Interview: Takuya Suzuki of Hamptons-Based Takuya Duncan

Japanese heritage meets upstate style in this brand's SS18 collection

Premium menswear brand Takuya Duncan has been making casual but sophisticated clothing for several years now. In his designs, founder Takuya Suzuki combines style and inspiration from his motherland of Japan, and his current home in East Hampton. This heritage and tradition play perfectly against modern-day flourishes in each of his creations, and that is especially true of its spring/summer 2018 collection. We spoke with …

Interview: Kent & Curwen Creative Director Daniel Kearns

Using cross-cultural references to embolden a British menswear heritage brand, with David Beckham's help

For every captivating new debut to the world of apparel, there’s a heritage brand out there fighting to demonstrate relevance and resonance. One year after Britain’s Kent & Curwen relaunched under the watch of part owner David Beckham and creative director Daniel Kearns, there’s no denying its success, from both a business standpoint and style one. For those still unfamiliar with the brand, Kent & …

N-p-Elliott’s “Intersection” Collection at New York Fashion Week: Men’s

A runway debut embracing the interconnected nature of social categorizations

When Nicholas P Elliott launched his namesake label in 2013, striking the balance between the avant-garde and accessible made for a propellant mission. Over the last four years, the N-p-Elliott brand’s grown in acclaim, maintained a commitment to minimal waste and brought social messaging to the forefront. This fashion week, Elliott made the decision to evolve from a presentation to a runway show—an act that …

New American Menswear and Accessories at The Ensign

A hub for upscale items, designed and produced in the USA

With an eye on numerous factors that make fashion both wearable and desirable—striking images and editorials, forward thinking designers, ease of purchase, a defined identity—The Ensign has become an important new online shopping destination. The brand only stocks clothing, outerwear and accessories designed and made in America. They feature the latest designers, and during fashion week employed a “See Now Buy Now” function that let …

Mission Workshop’s The Eiger WX Jacket

A durable, functional outerwear piece made in collaboration with Halley Stevensons

Ultra-functional, Mission Workshop‘s the Eiger WX jacket has been made in collaboration with Halley Stevensons—a company manufacturing fabrics since 1864 when they made outerwear for North Sea fisherman dealing with harsh conditions off the coast of Scotland. Suffice it to say, the Eiger WX—made from durable waxed canvas—will also stand up to all kinds of inclement weather. Available in tan, dark olive or black, the …