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New Menswear, Rugged Soaps and Stylish Cops

  • Kempt Staff


New Kids: Details runs down the four new menswear labels you should know, coming out of NYFW.

Full Bast: Slam x Hype catches up with #menswear messiah Christopher Bastin to talk Gant Rugger and Pitti Uomo.

Well Scent: Well Spent chats up the makers of their favorite rough-and-tumble soaps and room fresheners: Juniper Ridge.

Fashion Police: Bullett shines the street style limelight on the most stylish cops patrolling the tents at NYFW.

Michelle Buswell is Season-Inappropriate

Michelle Buswellvia WBE

Spurred On: A profile of Simon Spurr, from our very own Paul Underwood, chronicling exactly how you get your suit onto Justin Timberlake’s back. [Esquire]

The Man Reappears: An in-depth talk with the hipster cop, who is apparently in his 40s. Good to know he’s keeping current. [City Room]

We Can Always Use Another Olsen: Here’s another profile of Elizabeth Olsen. And yes, we’re still fascinated. [The American Project]

Babies Makin’ Babies: And, finally, Carla Bruni’s giving birth. We’re not happy about it either. [BBC]

Men in Blue

Cops in Shorts

As we’ve mentioned before, we tend to be skeptical of shorts in a professional setting. Even if you’re spending much of your day outside, there simply has to be another way.

But recent news has put our credo to the test. Apparently the police officers who patrol the U.S. Capitol have been banned from wearing shorts, despite 100-plus temperatures in DC. But the reason, we have to say, is a good one: knee shorts look silly when you’re carrying an automatic rifle.

We’re hard-pressed to disagree…»