Posts tagged "Designing Men"
Gaspard Ulliel Takes On Yves Saint Laurent’s Paris

Gaspard Ulliel Takes On Yves Saint Laurent’s Paris

“The most important thing is that they say they are moved because if they are moved it means that the film hit some part of their memory and that at some point it feels real. And that’s enough.” – Gaspard Ulliel on what he hopes the surviving members of Yves Saint Laurent’s circle would say...
Modern Family Cast and Friends Celebrate Debut of Tie The Knot Pop-Up Store

Modern Family Cast and Friends Celebrate Debut of Tie The Knot Pop-Up Store

‘World Debut Fete’ highlights launch of physical store and fourth collection of bow-ties by Jesse Tyler Ferguson and husband Justin Mikita A universe of stars descended upon the luxury wing of the Beverly Center on Thursday night to help Modern Family’s Jesse Tyler Ferguson and his husband Justin Mikita celebrate the grand opening of their...
Ristefsky Macheda: Activewear for the Traveling Guy

Ristefsky Macheda: Activewear for the Traveling Guy

Style vs. Comfort? It is the eternal question – particularly when planes, trains and automobiles are involved. Now, it’s no secret that I have long lamented the fact that travel has lost a good deal of its chic in recent years as far too many people appear to think that anything from pajamas to ill-fitting...
Designing Men: Tim Wildman

Designing Men: Tim Wildman

TIM WILDMAN WILDMAN T, USA By Duane Wells Unlike many of the other underwear brands to pop onto the radar in recent years, Tim Wildman’s saucy, sexy WildmanT(www.wildmant.com) brand began with a caffeine-fueled practical joke, rather than a business plan. Though Tim studied fashion design at Syracuse University and always had an interest in underwear, nothing...
Designing Men: Anderson Prata

Designing Men: Anderson Prata

ANDERSON PRATA ELEMENTOS, BRAZIL By Duane Wells Peruse the sexy, primal, body-hugging styles in Brazilian designer Anderson Prata’s recently launched Elementos(www.elementosbrazil.com) underwear and swimwear lines, and you’d probably never guess they were the brainchild of a former accountant. Urged by his family and unsure of his own passions, Anderson graduated from college with a degree in...
Designing Men: Brian Edgar

Designing Men: Brian Edgar

BRIAN EDGAR EXPOSE, COLOMBIA By Duane Wells Canadian-born Brian Edgar spent years as an executive in the fashion industry working for the likes of Tommy Hilfiger and several European brands before deciding to get into the men’s underwear game with the Colombia-based Expose (www.ex­pose­underwear.com). In fact, it was on a trip to Colombia to do sourcing for...
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....