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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 4 Comments
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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
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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
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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
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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

For the better part of the past four decades, the aloha shirt was one of the most divis...

By Jacob Victorine September 25, 2018 20 Comments
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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

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

By Jacob Victorine July 16, 2018 26 Comments
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
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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
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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
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"Damn, Daniel": The Vans Story

A history of California's coolest sneaker company.

By Jacob Victorine March 22, 2018 17 Comments
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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 13 Comments
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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
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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
The Influential and Innovative Style of OutKast, Era by Era

Atlanta, Georgia has long been a hotbed for hip-hop artists, but—due to record execs an...

By Jacob Victorine December 06, 2017 19 Comments