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This Week in Style: July 24, 2015


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TWIS-gear-patrol-convers After 100 Years, Converse Updates the Chuck Taylor
After a century-long cultural legacy of the Chuck Taylor, Converse is making a bold move. The forthcoming Chuck II is aimed at criticism of the classic sneaker’s comfort, and also adds the modern element of slightly more rubber to the sole. nytimes.com
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Menswear guru Bill Cunningham comments on Fashion Week street style in this slideshow. If men weren’t wearing felt hats, they wore the “samurai haircut”. Footwear highlights were “every style of sneaker” and the Birk-style sandal. nytimes.com
TWIS-gear-patrol-streetwear Doing Streetwear the Right Way
Mr. Porter echoes the statement heard ’round the world right now — “streetwear should now be on your radar” — with this style and buying guide. Trying to implement the urban style into your wardrobe? Follow their tips, alongside lifestyle photos and product suggestions. mrporter.com
TWIS-gear-patrol-vanscollab Vans x Don Pendleton Releases
Artist Don Pendleton, known for his skateboard art, applied geometric shapes and muted colors to these shoes to give them tasteful updates without taking away from their classic appeal. footwearnews.com
TWIS-gear-patrol-menswear Menswear, Made in USA and Ethical Production
Fast fashion has often been accused of being produced unethically, especially recently. Complex, though, says that the menswear industry and its made-in-USA focus is helping to change the pace. Billy Reid’s Alabama-sourced cotton is an example of such changes. uk.complex.com
TWIS-gear-patrol-jung Jungmaven Wants You Wearing Hemp
Jungmaven is on a mission to get everyone in a hemp tee by 2020. Part of how they spread this vision is by hosting tie-dye events, like at this year’s Capsule Show, where we custom-dyed hemp tees in indigo. jungmaven.com
TWIS-gear-patrol-lookbook Palmiers du Mal Goes to Market
Palmiers du Mal’s pre-spring 2016 collection includes premium items like the cashmere Florence Cardigan and felt hats in collaboration with Albertus Swanepoel. Look for the full collection at CHCM (and even at a villa in Tuscany) soon. palmiersdumal.com
TWIS-gear-patrol-gpstory Stylish Swim Trunks for Summer
Heading to a pool party or the beach is not an excuse to forego style altogether. We’ve rounded up the best swim trunks that can keep up with your summer shenanigans, and keep you looking good, too. gearpatrol.com