Purpose, & Fun
New York Men’s Day held its annual event of designers with sponsor, Cross Eyes Moose, and organizer, Agentry PR, dedicated to menswear on late Friday afternoon, over at Daylight Studios here in midtown Manhattan, where a fresh perspective on menswear thanks to yarns and colors playing a pivotal role on how men are finding themselves for Fall & Winter 2023-2024.
This season, BULUN theme titled “SADNESS VERSUS BEAUTY”, takes the Italian yarns it uses to make beautiful knits to stress an important message, mental health, it’s common amongst our population, as well as with Designer, Bean Ratchapol Ngaongam, who has someone in his family going with mental health issues, this health crisis is laid out in the holes found in multiple pieces of Bulun, and colors are used as a positive balance against the epidemic of mental health we now suffer from.
CROSS EYED MOOSE
Making their NYMD debut, and designed here in New York City, Cross Eyed Moose was born in the city, made for the wild, looking at the outdoor life, and the urban market at the same time, the collection is water-resistant, moisture-wicked, anti-wrinkle, and drip dry, with Sherpa reversible nylon vest, parachute pants has lots of pants to hold your gadgets, sizes are small to extra large, and prices range from $98 to $139.
This is a season where we pay homage, those who have played the role of the hero, not just the finest, the bravest, and frontline workers who are on the job 24/7 protecting lives here in NYC, all across the country, and around the globe, but heroes who we admire since we were born, superheroes, Nicholas Raefski, makes the upcoming FW23/24 about Superman, Spider-Man, Iron Man, Black Panther, and such in knit sweaters, leather jackets, patterns, and colors used to address also the John Lennons we’ve come to admire and hold in our hearts, this New York City based brand uses a yarn maker also here in NYC to see which yarns and fabrics work to convey the heros, and colors to embody who that hero is.
“The Returned”, this FW23/24 theme created by Birkindy and Marusya Tamboura, focuses on a collection of clothing that’s green and sustainable, made in Brooklyn with fabric from Africa and around the world, a collection using vivid colors, loose silhouettes found in jackets, shirts, and pants.
This edition of New York Men’s Day by Cross Eyed Moose with Agentry PR puts emphasis on the comeback, as well as bringing awareness to health issues hurting our population, but there’s light at the end of the tunnel if we continue to express the struggle we’re facing with life after COVID, and struggling just to deal with what’s in front of us thanks to mental illness, but we look for the hero who protects us, and the hero of pop culture to make us a better hero to others, and everyday to you, to rise from the last 3 years.