Impressive: A Conversation with Designer Siki Im

Impressive: A Conversation with Designer Siki Im

Posted by on May 22, 2012 in Streetwear + Denim | No Comments

When Siki Im moved to New York in 2001, he had no intention of designing clothes. After graduating with honors from England’s Oxford Brookes School of Architecture, Im took a position with a New York architecture firm, but over time realized the job wasn’t satisfying him. Since high school he had liked clothes, admiring  iconoclastic ...

The Styleforum Portmanteau–April 19

The Styleforum Portmanteau–April 19

Posted by on Apr 19, 2012 in Random thoughts | No Comments

Britain shakes its head as Aquascutum is placed in administration (i.e., files for bankruptcy). The Bureau in Belfast made an exceedingly relaxing lookbook film. I want to buy everything then take a nap. Dior is remodeling their E 57th St. store in NY. Meantime, Homme in on 133 Greene St., where the brand is setting ...

Rough & Tumble from Nepenthes

Rough & Tumble from Nepenthes

Posted by on Apr 10, 2012 in Streetwear + Denim | No Comments

The Nepenthes NY store in New York’s garment district stocks a lot of Engineered Garments, the company’s best-known brand in the United States (and often the easiest to wear). But EG has a lot of stockists, while some of the lines in Nepenthes stable are much more limited in distribution. Rough & Tumble, billed as ...