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Lee’s latest collaboration tells the truth about America’s Wild West


Lee A classic American brand for nearly 100 years. The Kansas-born brand has carved out a space of its own. Levi’s Also Wrangler, in the denim space.But like them, we can do more — we want to prove it in our storytelling, too. new york city brand, brooklyn circus It’s a step in the right direction, especially since Theodore is such a compelling frontman.

“Empower the people,” he says. “Brooklyn His circus finds inspiration in the pages of history, so it makes perfect sense to work with a traditional brand like Lee to highlight the history of black people working in the West. ”

The collection draws inspiration from the American West, where much of modern American fashion originates. invented in the American South but popularized in the WestTheodore and Lee designers Sedgwick Cole Jr. (men’s) and Nicola Mielke (women’s) evoke black cowboys and the broader black working class, creating pieces that fuse fashion’s past and present. I’m here.

“We were there in real time, so Lee is exposed to different cultures,” Cole Jr. says. “From Japanese selvedge denim to melton wool fabrics to unique patterns and palettes, every detail connects these two stories of his. The end result is, ‘Wow, this is so new and fresh. It’s a unique collection that will make you say, “

Theodore has a knack for mixing earlier styles with styles that are popular today. That’s exactly what he does for the Brooklyn Circus, though he wears prep clothes rather than western wear, though he seems to be well versed in this aesthetic as well.

“Merging the past with the modern or the unexpected is what makes design interesting, and that’s what this capsule achieves,” says Mielke.

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