Racked has just announced their Young Guns--- a diverse collection of designers selected by a panel of industry experts representing some of the best up-and-coming talent in America, with the most potential in the industry. We'll be featuring some of the Young Guns designers at Capsule NY Women's, September 17-19.
Ahlem Eyewear, seen above, sources deadstock acetate for all its frames, naming each unique style of frame after a different neighbourhood in Paris.
Atelier Delphine, led by fine artist turned designer Yuka Izutsu sources unique takes on classic textiles like floral and gingham, from all over the world.
Minimal, but experimental footwear Brand Wal & Pai comes from two designers, Hsuan Pai and Harel Waldman, both with prior experience in footwear design, but who “were both tired of compromising and working for other brands,” designer Waldman recalls.
David Michael offers sophisticated separates for the working girl, featuring slouchy tailored pants and cool smoking jackets.
Proper Assembly is a bag brand founded on creating functional takes on familiar styles like the duffel or drawstring.
Prior y designs for a more creative, artistic, and confident woman, playing off aesthetic points of quiet, comfort, and quality.
This is just a taste of what the Young Guns team will bring, be sure to check out the whole list of designers and brands over on Racked, and catch the team live at Capsule on Pier 94 in September.