January 29, 2013

DESIGNER/INSPIRATION/OUTFIT/ J.W. Anderson x Topshop

I've been so busy lately and the weather has been really uncooperative. It's nice to get a few consecutive days off sometimes. This look's been on the back burner for a while but I really wanted to post it anyways. It's inspired by the J.W. Anderson x Topshop collection that came out back in October but due to life and things being in the wash Saul and I weren't able to shoot it until this past week



Had a lot of fun with this one! The original collection had a great selection of fun prints and the ads featured moody nautical-esque outfits with the models in slouchy layers of oxford shirts, tartan pants, quilted paisley tops and skirts, and to top it all off, vintage roller skates. (photos from the Topshop website)


January 19, 2013

OUTFIT/CONTEST/ Red White & Blue

Hello friends!

NEW LOOK POSTED! YAY!

This look is my last minute submission for the SOLESTRUCK Mens Competition: MAN UP! with Solestruck + GRIZELLE (he's super cool check him out).

My favourite pieces this season in one outfit! Wearing any of these pieces out makes my day a lot better. I also feel like they were the best investments this year. They're really versatile so look forwards to seeing them separately in more looks.


Hype, Fan, Heart, do what you please. Either one makes me a happy boy :3

Details and out takes after the jump!

LIFE/ Holdup!

Hello Friends!

I'm sorry for the delay on posts. There's been a lot going on in the store but unfortunately there's been a hypothetical wrench thrown into the gears of what I want to blog about. Has anybody noticed how photos are frowned upon in retail stores? Generally a blind eye is turned towards casual photos with friends and the like, but if you're seen taking photos of the displays, architecture, or design of the store, you'll most likely be told photos aren't allowed.

So on that note, what I'm blogging about has the potential to get me in a lot of trouble or fired. I'm going to confirm with my manager to see what photos are allowed. If photos of the store aren't allowed you'll just have to come into the store to see it yourself. I don't see them having a problem with me posting photos in the studio/not in the "store" but I'm going to ask about those anyways.

I realized that what I was doing was potentially a bad idea when I overheard a couple managers discussing photographs of the store being published and how if Acadia (company that owns TS/TM) got wind of it they would be very unhappy. I wasn't sure if I heard properly but either way after some thought I realized I should ask regardless.

I have a new look posted on Lookbook so I'll be posting that shortly!
-Marchel

January 10, 2013

OUTFIT/ Galactic Lostboy!

Hello friends! It's been a busy week at Topshop/Topman but in the midst of it all I managed to find time to post another look to Lookbook! Hurray! Inspiration for this outfit was the Lost Boys of Peter Pan meets galactic space adventure.

Hype it, fan me, leave a comment or a heart :) Details on the outfit are on Lookbook





Take a look at the outtakes and close ups!

January 07, 2013

OUTFIT/LIFE/ Updates from Topshop/Topman

Hey everyone!

I've posted a new look on Lookbook! Check it out here:




After the jump, I've included bonus photos of work and a couple extra shots of the Lookbook shoot that my boyfriend took ;)

January 06, 2013

LIFE/OUTFIT/ New Year New Beginnings

It's a new year and I'm excited for what's to come!

So far my boyfriend's currently on a cruise to Miami/Jamaica/Tropical places so I'm using the time to fire up the Lookbook and post some looks.

Here's my first one :)




Definitely more to come! I'll also be blogging about what happens behind the scenes at Topshop/Topman Vancouver in the future, stay tuned. -Marchel

January 01, 2013

ABOUT

Marchel B. Eang


21 Years Old

Living in Vancouver, BC, Canada

Currently Working at Topshop/Topman Vancouver as a Creative/Display and Sales Associate. 
 Mens Fashion Director of One1One Magazine.
Freelance Stylist, and Photographer


Style With a Vengeance comes from the idea of styling with a purpose and a reason. Whether that reason is to express, impress, or something in between, simply knowing what that reason is what I believe is important. 

Having come from a design program in Vancouver, I was taught that everything designed well has its intents reasons. Even if the initial intent was "I wanted to create something beautiful/visually pleasing" it's a valid reason; the only thing invalid would be not having an intention/reason for an action/decision.