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Awake NY

Brand: Awake NY

Season: Fall/Winter 2021

Release Date: October 8

Buy: Awake NY's website, Dover Street Market

Editor's Notes: What else can be said about Awake NY that hasn't been iterated a million times before? Angelo Baque's ultra-hip apparel outfit is the very definition of "IYKYK" and yet its seasonal collections are remarkable approachable, bringing together Baque's taste for street-leaning style and more sophisticated silhouettes.

Fall/Winter 2021, in particular, is especially high-minded, with lots of tailoring and overcoats seemingly inspired by easy outfits worn by The Jam and Style Council guitarist Paul Weller throughout the '70s and '80s.

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Wear 'em big or size down for a trimmer cut, Awake NY doesn't mind. The easy suit cuts are amplified by black-and-yellow houndstooth or made subdued by sober grey wool. Really, the wilder the pattern, the better: lots of Awake NY FW21 gear is exploding with pattern — patchwork bandana, shadow plaid, colorful squares — and graphics — embroidered dragons, stylized "NY" branding, a very souvenir "Living the Dream" design.

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There are piece rendered in the colors of the Pan-African flag, one also printed with "LOVE, LIVE, LIFE" — or, "Live Laugh, Love," as one Instagram commenter joked.

Interspersed between the oversized outerwear and easy hoodies are a few especially thoughtful pieces that recall Baque's knack for creating dynamic Supreme pieces.

For instance, one iridescent green coaches is lined with faux fur — perhaps a direct reference as another commenter noticed — and a quarter-zip shirt printed with "Sweet Memory" makes good use of contrasting colors to highlight the zipper and pocket.

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