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Quit Mad Stop

Classic styling in hybrid seaside apparel

by James Thorne in Style on 16 August 2012

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High-end beach basics are the provenance of Quit Mad Stop, a menswear label delivering handsewn apparel out of NYC. Their Spring/Summer 2013 line expands the label beyond trunks, windbreakers and totes, bringing in hybrid short-trunks and button-down polos to face variable beachside elements. The tailored fit and fine fabrics make the duds just formal enough to travel well across any kind of beach vibe and beyond.

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Quit Mad Stop sources their textiles globally, stitching up performance fabrics like microfiber nylon from Italy and a cotton-rayon blends from a 75-year-old Japanese mill. Well-conceived design details are everywhere, from side-tabs on the trunks and exaggerated rounded collars on the shirts to six-panel construction on the fisherman hats. While the look is mostly subdued, Quit Mad Stop keeps it fresh with offerings like reflective silver painted linen trunks and a Mongolian yak fur blanket—for, you know, keeping warm.

Browse the rest of the upcoming collection and shop the current season's styles at Quit Mad Stop.

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