10 Menswear Brands You Need To Know Now

(Photo : Fashion Times - Meg Busacca / Deveaux FW '16)
David Hart
(Photo : Fashion Times - Meg Busacca / David Hart FW '16)

We're sharing 10 menswear labels that are making a statement in the fashion industry today.

Scroll down for our list of designer brands we currently can't get enough of! You should also check out our list of womenswear brands here

1. Jeffrey Rüdes


Jeffrey Rudes
(Photo : Fashion Times - Meg Busacca / Jeffrey Rudes FW '16)


Founded by Jeffrey Rüdes, the Los Angeles-based luxury menswear label evokes Hollywood glamour and effortless sophistication. The designer collection is composed of top-quality fabrics that have been hand-selected and expertly constructed to create the coveted Jeffrey Rüdes garments. 




(Photo : Fashion Times - Meg Busacca / PLAC FW '16)


PLAC was launched in 2009 in South Korea as a denim brand. Today, it has transformed into an innovative fashion-conscious brand. Targeted for both men and women, PLAC is a contemporary clothing label focused on offering affordable designs that are constructed with premium fabric combinations.


                                                3. HVRMINN


(Photo : Fashion Times - Meg Busacca / HVRMINN FW '16)


HVRMINN was founded by designer Minn Hur in 2011. The menswear brand is inspired by the '20s and '30s, the Jazz Age, and features made-to-measure looks that evoke an authentic American style. 

4. Lucio Castro


Lucio Castro
(Photo : Courtesy of Lucio Castro - Lucio Castro FW '16)


Based in New York City, Lucio Castro is a contemporary menswear brand focused on ethical production. The seasonal collections consistently feature interesting fabrics and experiment with unique textures and silhouette proportions. 


5. Private Policy


Private Policy
(Photo : Courtesy of Private Policy - Private Policy FW '16)


Private Policy founders Haoran Li and Siying Qu design for the cool kids of Downtown New York. Launched in the fall of 2015, the brand targets both men and women. Private Policy focuses on offering eclectic, non-traditional garments that are synonymous with the rebellious, colorful and free-spirited individuals that wear them. The collection features bold fabrics, such as couture velvet and silk wool, in an array of inspiring bright colors.


6. Matiere


(Photo : Courtesy of Matiere - Matiere FW '16)


Matiere was founded in 2013, and it is inspired by the use of premium fabrics. Named after the French word for material, the label focuses on combining innovative textiles constructed in refined silhouettes to offer quality pieces for today's modern men. 


7. Deveaux


(Photo : Courtesy of Deveaux - Deveaux FW '16)


Co-founders Matt Breen and Brian Trunzo of Carson Street Clothiers have partnered with Patrick Doss to launch menswear label Deveaux. The brand debuted its first collection at NYFWM FW'16, and it is inspired partially by the best-selling novel and television program "The Leftovers." The collection features luxe outerwear and knitwear composed of top-quality suede, shearling and cashmere fabrics. 


8. Palmiers du Mal


Palmiers du Mal
(Photo : Courtesy of Palmiers du Mal - Palmiers du Mal FW '16)


Founded in New York City, Palmiers du Mal is inspired by philosophy, travel, design, sex, literature and the lives of international artisans. The label features garments constructed with timeless, luxury fabrics to evoke a bohemian and urban aesthetic. The overall collection involves interesting draping, proportion, volume and pattern techniques to attract the spirited, romantic and progressive lifestyle of today's flaneur. 


9. David Hart


Palmiers du Mal
(Photo : Courtesy of Palmiers du Mal - Palmiers du Mal FW '16)


David Hart launched his ready-to-wear label in New York City in 2013. His menswear collections combine sartorial tailoring and modern aesthetics to offer a dose of nostalgia and freshness to today's fashion industry. The brand is dedicated to supporting Manhattan's Garment District and working with small family-run textile mills in the U.S., Italy, Ireland and the U.K. 


10. Greg Lauren


Greg Lauren
(Photo : Courtesy of Greg Lauren - Greg Lauren FW '16)


Greg Lauren launched his menswear label in the fall of 2010. A nephew of Ralph Lauren, Greg began his career as a fine artist, but he consistently cultivated a passion for scouting vintage clothing since he was a young boy. His collections are all about juxtaposed fabrics — combining Old World textiles — to create a signature point of view that facilitates the growth of his menswear brand. Greg Lauren offers military-inspired garments that are presented in relaxed silhouettes to target the understated fashion-conscious men of today. 

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