Fashion blogger, Prince Cassius, has been paid homage by Ted Baker Footwear who is naming two of its SS13 collections after him. Nominated for GQ.com’s first ‘Best Dressed Man’ award, Cassius has established an online presence with his serialising of press launches and events within the fashion industry – not to mention his kick ass afro and chic gentlemanly style.
Capturing the essence of the Prince’s persona as the epitome of the laid-back gentlenan, the two collections ‘Jamfro’ and ‘Cassiuss’ offer a more relaxed aesthetic for the summer season from the British brand. Featuring soft deconstructed suedes in multicoloured tones of warm pastels and chalky lights, Jamfro centres on the casual brogue with a comfortable rubber sole. For something a little more formal, Cassiuss is a debonair two-tone leather and canvas brogue, available in either classic black and grey, or neutral tan and cream.
Playing on the blogger’s own knack for style, the brogues are teamed with navy polka dot socks and lined similarly, reminiscent of gentlemen’s silk pocket squares and synonymous with Prince Cassius’s sartorial aesthetic. The perfect complement to a formal attire (and rocking afro), the SS13 collection is available from Ted Baker stores and online.
So now what of my forthcoming shoe-llaborations… I did spot one or two brands worth noting at Bubble London this week, but that’s another story for another day!