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Rodarte Enters Menswear with Four Spidery Sweaters

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Rodarte just followed up its Target collection and the T-shirts and sweatshirts we covered yesterday with a return to their roots that reminded us why we love them so much in the first place, and this time the good news is for the boys. Opening Ceremony unveiled four of Rodarte's signature haphazard, hand-knit mohair sweaters that look like what happens when NASA scientists give drugs to spiders.

According to an old article in New Science, an arachnid on benzedrine "spins its web with great gusto, but apparently without much planning, leaving large holes" that remind us of the loopy, organic shapes in the Mulleavy sisters' crewnecks and cardigans. (We always thought they made prettier webs than straight-edge spiders.)

Opening Ceremony very nearly ruined the experience by calling it "Brodarte," which is a hateful word for such pretty sweaters. But put your thumb over that part of the screen and let us know what you think of these. The sweaters are each $2,760 online and in Opening Ceremony stores.
· Brodarte: Rodarte for Boys [Opening Ceremony]
· Spiders on Speed Get Weaving [New Scientist]

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