NEW YORK MEN'S DAY
SPRING 2022

New York Men’s Day took Chelsea by storm today with its array of loose-fitting silhouettes that are bound to be your next closet staple this spring. From monochrome suits to structured blazers, NYMD did not disappoint. Read on to catch exclusive photos on the best looks of the day. 

ONYRMRK
BEGIN AGAIN

ONYRMRK is a Los Angeles-based menswear brand that elevates masculinity to a new level of self-expression. A partnership between Mark Kim and Rwang Pam, the two take from real-life experiences to cultivate an image personal to their clothing. 

 

With a focus on sustainable manufacturing, ONYRMARK’s SS22 collection “Begin Again” was a beautiful ode to minimalism. Upon arrival to the studio, you are immediately met with a swarm of monochrome looks—blacks, whites, and beiges; because what more do you need in your closet? Chic silhouettes compliment all forms of the human figure, and ONYRMRK is definitely one to watch for your next modest outfit. 

STAN
SPRING / SUMMER 2022

Surf’s up with STAN, a handmade, self-proclaimed “surfer-couture” who uses textiles as old as 140 years old. Geared towards sustainable manufacturing, STAN is SoCal born-and-raised by surfer and model Tristan Detwiler. 

 

Whether or not you find yourself on the sandy shores of Southern California, the intricate stitching and floral patterns of STAN’s SS22 collection will instantly transport you to your nearest beach. To put it bluntly, there is a touch of home in every piece made by STAN. 

WILLIAM FREDERICK
SPRING / SUMMER 2022

A refreshing change of pace to the swarming energy of Men’s Day came the blank canvas of William Frederick, a Cleveland-based label geared towards timeless, functional clothing. Their SS22 collection took from nuances of everyday activities to explore personal intimacy in comfortable clothes. 

 

Coupled with models in conversation and candid performance art, natural movement is effortless in William Frederick’s newest collection, comprised as a beautiful homage to introspection.

KOH-T
MINDFUL COMFY TRIP

All the way across the globe is KoH T, a boutique Japanese clothing label with a core focus in sustainability. Their SS22 collection is influenced by lead designer Taisuke Kohji’s trips around the world, taking inspiration from natural landscapes to minimalist pottery.

 

With hand-dyed pieces reflected in structured, tailored outfits and mellow tones of greens and blues, KoH T styled their ready-to-wear pieces with clean flip flops to let the rest of your body breathe.

the STOLEN GARMENT
SPRING / SUMMER 2022

Hailing from Seoul, Korea is the STOLEN GARMENT, an eponym for the lead designer Jungwoo Park’s experience of having his designs robbed in London a few years prior. Ever since then, the STOLEN GARMENT has been fearless in exploring different outrageous avenues of design that pique niches within human interest.

 

Their SS22 collection was inspired by Park’s fascination with BDSM and male aggression, reflected through funky accented pieces and models donned exclusively in black, red, or green. From ankle braces to body straps, metal accessories reflected a militaristic take on lust, with silk sheets printed with sweat drops to enhance the idea of sexual physicality. To accompany the collection, Q millinery, Dobin Lim, and KI LEE all collaborated with Park’s team to create fitting accessories for his pieces. 

CHELSEA GRAYS
INVITED TO THE COOKOUT

Chelsea Grays is a political designer who takes influences from the world in every single piece she creates. With a largely menswear-based collection coupled with a few unisex looks, it’s a party with Chelsea Grays. The SS22 collection “Invited To The Cookout” was an uplifting approach to shedding light on racial movements. 


During the manufacturing process, Grays explored warped versions of screenprinting to reflect perceptions beyond racial divide. Models danced along to the DJ’s hip hop soundtrack as muted colors morphed together to create a sea of individuals sporting comfortable and functional pieces that you can just move in.

FRIED RICE
SPRING / SUMMER 2022

FRIED RICE is a New York-based label created by Maya Wang, whose goal for the brand is to reflect a celebration of diversity and cross-cultural influences on fashion and self-expression. With intricate patchwork and patterned looks, their SS22 collection is an enhanced take on streetwear that you won’t want to miss.

 

Models hailed a dark yet upbeat studio accompanied by electronic tunes to show off their chic silhouettes. From colorblock tees to comfortable utilitarian pants, FRIED RICE creates for everyone. Find a new pop of color for your spring wardrobe with their newest collection.

APOTTScollection
SPRING / SUMMER 2022

APOTTScollection is the brainchild of Aaron Potts’ enchantment with the untouched, middle section of his closet. Ever since then, he has vowed to create clothes that will fill that void, and the label’s newest collection did not disappoint.

 

APOTTScollection hailed a sun-swarmed room with Afroamericana influences on clothing and nature. From fringe skirts to flowy tops, APOTTS creates with every person in mind. Barefoot models stayed stagnant in a plant-filled room, decorated with flowery headwear and baskets.

 

Nature is a force to be reckoned with, and APOTTScollection certainly challenged this notion.

CARTER YOUNG
RED SKY MORNING

Carter Young is a New York-based menswear label from Carter Altman, who incorporates personal sensibilities with a clean, outdoor-inspired look. Their newest collection “Red Sky Morning” was reminiscent of golden hour at its finest. Flowy button-ups complemented casual pants as each piece holds a taste of the outdoors on everyone’s shoulder.s 

 

Between familiar striped patterns to solid color blocking, minimalist pieces were elevated with natural accents like cowboy boots or unlaced shoes. If you’re looking for a homey, farm-chic piece to buoy your closet this spring, seek no further than Carter Young and their French tucks to die for.