G-Shock gets ready to release their next collaboration watch. They got together with Dutch artist Parra on the DW-5600 watch. The DW-5600PR-4ER watch comes in a contrasting 4 color-way design – baby blue, baby pink, red and orange; a palette reflecting the minimal style adopted throughout the majority of Parra’s design work.

Remaining rooted in G-Shock technology, the Parra X G-shock retains the original features of the DW-5600. The watch will be released mid November 2011 and will go for 100 Pounds.

The Season’s Best Designer Varsity Jackets

If you still have your old varsity jacket from your days as a wrestler, cross-country star, or third-string quarterback, by all means dust it off. The good news for those of us who don’t, meanwhile, is that fashion designers have now gotten hold of them, and they know a hell of a lot more about constructing a modern jacket for modern times than that school-supplies manufacturer that also does class rings and yearbooks. The results are jackets with snarky graphics your principal wouldn’t have been cool with (see the dropped panties in jacket number three, below), smarter color combinations, and—holy hell—an actually flattering fit that doesn’t balloon out and give you linebacker’s back.

Shipley & Halmos

Available at Barneys, NYC

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Get Schooled: 10 Lessons from Entertainment’s Most Stylish Youth Style: GQ.com

Just because they’re young doesn’t mean they’re a mess. Learn some style tips—and avoid childish mistakes—by taking notes from Justin Bieber, Taylor Lautner, and the rest of the gang.

1. Justin Bieber
Age: 17

Go Back to Basics. Sure, Bieber’s fashion sense skews safe—American Apparel hoodies, basic black, and immovable Ken doll hair. But for a Canadian, his adherence to All-American style is admirable. Ladies love a clean slate. And Biebs shows that a simple tee or cotton pink cardigan with slim-fit jeans can pop subtly. Just say never to purple hoodie Continue reading