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Heron Preston's New Vision: From DIY to DSNY to NASA
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Heron Preston's New Vision: From DIY to DSNY to NASA

The fashion and streetwear insider takes center stage.

By Jacob Victorine June 18, 2019 6 Comments
Cut from Italian Cloth: A Brief History of Barena Venezia
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Cut from Italian Cloth: A Brief History of Barena Venezia

While Barena Venezia may not yet have the lineage of Italian juggernauts such as Loro P...

By Jacob Victorine February 18, 2019 3 Comments
The Reshuffled Culture of J.W. Anderson
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The Reshuffled Culture of J.W. Anderson

In fashion, the ability to curate references and cultivate ideas from them reigns supre...

By Jacob Victorine January 21, 2019 3 Comments
Nonnative: How Satoshi Saffen and Takayuki Fujii Turned a T-Shirt into a Lifestyle
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Nonnative: How Satoshi Saffen and Takayuki Fujii Turned a T-Shirt into a Lifestyle

While the name Nonnative may not carry the weight of Visvim, Neighborhood or Undercover...

By Jacob Victorine October 22, 2018 7 Comments
London's Own: A Look at Martine Rose
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London's Own: A Look at Martine Rose

In the age of Instagram influencers and instant fame, [Martine Rose](https://martine-ro...

By Jacob Victorine October 15, 2018 8 Comments
The Thematic Theatrics of N.Hoolywood Designer Daisuke Obana
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The Thematic Theatrics of N.Hoolywood Designer Daisuke Obana

One of the more unique, but underappreciated, brands of the ongoing cultural exchange b...

By Jacob Victorine October 09, 2018 6 Comments
Know Your Clothes: The Aloha Shirt
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Know Your Clothes: The Aloha Shirt

Surfs up

By Jacob Victorine September 25, 2018 21 Comments
Grace Wales Bonner’s Unapologetic Intellectualization of Menswear
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Grace Wales Bonner’s Unapologetic Intellectualization of Menswear

Since the start of the new millennium, Western art and design structures have seen a ri...

By Jacob Victorine July 23, 2018 12 Comments
A Shop Guide to Chicago
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A Shop Guide to Chicago

While Chicago may not have the reputation of New York or Los Angeles as a US fashion de...

By Jacob Victorine July 16, 2018 25 Comments
Five German Brands to Know
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Five German Brands to Know

While Germany is not often cited as an epicenter of fashion, the Western European natio...

By Jacob Victorine April 20, 2018 8 Comments
Engineered Garments: Daiki Suzuki’s Remix of American Workwear
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Engineered Garments: Daiki Suzuki’s Remix of American Workwear

The story of Engineered Garments is the story of Daiki Suzuki and, to a lesser extent, ...

By Jacob Victorine April 16, 2018 17 Comments
Nigel Cabourn: Drawing the Line between British Authenticity and Imperialism
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Nigel Cabourn: Drawing the Line between British Authenticity and Imperialism

As once-hard lines—local versus global, fact versus fiction—have blurred at increasing ...

By Jacob Victorine April 04, 2018 13 Comments
"Damn, Daniel": The Vans Story
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"Damn, Daniel": The Vans Story

A history of California's coolest sneaker company.

By Jacob Victorine March 22, 2018 16 Comments
Our Legacy: Breaking the Confines of Scandinavian Minimalism
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Our Legacy: Breaking the Confines of Scandinavian Minimalism

While Scandinavian design often invokes minimalism (think Acne Studios, Sandqvist and S...

By Jacob Victorine February 01, 2018 12 Comments
Five Workwear Garments That Transformed Fashion
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Five Workwear Garments That Transformed Fashion

While workwear is a part of many people’s weekly attire and nearly everyone’s visual la...

By Jacob Victorine January 25, 2018 6 Comments
A Legacy of Thread: The Unrivaled Ermenegildo Zegna
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A Legacy of Thread: The Unrivaled Ermenegildo Zegna

While, these days, Italian fashion mogul Brunello Cucinelli is considered by many as no...

By Jacob Victorine January 17, 2018 5 Comments