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Singaporean label RAOUL might not be a household name just yet, but it definitely deserves to be. Nearly 10 years old, RAOUL is the beautiful child of Douglas and Odile Benjamin, and grew from a menswear shirting company to two full ready-to-wear labels for men and women. It was the brand's simple, classic bags that won us over on our first trip to Singapore, and its schoolgirl-sportif separates persuaded us to stick with 'em for the long haul.
For spring '13, RAOUL relied on contouring racing stripes, sparkling 3-D embellishments, and pretty little cap sleeves that feel modern, not '90s. Click through for the looks from its recent presentation — and commit the name to memory. RAOUL.
Photographed by Jacqueline Harriet
We’re finally starting to shed our layers in NYC, opting for
just one jacket rather than four. As for our friends on the west coast? Well, they’ve
been enjoying coat-less living for a
few weeks now. Meanwhile, those in the middle may still need their parkas.
Spring weather is better than winter no matter where you read
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