Menswear: September 2011

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Overview

With 50/50 out this month and four more films slated for 2012, Joseph Gordon-Levitt seems poised for good old-fashioned Hollywood stardom. But the role that really excites him is new-media auteur.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

From This Issue

1939, Ashdown, Sussex, England, UK --- Duke & Duchess Of Windsor At Their Temporary Home - Ashdown Forest, Sussex.

Fashion Features

The Duke of Dash

With W.E., the upcoming flick about the Duke and Duchess of Windsor, costume designer Arianne Phillips certainly has her work cut out for her.

clock September 26, 2011Rosemary Feitelberg

Hermès watch

Fashion Features

Time Warped

This fall, men can indulge their inner Harry Potter with luxury watches that enable them to move back and forth in time—symbolically, at any rate.

clock September 26, 2011Joelle Diderich

Joseph Abboud with Streets offerings.

Fashion Features

Streets Smart

HMX Group, the American men’s wear giant formerly known as Hartmarx, is kicking off a grand experiment.

clock September 26, 2011Jean E. Palmieri

Beams’ anniversary products.

Fashion Features

Tokyo’s Beams On High

Beams, the Tokyo-based fashion emporium, is on a co-branding binge to celebrate its 35th anniversary.

clock September 26, 2011Kelly Wetherille

"I like nice shoes with a casual shirt and pants. Like a laced-up oxford that’s broken in. It’s really sexy." —Jordana Brewster

Lifestyle

What Women Want

Here, some of our favorite women weigh in on what they’d like to see men wear this fall.

clock September 26, 2011WWD Staff

Pontus Björkman at Herr Judit, a highly select vintage store.

Lifestyle

The Swede Life

Stockholm has stepped forward as a global fashion capital. Here are tips on where to shop, eat and hang out from five exemplars of Swedish style.

clock September 26, 2011Pamela Bellafesta

Michael Bastian in his new showroom.

Fashion Features

Rebound for Glory

Michael Bastian came out on top at this year’s CFDA awards—even with his collection on hold.

clock September 26, 2011David Lipke

Newark Mayor Cory Booker.

Lifestyle

Open Booker

It’s Cory Booker’s second term in office, and the Stanford and Yale graduate and Rhodes Scholar has brought about a host of new city statistics.

clock September 26, 2011Alexandra Wolfe

A Brioni made-to-measure suit in progress. The customer has chosen from hundreds of fabrics anda menu that includes lapels, button stance, style and slant of pockets, vents, cuffs and linings.

Designer and Luxury

The Measure of a Man

As luxury customers seek personalized products, many find allure in made-to-measure tailoring. And once they try it, they don’t switch back.

clock September 26, 2011Jean E. Palmieri and Sofia Celeste

The Four Seasons hotel in Guangzhou, China, was designed by Hirsch Bedner Associates and will occupy the top third of the landmark 103-story IFC Guangzhou Tower. Guests enter via a 30-story atrium lobby.

Lifestyle

On the Grid

This fall, luxury means a new Four Seasons in China, solid-gold sunglasses and a Scotch as smooth as crème brûlée.

clock September 26, 2011WWD Staff

Douglas Fairbanks Jr.

Lifestyle

The Fairbanks Flair

The late actor’s estate—including everything from John Lobb shoes to a Stovel & Mason pinstripe suit—went up for auction at Doyle New York.

clock September 26, 2011WWD Staff

Joseph Gordon-Levitt in a Gucci wool suit and Ovadia & Sons’ cotton shirt, a John Varvatos tie with Tiffany & Co. tie bar.

Lifestyle

Joseph Gordon-Levitt: Remix Master

The actor is poised for all out movie stardom, but if that doesn’t work, he likes being a new media radical just fine, thanks!

clock September 26, 2011Matthew Lynch

Paul Smith blazer, DKNY’s shirt, Acne tie, Glashütte watch; Hilfiger Collection jacket, Ralph Lauren Black Label cashmere turtleneck, Paul Smith pants; Alexander McQueen blazer, Canali shirt. Brooks Brothers bow tie.

Fashion Features

Men’s Trend: Evening News

Here’s an update for today’s ‘Rat Pack’: the modern tuxedo presents a slew of fresh options.

clock September 26, 2011WWD Staff

Thom Browne

Fashion Features

Fresh Cuts

A spring 2012 portfolio shows suits assuming a variety of shapes.

clock September 26, 2011WWD Staff

Cam Newton

Lifestyle

QB Ratings

Are star quarterbacks Tom Brady, Cam Newton and Mark Sanchez sartorial role models off the field?

clock September 26, 2011WWD Staff

Michael Kramer

Retail

Michael Kramer: The Merchant of Cool

The ceo is recasting Kellwood Co. with edgy brand acquisitions and a sexy new retail concept steeped in “hard-core American rock ’n’ roll.”

clock September 26, 2011WWD Staff

Jil Sander: Plastic fantastic.

Designer and Luxury

A Bridge Too Far

As runway shows test the limits of men’s fashion, a question arises: Where is the line between edgy and over the edge?

clock September 26, 2011Katya Foreman and Marc Karimzadeh and Miles Socha

Fall' 2011 essentials for a fall road trip, from a handsome watch to a chic weekender.

Fashion Features

Gear Shift

Just in time for the changing leaves, here are new essentials for a fall road trip, from a handsome watch to a chic weekender.

clock September 26, 2011WWD Staff

Essentialist

Today's Must Read

online sales

Business

Small Business Owners Turn to E-commerce and Social Media in 2020

clock 6hAlexandra Pastore

Social Studies

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