I know, I know… M-I-A much?!?! Honestly, I don’t even have a good excuse to explain why I haven’t been on my blog as much as I should be but please don’t hate me! It’s crazy because I’ve been pretty busy this summer working on projects but most of it has been living solely on social media @christianconfidential.
That being said, I definitely need to show more love to you guys and keep my site updated on the regular. These images are from a recent project I did for Simons, in efforts to promote a new younger line that they’re pushing called, DJAAB. I would describe this collection as an ode to retro street style with a modern twist to it. If you’re into oversized fits, vibrant colours and comfort this line definitely has something for you.
These were my favourite images and looks that I put together featuring pieces from their collection – Also check out the video that my team and I shot for it here!
WHAT I’M WEARING
Life T-Shirt – DJAAB |Block – Style Nylon Windbreaker – DJAAB | Yellow Track Joggers – DJAAB |
So, if you’re into sneakers you’re definitely familiar with the collaborations that have been going on with Off-White and Nike. Last week, my friends from Nike surprised me with a pair of the Off-White x Nike Zoom Fly Mercurial Flyknit sneakers and I haven’t been able to take them off! They’re super light, comfortable and pretty much complete my summer uniform (cut-off tees, shorts and high knee socks). They drop tomorrow at select Nike stores and online. If you’re able to cop a pair, I’d definitely recommend getting them!
So, I shot this look for an Instagram project that I worked on recently for Nordstrom, but I felt it was only fair to share the images on the blog too! I love this look, to me it’s effortless yet stylish and giving me a total New York summer vibe. You know, like in the middle of July when it’s humid and sunny and you just throw on a loose print shirt and some jeans? That’s exactly where it takes me haha! Prints and pattern shirts are almost the only things I’m really into at the moment, so take this as your warning that you’ll be seeing a lot of them this season!
WHAT I’M WEARING
Canty Pendant Print Camp Shirt – SATURDAYS NY | Iggy Skinny Fit Jeans – NEUW | Arly Pull On Boots - ALDO SHOES |
So, I’m currently in the middle of figuring out what my official vibe for spring/summer 18 is going to consist of. Last summer, I was obsessed with the whole athleisure movement and as a result, my day-to-day vibe was basically that. I’m not sure if it’s because I’m getting older (sigh…I hate to admit it) but I’ve been so much more open to dressing more sharper on a regular basis.
Not only am I more open to dressing sharper, I’ve become much more open to playing with colours, like I did in New Orleans.
Speaking of New Orleans, one trend that I really pushed while I was out there and I think will stick with me throughout spring/summer, is the wide leg trouser! I don’t know what it is but I think that they’re so cool and really add something to the dynamic of an outfit.
For this look, I styled a pair of wide leg trousers from Perry Ellis with a short sleeve crew neck, some flashy glasses and a pair of classic white sneakers. Personally, this look is giving me total life right now! It’s simple yet classic but at the same time the trousers and accessories elevate the vibe completely. You could catch me wearing this look at a daytime event, a lunch meeting or brunch on the weekend.
WHAT I’M WEARING
Short Sleeve Crew Neck Sweater – PERRY ELLIS | Wide Leg Trousers – PERRY ELLIS | Deep Diver Stainless Steel Watch – PERRY ELLIS | White Low-Top Sneakers – ADIDAS ORIGINALS |
Hi babes, I hope you guys had an amazing weekend! I’m back on the blog today to share this summer inspired look that I shot yesterday. It’s crazy because two weeks ago we had a massive snow storm and this weekend the temperature was well above 20+ degrees – it really felt like we skipped spring and went straight into summer. To be honest, I wouldn’t be mad about that at all, daddy loves the HEAT haha!
I told you guys that I wanted to switch up my style game a bit for the summer and dress up a little more and for me, this is a major start! A Printed shirt, linen pants and classic style sneakers, that’s currently my vibe! I wore this outfit out to brunch with one my close friends and felt totally comfortable and stylish at the same time. I hope you guys like it!
WHAT I’M WEARING
Short Sleeved Lyocell Shirt – H&M | Linen Trousers (old) – COS | Classic Low-Top Sneakers (old) – ADIDAS ORIGINALS |
Last Friday, I had the opportunity to attend one of the biggest celebrations in the arts & fashion industry in Canada. The CAFA awards are in their 6th year of highlighting different areas of the industry and this years celebration was the best one yet.
I had the opportunity of attending the awards ceremony dinner and afterparty with the Simons team. Since I was a little boy, I’ve always equated my family trips to Montreal with a visit or two to Simons. In the last few years, I’ve developed a closer relationship to the brand through attending press previews and store openings in Toronto. On every occasion the team has always been so welcoming of me, so to be invited to attend this year’s show with them was a great experience!
I’m not the biggest fan of dressing up on my day to day but for special occasions, I do love to switch things up! I wanted to wear something fashion forward, that made a statement and represented the kind of talent that resides in Canada. I opted to wear this look, from the talented designer Ross Mayer of Mayer Man.
This look is an ode to the past, the present and the future. The classic mixed material bomber is a statement piece and I wanted it to stay that way. I opted to accessorize with pieces that would compliment the bomber and elevate the look like, the cashmere turtleneck, the beret and footwear. I chose these pants, as they were classic yet different with the incorporation of the fringe detailing.
Beret’s are such a hot trend at the moment and I’m in love with the fact that people are embracing it but I chose to incorporate it into my look for its history. I took inspiration from it being a statement piece in the Black Panther movement.
I’m in love with this look and for everything that it stand for so I hope that you guys like it as well. Thank you to the CAFA’s for continuing to support Canadian talent, Simons for the invitation and Mayer Man for helping me put this look together!
Hi guys – I’m back on the blog today with a cozy spring time look that I shot before the crazy ice storm hit Toronto! Can you believe that we had an ice storm in the month of April?! It’s absolutely insane to me! I swear if the weather doesn’t get warm quickly, I’ll have no choice but to go on a long beach vacation (no joke haha!).
I love this look, it’s so me at the moment. I love the oversized, Japanese street style aesthetic it’s inspired from. From the oversized denim jacket, to the wide leg pants to the chunky sneakers, I think they all compliment each other so well.
Whenever I’m in Toronto, I’m always on the go and my goal is to always be comfortable but not look like a blob at the same time (haha), so this outfit works for me. I could wear this to a collection preview, to do stylist pulls and attend a lunch meeting – while still being stylish and comfortable.
Christian WHAT I’M WEARING
Oversized Denim Jacket – ASOS | Grayson Gold-Tone Smartwach – MICHAEL KORS | Crazy BYW Shoes – ADIDAS ORIGINALS | Men’s XBYO Pants (old) – ADIDAS ORIGINALS | Quay x Desi Sunglasses – QUAY AUSTRALIA |
So we’re just shy of a month into the new year and I’ve got some pretty big goals this year. Not to say that I don’t have big goals every year but I feel like this year I’m expecting a lot of changes. I recently found this varsity jacket at Diesel and felt like it was really fitting for the mind state that I’m trying to push consistently throughout the year.
Su·pe·ri·or: higher in rank, status, or quality.
Ever since I was young, I’ve always put an emphasis on quality in every aspect of my life. Whether it’s in my work, my lifestyle or how I spend my time, I’m always looking to have or provide great quality.
I shot this look over the weekend before grabbing lunch at this cute Italian spot called, Forno Cultura. I wanted the jacket to act as my statement piece for this outfit, so I kept everything else minimal. Although I kept the rest of the look minimal, I still paired the jacket with some of my favourite items at the moment like; my oversized sunglasses from Cutler and Gross and my Alexander Wang x Adidas Originals sneakers!
WHAT I’M WEARING
L-Harry Varsity Leather Jacket – DIESEL | Oversized Hoodie – VINTAGE | 1280-03 Black Edge Herringbone Sunglasses – Cutler and Gross | Adidas Originals by Alexander Wang Hi-Top Baskbetball Shoe – ADIDAS | Men’s XBYO Sweatpants – ADIDAS
The other day I went to grab lunch with my cousin at La Carnita and ended up throwing this look together. I had no intention of shooting it but the longer I wore it, the more I really liked it. It’s simple, athletic and super cozy but for me, I think that what I love about this look is the way that the light colours and tones play together. The different shades of blue and the ruggedness of the denim jacket really adds dynamic to the outfit – I hope you guys are into it too!