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Menswear designer Michael Bastian isn’t exactly known for being wallet-friendly, but a new collaboration with Havaianas means you can now own some of his signature style at only $38 a pop. And while chatting with Bastian at the launch of his summer-friendly collection, we learned a few things about the salt and pepper designer, including his thoughts on Tom Ford’s rules for men, the one thing no guy should ever wear, and how to pull off flip-flops without looking like a schmuck.
The nominees for the Council of Fashion Designers of America‘s 2011 awards ceremony are set, and the list is more or less a roster of the coolest kids working in the industry. And when we say kids, we mean kids. Because for the most part, this year’s nominees are pretty young. Also: Lady Gaga was nominated!
Celebrating America’s independence today? Be sure to celebrate our nation’s greatest moment in true American style.
Today, the New York Times’ Eric Wilson reports on a trend that has been popping up all over men’s clothing departments: overpriced khakis. Well you know what I think? Cry me a river, guys. Girls have been paying upwards of $200 on jeans for years.
To be inducted into the Council of Fashion Designers of America is like winning an Oscar. And just like the nominations for the Academy Awards, the fashion community waits breathlessly to discover who is to be honored and, more importantly, who is to be recognized as the latest and greatest in fashion.