Tuesday, January 13, 2009

Fashion Designer: Marc Ecko

Over the holidays my search for a youth friendly gift for a teenager led to the discovery of a line of clothing that was noticeably well made, with a unique urban aesthetic and funky edge.

The Marc Ecko lines of clothing have grown out of the urban underground during the past two decades, arrive today on the most fashionable avenues with out me even recognizing it. Go figure the godfather of the Hiphop mogul Marc Ecko (pictured with Kanye West) a New York based entrepreneur led the pack of those who have defined "the urban aesthetic".

Marc Ecko's Site

As in the image on the left he successfully mixes great fabrics, uses bold colors, unique details, mashing up peepy and street styles that work really well.

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