As I walk up the brick stairs that lead to Jacqueline Piron’s charming Toronto-based Yorkville home, I fiercely begin dusting myself of dog hair leftover from a snuggle session with my pug. Before I know it, the door has flung open, and I am welcomed with the biggest smile and embraced with the warmest hug from this blonde bombshell of a stranger.
When PLAC was launched a mere six years ago, it was strictly a denim brand. But its President envisioned something far greater – global domination. Fast-forward to the present, PLAC has 80 stand alone stores in South Korea, including three stores in China and one that will be opening in NYC in the coming year, with a collection expanded into contemporary and innovative basic wear that fits the lifestyle of their target audience, which also happens to be the company’s key inspiration — today’s youth.
Editorial by photographer Dyan Jong featuring models Wylie Hays & Justin Gossman with a poem by Yasamin Rahmanparast.
In Alexandra Frankø’s Spring/Summer 2016 collection, restrained uptown boys were injected with vibrant hues of downtown cool. The Danish designer’s eponymous menswear label is as fresh as can be and she hasn’t even completed her bachelor’s degree yet.