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Designing Men: Stephen Ristefsky & Vincent Macheda

Designing Men: Stephen Ristefsky & Vincent Macheda

STEPHEN RISTEFSKY & VINCENT MACHEDA Ristefsky Macheda, Australia By Duane Wells If there’s one thing that Stephen Ristefsky is clear about, it’s that theRistefsky Macheda (www.ristefskymacheda.com) brand is more about sophisticated design, high-end fabrication, and an up-market clientele, than it is about gimmicky, cutesy prints and styles. “We’re not a fun-derwear brand,” co-founder Stephen says plainly,...
Designing Men: Jason Sutherland

Designing Men: Jason Sutherland

JASON SUTHERLAND PISS & VINEGAR, CANADA By Duane Wells As the founder and former president of the hugely popular Ginch Gonch label, Jason Sutherland is no stranger to breaking new ground in the men’s underwear category. Quite the contrary, he’s a bit of a legend in it, but even Jason had no idea that he...
Designing Men: The United Nations of Underwear

Designing Men: The United Nations of Underwear

  DESIGNING MENThe United Nations of Underwear by Duane Wells  Not so very long ago, men’s underwear was a mere afterthought. In a fashion category dominated by names like Fruit of the Loom and Hanes, undergarments were something one needed rather than something one wanted. In recent years, however, that dynamic has begun to change....