"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
An Interview With — SECOND/LAYER's Art Director & Designer Ant de Padovane
In the light of the launch of the exclusive L.A. based label SECOND/LAYER here at Tenue de Nîmes, we decided that it was a no brainer to talk a bit more with their Art Director and Designer Ant de Padovane.
90s Hip-Hop, Japanese Low Riders and LA Tailoring — All Influenced by Chicano Culture
With the arrival of SECOND/LAYER and the Buddy Optical collaboration at Tenue de Nîmes—both very much influenced by, or, part of, Chicano style—we dedicated a blog to the culture that these brands are entangled and enamoured with.
To celebrate the Tenue. Ralph Oxford shirts re-stock at Tenue de Nîmes, we decided that it was time to tell some more about the story of the button-down shirt and why it's the perfect everyday garment.