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Nick Spain


Christian L’enfant Roi: Little Princes

Christian L’enfant Roi makes clothes for bratty boys. Christian Deslauriers creates the fey, printed suits and soft shades of maroon in his menswear line for a very specific clientele—as he puts it, his muse for … read more »

POSTED November 30, 2012 10:39AM IN STYLE NEWS Comments (2) TAGS: , , ,

Casely-Hayford’s Lower-Priced Line for John Lewis

Our favorite father-son design duo Casely Hayford has released their latest collection in an ongoing collaboration with department store John Lewis, the British equivalent of something like Macy’s in the US. Distilling the Casely-Hayford look … read more »

POSTED April 11, 2012 1:00PM IN STYLE NEWS TAGS: , ,

Cop A Look: 1990s Leonardo DiCaprio

In 1996 the world took a collective break from whatever the hell it was doing as we all simultaneously drooled over Leonard DiCaprio in Baz Luhrmann’s hyperactive, rave-inspired film adaptation of Romeo and Juliet. The … read more »

POSTED April 10, 2012 5:00PM IN STYLE NEWS TAGS: , , ,

Painkiller Explores an Underwater Aura for Spring

Painkiller’s spring collection was recently released, and Bangkok-based Siriorn Teankaprasith, who we featured in our FADER #75 Fall Fashion Feature about women designing menswear, is exploring a nautical theme and taking it to a weird … read more »

POSTED March 22, 2012 5:00PM IN STYLE NEWS Comments (1) TAGS: , ,

Baggu’s Fruity Summer Bags

Baggu is releasing 3 new color ways for the warmer months of 2012. Made from Argentinian leather and appropriately dubbed Citron, Mint and Grapefruit, they go live on their site today. A little pop of … read more »

POSTED March 21, 2012 1:00PM IN STYLE NEWS TAGS: ,
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Malick Sidibé’s Portraits of Mali

Out this month from Rizzoli is a curation of images from iconic photographer Malick Sidibé, who began documenting the country of Mali in the early 1960s after its break from the French colonial system. Taken … read more »

POSTED March 13, 2012 3:30PM IN ART+CULTURE NEWS Comments (2) TAGS:

Showroom Visit: Wool and the Gang

With knit-it-yourself, at-home kits and organic alpaca wool, you can’t help but imagine that Wool and the Gang would be a brand that serves up crunchy granola hippie clothes. But when we stopped by their … read more »

POSTED March 8, 2012 3:15PM IN STYLE NEWS TAGS: ,

Christopher Shannon Debuts Not-So-Basic Spring Basics

Christopher Shannon does some wild, wackadoo things on the London runways, turning run-of-the-mill streetwear inside out with prints and oddball materials, but for a new, more accessible diffusion line called Kidda, he’s distilled all of … read more »

POSTED February 3, 2012 11:30AM IN STYLE NEWS TAGS: ,

Thrintage: 46th St. Salvation Army

FADER contributors cross boroughs, counties and states to find fine thrifted and vintage pieces on the cheap for our column, Thrintage. This week, Kadeem Johnson & Nick Spain hit up Salvation Army in Hell’s Kitchen, New York … read more »

POSTED February 1, 2012 6:00PM IN THRINTAGE TAGS: ,

Michael Williams and Bushmills Make a Booze Bag

Menswear aficionado Michael Williams of A Continuous Lean, Irish whiskey distillers Bushmills and North Carolina bagmakers Parrot Canvas have pulled all of their respective talents to collaborate on a new bag that’s a pretty impeccable … read more »

POSTED January 26, 2012 2:00PM IN STYLE NEWS Comments (1) TAGS: , , , ,