour.
And there was clearly a Burberry uniform among the fash pack in attendance. Gemma, Sienna and Rosie, as well as TV star Donna Air were all sporting the same leather trousers.

Rachel Zoe and Prince Harry's ex Florence Brudenell-Bruce, meanwhile, went for thick checked woollen coats - despite the mild autumn temperature.

More Images of London Fashion Week 

Kanye West, centre left, alongside, from left, Sienna Miller, Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, Mario Testino, Andrew Murray and Kim Sears
Samantha Cameron sat front row at the Burberry show with British Vogue editor Alexandra Shulman (left) and British Fashion Council chairman Harold Tillman (right)

Gemma Arterton


Sienna Miller

Florence Brudenell-Bruce

Rachel Zoe

Donna Air

Gold confetti dropped on the catwalk at the Hyde Park venue

Sonal Chauhan walks the ramp for Rina Dhaka

Bollywood actress Sonal Chauhan walked the ramp for the monsoon collection 2011 of Rina Dhaka on the first day of a fashion event in New Delhi.

Rina's collection saw a mixture of bright and summery colours at the Blenders Pride event on Friday night.

"The collection is made for young women, what they can wear every day and is kept very simple. It is also inspired from 60's and 70's." said Rina.

'Jannat' actress Sonal Chauhan said, "I absolutely love Rina, her clothes are simple yet stylish and I feel very comfortable wearing her outfit."

The evening came to an end with renowned designer Rocky S' show based on corporate look for men and women. The collection saw usage of fabrics like jacquards, velvets and satin.