Capsule

A Tribute To Lawrence Schlossman... by James Harris

November 13, 2015 BY CAPSULE

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Of the many fashionistas who have been part of the BPMW family, few have been more influential, or more entertaining than Lawrence Schlossman and James Harris. Larry joined the BPMW/Capsule team in the super early days of the #menswear movement, when his Tumblr, HTTTGAP, and his Twitter @sartoriallyinc were setting the tone for a new style of menswear journalism, fanboyhood and consumerism.

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As a publicist and editor at BPMW, Lawrence further established himself on the international fashion scene and groomed a young whippersnapper intern on the rise named James Harris. The two of them went on eventually to the Complex network, where Lawrence launched and edited Four-Pins, and James covering fashion and lifestyle for Complex.com. Together, the two launched Fashion Bros – a web TV show that’s bound to turn up as a footnotes in the annals of fashion history of the 2010s…

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Larry takes his looks so seriously, that its almost impossible not to laugh sometimes.. James recalls the time when BPMW took a trip to Mexico, and Larry was so committed to his Italian double monks and Bogliogli jacket look, that he actually wore them to the pool in 90+ degree heat. You gotta love a guy for that sort of dedication!

Today is Lawrence’s last day at Four-Pins,as he moves on the very buzzy world of designer re-sale. And James has posted a touching, yet telling slideshow of Larry’s looks through the ages, with insightful commentary throughout. From nerdy frat boy, to sprezzy Italian style guy, to goth ninja, to John-Elliot-Hoodie-wearing fashion meme, we watch a young Jersey boy on a journey of self-discovery, as he tries to define his true personal style as he rises to the heights of international fame and fortune … Here’s a preview, but make sure you click through to see the full story. Enjoy .

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