What a weekend in Manhattan! Winter storm Jonas came through and left a blanket across town that made for great playtime, and a reason to dance in the streets. All the while, many headed to Paris for fashion shows and men’s market. The result is a preview to the fashions and footwear that will fill the streets this fall and forthcoming winter. You’ll find this and more in our ten staff selections this week.
Kenn’s latest collection of sofas and seats comes through an exclusive collection from Brooklyn’s Modern Anthology. All the hallmarks of the furniture maker’s work are there: metal, strappings and throwback textiles.
Our man in London, Jason Dike, looks over London Collections: Men shows and presentations to share his six outerwear pieces that will make a statement in Fall 2016. Dike’s on point approach keeps us coming back for me.
First we reviewed jackets, now take a look at the top six trousers from LC:M as selected by correspondent Jason Dike. With a shift to a slightly wider leg, the selection is a wide one for folks of different shapes and sizes.
Amsterdam’s ETQ footwear has been covered extensively on Selectism and our brother site Highsnobiety. Like other simple footwear contemporaries, ETQ works with familiar shapes, but changes things up with texture and color.
Every season, Woolrich delivers a vast collection of outerwear across various sub-lines. Here, we look specifically at fall’s Woolrich John Rich & Bros. Japan capsule collection, designed by Captain Sunshine’s Shinsuke Kojima. Look for slimmed down classics and other desirables in this one.
As Stephanie Smith-Strickland tells us, “Conceptualizing a fashion line is no walk in the park.” For Armoire Officielle it was about getting back to basics and reimagining Fall 2016. “If you’re searching for anything outside of time-tested silhouettes, quality construction, and Nordic-inspired simplicity this isn’t for you.”
Italy’s Flos makes lighting fixtures for people like us: those who want function items to go beyond their everyday form.
We don’t need to remind you of how important the John Lobb story has been to contemporary menswear: it was here before menswear was cool and will continue to remain after. But that hasn’t stopped the company from innovating with new constructions. Learn more while previewing their Fall 2016 collection.
Rainwear has never been better and Stutterheim is part of that charge. From materials to shapes, the brand moves forward keeping the “melancholy” dry this spring and summer.
We headed to the Detroit Auto Show last week for a preview of the emotionally driven Lexus “LC 500” coupe, a new model from the Japanese luxury auto maker. The “LC 500” comes to the streets next year, and is currently much feedback from drivers and journalists alike.