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Street Style

Lack of Communication

@christianconfidential

So it’s been a while since I’ve last posted on the blog and I feel like I owe you guys an explanation. The last couple of months have been very interesting to say the least and I needed some time to really reflect on what I’ve been feeling and what’s going to be my next move. I don’t necessarily have the answer as of yet but I feel like I’m in a better place to pick up where I left off. I’ll go into further details about this in another blog post but I just wanted to let you guys know that I didn’t forget about you and that I’m working on a few things personally and professionally that I’ll be sharing with you guys soon!

Something that I’m excited about, is a feature that I shot with Urban Outfitters earlier this week that will be coming out in July on their social channels and website! This is a look that I styled for them that I’m totally feeling right now. I’d like to think that this look is a mash up of retro + island vibes. It’s a dope look that I would wear on a cooler (weather wise) summer day with friends either checking out Kensington Market or heading to a backyard party.

Christian 
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@christianconfidential@christianconfidential What I’m Wearing 

BDG Straight Cropped Jeans - Urban Outfitters | Mowgli Surf Coach Jacket – Urban Outfitters | Converse Pro Suede Hi-Top Sneakers - Urban Outfitters | Adidas Linear Tee – Urban Outfitters |

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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 thompson | paris
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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Street Style

Change The Game

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I’m back today with a casual style post that I’m sure you guys will be in to. It’s actually crazy to see how much Kanye West has been able to inspire street culture in such a short amount of time. Love him or hate him (I love him, obviously), you can’t deny his style influence. This look was definitely inspired by him, from the colour palette, to the fit, it’s vey Yeezy-esque. I grabbed this sweatshirt and joggers from Zara during a sale, the other day. I see myself playing with these tones in the fall, so to me, they were good purchases. I decided to pair them with my beige Tubulars from Adidas and a cap from Project X Paris. You’ll catch me in an outfit like this while running errands, doing stylist pulls or having a cozy day with friends.

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What I’m Wearing

Piped Seams Sweatshirt – ZARA | Basic Plush Trousers – ZARA | Men’s Tubular Nova – ADIDAS ORIGINALS | Denim Baseball Cap – PROJECT X PARIS

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Paris, Street Style

Dapper Moments in Le Marais

christian confidential Hi guys, so I’m STILL going through my photos from Paris and wanted to share this look that I wore c/o COS for Men’s Fashion Week! I’ve really grown to love the brand, as I feel that a lot of their collection reflects my aesthetic – clean, minimal and oversized. I wore this outfit to  Sean Suen’s SS17 presentation, which was one of my favourite shows this season! To me, this look was perfect for the occasion – wearing regular dress shirts aren’t always my thing but the oversize twist to this one had me excited to style it. I paired it with some light pleated trousers, rose gold accessories (yes, I said rose gold) and white sneakers – are you into it?

Christian christian confidential

What I’m Wearing

Short Sleeve Oversized Shirt - COS (similar) | Light Grey Trousers – COS (similar) | Men’s Kiel Shoes – ADIDAS ORIGINALS |

 

christian confidential | paris
Paris, Street Style

Retro Vibes In Paris

christian confidential | parisThese last few days have been pretty crazy to say the least! Forget about having time to recover from jet lag, I feel like I’ve just been going non stop. From attending shows, meeting with brands and shooting some content for the blog – lets just say that free time has been kinda scarce. That being said, I’m that guy that no matter how tired I am, if I’m away from home and I have any free time, I need to explore! In Paris there’s literally something beautiful around every corner and that’s honestly what I love about this city! This was yesterday’s casual look that I put on before heading to an early dinner at Pink Flamingo (they have the BEST pizza). I wanted something super comfortable yet stylish and this two-piece track suit won me over – are you guys into it?

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What I’m Wearing 

Men’s Superstar Track Jacket - ADIDAS | Men’s Superstar Cuffed Track Pants – ADIDAS | Men’s Kiel Shoes (old) – ADIDAS |

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Paris, Street Style

Paris Men’s Fashion Week: Look of the Day

Christian Confidential | Paris I’m back in Paris for my second taste of Men’s Fashion Week! It’s been such a whirlwind already and it’s only been 24 hours since I’ve been in the city. I wanted to give you guys a quick post for my ‘look of the day’. I definitely went for a more conservative yet european look and I’m obsessed with it!  I played with a neutral colour palette as a base and added my new navy trench for some much needed contrast – I hope you guys like it! 

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What I’m Wearing 

 Trousers - COS  | Sleeveless T-Shirt – ZARA | Trench Coat – H&M | Men’s Tubular Nova – ADIDAS ORIGINALS |

Christian Confidential | Adidas
Events, Fitness, Lifestyle

Join The Boost Movement – Event Recap

Christian Confidential | Adidas Two weeks ago, I had the pleasure of collaborating on a cool men’s training initiative with Adidas Canada. If you’ve been following my blog for a while you already know how much of an integral role fitness plays in my lifestyle. I’m very competitive when it comes to sports and working out (blame it on the countless years of running track and playing football) – so when it comes to the type of workout gear that I wear, I want it to be the best. Recently, I was introduced to a new pair of men’s training shoes by Adidas called the Pure Boost ZG‘s  and I’m not going to lie, they’re pretty bad ass! They’ve got just the right amount of boost technology to keep you feeling light on your feet and stable enough to react to quick movements.

I invited a few of my boys to come out and put these kicks to the test during a high intensity training session. My personal trainer, Adam Reynolds and co-founder of Catalyst Health curated a crazy circuit for us to complete including the use of weights, medicine balls, rowing machines, Airdyne bikes, Woodway treadmills & much more! Christian Confidential | Adidas To say that this training session was a tough one is an understatement but at the end of it we were all happy that we pushed through it! In regards to the apparel and footwear, they held up to the hype that I shared with the guys before the session. To see more of what went down during the bootcamp, my team put together a little video for you to take a look at below!

Until next time,

Christian Christian Confidential | Adidas Christian Confidential | Adidas

Adam Reynolds, Kyle Mottley, Jordan Addesi, Luke Bilyk, Ish Morris, Kyle Reid, Brandon Kaplan, Steven Bole, Daniel Hundertmark, Jason Oliveira

What We’re Wearing 

Men’s Prime Tank – ADIDAS | Men’s Pure Boost ZG Trainer shoes - ADIDAS | Men’s Standard 19 Shorts – ADIDAS |

photography by Shayna Desir & video by Alexander Kim for Christian Confidential.com

Christian Confidential | Christian Thompson
Street Style

Sometimes… Colour Is The Answer

Christian Confidential | Christian ThompsonFor quite some time now, I’ve been really into the whole monochromatic look when it comes to my everyday style. Last week, I was looking through my closet and found this bold red polo from Lacoste that I felt like I just needed to wear – please tell me that I’m not the only one that has these moments? I took a page out of my preppy handbook and kept this look super clean, I even tucked in my polo… to me, that’s commitment! It’s fun to switch things up every now and then & to keep people guessing. P.S… It’s the first few days of Spring, I hope you guys are all taking advantage of the sun finally being out past 5pm! Continue Reading…