Kendrick Lamar Redesigns a Classic
Kendrick Lamar and Reebok Classic have joined forces to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the brand’s classic Ventilator shoe. The rapper took to the streets of Compton, CA to film the announcement video (directed by Anthony Mandler), spitting verses about his hometown while wearing Reebok’s Ventilator OG. In 2015, Lamar will front the global campaign for the OG and design a capsule collection of sneakers, which will drop in June (hopefully a new album release is on the way, too). Lamar chatted with Sharp about this new partnership with Reebok, his personal style and why inspiring others is important to him.
How To Wear A Navy Blazer
On the list of style staples that belong in every man’s closet, the navy blazer is right at the top. It has the ability to be dressed up or down, worn with prints or with like-minded colours, and in a variety of fabrics. We’ve rounded up a few different ways to wear the classic coat, and included a few rules to guide the looks.
14 Gifts for Women
Buying the right gift for the woman in your life requires planning, research and subtlety. Choose the wrong thing and it was all for naught. Between jewellery, stocking stuffers, clothes and accessories, we’ve taken out the guesswork. Now it’s up to you to take out your credit card and get moving.
Ben Kingsley: God of Style
Celebrated actor, commander of The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire and star of Ridley Scott’s Exodus: Gods and Kings, Sir Ben Kingsley knows a thing or two about gravitas – in both his work and his wardrobe. Here’s how a knight dresses in 2015.
10 Ways to Get Fit Now
Karon Liu is a food writer. He is the man responsible for the Crookie—a Canadian response to the Cronut craze, made from the unholy union of a croissant and an Oreo cookie. He is man familiar with eating. And, as such, he’s a man familiar with the need to burn off all the stuff he eats. But, then, aren’t we all.
Henrik Lundqvist Stars In ‘A Man’s Story’
In celebrating 100 years since a 16-year-old Salvatore Ferragamo emigrated from southern Italy to Boston, the brand has launched A Man’s Story, an online fashion series featuring the luxury collection worn on an eclectic group of men.
Mark Makers: Matt Barnes, Photographer
Steaks with Steven Stamkos. A smoke with Snoop Dogg. A yacht party with a crew of beautiful, nude women. Matt Barnes’ C.V. reads like just about every guy’s bucket list. The Ontario-raised photographer has made a name for himself by shooting any scene he can conjure, no matter how wild. And it’s that impossible-is-nothing work ethic that’s made the 31-year-old one of the most sought-after photographers in the industry, his work having been featured in Rolling Stone, Vogue and, of course, Sharp. You know his photos when you see them; they’re the ones that look better than real life.
How To Stay Fit (aka Awesome) This Winter
Before Seasonal Affective Disorder gets its icy, Vitamin-D-deprived grip firmly around the serotonin-producing areas of your nervous system, gear up, buckle down and get out in front of the winter blues. Exercise is one of the best combatants against depression. In fact, a 2011 study at the Cooper Research Institute in Texas (a non-profit research facility dedicated to preventative medicine) showed that just three hours of exercise a week can reduce symptoms of moderate depression as effectively as prescription antidepressants. Here are a few things to make outdoor exercise in winter more tolerable—pleasant even.