Borrow From The Boys

Posted online: April 2015

tillerSTEVEN TILLER

SeaVees

My Style “Easy. Modern and clean, crisp but not buttoned up, fitted but comfortable, a purveyor of California casual.”

Right Now Outdoor lifestyle meets fashion. SeaVees paired with a slim suit for a sophisticated take on keeping it casual.

Up Next An elevated, premium, almost aspirational take on shoes with beautiful leathers and details—and an expanded women’s line.

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SHAWN STUSSY 

S Double

My Style “Minimal” with loads of navy and sharp-cut suits (right).

Right Now Surfing and board building—and posting curated rad images to blog.s-double.com.

Up Next “Soulfulness.” With a cultlike following in Japan on the heels of his collaboration with Mastermind, his online shop feels more like a cool neighborhood spot.

GENE MONTESANO Montesano

Civilianaire

Known For The Lucky Brand Jeans’ cofounder opened the first Civilianaire store in 2011, continuing his credo of high-quality American craftsmanship.

Right Now Classic utilitarian work-wear staples.

Up Next More Japanese gold selvage denim woven on refurbished vintage shuttle looms.

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RAAN & SHEA PARTON 

Apolis

our StyleNot premeditated—we are drawn to things and silhouettes that are timeless and don’t need to be remade.”

Right Now Consolidation and simplification, a return to hospitality, care, and quality inspired by the restaurant industry. (And, of course, dressing Kevin Costner for our cover.)

Up Next More stores and expanded object and home accessory lines.

STEVEN D. SORIA

Make Smith

SoriaMy Style “I buy classics that are functional for work. I spend about 12 hours of my day in my leather shop/studio, so I have to pick clothes that are forgiving, keep me warm, and can still look good after I beat them up.”

Right Now Normcore—white sneakers, zip-up sweatshirts, and pleated pants.

Up Next Lots of new bags—the shopping tote was received well…new styles coming soon.

WALLACE PIATT

wallaceisart.com

My Style “Americana. Biker meets cowboy meets American Indian. I’m always inspired by somethingPiatt—my new pop art, embroidering a cool vintage denim.”

Right Now Killer companies making great work wear and raw denim—rolled up high!

Up Next A ton of fun new art.

[BEST OF 2015]

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