"I have often said that I wish I had invented blue jeans: the most spectacular, the most practical, the most relaxed and nonchalant. They have expression, modesty, sex appeal, simplicity - all I hope for in my clothes."
Yves Saint Laurent
The White Tee — A Vessel For Expression
The white t-shirt is simplicity at its best. It is the perfect vessel for the fashion zeitgeist of any given era. Just like jeans, the white tee has a supremely strong cultural relevance that is tied in with youth and pop-culture.
Yet, in the kingdom of overshirts, only one bears the crown. In our opinion that is the plaid flannel shirt. Flannel is actually a fabric, not a pattern. So, not all flannel shirts necessarily feature a plaid pattern. It’s no secret that Tenue is a huge fan of the overshirt.
An Interview with Jean Touitou — The founder of A.P.C.
About a year ago we were able to interview Jean Touitou, one of our heroes. Not only is he our hero for founding A.P.C. but also for his philosophy, witt and knowledge. In this interview we talked about the current state of fashion and what the future holds for it. A truly inspiring conversation!