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This Week in Fashion: Pharrell's Girly Fragrance, America Goes Commando

The week's top stories in fashion news. 'Tis the season of Pharrell. After announcing his Uniqlo collaboration last week, the singer is taking that sacred rite of celebrity passage: the signature scent. While Pharrell's fragrance—produced with Commes des Garcons—sounds cooler than the average celebrity scent, we still think it's weird to call a unisex scent "GIRL," and even weirder that it shares its name with his new album. Then again, when you're famous, you don't have to make sense. (Billboard) see more

Real Men Wear a Uniform: The Case for Dressing the Same Every Day

Clockwise, from top left: Steve Jobs, Tom Wolfe, Andy Warhol in their respective uniforms. Being a Details reader means you're interested in dressing well. I'm with you. I would love to dress well. see more

Rules of Style: Tumi's George Esquivel

It was a match made in accessories heaven when shoe designer George Esquivel stepped in as creative director of the luggage giant Tumi last February. The on-the-go craftsman has since continued to spread his influence, most recently with a limited-edition capsule collection of shoes for Tommy Hilfiger. We chatted with the California native about his neurotic packing style, how to spot good leather, and the trick to making shoes last. see more

Rules of Style: Designer Oliver Spencer

In just over a decade, Oliver Spencer has gone from selling second-hand clothes at London's Portobello Market to establishing his own eponymous line, which has become a go-to source for stylish leading men like Jude Law and Jon Hamm. On the heels of his 2013 WGSN Global Fashion Award nomination for Menswear Designer, Spencer discusses dressing eclectically, the grooming service every man should indulge in, and why gentlemanly manners are as quintessential to good style as a great wardrobe. see more

The Tattoo as Corporate Branding Tool

The black trailer blended in perfectly among the food trucks on Austin's East 6th Street, but instead of hawking kimchi tacos to the masses gathered for 2013's SXSW interactive, film, and music festivals, it was supplying free tattoos. The benefactor behind this handout? Reebok. Just sign a release, choose any image, and—oh, yeah—agree to have video of your session used to promote sneakers online. Forty-five people—from college students in matching sunglasses to bearded musicians—eagerly accepted. see more

How to Dress Like The Beastie Boys

Roxana Altamirano, the genius behind Nerd Boyfriend, the blog that offers step-by-step instructions for recreating the ensembles of style icons, offers Details readers tips on how to dress like everyone from Frank Sinatra to Grandmaster Flash.The Beastie Boys may not be recognized as fashion pioneers like Run-DMC, but they clearly made a unique imprint in the eighties with their signature style. Respectful of cultural influences, the ironic rebels blended classics like gold chains and Adidas trainers with tapered jeans, leather jackets, button-downs, and even polos. Perhaps more significantly, the Beastie Boys are credited with reviving hip-hop style in the nineties. see more

Swagger 360: Behind the Look of the Reflective Photographer

Every week, the street-style expert behind the blog Swagger 360, Guerre, brings you another colorful character from the sidewalks. Name Dag SchaedlichWhat are you wearing? "An American Apparel cardigan, a Stefanel shirt, BDG skinny pants, a J. Crew belt, a J. Crew bow tie, and Topman boots."What style rule do you live by? "Feel what you wear. I always touch things while I take a closer look at them, move my fingers over fabric, buttons, and details and try to imagine how it was made. If I don't feel a connection, I'm not even going to try it on."What should see more

Style Essential: Dior Homme's Must-Have White Jeans

Like convertibles and lemonade, white denim has become a symbol of easy summer living. Now Dior Homme has put its spin on this wardrobe staple: These slim, versatile jeans are made from a Japanese stretch cotton and have a short rise, so they ride lower on the hip. Wear them with a polo, a graphic tee, or an untucked button-down. And don't worry about keeping them pristine—a little wear and tear adds character. Shirt ($276) by Bespoken. Jeans ($540) by Dior Homme. Shoes ($725) by Ermenegildo Zegna. Also on The New Rules of Denim The Season Best Basics Yes, see more

Flash Forward to Burberry Prorsum's Pre-Spring 2012

Ok, yes, it may be a tad early to delve into Pre-Spring or "resort" collections for 2012 when we're just stepping into summer of 2011. But this is fashion, it's all about next season, and besides, with looks like these from Burberry Prorsum, you might as well start saving space in your closet right now. This collection sees a strong jolt of mustard and canary yellows along with an elegant take on the chambray-infused blues we've been seeing here and there. Naturally, Burberry continues being playful with its knit sweaters and hats and also takes time out to supply subtle see more

Style Expert James McNally on the Next Big Brands from Japan

Trend-spotter and style blogger James McNally of I Would Hit That brings you weekly scouting reports from the world of Japanese fashion. It's a clichéd cycle: Japanese trendsetters adopt and retool American styles, and designers in the U.S. and Europe — keeping tabs on the Uru-Hara hipsters — bring the fashions right back home. Here are four looks doing well in Japan that are prime candidates for a stateside reappearance. The Champion Hoodie In the U.S., Champion has Wal-Mart status. In Japan, the halcyon days live on — as demonstrated by the ongoing collaboration between the brand and Japanese darling see more
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