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By Shanu Walpita

DARK DESERT STREET BOYS New York: The design duo Dao-yi Chow and Maxwell Osborne continued to develop their young and tough aesthetic with their F/W …

Feb 11, 2013
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DARK DESERT STREET BOYS
New York: 
The design duo Dao-yi Chow and Maxwell Osborne continued to develop their young and tough aesthetic with their F/W 13 collection that caught the attention of many cutting-edge fashion trailblazers such as A$ap Rocky. Chow and Osborne proved that they truly understand what young men desire with this ultra-cool and dark collection, featuring innovative constructed garments and inventive fabrications such as pigment spray flannels, wax-treated denim, and even kangaroo leather. The collection featured an ominous color palette of black, midnight, and oxblood. Long black jersey headscarves styled under beanies and wide brimmed fedoras transcended a modern dark desert prince and looked current with The Generic Man collaboration patent leather Oxfords with bright white platform gum soles. Looks presented layered lamb leather vests over button-fronts and long wool shorts over skinny jeans, encapsulating Public School’s pioneering vision of progressive fit and attitude. —Kathleen Tso

Silhouette: Slim tailored

Color: Midnight / Black / Oxblood / Heather grey / White / Olive / Slate

Key Items: Worsted wool elastic waist long shorts / Merino shearling blouson / Stretch lamb vests / Lamb leather biker vest / Nylon bomber jacket / Asymmetrical moto jacket / Waxed skinny jeans / Wool bomber / Wool trench with lamb yoke and kangaroo high collar / Wool cashmere silk faille tuxedo

Materials: Merino shearling / French terrycloth / Worsted wool / Washed lamb leather / Denim / Poplin / Nylon / Silk faille / Rib knits / Waxed canvas / Viscose / Cashmere / Kangaroo leather / Chunky knits / Flannel

Print + Pattern: Ombré plaids / Stripes

Details + Trim: Silk faille taping / Block elastic cuffs / Pigment spray ombré  / Merino shearling lined hood / Waxed denim / Washed lamb yoke / Ripped slits on denim

Accessories + Footwear: Angora rabbit fur wide brim fedora with leather band / The Generic Man collaboration patent leather Oxfords with platform white gum soles / Knit beanies / Black jersey Prince of Arabia headscarves

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