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Born out of the love for magazine culture, MILK X is a publication that celebrates the beauty of print media. There’s a WE LOVE MAGAZINE section on the magazine, featuring a collection of foreign magazines recommended by the team, where they will take inspiration from the unique perspectives on beauty and fashion each creator holds.
Harbour City collaborates with MILK X to embark on an enchanting journey, exploring the captivating allure of fashion magazines worldwide through the discerning lenses of MILK X editors. As we present THE MAGAZINES WE BOTH LOVE, we pay homage to the ingenious minds behind them. In this third edition, a remarkable chapter unfolds as men’s fashion takes the spotlight for the very first time. Guided by the minimalist and relaxed ethos of “MEN’S FUDGE,” the styling direction effortlessly aligns with the essence of understated sophistication and effortless leisure embodied within six meticulously curated ensembles, each capturing a distinct interpretation of men’s effortless nonchalance.
WE LOVE “MEN’S FUDGE”
Unlock the secret to creating trendy looks you see on coveted Japanese fashion editorials. Immerse yourself in the transformative allure of such fashion staples as a modest striped top, a pair of chino pants, or a classic blue shirt – all through the subtlest of details.
Enter the realm of “MEN’S FUDGE,” a revered pillar of Japanese men’s fashion, boasting an impressive 16-year tenure. Channeling relaxed sophistication, it effortlessly captures life’s simplest moments, transforming them into veritable style masterpieces. The slightest distinction in tailoring and selection of materials can profoundly influence the overall comfort and quality of a garment. Merging the meticulousness of Japanese visual precision with the laid-back allure of Western leisure, a discerning sense of taste effortlessly manifests itself within those exquisite subtleties
LOOK 1: The sophistication of a PAUL SMITH cool-toned t-shirt and patterned outerwear pairs effortlessly with INITIAL GENTLEMAN jeans and sleek gray leather sneakers by COLE HAAN. Enhanced by PUYI Optical’s multi-angular frames by YOHJI YAMAMOTO, the result is a refined and poised look that is anything but mundane.
LOOK 2: From BAPE’s camo sweatshirt to sneakers, CITY CHAIN’s military green THE CAPE 3 HANDS stainless steel watch, to INITIAL GENTLEMAN’s dark floral jacket, an array of rich military green shades intertwine. Styled with IL COLPO’s tousled hair and paired with black RAY-BAN WAYFARER REVERSE sunglasses, this ensemble in military green captures the carefree spirit of an urban boy.
LOOK 3: A neon yellow BAPE T-shirt effortlessly paired with 45R’s bib overalls to create an experimental juxtaposition. Accentuated by the vibrant TISSOT yellow SIDERAL S wristwatch and RAY-BAN AVIATOR CLASSIC, this ensemble exudes a strong sense of individuality.
LOOK 4: FRED PERRY’s checkerboard vest and jacket, paired with a classic cap, embody gentlemanly leisure. The LINDA FARROW eyeglasses by PUYI Optical and CITY CHAIN SABER leather quartz wristwatch, on the other hand, add a touch of elegance to the refined image.
LOOK 5: 45R’s indigo beret adds a touch of modern French charm to the ensemble. The patterned shirt by BROOKS BROTHERS and the sleek white pants from INITIAL GENTLEMAN exude simplicity and elegance. The SHU UEMURA blush delicately enhances a demure vibe. Complemented by ZOFF’s classic transparent frames, COLE HAAN’s deep brown leather sneakers, and a PAUL SMITH plaid tote in hand, the fusion of luxury and casual styles presents a British-inspired theme.
LOOK 6: A seemingly plain white shirt adorned with the exquisite zebra pattern from PAUL SMITH, layered over a striped T-shirt and utility pants, also from PAUL SMITH. Complete with the classic black leather shoes from DR. MARTENS and the TISSOT PRX POWERMATIC 80 wristwatch with an ice-blue dial, this refined look effortlessly combines elegance and chicness.
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