AfroPunk 2015: Rising Above the Norm

Text and Photos by Rico Noguchi The 2015 edition of AfroPunk, the annual music festival held in Brooklyn’s Commodore Barry Park that since its inception in 2005 has catered to “Black Punks” and “alternative people of color;” has drawn a wide range of attention from the media this year including The New York Times, Vogue and other national publications […] Click to read more »

J. Lindeberg Takes Inspiration from a Classic Film, “Midnight Cowboy” for Spring 2016 New York Fashion Week: Men’s

J. Lindeberg’s head designer Jessy Heuvelink followed suit with 60’s inspired menswear for New York Fashion Week: Men’s adding in his love of birds and “Midnight Cowboy” for further inspiration. Fringe, tousled hair, skinny denim, boots and suede cowboy hats accessorized the lean male models showcasing tailored silhouettes and dark hues for next Spring 2016. […] Click to read more »

Parke and Ronen Transport Our Mind’s to the Age of Aquarius on a Jetset Lifestyle for New York Fashion Week: Men’s

Parke and Ronen have perfected the jetset male season after season designing quality driven swimwear to tailored shirts and pants that look effortless on their clientele. Since both designer’s find themselves traveling all year long most of their collections are inspired by their latestisland excursion, however for Spring 2016 the traveling took place within the […] Click to read more »

Greg Lauren Delivers the Most Talked About Menswear Collection for New York Fashion Week: Men’s

He may be the nephew of iconic designer Ralph Lauren and married to Elizabeth Berkeley, but designer Greg Lauren was the most buzzed about show during New York Fashion Week: Men’s,  drawing fashion legends like Fern Mallis, Tyson Beckford and NBA Miami Heat’s player, Amar’e Stoudemire. From the burlap covered runway benches to the boardwalk […] Click to read more »

Surf Rock, Dick Dale and Artist, Hugo Guinness Inspire Menswear Designer Thaddeus O’neil for Spring 2016 at New York Fashion Week: Men’s

Menswear designer Thaddeus O’Neil sported a glowing sun tanned face backstage as he wrapped his Spring 2016 runway collection for New York Fashion Week: Men’s. The surf rock inspired collection featured relaxed, yet constructed shorts and pants paired with vibrant printed tops. Artist Hugo Guinness inspired some of the bolder print tanks done in suede. […] Click to read more »

Fashion Icon, Fern Mallis Shares Thoughts on the Newly Scheduled New York Fashion Week: Men’s

Fashion icon, Fern Mallis who is credited as the creator of fashion week in New York back in 1993 chatted with Carlton Jones about the newly created New York Fashion Week: Men’s,  which occurred July 13-16. Previously, menswear was featured alongside womenswear during Fashion Week immediately after Labor Day. Womenswear will continue with that schedule, but […] Click to read more »

Street Chic When the Weather is Truly a Spring Day in NYC with Carlton Jones

How do you approach a truly Spring day in New York City when the weather is raining in the morning, overcast in the later morning/early afternoon and bursting with sunshine in the afternoon? Carlton Jones set out last week to find out how New Yorkers define their style and how they tackle changing weather patterns […] Click to read more »

Menswear Designer, Martin Keehn brings his Urban to Resort Spring 2015 Collection to the Store

In our continual effort to show that the runway can translate to a ready to wear collection that is available in-store, we present one of our favorite runway collections for Spring 2015 by Martin Keehn that we shot last Fall. As most collections go,  every runway piece won’t make it into production for a slew […] Click to read more »

Get the Spring 2015 ‘Dickie Greenleaf’ Runway Looks from Menswear Designer’s, Parke and Ronen

Parke and Ronen grabbed our attention on the runways with their Spring 2015 ‘Dickie Greenleaf’ inspired looks at New York Fashion Week. The reference comes from the film favorite, “The Talented Mr. Ripley”, and Jude Law’s spoiled rich kid on the loose character. Who couldn’t resist Law’s sexy, yet dangerous Greenleaf? It’s always great to […] Click to read more »