GQ's top four new menswear designers create limited edition capsule.
s four Best New Menswear Designers in America for 2015.
Following three previous seasons' collaborations, this year's collection once again highlights the designs of four up-and-coming menswear designers, selected by and featured in
magazine. They are David Hart from Brooklyn, Stampd from Los Angeles, NSF from Los Angeles and The Hill-Side from Brooklyn.
"This year's designers all bring something totally new to Gap stores around the world," says Steven Sare, senior vice president, merchandising, Gap. "Each designer offers a unique take on what's 'new and now' for men. We're really excited to play a role in bringing this exclusive collection to our customers, who've come to anticipate and covet these limited edition pieces each year."
The combined collection includes tailored blazers and trousers, overcoats, leather jackets, graphic and classic tees, sweatshirts, sweatpants, denim and field jackets, along with accessories
The four designers, along with the pieces from their limited edition Gap capsule collections, will be featured in a special advertising insert in the October 2015 issue of
The line will launch Sept. 29 at select Gap stores in more than seven countries including the USA, Canada, China, Hong Kong, Japan and throughout Europe, as well as online.
"There's a great story about the state of American fashion happening in this year's collaboration," says Jim Nelson
. "One, that it's thriving. Two, where it's thriving. These incredibly talented designers are channeling the new energy coming from both coasts–whether its the LA vibe of the streetwear-meets-sportswear looks from Stampd, the perfectly distressed and lived-in staples from NSF, fanatically detail oriented accessories from Hill-Side, or the refined take on '50s cool that David Hart has perfected. I feel confident that together they represent not just what men want to wear these days, but what they truly want to live in."
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