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 …

Takuya Duncan’s Montauk Cotton Stripe Pant

A Hamptons' variation on classic Japanese worker pants makes for ideal summer loungewear

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 Hamptons’ flourishes—on the traditional Japanese worker pant known as Monpe. Indigo stripes complement the navy cotton, offering visual texture and an understated, solid …