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18 East

Discussion in 'Streetwear and Denim' started by chickenfark, Apr 5, 2018.

  1. chickenfark

    chickenfark Senior Member

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    While many of us may be bummed about Antonio's departure from Eidos, I think we're all super excited about his new venture 18 East. Let's use this spot to discuss!
     

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    Happy this exists! To me this is what made the brand (eidos) so successful.
     

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    Took the words right out of my mouth. 18 East looks a lot more like visvim than Isaia.
     

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    Wearing 18 East in a traditional menswear ensemble would be ambitious.

    But who's to say that it can't be done? :cool:

    But yeah, this should probably be moved to SWD.
     

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    @mossrockss yeah, I debated that for a bit. I just ended up putting it here as the eidos thread was in CM. I dunno how many people exclusively browse one or the other, I just subscribe to whatever threads are interesting, but if it would change traffic or whatnot, I don't care either way!
     

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    @LA Guy can you move this over to SWD or should we delete and recreate?
     

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    Either way, thanks for starting this!
     

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    I do wonder how it will pair with Eidos sportswear, which I have totally been into laltely. Either way, from all I've seen, I think I need to being an early adopter instead of laggard about this.
     

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    I think it will pair easily with many brands that have a utilitarian vibe.
     

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    LA Guy Opposite Santa Staff Member Admin Moderator

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    Yeah, I'll move it over. Though, I do like the idea of how this could look with a classic suit.
     

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    I am sure that will be tried here with no success. Stick with the designer’s intent.
     

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    Where can we get a sneak peak of 18 East?
     

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    @akciongoli on instagram.
     

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    LA Guy Opposite Santa Staff Member Admin Moderator

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    I fundamentally disagree with this. I think that the most interesting outfits come from de-contextualizing and re-contextualizing garments. One of the reason I more or less refuse to browse instagram, where most outfits are designed to be at least somewhat "wearable". Who needs that watered down, made for 500K likes from basic bitches/bros, crap? I would rather watch an insane fashion show that shows that garments in an outlandish way that couldn't possibly be translated into "normal life." I doubt many workplaces would allow you to rock out with your cock out like Rick showed his models a few years ago.
     

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