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Duckie Brown: Fall 2015

by Alex R. Travers Duckie Brown designers Steven Cox and Daniel Silver believe in evolution. Fresh thinking ignites their collections and summarizes their beliefs. For this keenly creative duo, convention must be challenged. So naturally, their men’s Fall 2015 show immediately called fashion standards into question. Right away, their set established openness. Nothing was closed …

Dunhill: Spring 2015

by Alex R. Travers Before Dunhill was praised for its men’s wear, England’s Alfred Dunhill had become an icon of the automotive and tobacco industries, a gentleman who celebrated creativity and claimed to sell “everything for the car but the motor.” He peddled horns, lamps, leather overcoats, goggles, picnic sets, and timepieces, developing a new …

Gucci: Fall 2014

by Alex R. Travers Since joining Gucci in 2002 and taking over as creative director in 2006, Frida Giannini has made her mark at the Italian luxury-and-leather-goods label. In her best men’s collection in several seasons, the designer decided to focus on color and then discard it completely. She drew inspiration from the Canadian artist …