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ONU Apparel for All Genders
A lot of—if not all—emerging apparel brands seek to unite progressive style with reliable functionality. When settling upon one, in an ever-growing crop, it comes down to nuance and personal taste. A few elements of the process and vision behind...
STYLE
Timo Weiland's CFDA Retail Lab at Cadillac House
Back during New York Fashion Week: Men's, consistently hot brand Timo Weiland made their men's spring/summer 2017 pieces available immediately post-runway show. And they did so at NYC's new Cadillac House, right where the runway show took place...
TRAVEL
Travel Clothes for Summer Vacations
No one wants to be the person lining up for airport security or a bus transfer in stained sweatpants or pajamas. To dress casually and comfortably for travel—especially in hot weather—can be difficult. There is travel etiquette to acknowledge (no bare...
CLOTHING_ACCESSORIES
Pink Board Shorts
Made from mostly recycled pink polyester, these lined board shorts are as functional as they are fun. They feature the standard two angled pockets, as well as a zippered back pocket for your valuables. The block color is simple enough not to feel gaudy...
STYLE
J. Mueser's Custom Suits
If you blink you might just miss the J. Mueser storefront in NYC's West Village. Stepping inside, however, reveals not only the depths of the location and the plentitude of fabrics and ready to wear clothing, but also the imagination of founder Jake...
STYLE
P.E Nation's Retro-Inspired Activewear
In a saturated market of activewear—or athleisure—Australia's P.E Nation (officially launching today in the US) had a mean feat ahead of them: to actually stand out. With their bright colors, retro vibes and some non-traditional fabrics and cuts...
STYLE
Mirka Mora + Gorman Artist Collaboration
Perhaps little known outside of Australia, Mirka Mora's art is legendary Down Under—specifically in Melbourne, where her gloriously busy paintings and mosaics adorn laneways, restaurants and (of course) gallery walls. The French-born artist (to...
STYLE
Mack Weldon Updates the Polo Shirt
The polo shirt can be a confusing staple piece to some. It's a bit dressy and a bit casual. Its existence in that interspace has made it popular for over a century—as it was initially primarily attached to sports (polo, golf and tennis). While...
BENEVOLENT_GREEN
Bang Bang Bang T-Shirt
"Wear what you care about." Each Prinkshop piece has a purpose, from supporting Planned Parenthood to empowering those suffering from addiction. The "Ban(g) Ban(g) Ban(g)" T-shirt benefits Everytown, an organization that's committed to ending gun violence...
STYLE
American Trench + Goodlife Clothing Indigo Tees
Arguably one of the greatest benefits to the term hand-dyed is that no two items produced look identical. That can certainly be said of the brand new American Trench + Goodlife Clothing indigo-dyed T-shirts, of which only 19 were made. These 50...
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Legalize Bliss T-Shirt
Inspired by the style and spirit of the '70s, this stonewashed vintage-vibe T-shirt from Bliss and Mischief is very 420 friendly. With flocked lettering spelling out "Nature's Way of Saying High" on the front and a giant "Legalize Bliss" on the back...
STYLE
agnès b. 40th Anniversary Limited Edition Artist T-Shirts
In 1994, French fashion label agnès b.—designed by Agnès Troublé—partnered with artist Félix González-Torres for their now-iconic “Nobody Owns Me” graphic T-shirt. Since, the brand has collaborated with more than 60 artists over the years—working...
STYLE
Pherrow's 'Bakapile' Collection from Japan
Meguro, Tokyo-based casual sportswear brand Pherrow's turned 25 this year, and they've dedicated the SS16 season to all things "Blue." Though known for their American-inspired denim (with back patches displaying "Japan's Magnificent Garment...
DESIGN
Topo Designs' First-Ever Women’s Collection
by Adrienne So After many, many requests, Topo Designs—the Colorado-based outfitter that has garnered acclaim for its rugged, yet stylish outdoor apparel and equipment—has finally released a new line for women. The initial offerings include...
STYLE
Beau Custom Clothing
Why buy clothes off the rack when you can have them custom made for the same price? And why pay what most others are for custom when you can get it at an even lower price? Beau, based out of a retail space on the ground floor of NYC's SoHo Grand...
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SPORTS_OUTDOORS
Mesh Freeshell Jacket
Keeping the strong rays of summer in mind, Outlier’s Mesh Freeshell jacket protects the arms and neck without overheating the body. An open mil-spec mesh body lets the breeze blow through while UPF 50+ sleeves and hood block out harmful UV rays when...
STYLE
Takuya Duncan's Montauk Cotton Stripe Pant
Summer lounge season is almost upon us and the Montauk Cotton Stripe Pant from new premium menswear brand Takuya Duncan is a perfect fit. Made in Japan, from Japanese cotton Kimono fabric at a 100-year-old factory, the pants are a modern take—with...
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CULTURE
Patti Smith Sweater
When concert T-shirts can't fully express just how much you love your rock hero, go for a lambswool sweater made in Scotland. Independent designer Cassie Holland launched Hades to celebrate bands she loves, simply and boldly, with the quality they...
STYLE
Connect-the-Dots on T'aint by Ashish T-Shirts
A longtime member of the VFILES community, London-based designer Ashish Gupta has made a name for himself thanks to a frequent and extravagant use of sequins within the collections of his eponymous label. A new capsule, however, plays with a different...
CLOTHING_ACCESSORIES
Flecked Terry Tank Top
Super-comfortable and lightweight, this Made-in-USA looped terry tank is just right for the weather that the Northern Hemisphere is finally being blessed with. A neat but casual piece, the tank takes on less dye thanks to its blend of yarns—meaning...
CLOTHING_ACCESSORIES
SPORTS_OUTDOORS
Boncho Bike Poncho
After years of braving the rain with nothing but waterproof jackets—leaving legs completely exposed—cyclists finally have a viable way to repel raindrops while on the move. The Boncho (which first launched on Kickstarter) is a poncho designed especially...
STYLE
Started From Underwear, Now They're Here: Baserange
The pared-down, simple styles and tactile fabrics of Danish-French label Baserange’s SS16 collection feel quietly revolutionary, elevating everyday-wear into something quite a bit more interesting. The brand—whose name stands for Basic Aesthetic...
STYLE
SIG (So It Goes) the Label
Launched last month, new Australian brand SIG The Label (SIG short for "So It Goes") reminds us that there's incredible sophistication in monochrome—and that relaxed and high fashion aren't mutually exclusive words. Adelaide designer Kate Anderson...
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Coldblack Button-Down Shirt
A sleek addition to any closet, The Radavist + Parker Dusseau’s Coldblack shirt is specifically built for warmer climates. It benefits from Schoeller’s proprietary Coldblack fabric, which provides stretch, breathability and UV protection to regulate...
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