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Spotilight, Street Style

Yeezy Boost 350 V2


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I got my hands on the new Yeezy’s and obviously I couldn’t wait to style them. The print on these kicks are probably the boldest that I’ve seen from the Kanye West x Adidas Originals collaboration and will definitely be the statement piece of your outfit. That being said, I decided to pair them with some joggers, a hoodie + a navy trench (which in my opinion, totally elevates the look). It’s cozy, it’s casual aka the perfect vibe to kick off the weekend.

Christian
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christian confidential | christian thompson
New York, Street Style

Chasing Dreams

christian confidential | christian thompsonOne of the things that I love most about having a blog is being able to look back at photos (old or recent) and relive the moments all over again! I’m currently laying in bed while I write this post and I’m remembering how cold it was last week in New York and the lengths that we went through to get a few of these shots. Contrary to what you see in these photos, there was so much snow around and my photographer and I managed to find this little corner near our hotel, to shoot this look before we headed to Club Monaco‘s presentation for NYFW.  The hustle and bustle of this city even in the boroughs (Upper West Side) is so real, it just gets you in the zone of thinking you can accomplish anything. It’s really crazy because even though I was out there working, I swear I was having the best time. If this trip has taught me anything in life, it’s that sometimes you just have to take life into your own hands. If you’re passionate about something, don’t just follow it, chase it down! When you do, the Universe will work with you to make things happen.

As I’ve mentioned before I’ve been pretty committed to my street wear aesthetic and post was no exception. This look is to the point with some edge aka the perfect combo for the streets of New York.

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What I’m Wearing

Alpha Industries MA -1 Slim-Fit jacket – URBAN OUTFITTERS | Rib-Knit Jumper – H&M | Men’s XbyO 7/8 Pants – ADIDAS ORIGINALS |  Yeezy Boost 350 v2  -ADIDAS ORIGINALS |

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New York, Street Style

Street Style (NYFW Edition)

christian confidential | NYFW

Hi guys, so I’m finally back from a whirlwind of a week in New York. I’m currently working on a new project that coincidentally started filming during NYFW, which made this experience way cooler but a little more stressful haha! I can’t wait until I’m able to share more details about this project but just to give you guys a little heads up you’ll be getting to see me in a totally different light than you may be used to!

That being said, let’s get into this sh-look  that I put together for the Lacoste FW17 runway show. This look was totally inspired by a previous outfit that I wore during Men’s Fashion Week in Paris last month. I was so in love with the effect that the pop of red gave in that look that I had to get the same serrated jacket in blue. The Lacoste show took place pretty early on a saturday morning so this was the perfect cozy yet stylish look for me to wear. I hope you guys are into it!

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Men’s Serrated Jacket – ADIDAS ORIGINALS | Men’s XbyO Hoodie – ADIDAS ORIGINALS | Men’s XbyO Joggers – ADIDAS ORIGINALS |  Men’s X_PLR Shoe –ADIDAS ORIGINALS |

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Street Style

Hometown Flow

christian confidential | christian thompsonSo, I’m back in Toronto after a whirlwind of fun during Men’s Fashion Week in Paris and yes – still blonde. I’ve been having a lot of fun with it, I think I may keep it for a while longer. It’s still unbearably cold here (I’m a little dramatic, I know), so I put this cozy look together that I hope that you guys will like. I’ve been really into colour lately, like REALLY into it as you can probably see from this outfit. In my opinion, my coral sweatshirt gives this street look more life as opposed to a more muted colour alternative. It might not be for everyone but right now it’s definitely doing it for me.

Christian 
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What I’m Wearing

Men’s Denim Barn Coat – URBAN OUTFITTERS | Classic Applique Hood – STUSSY | Destroyed Light Denim Joggers (old)  – ZARA |  Rothco x UO Military Jungle Boots–URBAN OUTFITTERS |

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Paris, Street Style

Paris Day 2

christian thompson | paris Last season during Paris Fashion Week I went for a total euro-vibe but this time around I wanted to do something a little more street. For the shows and presentations, I’ve been styling my outfits with more colour, oversized pieces and a little more edge. Today, I decided to go for something a little more casual and on the retro side. I’m totally obsessed with this look and I hope that you guys like it too!

Even though it’s super cold over here, the energy around the city is so lit and I’m having the best time!  I’m off to grab a bite at Hôtel Costes and see where the night takes me (hopefully, I’ll have a story for you tomorrow)!

Christian
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What I’m Wearing

Men’s Oridecon Track Jacket – ADIDAS ORIGINALS | Sleeveless White-Hoodie (old) – FOREVER21 | Men’s Oridecon Track Pants  – ADIDAS ORIGINALS | Solid Knee Socks–ADIDAS ORIGINALS | X_PLR Sneakers – ADIDAS ORIGINALS |

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Paris, Street Style

Paris Day 1

christian confidential | paris fashion weekchristian confidential | christian thompsonThree weeks into 2017 and I’m in Paris for Men’s Fashion Week – I really can’t complain! I absolutely love this city, it’s edge and style just completely moves me. I’m not sure if you noticed but recently, I decided to go BLONDE! I’ve wanted to try this for a while now and finally just said fuck it, lets just do it! I had to find the right outfit to debut it and I think this whole look came together perfectly! I decided to pair my new red serrated jacket with a comfy oversized sweatshirt, a pair of wide leg joggers, some high knee socks and some fresh X_PLR’s to complete the look. I hope that you guys are into it as much as I am! Now let’s see how much trouble I can get into over here haha!

Christian

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 What I’m Wearing

Men’s Serrated Jacket – ADIDAS ORIGINALS | Purpose Tour Sweatshirt – URBAN OUTFITTERS | Men’s XBYO 7/8  – ADIDAS ORIGINALS | Solid Knee Socks–ADIDAS ORIGINALS | X_PLR Sneakers – ADIDAS ORIGINALS | Suede Backpack – MANIERE DE VOIR |

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Lifestyle, Street Style

New Year // Same Vibe


christian thompson | christian confidentialHi bb’s – I hope that 2017 is off to a great start for ya! It’s crazy to me how time just keeps flying by, I can barely keep up haha! I promised myself that this year, I’m going to continue to push boundaries in all areas of my life especially the blog. I have this rule that I placed on myself that doesn’t allow me to do the same thing that I did last year unless it’s done on a bigger scale. That being said, this year will be no exception, I really want to do dope shit and challenge myself to continuously grow creatively. I’ve got a few tricks up my sleeve that I’m excited and nervous to share with you guys within the upcoming months, so be patient with me.

Also, I wanna just say a huge thank you to you all for continuing to stick by me! Nowadays EVERYONE is an influencer or blogger or whatever you wanna call me, and I hope that you guys know that I appreciate each and every one of you – let’s live out our dreams this year!
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 What I’m Wearing

Baseball Bomber Jacket – EXPRESS | Cotton Zip Front Hoodie – EXPRESS | Black Skinny Fit Denim  – EXPRESS | Hi-Top Sneakers (old) – AXEL ARIGATO |

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Project, Street Style

Adidas Tubular Doom: A Streetwear Staple

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One of the questions that I get asked the most in regards to my blog, is usually around the subject of how do I create my content. It varies from; does a photographer follow me around all day? How much time does it take to produce content? Where do I find all of these white walls? -that question is definitely my favourite haha!

My team and I were brainstorming ideas for our latest collaboration with Adidas Canada and we decided to build the video content as a ‘making of’ clip to give my readers a glimpse into what happens behind-the-scenes. Trust me, not all projects that we work on, require a set, or have hair & make up or the best lighting but when we get the chance to shoot in a studio, this is pretty much what it tends to looks like.

I told you guys earlier in the year that I got a chance to sit down and preview what Adidas Originals had coming down the pipeline for 2016 and this specific drop of the Tubular Doom, was one of the releases that I was most excited for! There’s something about the futuristic aesthetic that the Tubular family has that really resonates with me. It could be that they’re super clean, have a minimal silhouette, are very comfortable and are usually a conversation starter a.k.a everything that I look for in my sneakers haha! – To me, these kicks are in a league of their own!

I went for a monochromatic/minimal look to compliment the shoes + the set location. I played off the sneakers with all of my looks in the video and went with an predominantly all-white outfit for the final images – which I think helped in bringing the futuristic vision that I had in my head to life.

My team and I had so much fun working on this project, so I hope that you guys like it! If you’re looking for a last minute gift idea for the fashion forward, street style obsessed guy in your life, the Tubular Doom are a good option – see more here!

Christian

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christian confidential | shearling days
Street Style

Fall Attire

christian confidential | shearling days

Guys… did you miss me?! I’m going to just assume that the answer is a hell yes and get straight to the goods. I’m obsessed with this minimal fall/winter look that I put together the other day. It’s clean, it’s edgy and minus the exposed areas around the knees, it will actually keep you pretty warm this season. Recently, I picked up this asymmetrical faux-shearling coat from Armani Exchange and I can’t get enough of it! I think it really brings the whole look together quite nicely making it the statement piece of the outfit. This is a look that can  be worn to a lunch meeting and easily be dope enough to wear for some evening cocktails (minus the tuque).

Christian
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What I’m Wearing

Asymmetrical Faux-Shearling Coat – ARMANI EXCHANGE | Black Ripped Skinny Jeans –TOPMAN | Black Faux-Suede Chelsea Boots (old) – TOPMAN | Long-Sleeved Stretch T-Shirt – H&M |