Archive Fashion: 50 Holy Grails of Modern Menswear
We live in an especially great time in menswear, and not just for obvious reasons. That’s right, major fashion brands are devoting more creativity and resources than ever to a once-existing category. And yes, we’ve never had a team of independent designers who had the vision and business reinvention stronger and more exciting. But most of all, there’s a new cause for excitement: A thriving web of new subcultures is growing around men’s style, proving that fashion is more than just things. what you buy and wear — it’s something you can participate in, something with layers of meaning and a history of rewards for those who rely on it for a closer look. The archival scene — an informal network of dealers, collectors, and vintage fashion superfans — has turned past collection masterpieces into essentials, even wearables. be of the current men’s fashion universe. Dark fashionistas, sneakers fanatics, watch enthusiasts — all these communities have helped preserve the best parts of their respective histories today. These 50 are almost all sourced online and for the right price, if you’re lucky enough to know your size you can buy and wear them all. And if these divine mugs don’t shake you, there are sure to be 50 more waiting to be discovered.
1. Craig Green
Quilted worker coat
Spring Summer 2017
Craig Green emerged as a star of the London fashion scene in 2013, but what makes him alive and important after nearly a decade in the business is his willingness to iterate and experiment with his signature workwear jacket. himself – as he did with this daring baroque patchwork. –Yang-Yi Goh