08 May '12, 3am

Where are the clothes for the average straight male with a stylish bent? A look at Singapore Men's Fashion Week 2012

Where are the clothes for the average straight male with a stylish bent? A look at Singapore Men's Fashion Week 2012

In the run-up to Singapore’s Men’s Fashion Week 2012, I happened to talk to a Singaporean menswear blogger about the usefulness of a good bowtie. They are elegant, don’t require a coat to complete the look, and can be calibrated for rakishness or solemnity. Above all, the bowtie is an enduring expression of classically masculine neckwear. So imagine my surprise when my new companion informed me that he, too, enjoyed bowties immensely and had, in fact, just ordered one made of python skin from Paris. Like python-skin bowties, menswear shows for men can often seem like extravaganzas put on mainly for the benefit of the designer and a small circle of adventurous individuals. Where are the clothes for the average straight male with a stylish bent? So my focus for this year’s Men’s Fashion Week was wearability. British tailoring brand Spencer Hart’s suits, sportcoats and safari...

Full article: http://www.tonguechic.com/spotlight/manning-up-at-mens-fa...

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