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Sure, we don’t sugarcoat our affinity for well-made menswear around here (in fact, it’s one of our many weaknesses). What can we say, there’s something about sharp, streamlined men’s pieces that are just as inspiring as gal garb. And S.F. seems to be a bubbling sartorial hub for dude-centric clothing. Proof? Brand-spankin’-new label, Feltraiger. With its batch of clean silhouettes, earth-toned hues, and wearable basics — Feltraiger definitely dares to keep both guys and girls intrigued.
The line is Brooklyn-based, but a bevy of the products are made right here good ol’ S.F. (here’s to hoping for an S.F. outpost soon). “We were fortunate to find a manufacturer out West that shared our philosophy, as well as understood the aesthetic and spirit of the Feltraiger brand,” says designer Daniel Feldman. From cool cardis and camo cover-ups to unisex shades, this line is sure to be every S.F. guy’s go-to for trekking around our fair city. Want to see what we mean? Click through for a look at the spring '12 lookbook and a selection of scene-stealing shades.
Photo: Courtesy of Feltraiger
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