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New Kids on the Colorblock: The George Esquivel x Tommy Hilfiger Collection

Footwear designer George Esquivel is launching a limited-edition capsule collection of shoes with Tommy Hilfiger. The collaboration came about from a time in 2011 when Hilfiger mentored Esquivel through the CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund’s "Americans in Paris" program. Limited to 900 pairs in the world, …

The world's best secret islands

Looking for a romantic spot that's (almost) all yours? Here’s a list from our brand new <i>Best in Travel 2011</i> guide to reignite your love affair with desert islands, with picks from across the globe.<p>1. Torres Strait Islands, Australia<p><i>Image by Killer White Fluff</i><p>As far as you can go in Oz without …

GQ Selects: J.Crew Ludlow Herringbone Linen Blazer

<i>Key items from our June issue, hand-picked by Jim Moore and available at MR PORTER</i><p>"The linen suit was once a sartorial joke, cut so big and baggy that men would rather reach for tropical wool in the blistering summer sun than throw one on. Thankfully, that era is long gone as designers are finally …

Summer essentials: the khaki suit. http://ow.ly/lnjww

Do you wear loafers with or without socks? We found 7 new styles that add a little casual polish to any outfit. http://ow.ly/lngNi

Creatives: Here's Why You Need To Start At The Bottom

I'm a firm believer in earning your keep, starting from the bottom, doing the less than desirable well, before moving up.<p>Prove yourself on what seemingly matters little, and people will notice. I promise.<p>At the very least, I promise I'll notice. Because it's the unorthodox grind of a route I took.<p>I …

24 Crazy, Beautiful Ad Agency Staff Photos

But because ad agencies are obsessed with the way things look, they put more effort into their staff photography.<p>And some of the results are downright bizarre.<p>Check out this gallery of crazy, beautiful ad agency staff photos and find out:<p>Which agency uses a giant severed head in its formal photo? …

When One Social Network Is Enough

If someone asked you how many social networks you actively use, how many would you list? To start, you need Facebook to share your personal updates, …

Nike Zoom All Court 2 Low size? Exclusive

Previously a favorite canvas for collaborations alongside Hiroshi Fujiwara and fragment design,<p>Previously a favorite canvas for collaborations alongside Hiroshi Fujiwara and fragment design, Nike‘s Zoom All Court 2 Low returns for Summer 2013 – this time in two make-ups exclusive to the UK’s size?. …

20 Best Blazers For Men (& How To Wear Them)

No longer reserved for the English gent or regimented Navy sir, the humble blazer has played a star role in seasons past, since its debut nearly two …

How to buy a great pair of jeans? We asked an expert to break down the process, from sourcing denim, to dyes and fasteners, to what to look for in the dressing room: http://ow.ly/lcVsd

WTAPS 2013 Spring/Summer Canvas Sneaker

As a part of their Spring/Summer 2013 “Philosophy” collection, Japanese lifestyle brand WTAPS has<p>As a part of their Spring/Summer 2013 “Philosophy” collection, Japanese lifestyle brand WTAPS has released a new version of their popular sneakers to compliment the line. These renditions of the low-cut …

Stock Your Closet with The World of Gant's Pre-Fall Goods

While summer hasn’t officially started, the first wave of menswear to get us ready for the leaf changing season is already here, courtesy of Gant. The company’s pre-fall lineup, that in-between season that’s becoming more popular on the menswear side of the fashion fence, offers up wardrobe staples …

Samsung's New Ad Campaign: Men Are Idiots

Earlier this month, The Viral Factory started promoting an ad made by Possible for the Samsung Series 9— a computer monitor — in which a man thinks that his stuffed dog is, in fact, real. <b>(Watch the spot below.)</b> He simply doesn't understand why ladies on benches don't want to pet his "dog" or why …

Why Social Media Advertising Is Set To Explode

Social networks like Facebook and Twitter are daily destinations for millions of consumers. Increasingly, their ad products offer targeting according to specific demographics, social connections, interests, and habits.<p>As brands look across a fractured media landscape, where few digital properties …

Digital Advertising

Where Will the TV Buyers Spend Their $9.2 Billion?

The TV-upfront chess game is about to begin. With about $9.2 billion in broadcast-advertising commitments on the line, here's how the top six are …

First Job after Graduation - Tips on What Fashion To Wear

After graduating I found a lot of younger males tend to adopt what the business world dictates. Mostly this is out of fear, wanting to fit in, and in …

Watch This: How a Great Pair of Jeans Is Made

<b>And now,</b> a look behind the scenes at denim brand Raleigh's North Carolina factory, courtesy of the label and the good folks at Chicago men's-wear boutique Apartment Number 9. If you've ever wondered what it takes to craft a pair of high-end jeans right here in the U.S. of A., well, wonder no …

North Carolina

Is Nobuyoshi Araki's photography art or porn?

In 1992, when the Japanese photographer Nobuyoshi Araki presented a series of loud, intermittently shocking images at a gallery in Austria, the …

Shoe Porn: Ermenegildo Zegna Double Monk Strap Shoes

Men's Fashion

From Beethoven To Woody Allen–The Daily Rituals Of The World’s Most Creative People And What You Can Learn From Them

Beethoven and Woody Allen bathed their way to genius. Dickens (and just about everyone else) walked. And you don’t want to know how Thomas Wolfe got the juices flowing. Mason Currey, author of “Daily Rituals: How Artists Work” shares some of the surprising work modes of history’s most creative.<p>The …

Creativity

Soccer's loyalty delusion

Players are labelled as 'disloyal' and 'traitors', but when the shoe's on the other foot, nobody seems to mind.<p><i>"I used to advertise my loyalty and I don't believe there is a single person I loved that I didn't eventually betray."</i>-Albert Camus, The Fall<p>There is an accepted notion and fact that …

Shoe Porn: Bar III Westvill Wingtips

Men's Fashion

Weighing social media as a crisis tool

MANILA, Philippines - While looking for a potential lead for a technology story, someone in the newsroom off-handedly mentioned that a shooting had …

Pulp at 30: The Non-Legacy of It

How did it all begin? The debut album details the origin story for most bands, but not Pulp. <i>It</i> officially formed the “pulpit” pun on April 18, 1983, …

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Why Every Ad Agency Should Have A Customer Experience Unit

Harlan Kennedy of Venables Bell & Partners’ customer experience unit, vbp orange, argues that every agency ought to be an experience expert.<p>About two years ago I cofounded vbp orange, a customer experience consultancy that was birthed within advertising agency Venables Bell & Partners. Like many …

Customer Experience

20 Best Dress Shoe Brands For Men

Even today, you can still tell a gentleman by his shoes. Whether deliberate or not, one’s choice in leather dress shoes – Oxford, Derby, monk or …