‘Big and tall’ Hamilton model Kyle Andrew helps change men’s fashion industry

At six foot seven inches and about 215 pounds, Hamilton-based model Kyle Andrew had a tough time breaking into the fashion industry in his early 20s.

The standard sample sizes of clothing used at fashion shoots and shows were too small for his tall frame and, although he had an agent, he had to walk away from the business.

“I was in great shape at the time but I just didn’t fit the clothing — sleeve lengths, all of that stuff — and I had no success,” recalls the 39-year-old, who was born Kyle Andrew Skinner but goes by Kyle Andrew professionally.

These days Andrew’s modeling career is thriving, though, as the men’s fashion industry slowly catches up to the women’s so-called curvy movement and embraces different body types through a wider spectrum of clothing and campaigns.

More agencies are representing larger-sized male models, including Toronto-based B&M Models, which represents Andrew under its XXL division.

Meanwhile, IMG Models now has a Brawn section, which has launched Zach Miko to plus-sized fashion fame, with 86,000 followers on Instagram, his own “Big Things” podcast and an advice column at Chubstr.com.

Then there’s Wilhelmina’s Titan division, which recently teamed up with JCPenney and

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Your guide to the top premium Indian wear collection for men at Myntra’s Big Fashion Festival!

As we officially enter the festive season, discerning gentlemen may be spoiled for choice with a lot of options. But if you are looking for all your favorite labels and brands that sell style under one roof, we’ve got news for you! Myntra’s annual fashion extravaganza, the Big Fashion Festival (BFF), is arriving just in time to meet your festive needs.You can choose from a plethora of fashionable men’s fashion brands and labels that specifically offer exquisite Indian wear collections that are sure to make you look dapper!
At the heart of Myntra’s festive fashion showcase lies the ‘Runway Icons’, a dedicated section spotlighting premium Indian wear specifically tailored for men. Showcasing an impressive collection of over 4,000 styles, this proposition offers an eclectic array of designs, embodying a perfect blend of tradition and modern trends. Brands like Tasva, Abhishti, Aashima Wahal, The Ethnic Co, Be Desi, Chidiyaa, and more take center stage, highlighting their unique craftsmanship and design ethos. Take a look at the top 10 premium Indian wear collections featured this year for men at the much-anticipated Myntra BFF:
Regal collection featuring Tasva:

Tasva embodies the essence of individuality. Their bespoke designs redefine Indian wear for the

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Top Men’s Fashion Trends to Drop in 2020

As we head into the middle of January, it’s probably safe to assume that most of us have let down our New Year’s Resolutions at this point. For example, my goal was to finally get in shape and now my Planet Fitness membership will never see the light of day ever again. However, like many other men out there, another resolution of mine was to become more fashionable. Nothing quite grabs attention than a man who knows how to dress. You know what they say: the clothes make the man. However, there are some current trends out there that should definitely stay behind with the 2010s. Here are some men’s fashion trends that you should definitely drop in 2020.

The Crossbody Bag

Mandatory Credit: Photo by PIXELFORMULA/SIPA/Shutterstock (10311384dd) Model on the catwalk Versace show, Runway, Spring Summer 2020, Milan Fashion Week Men’s, Italy – 15 Jun 2019

It was a hot street wear staple in 2019 and we can expect it to stay in 2020. Young men all over America are rocking crossbody bags due to the hype from companies such as Gucci and Supreme. Personally, I believe that the crossbody bag has always been a part of an eyesore

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MOMAD, the showcase for men’s fashion and leather fashion at IFEMA

• Jack and Jones, Only and Sons and Selected, Jvz, La Nansa or Lion of Porches will be present at the fair, which will be held from February 4 to 6. • As for Moda Piel, brands such as Banhof, Campoy, Corty Bennett, Peleteria Campoy, Ff Collection Filippos Filippidis, Notis Grigorios, Leathertex, Shades of Leather and Zambackwill be presented.

MOMAD, the International Fashion, Textile, Footwear and Accessories Fairorganized by IFEMA MADRID from February 4 to 6will have an important presence of men’s fashiona growing segment that will showcase its latest trends, with a wide variety of stylesfeaturing both national and international representatives.

Men’s fashion has been gaining prominence in the fashion trade in Spain in recent years, and in 2020 already accounted for 31.6% of total sales, second only to women’s fashion with 35.7%, and well above children’s fashion (13.1%) and home textiles (19.6%). Moreover, in recent months the sector as a whole has begun its post-pandemic recovery, with sales up 6.3% in October 2021, 9.7% in November and 3.2% in Decemberaccording to the Acotex Barometerwhich includes a representative sample of the men’s, women’s and children’s apparel, home textiles and accessories sectors.


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Chris Pine Makes a Style Statement by Going Barefoot in Milan During Men’s Fashion Week

Chris Pine is taking a walk on the wild side.

The Dungeons & Dragons star, 42, was spotted walking the streets of Milan barefoot on his way to the Zegna Spring 2024 show on Monday.

Aside from no footwear, Pine keeps it cool with a casual beige tee and high-waisted mint green pleated slacks.

Once at the event, he was eventually seen wearing brown loafers, alongside matching wide-lens shades and a gold watch with a black band on his left wrist.

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The actor has been on a style hot streak since before the start of summer. Leading up to the sizzling season, Pine steps out in a Giuliva Heritage suit in a buttery yellow shade for the Dungeons & Dragons premieres in March.

She’s also been sporting a shorter silver hairstyle ever since she received surprising criticism for her previously shoulder-length dirty blonde bob.

“I thought I was looking pretty, pretty fly, the hair was long, everything was happening, and my publicist said I looked

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Pharrell Williams showcases American western for Louis Vuitton collection | Louis Vuitton

While most luxury brands have strict embargoes surrounding new product launches, this week Louis Vuitton’s creative director, Pharrell Williams, took a more laissez-faire approach.

On Tuesday night, during Paris men’s fashion week, Williams officially unveiled his autumn/winter 2024 collection in front of a star-studded audience that included the actors Bradley Cooper and Carey Mulligan, the rapper Lil Yachty and the K-pop band Riize.

However, in the days leading up to the show, Williams gave fans a sneak peek of the collection as he dropped hints as to what the show’s theme would be, taking to a fake Instagram account to post candid shots of himself wearing a brown suede Stetson hat and sketches of ranch workers by the American animator Ron Husband.

The western theme was confirmed as soon as the show’s 1,200 guests filed into the show’s pop-up box-shaped venue adjacent to the Jardin d’Acclimatation and overshadowed by LVMH’s gargantuan Frank Gehry-designed art museum. The catwalk which wove itself around the audience was a burnt dust color while a giant Zoom-like video screen projected a barren desert vista.

The collection was rooted in the classic American western wardrobe. Photograph: Teresa Suárez/EPA

The clothes riff on ranch wear, albeit with

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The Gucci Gift Campaign – PAUSE Online

“Redefining Male Fashion.”

PAUSE is an independent digital publication focused on young male fashion. We cover street style, the latest trends, style advice and reveal the latest products available for the fashion conscious young male.

The vision for PAUSE was to create a platform which effortlessly expresses male fashion. The idea behind the word PAUSE was for its audience to physically as well as visually pause (stop) for male fashion, style advice and the latest trends. PAUSE signifies the actual pause icon by pausing every fashionable moment for its audience. Once you ‘PAUSE’ it is our job to bring you the very best and exclusive information about male fashion. What makes PAUSE unique is that it isn’t a male fashion magazine for the youth audience. We specialize in promoting urban, street wear, vintage, formal/informal, indie-rock-influenced, casual and new era fashion.

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What Are Men Wearing Now?

Since there is nothing like going straight to the source for an answer, and since Guy Trebay, our men’s wear critic, is currently on the front lines (or front row) of this issue at the men’s wear shows, I asked him how he would translate the latest designer developments for the everyday male wardrobe. Here’s the intel he sent back from the theater of operations:

“A distinctly positive takeaway from the recent edition of Pitti Uomo, the big men’s wear fair in Florence, and of the shows in Milan and those still underway in Paris, is how flexible the options are for guys of every age.

The broken suit — or jacket worn with one of a variety of trouser options — is now universally favored among designers. (We’re talking conservative designers, not those proposing fur pants or zippered flap-front

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Paris Men’s Fashion Week: bold Dries Van Noten lets his clothes do the talking

Models present creations of Dries Van Noten, including an olive green overcoat, during the brand’s spring/summer collection show at Paris Men’s Fashion Show. Photo: Xinhua

The eponymous brand launched by Belgian designer Dries Van Noten is now part of a fashion group that includes Carolina Herrera, Nina Ricci, Paco Rabanne and Jean-Paul Gaultier.

The designer will remain a minority shareholder, and CEO and chairman of the board.

Dries Van Noten is still one of the few brands that really makes money with its clothes.

With the experience and excellence of Puig in the beauty market, the Belgian fashion house is likely to start venturing into the beauty and fragrance businesses.

A model presents designs by Dries van Noten, including a brightly colored Scandinavian-print shirt and bag, during the eponymous design brand’s 2019 spring/summer collection show at Paris Men’s Fashion Week. Photo: AFP

Last Thursday, the Belgian designer unveiled his 2019 spring/summer collection at Paris Men’s Fashion Week.

In keeping with tradition, the brand’s fashion show featured no international celebrities seated in the front row or musical guests performing: the focus was placed, as ever, on the clothes.

Just one week earlier, Italian designer Miuccia Prada had impressed by furnishing her

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The Must Know Fashion News of October 2022

The Must Know Fashion News of October 2022
This month’s fashion fix inquires on the elaborate way contemporary visionaries have tapped on symbols, motifs and color to lead some of fashion’s oldest houses into the new world.

Taking a heritage leather house — particularly an Italian one with all of the inherent tradition and conservatism of Milan’s Via Monte Napoleon in post-war Milan — and making it relevant to the present is daunting. It is especially so when that House is Prada, which never gained popularity until heiress Miuccia Prada helmed the role of creative director in 1978.

Expressing a constant affliction for subversion, her most notable change was her conviction for rethinking luxury fabrics, particularly the use of synthetics in garments and accessories, which were typically considered ‘cheap’. However, towards the end of the previous millennia, the House, once informed by leather goods, made an impact with its intuitive use of nylon. The material instantly became a hallmark trend in luxury fashion, even up till today. Even as fashion continues to be in constant flux today, a desire to reinvent Prada’s iconography was in order.

It was made more apparent with the appointment of Raf Simons as co-creative director alongside Miuccia Prada in 2019. The illustrious

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