Fashion Week may be synonymous with New York, but the annual event is always only for women's clothing and fashion. This year is different though, as the first ever New York Fashion Week: Mens hits the City this week, through July 16th.
In the lead-up to the inaugural New York Fashion Week: Men's, we asked seven leading designers—including Michael Bastian, John Varvatos, and Richard Chai—to muse on the metropolis that has shaped them as individuals, propelled their careers, and turned their once fledgling labels into household names. From the undeniable energy in the streets to the emotional scars that linger from 9/11, watch as each accounts for what makes the capital of American fashion such a personal place.
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