Nov 01, 2017 | By Nick Paget
GQ announced today the sixth annual Best New Menswear Designers in America. The project, established in 2007, has worked to advance and bring attention to up-and-coming American menswear designers. This year’s group includes six highly regarded designers that were selected by GQ editor-in-chief Jim Nelson and creative director Jim Moore, along with the fashion editors of the magazine. As part of the program, all the designers will be featured in the April 2012 issue of GQ and will be given an opportunity to work with Gap to create a limited-edition collection.
“The talent pool of American men’s fashion keeps getting deeper, with exciting and highly creative new designers breaking out all the time,” said Nelson. “Our new partnership with Gap is all about taking the excitement to the main streets of America.”
The “Best New Menswear Designers in America” selected by GQ are:
As part of their participation in the project, the recognized designers will take part in a mentoring program led by GQ. Additionally, all six designers will be given the opportunity to create looks for a limited-edition Gap collection, which will be available in-store and online in the Fall. Pieces from each collection would also be featured in the October 2012 issue of GQ.
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