International star Lee Min Ho has been chosen to endorse the fashion brand GUESS. Lee Min Ho, born June 22, 1987, is a South Korean actor, singer and model. He is best known for his leading roles in Boys Over Flowers (2009), City Hunter (2011) and The Heirs (2013). Chief Suk Si Young of ‘GUESS Korea’s marketing department said, “You can say that Lee Min Ho is the most suitable star for the global brand ‘GUESS’ as much as you can see that he has an immensely close and global fan base. You can see a different charm to Lee Min Ho as he transforms into a ‘GUESS’ guy through these promotions.” Starting in about September, you can see Lee Min Ho in ‘GUESS’ stores, fashion magazines, promotion blogs, and more!
Model turned actor Lee Jin Wook graces the cover of July’s issue of Gentleman Magazine! Lee Jin-wook was born on September 16, 1981 is a South Korean actor. He is best known for his leading role in the time-traveling series Nine: Nine Time Travels (2013).
Model of the moment, Yu Fangqing stars in the fashion story for the August 2014 issue of GQ China photographed by Yu Cong.
Smart Angle-Donning smart fall fashions, models Tang Xiaotian and Ji Lingchen star in a spread for Esquire China’s August 2014 issue. Putting an elegant image forward, the models are styled by fashion editor Will Wu, who features the latest sleek suiting styles from labels such asDior Homme and Prada. / Photography by Lizi. Makeup by Zhang Yu. (By Carl Fashionisto for Esquire China)
Match Point-South Korean actors Lee Jaeyoon and Ha Seokjin get competitive in the latest issue of Cosmopolitan Korea. The two real-life friends are seen turning their heads to each other, showcasing classic sports such as rugby and fencing while still looking runway ready. With the help of Burberry, Dunhill, Salvatore Ferragamo, Lacoste and Club Monaco, the two exhibit their fighting spirit and camaraderie with style. / Photographs by Kim Yeon Jung. Styled by Kim Gi Dong.
Neil Barrett presents the upcoming season from sub-label BLACKBARRETT, an affordable range described as “a core collection of sartorial staples, with the aim of creating a modern and timeless wardrobe.” Aimed at the Asian market, Fall/Winter 2014 continues the mainline’s exploration of geometric shapes and monochrome played against a single, strong tone. Here, red takes a starring role in a collection made up of slim fits across stripped back varsity jackets and tees, skinny fit knits, repeat pattern sweats and contemporary takes on outerwear classics.
Karl Lagerfeld takes on photographer duties once again for Kris Van Assche‘s Dior Homme. As we saw with Spring/Summer, KL sure does enjoy bold lines and strong, graphic backdrops, here for Fall placing perfectly styled models against the soaring letters of the Dior logo.(By Lena Dystant)
You know that brand that makes incredibly beautiful nylon bags that you could never quite get your hands on? (see: Porter) Well, we can’t really help you find one stateside, but we are excited to announce the opening of “Porter Stand,” a permanent concept shop at the Shinagawa railway station in Tokyo. The travel goods shop will host various Trunk Shows with their seemingly never-ending roster of hard-to-find collaborations. Don’t miss their new collection with Marni releasing on August 24 as well as product from Aesop,Moleskine, Monocle and more. (By Thomas Welch)
Opening Ceremony celebrate the arrival of Calvin Klein Collection with this striking editorial. The ultimate ’90s label gets a decade appropriate shoot featuring a limited-edition selection of sweatshirts emblazoned with the iconic ‘Obsession’ and ‘Eternity’ logos as well as more subtle pieces playing with the CK love of clean lines and quiet color. Shot by Bruno Staub and styled by Julian Jesus, get nostalgic. (By Lena Dystant)
Even if he snacks on chips and noodles, they won’t hurt Song Seung Heon‘s ripped body, which is just bursting in an open top in the August issue of Cosmopolitan Korea.
Song, whose grown out a tache, is comfortable in patterned suits, T-shirts, flower print tops, jeans, and slacks while he racks up a hotel bill.
Founded in 2009 by DJ turned designer Massimo Giorgetti, Milan’s MSGM go from strength to strength. A brand we’ve had our eye on for some time, this Fall/Winter 2014What is Truth? collection most definitely a high-point in the label’s short history. Said to take inspiration from the legendary Johnny Cash, while we’re not quite seeing the connection, we are appreciating their take on contemporary classics familiar to us all including the varsity, cut off sleeve sweat, the soft-shouledered overcoat, florals, patchwork camo/not camo and a well-executed water print. (By Lena Dystant)
GoodPeople, a clothing brand hailing from the Netherlands, release their Spring/Summer 2014 lookbook. The lineup was inspired by Jacques Yves Cousteau, French sea explorer, hence the nautical motif throughout t-shirts, suits and button-ups. Classic sailor stripes pair with “seaweed green,” “jellyfish pink,” and “suntanned beige,” with occasional fishhook and anchor patterns. Browse the gallery and shop the collection here. (By Elaine YJ Lee)
Back again with acclaimed photographer Annie Leibovitz and her impressive Prada campaign featuring the Amazing Spider-Man 2 actor Dane DeHaan. This time we take a look at Spring/Summer 2014 eyewear imagery, the season’s opticals paired with sharp suiting in bold colors and aloha prints to compliment the frames strong angles.
(By Glenys Johnson)
Aloysious Pang, Xu Bin, Shane Pow, Romeo Tan, Desmond Tan, Jeffrey Xu and Ian Fang
Truth be said, Singapore’s most glittering award show for their local television isn’t the Oscars or The Golden Horse for that matter. Still, there were a few gems in the sea of celebrities and here are our favourites. Pictures courtesy of xinmsn. (By Nicolas Ken)