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Frans Hals Menswear Inspiration

This fine looking gent is Jasper Schade. He features in the new Frans Hals exhibition at The National Gallery. The exhibition is not just a reminder of what a skilled portrait artist Frans Hals was, but also how obsessed we are with our own images and the ways we are portrayed way before the advent of social media. The National Gallery’s blurb states that Schade was extremely concerned with looking fashionable. They know from contemporary sources that he had a reputation for spending excessive amounts on his clothes. Here his taffeta jacket is giving pure Simone Rocha or JW Anderson. Looking remarkably fresh for 1645, Schade shows how men can play with shine in clothes and also the freshness of adding white or translucent pearls for stylish balance.

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Hamilton & Hare & Henry Moore

Luxury underwear brand, Hamilton + Hare, has announced a limited edition T-shirt collection with the Henry Moore Foundation, celebrating 125 years of the visionary British artist. Born in July 1898 in Castleford, Yorkshire, Henry Moore’s career marked the creative and commercial pinnacle of British post-war art. His monumental bronze sculptures can be found on housing estates, outside offices and in public parks around the country, and indeed the world, upholding a lifelong vision that art should inspire the everyday, meeting people where they are. Hamilton + Hare founder Olivia Francis says, “We’ve long been inspired by Henry Moore’s work for its timeless modernity and beautiful simplicity and have sought out many of his works across London, many of which are a walking...

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