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While certain fashion eds were left bemused and befuddled by the gender-bending menswear on the London Collections: Men catwalks last season, we were secretly pleased. Not just because the likes of J.W. Anderson and Katie Eary successfully flicked the bird at the outmoded rules of men’s fashion with their radical approaches — but because we wanted to borrow (read: steal) their creations, too.
And, as we ready to welcome the SS14 edition next week, we’ve interrogated the city’s rising menswear stars — ahead, the nine makers of the clothes we’ll be eying for our own.
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We don’t mean to brag, but New York City is the birthplace of a very important place: the nail salon. Back in 1878, an entrepreneurial woman opened Mrs. Pray's Manicure, the country’s first parlor for the treatment, filing, and buffing of nails. (Actual lacquer, as we know it, wasn’t invented for a few more decades.) read