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 Legendary Italian menswear designer Domenico Vacca celebrated the grand opening of his new flagship destination this Tuesday - a 10-story building off Fifth Avenue. When we say it is a one-stop shop, we are not exaggerating. Mens suiting, loafers in every color and su...

 

 

Austin, Texas is all about embracing the different and keeping it that way. A little piece of Austin has moved on to LA with Hippy Thug. Tommy Green, who says he got in touch with creative side in Austin, moved to LA a little over a year ago to pursue his dream in fa...

 

Tattoos, fashion, surfing, spearfishing? Designer of clothing line Old Fame, Steven Esterley, is just an all around rad guy. After spotting his line, we knew we had to reach out and learn more about the man behind the clothes. Coming into the industry on a whim, Ester...

“I started with quality and I’ll die with quality.” This phrase is not often uttered in the fashion industry, let alone upheld. The designer of Mercer Market, Sloane Angell, has dedicated his brand to creating fashionable, quality essentials. The humble Angell has quit...

 

How did a Texas guy end up as a technical designer for some of the most influential streetwear lines in NYC and now designer of his own line? Cameron Stanford is proof that hard work and dedication to your craft will get you where you want to go and take you through s...

Downtown LA has truly become a mecca for the fashion industry; on every corner is a garment factory, a showroom, or a beautiful boutique. In the throws of DTLA we met Victor Xie, the designer of one of our new favorite brands, Victor Twist. Xie is a native Angeleno tha...

LA based artist Tanner McCardle works in many mediums, but his hand painted denim jackets are beyond an obsession of ours. Combining art history, storytelling, and customization, he creates one of a kind pieces that are sure to be some of the most coveted in your close...

 

 

On a weekday evening, I walked to over to meet designer of brand VK Nagrani, Vivek Nagrani, at his self-proclaimed "Bat Cave" called "The Lodge.” “The Lodge," which is Nagrani’s space to relax, create, and also moonlights as his showroom, is filled with a plethora of...

 

Being from Los Angeles, we here at Labeling Men have seen every type of up and coming designer in every style under the sun. But Kennington LTD is the definition and originator of the California lifestyle brand. With 40-50 years of design history and experience, Lance...

With every outfit, there are those hidden little secrets that complete the perfect ensemble. Some of these details that can trip up even the most dapper of them all are a slouchy collar, droopy pocket squares, and an ill-fitting shirt. With no solution at hand until no...

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