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2013 - Issue 5 - September

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STYLE NICHE SHARP TAILORING AND SLEEK DESIGNS LEND FALL'S AMERICANA-INSPIRED MENSWEAR THAT LUXE VEGAS SPIRIT. F rom preppy blazers to casual denim separates, this season's runways mirror the everlasting style of Sin City gentlemen like Dean Martin and Frank Sinatra. In spirited plaid, chambray, and khaki, Americana-inspired separates feature sublime tailoring and an updated slim fit. The designs offer a modern take on the traditional, immediately catching the attention of Las Vegas tastemakers like Benjamin Burns. "Classic American sportswear represents a timeless, sophisticated style that says a man is confident, adventurous, and appreciates quality," says the director of creative strategy for Quillin Advertising, Public Relations & Social Media. "It's a great fit for Vegas because it's a 24-hour city. When you live, work, and play here, you look for those pieces that are going to transition you from day to night." Burns is particularly excited about the clean lines and modern cuts of fall collections like Ralph Lauren's. Designers such as Lauren and Calvin Klein offer handsome wardrobe staples, including fitted bomber jackets, patterned button-downs, and trim khaki trousers, while Original Penguin's new allAmerican designs add an elevated sophistication. The PR powerhouse preferred label of midcentury icons such as Bing Crosby Benjamin Burns. and Arnold Palmer, Original Penguin is an enduring testament to American polish and flair. Now with an expansive boutique at Fashion Show mall, the brand is bringing its assortment of colorful polo shirts, oxford button-downs, and colored chinos for men, women, and children to our desert. For fall, charcoal and floral-print chambray shirts, navy blazers, and gingham collar polos are not to be missed. Fashion Show; V 96 VEGASMAGAZINE.COM 096_V_SS_StyleNiche_Sept13.indd 96 sin city meets brooklyn Available at Saks this fall, Gant Rugger's newest collection brings a classic East Coast spirit to Vegas. Trim blazers, baseball jackets, and fitted trousers, in shades of olive, blue, cream, and grey, are inspired by the dynamic culture of Brooklyn, New York. Gant is one of the founders of American sportswear, making Rugger's new lineup a distinguished way to sport your pride in the red, white, and blue. Saks Fifth Avenue, Fashion Show, 702-733-8300; PHOTOGRAPHY BY LEILA NAVIDI (STORE); HERB BALL/NBCU PHOTO BANK Americana Redux LEFT: A Penguin store interior. TOP RIGHT: Bing Crosby and Bob Hope wore Original Penguin in their prime. BOTTOM RIGHT: Frank Sinatra, still an American style setter today. Tie, Gant Rugger ($98). Saks Fifth Avenue, Fashion Show, 702-7338300; 8/6/13 3:09 PM

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