The hip and contemporary flavor of Toronto's diverse, future-conscious streets is infused in Andrew Coimbra's mens- and womenswear. A life-changing internship in New York City gave him the drive and vision he needed to establish his eponymous label in 2015. It placed in the top five in Toronto Men's Fashion Week's Emerging New Labels competition, lauded for its laid-back but refined ease. Coimbra's use of fine tailoring and quality materials elevates his sometimes quirky, always immediately wearable selections.
Question the rules along with Death to Tennis. The New York City brand uses artistry to challenge the mainstream and the bourgeois. Its brow-raising name comes from the collaboration of its two designers, who go by the nicknames Doc Death and Mr. Tennis. A recent showcase drew from the '50s, tapping into the greaser aesthetic with a nod to the bad boys' warm interiors. That same collection also put men in clothing inspired by the peacock, a nod to society's increasing self-obsession.
We know you just want to get out of here. Dyne gear is for guys who are always on the go; heading out for a midday jog, or hitting the gym before the office. Dyne's three cornerstones are fit, fabric and function, and the brand focuses on marrying cutting-edge technology with old-world craftsmanship. Aesthetics range from office-appropriate to bold, brave technical.
Eastlogue is dedicated to crafting simple, timeless, modest looks, perfect for capsule wardrobes or those looking to refine their closets into a minimalist palette. South Korean designer Dongki Li's designs take inspiration from traditional Western outdoor sporting apparel, as well as other clothes from around the world, reimagining them into a simple, modern aesthetic while retaining his stamp of authenticity.
Founded in 2016 by a pair of brothers, Far Afield brings global flair to contemporary British menswear. The brothers draw on the heritage of classic British craftsmanship while taking a conscious approach, with steadfast attention to detail and ethical sourcing. Their pieces are made in Europe and Asia, while the pair make routine visits to keep their fingerprints as visible as possible on their work.
Go East Young Man. It's a simple mantra, materialized into an urbane line of streetwear to which we're excited to introduce you. Paris brand GEYM offers men's apparel in smart fits and durable hues, with a desire to connect the west to the east that anyone can vibe with. GEYM's style is made for men who long to see more of the world they inhabit, and who want to spend that traveling time building meaningful global relationships.
In 2017, Robert Geller launched Gustav von Aschenbach, to critical acclaim. Geller's designs are home-grown New York City at its finest. Clutching a degree from the Rhode Island School of Design, Geller began an internship at Marc Jacobs before moving on to win awards for his menswear collections at Cloak, a brand he helped revive. In 2009, Geller was honored by GQ Magazine as the best new menswear designer in the country. For his Gustav von Aschenbach label, Geller takes inspiration from contemporary culture, focusing on wearability, comfort and ease.
Hit the road, Jack. But please do come back, because you're going to need a few traveling clothes. That's where JAGVI, based in Paris, comes in. The name comes from the Swedish words for "I" and "We," symbolizing the founders' passions for collaboration, travel and photography. Drawing on inspiration from French, Scandinavian and Italian cultures, JAGVI is dedicated to providing fine materials, luxe hues and a contemporary, urban look for the modern man, on the road or at home.
Los Angeles brand Mitchell Evan is all refinement with zero fuss. High quality fabrics, all cut, sewn, and dyed in Los Angeles in neutral tones — along with an array of vibrant colors and patterns — are skillfully fashioned into wardrobe staples like sweatshirts, tees and jackets that require minimal care. The sleek, luxurious hand-feel of Mitchell Evan's pieces make them cozy enough for curling up on the couch in, and smart-looking enough that you won't want to take them off when you're ready to go out.
Think outside the silhouette with New York City brand Project Life Creation. Founded in 2017, the brand brings a new kind of easy sophistication to contemporary men's apparel. P.L.C. crafts for everyday comfort and class, working with quality fibers and materials and focusing on detail, with designs that play on the contours of a man's body. Quirky twists on modern construction draw in the eye and inspire men to think beyond the ordinary.
Robert Geller's designs are home-grown New York City at its finest. Clutching a degree from the Rhode Island School of Design, Geller began an internship at Marc Jacobs before moving on to win awards for his menswear collections at Cloak, a brand he helped revive. In 2009, Geller was honored by GQ Magazine as the best new menswear designer in the country. In 2017, Geller launched Gustav von Aschenbach, to critical acclaim; that label takes inspiration from contemporary culture, focusing on wearability, comfort and ease.
RAEN's signature handmade sunglasses are designed in California under the direction and inspiration of its two founder brothers, Jeremy and Justin Heit, and co-founder Jordan Percy. All three are surfers in possession of a good eye for design. The lack of artful eyewear on the market led them to use those eyes to help yours see better on bright, blue sky days, so your style doesn't skip a beat.
Designer Dominic Sondag's creations are steeped in Old World romance and sensibilities, attributable to his years studying in Florence. His work at s.k. manor hill is finely constructed in New York City using only 100% natural fiber fabrics sourced from Europe and Japan. Sondag's work is also shaped by his love of vintage clothing, discovered when he first came to New York in 2012. His work is both handsome and timeless, quietly exemplifying the virtues of classic craftsmanship.
Shwood began with some woodworking tools and the dream of a modern product that embodies the uniqueness of nature. In 2009, the limb of a Madrone tree and a rusty cabinet hinge became the first pair of Shwood glasses. Production has evolved considerably since that first foray into frame-making, and it continues to evolve today. Makers have kept the wood standbys, and have incorporated stabilized seashell and beautifully oxidized metals.