Public School Uses the Past To Reimagine the Future

From a pop-up replacing their runway show to partnering with Nike

Dao-Yi Chow and Maxwell Osborne of New York native brand Public School have never been the type to take a safe approach to their designs or projects. Everything they have created has been done through their NYC-centric, sport-based lenses. Whether it’s the red MAGA-defying hats they showed on the runway last February—that read “Make America New York” and offered proceeds to the ACLU—or their backpack …

Designer Kestin Hare + BenRiach Whisky’s Capsule Collection

An unexpected collaboration between two Scottish brands, forged by a devotion to craftsmanship

A century-old Scotch whisky distillery and a contemporary menswear label may not seem to have much in common, but a shared passion for craftsmanship and innovation has brought Speyside whisky brand BenRiach and Edinburgh-based designer Kestin Hare together for a unique collaboration. Hare’s spring/summer 2019 collection includes a series of garments inspired by tones and textures found at BenRiach’s distillery, which will appeal to whisky …

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 …