To the uninitiated, Supreme seems like a brand that’s just for teenagers desperate to spend their parent’s money on T-shirts and hats. But the truth is, they’ve been making some of the most consistently strong workwear for over two decades, from military jackets to down parkas and, as we showed you last week, even denim . Now they’re collaborating with Stone Island, one of the best technical outerwear brands in the game, on a capsule that perfectly marries the high-end, rugged sleekness of the Italian-based brand with the street sensibilities of ‘Preme.
From the new issue of GQ Style, out now It’s time to revise the idea that a big designer logo splashed across your chest is nothing more than a gaudy declaration of how much cash you blew on your outfit. Instead, logos have become Bat Signals of insider cool: ways to declare your allegiance to a certain underground streetwear brand—or to rep the sweet surf shop you uncovered on vacation.
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You think you look awesome, but does she? Here, Brooklyn Nine-Nine’s Chelsea Peretti—one of the sharpest comedians in the game—breaks down ten street style outfits.
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What do you do with a masters degree in jewelry design, a film background, and a stint as creative director of an online retail space? If you’re photographer Andreea Bogdan, you start shooting street style. It helps that Bodgan is based in a super-stylish city, London, where the “style is as diverse as its people,” she says, something reflected in her shots of guys wearing tailored clothes in every way imaginable.
From the new issue of GQ Style, out now By now we’re all accustomed to guys walking down the street in throwback Shawn Kemp jerseys or Brooklyn Dodgers caps. But we never thought we’d see the day when high-fashion temples like Givenchy designed clothes based on jock apparel. Well, that day is officially here, with runway-caliber clothes drawing inspiration from track, football, hockey, hardball, and parkour.
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Uniqlo has done men everywhere a solid by bringing back the best of their much-loved +J collaboration. Launching at Uniqlo’s Philadelphia store October 3rd and online on October 10th, the quality lineup includes lots of the stuff we’ve been telling you to pick up this fall, from cool wool pinstripe suits (that you’re supposed to wear out of the office ), to blizzard-ready parkas, and slim-cut dress shirts that should be purchased in multiples