Posted in August 2011

Four Style Icons to Note

It is only fitting that we recognize our top 4 stylish gents of the week.  These fellas are trendsetters who know how to pump classic style up about 10 notches by presenting edgy, urban looks that keep them in the public eye…and for good reason! The Presidential Gent (photo: askmen.com) No flag pins and red … Continue reading

Friday’s Five: Blogs for the Urban Gent

Here at Michael-Anthony Apparel we can’t get enough of these five fashion blogs dedicated to menswear fashions, street style, and grooming.  Each one is unique with its own individual flavor and we’re inspired by the many stylish gents they feature on their blogs from the streets.  These are in no particular order, as they all … Continue reading

Stone Rollin’

Photos: soundonstyle.com and raphaelsaadiq.com Raphael Saadiq has got SOME MAJOR retro groove’n, Motown swingin’, soul singer chic style going on that is sure to put him amongst the ranks of this years notable style icons.  Bringing much attention to Mr. Saadiq’s dapper look is his new album, Stone Rollin’,released March 25th, 2011 to critical acclaim.  … Continue reading

How to Choose the Right Tie

(Photo: GQ.com) As of late, I’ve seen men wearing some pretty bad (as in awful, not good) ties.  The worst offenses seem to be spotted on news anchors and late night television shows.  It often makes me wonder if some of these guys have stylists, and if so, should they be fired? On another note, … Continue reading

Back to Basics

Michael-Anthony is always working hard in the studio on his next great collection.  Here he is seen in the workroom creating his first set of limited edition pieces, the Back to Basics collection, a line of custom made double and single-breasted blazer’s for the urban gentleman who has an eye for classic design with a … Continue reading

Spring 2012 Menswear Trends

Spring 2012 menswear designer’s stepped into bold territory with bright pops of color & print combinations as seen in next season’s plaids and stripes, English rocker looks with classically updated sixties revivals, and long sleek tailored jackets.  These looks offer a great deal of versatility in the mixing and matching department allowing the urban gentleman … Continue reading

Black Male Empowerment

Are you the kind of guy others look up to?  Do you know someone who is actively making a difference in their community or quietly inspiring others to reach for the stars?  Well this campaign may be for you!  BME or Black Male Engagement, pronounced “Be Me”, is a new campaign for black men and … Continue reading

Michael-Anthony Styles…POP

This past weekend we attended the launch of Detroit’s first ever rotating pop-up retail shop, 71 POP, created by local serial entrepreneur and brain behind the popular blog I am Young Detroit, Margarita Barry.  This event was full of networking, great food, and amazingly talented emerging designer’s from the community who came to support her … Continue reading

The New Urban Sophisticate Welcomes You!

Greetings and Salutations Gentlemen, We welcome you to Michael-Anthony’s fine gentlemen’s apparel blog, a new spot dedicated to men’s fashions for the urban sophisticate of all races, backgrounds, and sizes.  Men have needs too, and the industry, which appears to cater to a predominately female driven market, is starting to take notice of what your … Continue reading