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Brand Buzz: Caulfield Preparatory

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After college, Vincent Flumiani spent three months living out of a van and reading the prep school classic, The Catcher in the Rye. For F/W 09, the designer launches Caulfield Preparatory, a collection fit for any brooding young man who likes his preppiness with a bid of edge. Inspired by Holden’s rebellious yet classic style, the collection includes slim three-piece corduroy and cotton suits, washed oxford shirts and fleece, and classic tartans. “I’ve always wanted to be part of a collection that’s a story,” says Flumiani—so he went ahead and wrote one; consumers can find it attached to each garment.

Coming this August to Odin, Kesner, and select Bloomingdale’s locations.

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