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A Brief Look at Jewelry Brands to Know
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A Brief Look at Jewelry Brands to Know

All that glitters.

By Jake Silbert And Grailed Team February 06, 2020 23 Comments
For Queen and Country: Labels Shaping the Next Generation of British Fashion
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For Queen and Country: Labels Shaping the Next Generation of British Fashion

Heritage is a word with a lot of weight behind it, especially when it comes to fashion....

By Jake Silbert October 13, 2017 22 Comments
A Selection of Underrated and Slept-On Sneaker Collabs
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A Selection of Underrated and Slept-On Sneaker Collabs

Arguably the hottest sneaker drop of the year was Off-White’s Nike collaboration releas...

By Jake Silbert October 03, 2017 23 Comments
Out of the Shadows: A Brief Look at Avant-Garde Experimentations with Color
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Out of the Shadows: A Brief Look at Avant-Garde Experimentations with Color

Artisanal and avant-garde labels don’t appeal to mainstream tastes. Plain and simple. I...

By Jake Silbert September 25, 2017 14 Comments
Streetwear, Luxury Labels and the Thin Line Between Them
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Streetwear, Luxury Labels and the Thin Line Between Them

There isn’t any one clear definition of streetwear; the encompassing “genre” of style h...

By Jake Silbert September 15, 2017 9 Comments
Shopping Japan: What Are "Select Stores"?
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Shopping Japan: What Are "Select Stores"?

Anyone familiar with Japanese clothing or shopping is aware of the big department store...

By Jake Silbert August 30, 2017 13 Comments
The Art of Licensing: American Heritage Brands and Their Japanese Counterparts
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The Art of Licensing: American Heritage Brands and Their Japanese Counterparts

The immediate reaction most people have when presented with a lookbook for The North Fa...

By Jake Silbert August 08, 2017 7 Comments
Modern Unconventionalism: The New Generation of Post-Comme Avant-Garde
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Modern Unconventionalism: The New Generation of Post-Comme Avant-Garde

Comme des Garcon’s Paris runway debut was a revolutionary event for many reasons, but p...

By Jake Silbert July 26, 2017 8 Comments
The Immaculate Precision of By Walid
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The Immaculate Precision of By Walid

Of all the notable trends of the past few years, embroidery has proven to have seemingl...

By Jake Silbert June 19, 2017 12 Comments
A Closer Look: Blue In Green
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A Closer Look: Blue In Green

Everyone goes through a raw denim phase. It’s a feeling everyone experiences when they ...

By Jake Silbert June 01, 2017 6 Comments
Beware The Fedora: Hats You Actually Want To Wear This Spring
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Beware The Fedora: Hats You Actually Want To Wear This Spring

The average guy limits themselves to baseball hats and/or beanies. Most men rarely vent...

By Jake Silbert May 16, 2017 20 Comments
Rick Owens Takes New York
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Rick Owens Takes New York

I suppose I could’ve expected to run into Michele Lamy at Dover Street Market. Even sti...

By Jake Silbert May 02, 2017 27 Comments
A Beginner's Guide to Shopping Japan
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A Beginner's Guide to Shopping Japan

As a mega-consumer of clothing, Japan is home to nearly every brand imaginable. Japanes...

By Jake Silbert April 26, 2017 34 Comments
Untangling the Roots of Nepenthes' Family Tree
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Untangling the Roots of Nepenthes' Family Tree

Everyone familiar with modern menswear knows Engineered Garments. The New York label’s ...

By Jake Silbert April 24, 2017 12 Comments
More Than Clothing: The Brilliant, Innovative Mind of Issey Miyake
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More Than Clothing: The Brilliant, Innovative Mind of Issey Miyake

The Japanese designer is forerunner to modern fashion design

By Jake Silbert March 31, 2017 36 Comments