magma by iris

Palladium Monochrome Collection
15 Aug 2013

A few weeks ago, the people at Palladium sent me a pair of boots (free of charge) from their monochrome collection for review. Since I’ve never heard of the brand before, I performed a quick search and discovered that Palladium has been in business since the 1920’s. The company started in aviation, however, after World […]

Spring Accessories : Five Panel Hat
25 Apr 2013

With spring in full effect, we can all breathe and sigh and relief that winter is finally over. Over the next few weeks I will  be showcasing some springtime accessories that are essentials in my wardrobe. First up, the Magma by Iris Five Panel hat. For those of you who don’t know, I like my […]

Winter Essentials : Layering Part 2
24 Jan 2013

Winter is no joke where I live. Currently, the weather in Toronto has reached sub zero temperatures (feels like minus 19 with wind-chill). Living in a city where old man winter is so bitter and spiteful, I’ve gotten more than enough opportunities to experiment with layering. Here are some of suggestions: I always like to […]

Spring/Summer Essentials – The All Print Shirt
31 May 2012

Dressing for summer should be fun.  The season gives you the opportunity to be creative and experiment with mixing and matching different summer fabrics, colours and patterns. One shirt I think every man should at least try and experiment with this season is the all print shirt. If you already haven’t noticed, one spring/summer trend […]

Magma by Iris – The Anorak Hoody
17 Apr 2012

Normally, March and April are exciting times for me. It is generally a time where brands and stores start to release their new collections for the upcoming spring and summer season. However, this year, while I was hoping to incorporate many new pieces into my spring and summer staple, I was left mostly empty-handed. I […]

Style Icon: Merv Maranan – Part 2
21 Nov 2011

Here is part 2 of our interview with Merv. In this section of the interview Merv gives us insight on his clothing label and the state of men’s fashion. Matthew: Please give us a brief introduction on how you started your own clothing label. Merv: All that basically sparked from curiosity. I didn’t even think […]