Styled by Sean Spellman and photographed by Alexi Lubormirski, the October issue of GQ Japan thinks outside of the box.
Arriving in Europe from the mighty Us of A is another fitness craze. This one however has caught our attention. A bike where the rider is constantly on the move and looks dashingly cool? Count us in...
Short of wearing a pink suit or shorts in winter, it's not easy to find a suit that marks you out as having taste, distinction, and make you look good. The trick? It's all in the details...
No.275 in a limited series. It's time to pack away the flipflops, get a manicure and put on a pre-fall outfit as the season moves on.
Superblogger Perez Hilton appears to be content on world domination.First he starts a record label Perezcious music in conjunction with Warner music, and now he's plunged into the world of fashion with his latest blog revealing celebrity fashion scoops...
Swide exclusively reveals the likes, preferences, desires and dreams of the AC Milan wing-back and World Cup player.
No.274 in a limited series - new city, new look - same attitude
No.273 in a limited series - her style was anchored in Italy even if her yacht was sailing to Croatia.
Drinking fruit juice is not normally considered an out there statement, that was however until Japanese industrial designer Naoto Fukasawa created these brilliant juice boxes.
After a run of fantastic girls breaking the music business, we think it's time to take a look at the boys. 20 year old Irish-Italian songwriter Julian Peretta's new single Wonder Why has received more than 2.6m plays. Swide takes a listen.
Back in fashion's chilly embrace, as fashionistas are already losing it at the thought of forthcoming fashion weeks, I remember what those anti-stress slogans really are..
Whilst most of send a SMS to loved ones whilst on holiday about the hotel/view/lackof WIFI, we'd love to imagine Stefano & Domenico's texts home. Breakfast with Eva Herzigova, a swim with J-lo, cocktails with Mario Testino and Elle Von Unwerth...and karaoke with Naomi Campbell.
The A.C. Milan defender took some time out from the Rossoneri’s Summer Tour to chat to Swide.com about himself.
No.271 in a limited series - it's very easy to replicate a couture lifestyle (if only for the day). Opt for beautiful dress even for during the day and ensure your heels are new.
Designer Sander Mulder has created these functional kitsch speakers. Based on a design concept where 'wrong becomes the new right', these speakers add function to what would otherwise be seen as a grotesque object.
Capturing New York when it's sleeping is not an easy task, but photographer Christopher Thomas has managed just that. Swide finds out where NY's 8 million residents went to...
While the rest of us have been sipping cocktails and working on our tan, Dita Von Teese has been writing a new beauty book according to her Twitter site. Swide finds out more...
If we were married to Johnny Depp, we too would head off to a French chateau, content to wile away the hours with a bottle of wine. However the news is out that Vanessa is back with a new film. Swide finds out more...
Designer Jeremy Scott has been entertaining by dressing teddybears in fall's new trends (it's August, fashion designers need down time too)...
Exclusively to Swide.com we bring you intimate shots of the international soccer team, just minutes before a match. If you've ever wanted to know exactly what goes on a locker room - here's your opportunity...
After a run on talented ladies, it's only fair that the second half of 2009 offers chart space to a talented guy. Described as 'Mika on acid', we discover more about Vincent Frank aka FrankMusik.
No.270 in a limited series - a beach weekend was no excuse to let the style guard down. With more hot bodies, beach-bags and killer shades on the beach than the city's streets, the girls knew they had to step up a gear.
Shot by Terry Richardson, Agyness Deyn pays tribute to a legend. Swide heads inside and doesn't stop till we get enough...
What is it about hotels and Sofia Coppola? So cool, calm and collected is fashion muse and director Sofia Coppola, that her work appears to be the only revealing part of her. We discover what hotel gets her next directorial treatment.
We're aware of the craze for 80's film remakes however Hollywood take note of what we spotted onboard a London bus...a m-a-n-n-e-q-u-i--n.
Milan's shooter captured by Swide.com's photographer during Milan's Summer Tour 2009.
No.269 in a limited series - As he'd perfected both the perfect summer look and the perfect villa in Santorini - there was no rush to return to the office.
So who exactly is Tavi, featured on the pages of Katie Grand’s Love Magazine and Dasha Zukova’s first POP magazine coverstar? Why a 13 year blogger of course…
Artist Polly Morgan counts Banksy, Kate Moss and former Gagosian director Mollie Dent-Brocklehurst as fans. With black the colour of next season - we investigate a darker side of art.
Shot by Hedi Slimane, supermodel Amber Valletta gets ready for her role in in the upcoming futuristic sci-fi film Gamer starring Gerard Butler. We on the other hand get ready for the gym...
We can quite happily admit to needing a holiday, but never needing the office. A conversation about missing the office is as socially taboo as discussing one’s salary, so what happened when behind the seams girl took her first month long holiday, Italian style?
Swide.com puts the A.C. Milan coach through a quickfire round of intimate questions inspired by Proust’s Questionnaire.
Madonna never misses a trick. Whilst the rest of us opt for bikinis and sundresses on holiday, Madonna hits Portofino in fall's must-have black. Swide channels the colour of the season today.
The forthcoming Jalou phone by Dolce & Gabbana and Sony Ericsson has a host of fashionista extras that include the obvious - a mirror, and the less obvious a Walk Mate step counter and a BMI calculator.
No.268 in a limited series - you may be dreaming of a beach, but those in the know are already in their Pre-fall finest.
Not that we've ever sat around drunk playing with a Rubik's cube, but we can't held feeling this new all white design from cult Japanese store Tokyu Hands would drive anyone to hallucinating distraction.
Francis Ford Coppola's new film Tetro starring Vincent Gallo is out now on limited release 2009. The Argentina-set family drama is distributed through Ford's own Zoetrope studio. Swide takes a peek at the behind the scenes filming.
As it's almost time to contemplate winter, don't despair by thinking postively about the cold weather. There's Christmas, which of course means gifts, plus the opportunity to work a new silhouette.
There we were thinking a yacht was all that was needed to enter A-list summer heaven. It appears however there's a much easier way as demonstrated by designer Stefano Gabbana chanelling Madonna's recent Mediterranean look - we're reaching for an umbrella.
From Los Angeles to Atlanta, from Baltimora to Boston, from USA to Europe: welcome on board of the Rossoneri's flight.
No.267 in a limited series - casual Friday takes on a whole new appearance in the summer. When on holiday, forget trousers - it's time to showcase your holiday wardrobe like there's no tomorrow, or at least no office return date.
No.266 in a limited series - her first time to Hatfield House in England and as such she coordinated her outfit with it's stately gardens.
No.265 in limited series - a bronzed and toned body tends to be the preferred summertime look. Pack your swimming shorts not Alka Seltzer.
No.264 in a limited series - As she'd already made in NYC, she knew she could make it anywhere. Now was the time for a bit of fun.
Not wishing to moan, but what's missing in cities today is something that brings society together and we're not talking a wine bar. Artist Luke Jerram has putting pianos in cities around the world, hoping the world will sing again and not to the sound of its own iPod.
Bruce Springsteen, strawberry and chocolate ice-cream, Julia Roberts and tortellini ‘pasticciati’ – Swide.com interviews the A.C. Milan flag-bearer
No.263 in a limited series - the art of wearing a bikini is making it look art-less. No-one wants to know about the gym workouts, the diets and the personal trainer.
There's hope for us all after reading the news that Helmut Newton was once fired from French Vogue. Swide finds out why and takes a peek at the unseen images.
AC Milan’s giant shot-stopper talks to Swide.com about his preferences, his tastes and his plans for the future.
The Queen of Pop celebrated her 51st birthday at designers Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana’s private villa.
Tinyvices.com is an online gallery and image archive founded by Tim Barber with an addictive blog. For a burst of 5pm inspiration click this way as we take a peek at the blog's homage to photographer Dash Snow.
No.262 in a limited series - in order to ensure you have the upper-hand in fashion's tricky seasonal game, take some tips from another avenue.
Pioneer a look rather than following one by opting for one of D&G's new spring/summer 2010 blazers. From a new collection entitled Brit Cowboys Swide explains how to achieve that nonchalant yet stylish look.
No.261 in a limited series - Paris in the springtime is for tourists. When it's hot & steamy it's a much more exciting place.
This evening A.C. Milan take on Juventus in the now traditional August friendly – their last test before the season gets under way.
No.260 in a limited series - the Mauritius island may be hidden, but that was no excuse not to turn the boardwalk into a catwalk.
No.259 in a limited series - although we're big fans of heading off on a whim to Las Vegas, we're not keen on taking chances when it comes to packing.
With just over a week to go before Serie A kicks off, the Rossoneri are looking to hone their match fitness. Here's a quick peek at their off-the-field look.
No. 258 in a limited series - avoid any style mishaps by opting for WIFI and a spot of online shopping on location.
No.257 in a limited series - Her outfit had seen the light even if she was still waiting for her date to.
Ronaldinho's mask, Brigitte Bardot, beer on the beach, Ibiza, Milan, Paris: the confessions of a sexy striker.
No.256 in a limited series - slip away unnoticed without saying a word and leave people guessing.
In our Swide series, Meet the Bloggers, we interview leading bloggers to ask them what life is really like in the blogasphere. Today's star superblogger is Jackie Dixon and her virtual voyeuristic pot of fashion gold - Show Me Your Wardrobe.
If your idea of heaven is a place that's only about pleasure - artist Will Cotton's work could be right up your street. Celebrated for his sugary paintings of gingerbread houses, chocolate forests and ice-cream, Swide gets a five minute sugar fix.
No.255 in a limited series - forget booking flights, deadlines, and checking holiday schedules with your boss. It's August, which means only one thing. Holidays.
As we all know Japanese trains run like clockwork - until now that is, when they actually run on digital time. Courtesy of cult Tokyo store, Tokyu Hands, we investigate their new watch release.
As D&G's fall/winter 2009/10 collection heads to the theatre and Maria Callas for it's inspiration, it's only right we should turn up the volume and not just the sound. Next season's must have skirts are short and voluminous whilst printed chiffon blouses
No.254 in a limited series - show off your cultural knowledge with a bit of shopping. Match your Baroque cultural sight-seeing with a perfectly coordinated gold skirt.
We can't but think that the editing process of a supermodel shoot is not a difficult one. Unlike the rest of us mere mortals were certain Eva doesn't have a bad side to her.
“I want 4 kids and a beautiful family”, says A.C. Milan’s young forward
No.253 in a limited series - he may be at the fairground but he didn't intend to play games.
No.252 in a limited series - catch up on sleep at the office and play hard at the beach.
Smiling pictures of models looking fabulous is all it takes for us to blow the budget on a new make-up collection. We take a look at the new products heading our way this autumn.
When Swide heard word of a new songstress on the block, off we went to get the inside scoop on what's next for this young Brit star making her mark on the charts. Watch our exclusive video here.
No.251 - in the rush to head off on holiday, any form of fitness gear tends to left in the wardrobe. Remember lifting a cocktail is not strictly considered exercise.
Eva and Fernando work a series of poses that only supermodels are capable of. Ladies & gentlemen, watch and learn.
Where have we been in our playlist bubble? The minute we saw this video courtesy of Daniel Merriweather (a music star who's not afraid to share) we were hooked.
No.250 in a limited series - ensure your holiday photos always capture the post-spa moment and not the pre one.
An exclusive Swide interview with club doctor Massimo Manara and long-standing club chef Michele Persechini.
No.247 in a limited series - heading into town isn't an excuse for jogging pants.
The A-list postcard: Jennifer Lopez and her husband Marc Anthony spend a weekend with the catwalk queen and the designers.
We were tempted to write, Vogue Italia have featured him and therefore he's one stylish guy. As we realized this may sound shallow we decided to listen to his music. The verdict? We still like him.
No.248 in a limited series - show your strength in the style stakes by opting for a Pre-Fall 2009 piece before the winter season even starts.
Swide.com interviews the AC Milan full-back Luca Antonini, during a flight in the States.
Pato, Ikande and Ronaldinho having fun with an american cop.
No.249 in a limited series - a cultural visit requires careful planning, as does your friend's outfit.
So you think putting your trousers on is easy? Well think again fashion friends as Dolce & Gabbana debuts it's new fall/winter style of trousers with a soft silhouette and a styling tip that will ensure you're only a short step from fall's fashion frontier.
In Swide's series Meet The Bloggers - Swide interviews leading bloggers to ask them what life is really like in the blogasphere. Next up is superblogger Dan The Scout.
We had thought when a model pipes up with their beauty secrets involving sleep they were living in a beauty bubble. That was however until we spied Tyson catching forty winks on set for a new campaign. Suddenly it all makes sense.
Although we assumed models such as Eva Herzigova & Fernando Fernandes were heaven sent from a far off galaxy called toobeautiful, the truth is (spoiler alert!) that models have a human story too.
The Rossoneri’s enormous global appeal means that despite defeat on the pitch, off it they are the ones that drive the US fans wild. Highlights of a night of disappointment and great emotions.
No.246 in a limited series - you know you're relaxing when you forget your office telephone number, your blackberry functions only as an alarm clock and wearing a shirt is a distant memory.
No.245 in a limited series - Those in the know head to the Amalfi coast in June, not August. Like fashion, holidays are about staying ahead.