Style + Character & 100 Year Plan This year at WWDMagic/Project I was lucky enough to meet the talented creative director for Brooklyn Circle (BKC), Mr. Ouigi Theodore. BKC was commissioned by Project global trade show to curate “PROJECT 10.” This was a lifestyle installation of the classic aesthetics and style that BKC built their brand on. The installation included 10 hand-selected designers to show off their classic American craftsmanship. About BKC The Brooklyn Circus/BKC story begins in 2006 in a quaint neighborhood of Brooklyn, New York with the aim to strengthen consumers’ appreciation for classic aesthetics and antique motifs whilst upholding the pillars of modern design within a hundred year plan. With time-tested values of classic American craftsmanship, a love for urban tradition, vintage sensibilities, and an endless search for the timeless silhouette, the“BKC HAS PRODUCED GARMENTS THAT BRING THE PAST FORWARD INTO THE FUTURE WHILE EXTENDING AN ETHOS OF EDUCATION, EMPOWERMENT AND AUTHENTICITY.” Founded by graphic designer Ouigi Theodore and developed by an arsenal of visionaries fueled by a common purpose, this bustling junction of style and character is always an experience. So why buy BKC? The most obvious answer is its make sense to invest into a brand that has integrity to the brand and the lifestyle it represents. Integrity in a company is something this American brand does to their own tune. Thanks Ouigi for sharing your vision with us! LOCATIONS: www.thebkcircus.com The Brooklyn Circus NYc
150 Nevins St.
Brooklyn, NY 11217
(718) 858-0919 Closed Mon Tues-Sun 12-7pm The Brooklyn Circus SF
1521 Fillmore St.
San Francisco, CA 94115
(415) 359-1999 Closed Monday
Tuesday-Saturday 12noon-7pm ...
MENSWEAR + INTERACTIVE FILM = OKI-NI At oki-ni we make the everyday extraordinary. That’s why, when it came to creating our latest video, we wanted to do something truly remarkable. What we came up with is this, an interactive and fully-shoppable video. Bringing together the creative talents of director Antony Crook, Ridley Scott’s RSA/Black Dog production company and the pioneering work of wireWAX, this moving editorial is fully shoppable – meaning that you can click on any outfit, while the video is playing, to shop the look. The video is styled by Glenn Kitson, a regular oki-ni collaborator, and represents a big step forward in the functionality of online video. Two inspiring pieces from the latest collection for Fall/ Autumn 2011 RICK OWENS DRKSHDW HEAVY FLANNEL SERVANT COMBO JACKET Rick is known for his washes and fabric treatments and this piece has received the full Rick treatment with a mottled and unique finish on the flannel that makes up the body. This is contrasted by a soft jersey on the sleeves. MAISON MARTIN MARGIELA 22 REPLICA HAND-TREATED SIDE-ZIP BOOT The Maison Martin Margiela 22 Replica Hand-Treated Side-Zip Boot for autumn/winter ’11, seen here in brown.This simple ankle boot is a typical Margiela piece –a classic design made from quality material embellished by an expert design detail. In this case, the detail is the unique platted layout of the laces. The zip on the side of the boot means that you can slip it on and off without disturbing the laces. The finish of the leather is also exceptional, with ageing on the toe. Margiela celebrates uniqueness...