The new Manila All-Stars T-shirt by Essential Style for Men. Photography by Mason Kuehler (@speed.exclusive). Model: Adam Wagner (@adamjohnlife).

 

Ever since we had the experience on goldRush Rally 8, we’ve had the dream of developing our own brand of t-shirts which represent the best of my Philippine heritage and the Southern California surf/skate and automotive lifestyle.

 

The Manila All-Star shirt blends the California lifestyle with Manila culture. Photography by Mason Kuehler (@speed.exclusive). Model: Adam Wagner (@adamjohnlife).

 

We loved the “Manila All-Stars” brand and idea behind it, so we decided to create a sample design for a shirt with the elements of the Manila flag on both the front and the back of the shirt.

Instead of going out and ordering 500 shirts right away, we thought we would design and create a sample, do a photo shoot with some of our friends and see what kind of response we would get.

 

Beautiful photography by Mason Kuehler (@speed.exclusive). Model: Adam Wagner (@adamjohnlife).

 

Throughout this article is the final product of both the design and the photo shoot.

If you like the design and are interested in buying this shirt, please let us know either in the comments or by emailing us at info@essentialstyleformen.com.

 

 

We’d love to hear feedback from our readers on what you guys think!!

If we get enough people interested in the ESM Manila All-Star t-shirt, we’ll make the shirts and sell them on this website.

 

The quintessential Socal sunset. Photography by Mason Kuehler (@speed.exclusive). Model: Adam Wagner (@adamjohnlife).

 

Stay tuned and we’ll keep you guys posted!!!

 

Photography by Mason Kuehler (@speed.exclusive). Model: Adam Wagner (@adamjohnlife).

 

Big thanks to both photographer Mason Kuehler (@speed.exclusive) and friend/model Adam Wagner (@adamjohnlife) in helping create a prototype for the vision of our brand.

 

Until next time! Photography by Mason Kuehler (@speed.exclusive). Model: Adam Wagner (@adamjohnlife).

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To create Essential Style for Men, mix 2 parts petrol, 1 part secret agent, 1 part rock and roll, 1 part hip-hop and a shot of tequila in a shaker with ice and vigorously shake for 20 seconds. Pour into a martini glass rimmed with explosives and have a supermodel serve for all your friends to enjoy.