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Mega Man September 2019

MEGA Man is the total guide to fashion, grooming, and culture for the modern man.

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12 Issues

in this issue

3 min.
the fall

When I woke up this morning, I received an Instagram message from a friend who I hadn’t heard from in years. After exchanging pleasantries, he was fortright and asked to be linked to a potential employer. He explained that he is the breadwinner of the family and needed a job. I met him over 20 years ago. During that time, he was a sought after creative, shooting daily for TV, print, and the big screen. He was (and still is) very talented, but as new talents are introduced to the fold, others are slowly removed. He was one of those who increasingly got less and less work. It is true that the pie is big and that there are enough slices for everyone who has talent, but unfortunately, these slices…

1 min.
keeping it real

September is shaping to be quite a month for cager Kobe Paras. Prefaced by the release of the campaign of his partnership with H&M, he is also celebrating his birthday, suiting up for the UP Fighting Maroons in the UAAP, and marking his second turn on the cover of the magazine—this time as the face of the hallmark big fashion issue. It is no mere picking of someone who is current or relevant for the cornerstone effort, but a recognition of a young man’s ability to dribble a handful of worlds into one realized whole. Bringing together fashion, sports, and yes, the inevitable trail of show business to his name, Kobe Paras stands as a man on his own terms, a towering 6’6” if we’re talking on literal terms. This comes…

1 min.
seeing spots

STYLE TIP Keeping in theme with the somber mood of fall, pair anything leopard-printed with a streamlined black…

11 min.
the rules of style & play

“ I STARTED MY FASHION JOURNEY WITH H&M. THAT’S WHY IT’S COOL TO ME THAT WE’RE DOING A COLLABORATION. UNTIL NOW I’M STILL SHOCKED THAT I’M A PART OF IT ” Unless you’re genetically gifted, done your fair share of jumping on the first few second of New Year’s Day, or have diligently guzzled your height-inducing vitamins or Chinese herbal growth balls, you’ve probably spent a good chunk of your life wishing you were even just a few more inches taller. We know what you’re thinking: Tall people have it so much better—they can see more at an expansive glance, they can physically get ahead without so much as a vertical effort, and for sure, a few more inches stacked up is a boost to one’s confidence. Needless to say, the…

2 min.
a missed connection