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Now that Rogan for Target has wound down, let's take a look at a similarly exciting collaboration, but for men: Hussein Chalayan Spring/Summer 08 at YOOX.com. The collection focuses on "simple, wearable and modern basics with attention to effortless design and precise cut," centering around classic colors for easy layering. Granted it's not Target pricing, but the eternal wearability of Hussein's well-constructed pieces is worth paying out between $200-$600 for Hamptons-ready jackets and khakis that don't make your butt look fat.
Thank YOOX's Wild Bunch initiative for more than just that; the Hussein Chalayan Collection is only the newest of their partnerships with emerging designers. Past years have introduced the international e-commerce consumer to other limited-edition offerings from Alexandre Herchcovitch, Jeremy Scott, Hamish Morrow and Bernhard Willhelm. Although there is no official end date for the Chalayan line at YOOX, very soon the weather will be perfect for rocking these effortlessly classy looks.
· Hussein Chalayan at YOOX [Official Site]