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In just 30 years, Guess has accomplished what most American brands only dream of: iconic supermodel-filled campaigns that define the
gold black-and-white standard and a logo that elicits a heavy dose of nostalgia. While many see the winning brand formula as an "if-it-ain't-broke-don't-fix-it" approach, we've learned that there's more than meets the eye. Each and every image, design, and window display pays homage to the American Dream that the Marciano brothers chased back in '81 — talk about winning tenacity!
So, visiting the fashion empire's DTLA HQ, we weren't surprised to discover some of the most passionate and stylish employees under the SoCal sun. Click through to meet them — and tour the enviable, art-filled campus.
Photographed by Molly Cranna
I loved the simplicity of Brooke and Tara’s Wednesday wedding at City Hall in New York.
The ceremony was short, sweet, and to the point, and yet that didn't stop them from looking like the classiest couple in City Hall! We followed that up with some portraits and a stroll in Central Park. In the last few frames, I'm read
We have a bone to pick with our pre-torn denim. Namely, it's always falling apart — and in all the wrong places. You know the type: When you bought them, they were the perfect amount of distressed — the knees and thighs were worn in, but not overly so. But, over time and with much wear, these once-perfectly-ripped read