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This month we are inspired by these such things, along with the arrival of spring. Now is the time we are start fresh with the new spirit and new style to wear.
Scroll down more for some serious style addendum for this spring and stay tune with us next time to see what we are fancy for.
Hat as the important thing for a must have item this season. One of the first pictorial depictions of a hat appears in a Thebes tomb painting which shows a man wearing a conical straw hat. Other early hats were the Pileus, a simple skull cap; the Phrygian cap, worn by freed slaves in Greece and Rome; and the Greek petasos, the first known hat with a brim.St. Clement, the patron saint of felt hatmakers, is said to have discovered wool felt when he filled his sandals with flax fibers to protect his feet. In the Middle Ages, hats were a marker of social status and used to single out certain groups. The 1215 Fourth Council of the Lateran required that all Jews identify themselves by wearing the Judenhat (“Jewish hat”), marking them as targets for anti-Semitism. The hats were usually yellow, and were either pointed or square.
Selvage denim is unique for its individuality as the way the denim will conform to the wearer. That not being quite enough for everyone, men have recently taken to rolling their cuffs in different ways to create an extra sense of individuality.
One of the brand's most popular products is its raw-denim selvage jeans. Their jeans are popular among beginning denim enthusiasts, as they are Japanese selvage denim but are also, unlike the products of many companies who use denim of this quality, slim cut and fashionable. The denim also fades quickly when used, allowing denim enthusiasts to achieve a lot of wear and fading quite quickly if they wish.
Sadly for those looking to get into this, there aren’t a ton of relevant resources available that cater to men in this respect. As a result, we have created a basic guide to cuffing your denim.
1. Single Cuff Roll
Starting with basics, the simplest way of cuffing your jeans is the single roll. While there are a number of ways you can make it your own, the single roll just entails rolling up the cuffs of your jeans once.
If you just work in front of a mirror or looking down, roll up a bit and see how it looks with your particular jeans or shoes. Sometimes a longer roll works well, sometimes a short little cuff just to show the selvedge off is all that’s needed.
2. Double Cuff Roll
Past the single cuff, the next logical option would be the double cuff. This time, you start with a smaller cuff and then re-roll again. You can either keep both legs consistent or you can have them a little bit mismatched each such that it’ll look a little bit messy.
The only caveat is that this typically won’t work as well with a heavier denim since the cuff will be incredibly thick unless this is a kind of look you’d like to acheive.
3. Wide Single Roll
Another one-flip upturn for beginners. This one is an easy way to show you’ve got selvedge or an interesting-colored caste without making such a scene.Short guys should steer away from a thick cuff because it'll make them look even shorter.Roll the hem up high with more widths so the inside seam shows a lot.This works best with narrow jeans and looks more tailored.
4. Triple Cuff Roll
This one is another clean look cuff. You can do it before you put your denim on as well to make it easier. Roll the hem up so the inside seam shows. This time, do it three time. Just keep in mind that the thicker the cuff, the more it will chop some inches off your perceived height.
5. Tight Roll
With this cuff you will get a skinny, tapered look even if your jeans aren't. Fold the hem of your jeans sideways so that it's tight around your ankle, then roll upwards twice, so you get a snug wrap. With slightly more relaxed fitting jeans, you get a nice carrot shape leg. With skinny jeans, you get a more cropped, pegged look. This style cuff is good for keeping the hem of your pants up high if you want to show off some fresh socks or your choice of shoes.
6. Faux Cuff
Sometimes we want to show our hem-line to others, or for the hardcore denim heads who still want to show ropping effect on her jeans without having to cut his pants. This method is widely used when our pants are too long to just be single cuff, but we still want the hem-line visible from the outside. Actually this method is a modification of the method of double-cuffing lazy, it's just that when we do the second fold, we put the end of the crease just below the hem-line.
Cuffing in general will give effect to our legs look shorter. Cuffing it should be done with care so that your legs do not look shorter. Excessive cuffing like triple or quadruple cuff cuff can also give effect to the overall look of your existing ugly. Cuffing that too much will give the effect of a very thick at the bottom of the pants, you like to bring anklet looks great compared to a cuff alone.
Adjust the cuff method and a large cuff on your posture, as well as adjust the effect you want to apply. Several methods cuffing would also look odd when paired with a whole outfit, so be smart cuffing was to experiment with and try to combine the methods of cuffing with your own style!
Launched in 2004 Norse Projects aims to combine the staple elements of streetwear and work wear by refining them into a Scandinavian inspired high quality product.
Norse Project always have something unique up in their sleeves in each upcoming season. This year 2014 the brand’s spring/summer ’14 collection provides more high quality output.
This new collection gives even more of an emphasis on clean, simple and bold garments as well as demonstration of the brand’s well executed stripped back design aesthetic; making use of a neutral color palette and strong accent colors that stay within the subtle approach.
The looks here executed with the brand’s signature Nordic style, with an American collegiate twist.
The Collection is now available at Otoko Store Jakarta.
otoko and S.Woonderland footwear brand presents the launching of the Capsule Collection of The Black & Brown Beauty. This Friday 21 February 2-14 at 7PM at otoko. This event is by invitation only, get yours by RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org or call 021-51401014. Special gifts and entertainment awaits! See you there!
We would like to invite you to post your lavish gentlemen style or your essentials to us by applying hash tag #WOONDERSTYLECONTEST.
The winner of the contest will be decided this Thursday, and the lucky chap will receive a IDR 500,000 shopping voucher & invitation to our collection launching at OTOKO Store this Friday.
All photos are curated by the S.W team, cheers!
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