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7:34 pm

The Finalist

23/08/2013, Current Affairs, Fashion and Style, H&M

As you guys already know, I’m currently serving as a judge for H&M’s latest ’50 States of Fashion’ social media contest to promote the launch of H&M USA’s e-commerce site.

Bryanboy wearing a faux shearling vest, white shirt and leather pants from H&M's Paris Runway collection
Bryanboy in H&M Paris Runway Fall collection

I represent the North East region, which covers 9 states, my home state New York included. Some interesting stats — we’ve received over 1,500 photo submissions from my region and over 16,000 votes were submitted on those photos. My job is to pick the finalist representing my region from a group of “well-liked” semi-finalists. Not an easy task when the submissions represent a wide variety of personal styles, aesthetics, etc.

I’m proud to announce Francisca (Ala Mode Wearhouse) (instagram: alamodewearhouse), from Massachusetts, as my personal choice for finalist representing the North East region. As a finalist, Francisca will receive a $250 H&M shopping gift card and a chance to win the grand prize (a trip to NYC + a major shopping spree).

Francisca from Ala Mode Wearhouse in Massachusetts

Congrats Francisca!

Visit http://www.50statesoffashion.com to view the rest of the submissions from all regions in the USA.

On me: white t-shirt, vest (click HERE) and leather pants (click HERE), all from H&M’s Fall 2013 Paris Show Collection.

11:51 am

Muir Woods

20/08/2013, California, Camper, Current Affairs

Just because I’m a big city boy at heart it doesn’t mean I’m no nature lover. Every once in a while, I like to escape the craycrayness that is New York effing City and go to places like Muir Woods at my best friend’s hometown in Marin County, California. Muir Woods National Monument Park is home to some of the rarest trees in the world — thousand year-old Redwood trees. I’ve never seen trees that tall before. It was insane. It’s a shame the weather (and the sky) wasn’t being cooperative. It was overcast and foggy the whole time we were there.

Muir Woods National Monument in Marin County, California
Bryanboy at Muir Woods, California
California Redwood trees at Muir Woods
Redwood trees at Muir Woods, California

Theory sweater, shorts by Alexander Wang, sneakers by Bernard Willhelm for Camper (click HERE)

11:37 am

Mademoiselle Carine

11/08/2013, Carine Roitfeld, Fashion and Style, Fashion Editors

Have you seen the new trailer of Mademoiselle C, the new documentary by Fabien Constant, featuring the glitzy, glamorous life of the iconic Carine Roitfeld?

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Can’t wait to see this!

2:19 pm

Shop VFiles

09/08/2013, Accessories, Adrienne Landau, Collaborations, Fashion and Style, Fur, Shopping

My fur accessories are hitting store shelves, y’all! The lovely VFiles in Soho is carrying a terrific selection of my fur bow ties, hats, camera straps and sleeves!

Bryanboy for Adrienne Landau available at VFiles
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If you live (or visiting) in New York City, don’t forget to swing by 12 Mercer Street in Soho to see the accessories in person. Otherwise, click HERE to shop the Bryanboy x Adrienne Landau collaboration at VFiles. Shipping is free for a limited time.

10:10 am

You CAN Hang Out With Us!

09/08/2013, Accessories, Fashion and Style, Handbags, Rebecca Minkoff

Google+ and Neiman Marcus are hosting a live, Google+ Hangout session next week and you’re invited! I, along with my friends Rebecca Minkoff (who recently named one of her blockbuster bags after my beloved grandmother) and my lovely Tina Craig of Snob Essentials will take part in the video chat and you’re all invited. Mark it on your calendars my dearest readers!

Rebecca Minkoff, Bryanboy, Ken Downing, Tina Craig on Google+ Hangout

Click HERE to add me on Google+!

1:45 pm

Rock The Sidewalk

07/08/2013, Express, Fashion and Style, Sponsored Content

It’s been quite awhile since I last attended a fashion show that’s open to the public so when American retail behemoth Express invited me last weekend to attend their ‘Rock the Sidewalk’ show, I thought, why not? It was a massive event held at the legendary Times Square here in New York City — just look at the aerial view of the crowds. Pure insanity! The show featured looks from their upcoming Holiday 2013 collection. Some of my favourite girls, Frida Gustavsson and my beloved Kasia Struss walked the show. I thought many of the menswear looks were terrific. I also loved the red lace dress Kasia wore towards the end — a very sexy, wham glam bam, frock perfect for the endless holiday parties this fall.

Many of you asked on Twitter and Instagram what I wore at the show. Both the sweater and the shorts are from Express. Click HERE to buy the striped sweater online.

Bryanboy wearing Express at the 'Rock the Sidewalk' fashion show in Times Square by Express
Bryanboy attends the Express Holiday 2013 fashion show in Times Square
Express white catwalk built in Times Square
Aerial view of the the Express 'Rock the Sidewalk' fashion show in New York City Times Square
Frida Gustavsson opening the Express Holiday 2013 Rock the Sidewalk fashion show in New York
A menswear look from Express Holiday 2013
Frida Gustavsson and Kasia Struss at the Express Rock the Sidewalk fashion show
Finale walkthrough of the Express Holiday 2013 runway show in Times Square, New York City

1:36 pm

Rock Your Walk

05/08/2013, American Eagle, Current Affairs, Fashion and Style, Sponsored Content

To kick off their Fall 2013 project “Life Your Life” initiative, the lovely folks over at American Eagle invited some of their favourite friends to take part in their Rock Your Walk video project. I went to the launch party at their Times Square flagship store a few days ago and bumped into my lovelies Leandra Medine (of Manrepeller) and my fellow ANTM colleague Johnny Wujek who DJed at the event. Vanessa Hudgens and Jessica Szohr were also there. I also had so much fun taking over American Eagle’s official instagram account that night!

I love American Eagle denim. They’re so easy to wear, the price points are terrific and I could wear them with pretty much anything! It’s so hot here in NYC so, at the very last minute, decided to cut off my American Eagle jeans and turn them into shorts!

Why don’t you take part in the festivities and submit a video of yourself walking in their jeans? The best videos will be added to the an ongoing runway video and will be featured on American Eagle’s major LED billboard on Times Square! Visit www.ae.com/RockYourWalk for more information or to submit your videos!

Fashion bloggers Leandra Medine of Manrepeller and Bryanboy at American Eagle Times Square
Fashion blogger Bryanboy gets carried by America's Next Top Model Stylist Johnny Wujek at the American Eagle launch of Rock Your Walk project
Bryanboy at American Eagle Rock Your Walk

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Photos via: Michael Simon, StarTraks Photo

8:31 am

Undisclosed One-Time Only Event

02/08/2013, Alexander Wang, Fashion and Style

I died.

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Bravo, Alexander Wang, for capitalizing on people’s desperation.

9:29 am

H&M’s 50 States of Fashion

01/08/2013, Current Affairs, H&M, Sponsored Content

Do you shop at H&M like I do? Well, I’m thrilled to share that you, my fellow US residents, can now shop online on H&M’s new e-commerce site (http://www.hm.com/US)! To celebrate the launch, H&M invites you, my dearest readers, to take part in their 50 States of Fashion social media campaign.

Bryanboy wearing a faux fur coat from H&M Fall Winter Paris 2013 Collection

All you need to do is to post on instagram a photo of yourself wearing a look from H&M and hash-tagging it #HMShopOnlineNY with the last 2 letters being the abbreviation of your state. For example, if you live in California, you need to tag it #HMShopOnlineCA, so on and so forth. All of these submissions will then populate on the 50 States of Fashion microsite where visitors can “like” their favourite looks. After a 3-week submission period (Aug 1 – 21, 2013), the semi-finalists will be determined by the most liked photos from each state. There are five judges, each representing five regions in the USA — Northeast, Southeast, Midwest, Southwest and West. Each of the judges will then select a finalist from their regions. The grand prize winner will receive a $1,000 H&M shopping spree and a trip to New York City to attend an event during New York Fashion Week.

I’ve been selected by H&M to be one of the five judges for this campaign and I’m representing the Northeast Region. This includes New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Maine, Vermont, Rhode Island, Pennsylvania, Massachusetts, etc.

For more information, visit http://www.50statesoffashion.com.

H&M eCommerce Launch 50 States of Fashion Instagram Screenshot
H&M 50 States of Fashion Instagram Screenshot

Join now! It’s gonna be fun, fun, fun!

10:59 am

Bryanboy’s Summer 2013 Playlist

29/07/2013, Music

I thought I’d share my summer 2013 playlist. I love a good dance tune and these awesome tracks are on heavy rotation on my phone, laptop, etc. Music plays a very influential role in my personality and my daily mood. If you see me mincing on the moving walkway at the airport with my earphones on, you can bet I’m playing one of these tracks. You’re welcome.

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