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15 Of The Most Iconic Pieces Of Menswear Ever Created

We all have them. Those elusive menswear must-haves that are either near impossible to find, eye-wateringly expensive, absolutely iconic, or some combination of the three. These are what we refer to as ‘grails’, and everyone has their own – a dream piece that you aspire to own at some point in your life.

A grail can be something obscure. Maybe it’s a particular pair of collab sneakers from two decades ago, or a specific piece from one of your favourite designers’ archives. But there’s a small selection of pieces we’d all love to get our hands on – luxury garments and accessories that are the best of their kind, or have helped to shape modern menswear in some way.

These are the ultimate men’s fashion grails as selected by the Ape team, including everything from influential outerwear and luxury luggage to iconic timepieces and rare collabs.

Burberry Trench Coat

Burberry

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How French Retail Is Spearheading Circular Fashion; Vestiaire Collective, Printemps, Galeries Lafayette

If Vestiaire Collective’s March acquisition of U.S. resale marketplace Tradesy put the French company head to head with behemoth The Real Real, the deal also spotlighted French retail’s progressive, vanguard mentality when it comes to circular fashion.

In France, buying secondhand comes second nature. “Vintage fashion and savvy shopping have always been part of French culture,” says Alix Morabito, Galeries Lafayette Head of Womenswear, Kids and Lingerie, Trade Marketing and Special Projects, citing Paris’s plethora of thrift shops and flea markets. This motivation springs from both “economic advantage and the desirability of the past,” she adds.

Indeed, while B-Corp certified Vestiaire Collective continues to innovate with a new and ultra sustainable central Paris headquarters, — inaugurated this week — luxury department store players Printemps and Galeries Lafayette are evolving their own ongoing

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What to Expect at Milan Men’s Week: Versace, Moschino Return, and JW Anderson Debuts

The decision to ring-fence June 21 as a digital only-day—one especially notable participant here is Charles Jeffrey Loverboy—is, Capasa added, “about optimizing everyone’s time. We discovered that mixing digital presentations around physical shows didn’t work: one would always distract from the other. And to keep Tuesday digital—where you can attend from anywhere—allows people to travel to Paris for the first shows there that night.”

Prada spring 2022 menswear

As for what hosting JW Anderson in Milan—even if fleetingly—as well as the other new international incomers says about the city’s broadening allure, he commented: “Here it is always busy for fashion. There are around 800 showrooms representing 3,000 brands, selling for seven months in the year, so this is a great place to be as a brand for distribution. And I think the fashion week is becoming more appealing internationally as a moment that combines established brands with a lot of

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Julia Fox Goes Grocery Shopping in Underwear

Julia Fox isn’t afraid of freezer burn. On May 15, Fox was spotted grocery shopping in Los Angeles, but instead of sweatpants and a messy bun, the model stepped through the automatic doors in a set of matching lingerie. As she ran her errand, Fox was dressed in a black bra with white elastic and a matching pair of underwear layered under a denim blazer. She styled the look with her signature jean purse, a pair of ruched denim boots, and black sunglasses.

As photos of Fox’s unconventional grocery-shopping look circulated online, fans were quick to express their disbelief over the risqué ensemble. “Oh sure, when Julia Fox goes grocery shopping in her underwear, she’s a fashion icon. But when I do it, I’m ‘no longer welcome in Whole Foods,'” one person tweeted on Monday.

“I just think that if it’s socially acceptable at the beach it should be the

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