Bleu De Paname FW17

10/23/2017 8:35 AM

Everybody’s favourite French workwear specialists Bleu De Paname have delivered their latest selections for the season. Kicking it all off for the season, Bleu De Paname have delivered a series of crewneck sweats combining military utility pouches and pockets from outerwear with fleece to give us the Sweat Combat in Kaky, and Indigo. Keeping it together with two more crewneck sweats, BDP bring the velvety feel and finish of the peaches skin to the long sleeve cut with the Sweat Peau De Peche in Bleu, and Chocolat.

A little bit of washed denim wraps around the Chemise Sous Mariner Button Down. The light indigo finished shirt takes on two utility pockets reinforced placket detailing, and the finishing touch of metal buttons. These all sit alongside something for your legs with the Pant Suedois. Coming to us in Brun, and Marine, the classic cut pant is wrapped in corduroy and ready to be added to your wardrobe. Rounding out the range, Bleu De Paname offer a range of classic melange socks with the Chaussettes Indigo, and Rouge as well as a clean cut straight Indigo pair, cause lets face it you can never have too many socks.

The range is now available both in store at our Level 1/15 McKillop Street location as well as online. For a detailed look at the latest arrivals from BDP continue reading after the jump...

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Winter has to be one of my favourite times of the year. Yes, it’s cold, wet and generally miserable for the most part, but for me it means I can start layering up! Maybe if I still lived in Queensland and could get away with wearing close to no clothing year round I’d be singing a different tune.

After years of being spoilt for choice and having my clothing collection grow into multiple cupboards, I’ve now learnt to be very selective in what I buy each season. Stylistically I try and keep it fairly minimal but always with a point of difference in there somewhere, and of course, comfort is king!

With the introduction of Kapital to our brand list, I’ve adopted their Ring Coat as my favourite jacket year round, for this outfit I’ve gone with the Katsuragi Cotton in Black. Underneath that I have my Twill Ribbed Pullover from Tender Co., worn over the top of an Indigo Robes Badger shirt. The knit has been overdyed in a mixture of Fermented Indigo and Tumeric, one of the oldest known recipes to create Khaki. The research and detail that goes into every Tender Co. item is crazy, hence why it has been a store favourite for years!

Down below I’ve gone with the Pant De Travail from French brand Bleu De Paname. These Indigo patchwork pants are unbelievably comfortable, nice and loose through the leg, with a nice weight to them. And then finally, courtesy of Converse, I’m all about the resurgence of the One Star. I don’t have enough variations of the One Star in my closet yet, but with the upcoming releases there will be an abundance. With the cooler weather only really starting to kick in, make sure you come in store and let us help you see out Winter in comfort!

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Outfit Of The Week 10/7/2017

7/10/2017 10:25 AM

It’s that time of the week again and Mr. Mannequin is cruising around in a selection of our finest wares. Making his way about town in selections from Bleu De Paname, adidas Originals X by O, Aprix Footwear, Vans X Braindead and Mikia.

Kicking things off, Mr. Mannequin wears his take on a Canadian tuxedo with Bleu De Paname’s Veste Standard Jacket and Pant de travail combo, layered on top of an adidas Originals X by O Oth hoodie. Keeping things casual Mr. Mannequin wears a freshly laced pair of Aprix Footwear, Suede Low in grey.

He has loaded up on the accessories this week, with Mikia’s Painted Snake Beads Bracelet in white and 4mm Beads Bracelet with Suede in Obsidian and to finish everything off a Vans X Braindead Tote.

Has he outdone himself this week? Continue reading after the jump for all of the finer details, and head in-store or online to check out the individual pieces…

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Outfit Of The Week 10/04/2017

4/10/2017 1:03 PM

Mr. Mannequin is back and in action this week, taking to the wet and cold streets of melbourne in layers from Up There, Engineered Garments, Bleu De Paname, Mikia, and Viberg. Kicking it all off with a layered combination of our Up There OG Logo Pullover Hood in Grey, paired off with Engineered Garments’ Ground Jacket in Olive Sateen and Mikia’s Rhodonite Bead Bracelet around his wrist. Heading down to the lower half of this week’s outfit, Mr. Mannequin’s opted for a pair of Bleu De Paname’s Pant Suedois in Bleu before lacing up a fresh pair of Viberg’s Boondocker to tackle the wet weather.

Has he outdone himself this week? Continue reading after the jump for all of the finer details and find out for yourself. Head in store to check out our renovations and latest arrivals first hand at our Level 1/15 McKillop Street store.

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French contemporary workwear specialists Bleu De Paname have delivered their latest selections for the season. Giving us a series of wardrobe staples mixed with archival classics and a little hint of that signature ‘Bleu’ we’ve come to know and love from the label. This season starts it all of with the wardrobe classic Chemise Bureau, coming to us in a rinsed Indigo Chambray alongside a classic White Oxford. Sitting alongside the shirting selections are an archival take on a classic 1950’s naval pant with the Suedois. The pants come to us in Bleu, and Olive with the relaxed cut taking shape with a dual pleats, and triangular pocket flaps before running through a rinsed wash to finish the fabric off.

A little bit of indigo makes its way into the collection with a series of patchwork workwear staples. The Veste Standard, and Pant De Travail takes on an over-dyed hue of deep blue merging the mixture of fabric panels in a series of shades, textures, and patterns in a marriage of contemporary and classic. Finishing off this season’s selections, Bleu De Paname have collaborated with French graffiti artist Pablo Cots for a series of lightweight cotton tees and crewneck sweats. Each of the prints draw inspiration from French artist and illustrator Francisque Paulbot blending his rose cheeked characters in ‘Teddy Boy’ fashions.

The full selections from this season’s Bleu De Paname collections are now available in store at our Level 1/15 McKillop Street store as well as online. For a closer look at each piece, head on over the jump for detailed imagery…

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Your annual boxing day sales are continuing through the week, and after a well fed Mr. Mannequin is back from his Christmas festivities with his annual sale outfit. Taking the best of our savings with up to 50% off both in store and online to put together one hell of a thrifty outfit.

Kicking it all off this week with selections from orSlow, Adidas Originals, Bleu De Paname, and Norse Projects. Layering up orSlow’s 40’s Coverall Jacket reduced from $465 to $348.75, atop Bleu De Paname’s Tee Pied De Biche reduced from $75 to $56.25. Heading down to the lower half of the outfit, and Mr. Mannequin has opted for a pair of Norse Projects’ Edvard Heavy Twill Pants reduced from $219 to $164.25 before lacing up a pair of Adidas Originals’ Equipment Support 93/16 reduced from $230 to $172.50.

Has he outdone himself this week? He’s sure saved a bit. Take advantage of our sale in store at both McKillop’s Level 1 and Basement stores, and Little Collins locations. For those of you shopping at home 25% off is automatically reduced upon checkout (excluding new arrivals) and up to 50% off reduced items in our sale section. Drop in and take advantage!

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Outfit Of The Week 14/11/2016

11/14/2016 1:53 PM

It’s Monday morning, and Mr. Mannequin’s making his way about town all layered up in our latest deliveries from Larose Paris, Bleu De Paname, Mikia, Indigo Robes, Tender Co, and Vans. Kicking it all off this week with a layered combination of Bleu De Panama’s Indigo Kimono paired off with Tender Co’s Striped Double Cuff Flat Shirt. Shading the sun off his face with Larose’s Traveller Cap in Charcoal, before covering his neck and wrist in a selection of Mikia’s Bandana, and Brass Bead Bracelets, along with Glass Ring Necklace. Heading down to the lower half of this week’s outfit, and Mr. Mannequin’s opted for a pair of Indigo Robes’ Margret Pants in Navy before finishing it all off with a freshly laced pair of Van’s collaborative London Undercover Sk8-Hi in Optical Checkerboard.

Has he outdone himself this week, head in store and online now for a closer look at all of our latest arrivals and selections, and continue reading after the jump for a closer look at the finer details of this week’s outfit.

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Outfit Of The Week 07/11/2016

11/5/2016 12:52 PM

It’s Monday morning, and Mr. Mannequin’s making his way about town all layered up in our latest deliveries from orSlow, Larose Paris, Bleu De Paname, Garrett Leight, General Research Package, and New Balance. Kicking it all off this week with a layered combination of Bleu De Panama’s Veste Magasinier in Marine paired off with General Research Package’s Game Shirt. Shading the sun off his eyes and face with Larose’s Lambswool Merino Baseball Cap in Navy and Moscot’s Matte Spotted Tokyo Brooks Sunglasses. Heading down to the lower half of this week’s outfit, and Mr. Mannequin’s opted for a pair of orSlow’s US Army Fatigue Pants in Green before finishing it all off with a freshly laced pair of New Balance’s M990DVN2.

Has he outdone himself this week, head in store and online now for a closer look at all of our latest arrivals and selections, and continue reading after the jump for a closer look at the finer details of this week’s outfit.

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Bleu De Paname

10/7/2016 9:55 AM

French workwear enthusiasts Bleu De Paname have delivered their latest range of heritage inspired garments for the season. Their latest offerings to grace our shelves have us covered with a series of their signature outerwear pieces, shirting, jerseys, knits and pants. One of the key pieces from this season’s ranges takes strong inspirations from Japanese garments with their Indigo Kimono. The wooden 3/4 knit takes all of the characteristics from the traditional garment and combine them with a knit cardigan to produce one of our favourite pieces to date.

Their outerwear selections for the season take on the well-known coaches jacket silhouette with the Veste De Coach in Marine. Much like the traditional coaches jacket, but cut from premium cotton twills and finished with press stud front closure and welted pouch pockets. Sitting alongside is the Veste Magasinier, coming to us in Marine, this workwear take on the traditional bomber jacket is crafted from heavy-duty cotton twill with utilitarian pockets donning the front before finishing off with ribbed collar and antiqued zip front closure.

Subtle stripes and checks take over Bleu De Panama’s Chemise’s for the season. The classic Chemise 2 Poches comes wrapped in an indigo check with stripes of red laced throughout. Expertly crafted from soft cotton fabrics the two chest pocket shirt sits neatly aside the striped renditions of the Chemise Bureau. Coming to us in Blanc and Ciel, each of the shirts are minimalist variations of the classic button down stripped of all pockets and finished with Bleu De Panama’s signature woven emblem. The long sleeves continue through the collection with lightweight knitted sweaters in the form of the Tricot Nod D’Abeille in Ecru and Marine. Wrapping the traditional crewneck sweat in velvet gives us the Sweat Peau De Peche in Indigo both soft and warm, and ready to be layered under or over. The Mariniere comes to us in Indigo and as the name suggests the long sleeve garment takes notes from the traditional maritime striped uniform staple taken to the next level with exquisite fabrics and finite finishes.

Finishing off the range with a selection of printed jerseys and pants, Bleu De Paname offer us their name in a classic typeset atop their Sweat Chine in Ecru. The Tee Pied De Biche comes to us in Ecru with a rendition of the usual sickle motif taking form of a expertly drawn crowbar. Rounding it all off with some coverage for your legs with the Corduroy Pant Confort in Marine, and Pant Civile in Ecru.

The entirety of this season’s range is now available both in store and online with a closer look at select pieces from the range after the jump.

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Mr. Mannequin’s back for some mid-week action, rummaging through our Mid Season Sale to put together his latest outfit of the week layered up in Engineered Garments, orSlow, Bleu De Paname, and New Balance. Kicking it all off with Engineered Garments’ Nyco Poplin Field Parka in Olive reduced from $1079 to $809.25 layered over orSlow’s Chambray BD Shirt reduced from $329 to $246.75. Heading down to the lower half of this week’s outfit, and Mr. Mannequin’s opted for a pair of Bleu De Paname’s Corduroy Confort Pants in Marine reduced from $219 to $110 before finishing it all off with a freshly laced pair of New Balance’s Made in England M575SGG reduced from $250 to $125.

Has he outdone himself yet again, head in store and onliune to take advantage of our Mid Season Sale like Mr. Mannequin saving a total $586 on this week’s outfit. For all of the finer details, continue reading after the jump.

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