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Tweets on men's wear 2011

After the Men's Fashion Week 'Milan Moda Uomo' in Milan from 19 to 22 June happened, Fashionoffice has installed a Twitter-realtime results widget on the cover of the magazine to provide its users the newest tweets on 'men's wear 2011'.

Before this article was written, the latest Twitter posting in the search widget is from 25 June 2010. It is a tweet from the US magazine Pinstripemag. The magazine provides news about men's fashion, lifestyle and pop culture. Pinstripemag presents articles about cars, bikes, women we love, models - the last two mentioned categories present sexy soccer fans, football player wives, female pop stars, etc. Pinstripemag has chosen the new collection of John Varvatos to write about.

Video: Men's wear by John Varvatos, spring/summer 2011; presented on the catwalk during the Milan Moda Uomo on 19 June 2010. New York based designer John Varvatos is creating masculine fashion inspired by rock music and developed from a classical men's wear style. You can find elements of grunge combined with English tailoring in the new SS2011 collection.

Before John Varvatos (born in Michigan) has founded his own label with the Fall/Winter 2000 men's collection, he began in 1983 to work for Polo Ralph Lauren and was since 1990 Calvin Klein's Head of Menswear Design. Varvatos was responsible for the launch of the men’s collection and the CK brand. In 1995, he returned to Polo as Vice President of Menswear Design for all Polo Ralph Lauren brands. During this period, he created and launched the successful Polo Jeans Company. John Varvatos was recognized by the Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA) in 2000 with the Perry Ellis Award for New Menswear Designer and in 2001 as Menswear Designer of the Year. In 2005 John was once again recognized by the CFDA with the Menswear Designer of the Year Award.

The next interesting tweet is from a user named 'Unlimtd_Edition' and links to the article 'Calvin Klein's Capes for Cool Guys', written by Fashion Wire Daily and published on Yahoo News. Unlimtd_Edition's comment is nice: "You better have a six-pack to wear men's summer apparel".

Video: Men's wear by Calvin Klein, SS2011; presented on 19 June 2010 during the Milan Moda Uomo.

By searching Twitter, you will find many other interesting articles like the one from Bruce Pask about his impressions from the days at the Pitti Uomo Florence published on the blog of the NYTimes magazine, or the WWD article about Gucci's new 2011 collection, and a tweet by on the Fashionoffice article 'Men's wear 2011 presented in Africa'.

Source: Original article with videos on


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