While the away games in London, Milan, and Paris were exciting matches, there is nothing like rooting for the home team. Now that NEW YORK FASHION WEEK: MEN’S is upon us, THE IMPRESSION wanted to introduce you to the starting line-up.

Billy Reid

Billy Reid

Billy Reid

Launched | 2004
Retailers | Neiman Marcus, Journal Standard, Union Made
Favorite Destination | Cape San Blas, Florida

Drink of Choice | Bourbon, rocks
Favorite Film | Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Garcia


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Brad Schmidt & Raul Arevalo

Launched | December 2011
Retailers | Store Locations: Williamsburg, East Village, West Village
Favorite Destination | Angkor Wat
Drink of Choice | Pinot Noir (Brad), Ginger Margarita (Raul)
Favorite Film | The Color Purple

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Italo Zucchelli | Image by Inez & Vindooh

Launched | 1968
Retailers | Mr. Porter, Opening Ceremony, The Webster

Favorite Destination | Any place by the ocean, I feel at home.
Drink of Choice | Wine
Favorite Film | The Shining by Stanley Kubrick

Carlos Campos


Carlos Campos

Launched | 2007

Retailers | Lord & Taylor, Swords-Smith, carloscampos.com
Favorite Destination | Roatan, Honduras
Drink of Choice | Mezcal


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Stuart Vevers

Launched | 1941
Retailers | Opening Ceremony, Mr. Porter, Selfridges
Favorite Destination | Disneyworld
Drink of Choice | Red wine
Favorite Film | Working Girl

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Luis Fernandez

Launched | 2014

Retailers | Scoop, Nordstrom, Craft Atlantic store in West Village
Favorite Destination | Stockholm
Drink of Choice | Whisky on the rocks, Kings County
Favorite Film | Interstellar

David Hart

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David Hart

Launched | 2012

Retailers | United Arrows, Journal Standard
Favorite Destination | Palm Springs
Drink of Choice | Manhattan (on the rocks)
Favorite Film | Strangers on a Train

DBYD | Concept Korea

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Kang Dong Jun

Launched | 2009
Retailers | Tomorrow Showroom
Drink of Choice | SoJu
Favorite Film | The Avengers: Age of Ultron

Duckie Brown


Steven Cox & Daniel Silver

Launched | 2001
Retailers | Barneys NY, Odin
Favorite Destination | Anguilla
Drink of Choice | Stella
Favorite Film | Dune


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Antonio Ciongoli

Launched | January 2013
Retailers | Barneys NY, Gentry NYC, Trunk London

Favorite Destination | Ischia
Drink of Choice | Budweiser
Favorite Film | Rio Bravo

Greg Lauren

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Greg Lauren

Launched | 2011

Retailers | Barneys NY, Dover Street Market, Maxfield
Favorite Destination | Cafe Flore, Paris in the morning
Drink of Choice | Coffee, extremely light and sweet
Favorite Film | Saturday Night Fever

Hickey Freeman


Arnold Brant Silverstone

Launched | 1899

Retailers | Nordstrom, Saks Fifth Avenue, specialty stores
Favorite Destination | Turks and Caicos
Drink of Choice | The Hickey Drink: Fords gin, lemon juice, simple syrup, muddled cucumber, dill, club soda
Favorite Film | James Bond

Jeffrey Rüdes

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Jeffrey Rüdes | Image by Luc Braquet

Launched | 2015

Retailers | Jeffrey Rüdes – Soho store, jeffreyrudes.com

Favorite Destination | Mykonos
Drink of Choice | Gin martini
Favorite Film | Godfather

John Elliott

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John Elliott

Launched | Spring 2012

Retailers | Harvey Nichols, Barneys Men’s Store, Bergdorf Goodman Men’s Store
Favorite Destination | Tokyo, Japan
Drink of Choice | Vodka, ice
Favorite Film | Rio 2

John Varvatos

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John Varvatos | Image by Laszlo Regos

Launched | 2000
Retailers | Barneys NY, Bloomingdale’s, Saks Fifth Avenue
Favorite Destination | Mustique
Drink of Choice | Margarita
Favorite Film | Pulp Fiction

Joseph Abboud

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Joseph Abboud

Launched | 1987

Retailers | Joseph Abboud Flagship at 424 Madison Avenue, NYC, JosephAb- boud.com

Favorite Destination | Nantucket

Drink of Choice | English Breakfast Tea
Favorite Film | Casablanca

Loris Diran

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Loris Diran

Launched | 2006

Retailer | White Gallery, Roma
Favorite Destination | Spring in Nolita, NYC
Drink of Choice | Gin & Tonic
Favorite Film | Quadrophenia

Lucio Castro

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Lucio Castro

Launched | 2011
Retailers | Saks Fifth Avenue, Bloomingdale’s, Lord & Taylor
Favorite Destination | Athens, Greece
Drink of Choice | Mate

Favorite Film | The Loved One by Tony Richardson


Michael Kors

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Michael Kors | Image by Inez & Vindooh

Launched | Complete collection launched in 2002.
Retailers | Saks Fifth Avenue, Bloomingdale’s and Macy’s in
 NYC, newest NYC flagship in 
Soho along with locations in Amsterdam, Stockholm, Ginza, Houston, and Moscow. Freestanding men’s stores in Las Vegas, New Jersey, San Francisco, and Scottsdale.
Favorite Destination | Capri
Drink of Choice | Ketel One on the rocks
Favorite Film | The Godfather

N. Hoolywood

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Daisuke Obana | Image by Kiyohide Hori

Launched | 2000
Retailers | East Dane, Carson Street, Haven
Favorite Destination | Del Mar at sunset
Drink of Choice | Evian after hot springs
Favorite Film | The Gambler


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Steve McSween

Launched | 1983

Retailers | Macy’s, Lord & Taylor, Dillard’s
Favorite Destination | San Francisco
Drink of Choice | Wine
Favorite Film | Being There

Nick Graham

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Nick Graham

Launched | 2013

Retailers | Macy’s, Amazon, Bon Ton
Favorite Destination | Vancouver Island
Drink of Choice | Earl Grey
Favorite Film | The Big Short

Ordinary People | Concept Korea


Jang Hyeong Cheoi

Launched | 2011
Retailers | Lotte department store, A Land, Hiphoper
Favorite Destination | Paris, Hawaii, New York, Los Angeles
Favorite Film | Life Is Beautiful


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Matthew, Samantha, & Alex Orley

Launched | January 2012
Retailers | Barneys NY, Bergdorf Goodman, Matches Fashion
Favorite Destination | Detroit, Michigan
Drink of Choice | Cucumber Water
Favorite Film | Good Will Hunting (Matthew), Dances with Wolves (Samantha), Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory (the original) (Alex)

Ovadia & Sons


Ariel & Shimon Ovadia

Launched | 2011
Retailers | Barneys NY, Neiman Marcus, Saks Fifth Avenue
Favorite Destination | St. Bart’s
(Ariel), East Hampton (Shimon)
Drink of Choice | Israeli Wine,
TMG Teas (Ariel), Wine, Fresh
Juice (Shimon)
Favorite Film | American Psycho (Ariel), Star Wars (Shimon)

Palmiers du Mal


Shane Fonner

Launched | 2014
Retailers | CPCM (Tokyo), C’H’C’M
(New York), Seaport Studios (New York)
Favorite Destination | Marrakech – it’s heavenly
Drink of Choice | Bloody Mary
Favorite Film | La Jetee

Perry Ellis


Michael Maccari

Launched | 1980

Retailers | perryellis.com
Favorite Destination | Shelter Island, New York
Drink of Choice | Negroni in winter
Favorite Film | Eyes of Laura Mars

Richard Chai


Richard Chai

Launched | Womenswear, 2004; Menswear, 2008
Retailers | Odin New York
Drink of Choice | Black Iced Tea
Favorite Film | In the Mood for Love

Robert Geller

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Robert Geller | Image by Chiun Kai Shih

Launched | 2007
Retailers | Barneys NY, Totkae- lo, & Maas and Stacks
Favorite Destination | Cap D’Antibes, France

Drink of Choice | Pellegrino
Favorite Film | The House of Spirits


Joshua Cooper, Laurence Chandler

Laurence Chandler & Joshua Cooper

Launched | 1983
Retailers | Just One Eye, Los Angeles; Alche- mist, Miami; Storm, Copenhagen
Favorite Destination | St. Bart’s ( Joshua), Carayes (Laurence)

Drink of Choice | Dirty vodka martini on the rocks with 2 olives ( Joshua), Dirty Kettle Up (Laurence)

Favorite Film | The Godfather ( Joshua), Mulholland Drive (Laurence)

Siki Im

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Siki Im | Image by Francesco Laera

Launched | August 2009
Retailers | Barneys NY, Lane Crawford, Ssense
Favorite Destination | Berlin, Santa Teresa, Seoul, Nashville
Drink of Choice | Whiskey, Wine, Beer, Milkshake
Favorite Film | Stalker, Wings of Desire, Oasis, Chungking Express

Simon Miller

Daniel and Chelsea

Daniel Corrigan & Chelsea Hansford

Launched | 2011
Retailers | Barneys NY, Matches, Lane Crawford

Favorite Destination | Austin, Texas (Daniel)
Drink of Choice | Foxy Brown from Acme in Noho, NY (Tequila, brown sugar, ginger, lime) (Chelsea)
Favorite Film | Boondock Saints (Daniel)


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Murray Coetzee

Launched | Amsterdam, 2000; NYC, 2011
Retailers | Store locations in: Seattle, Dallas, Miami, London, Russia, Italy, and Shanghai Favorite Destination | Tokyo, because of its singular design aesthetic on all levels
Drink of Choice | Whiskey Sour, made with Jack Daniels Gentelman Jack
Favorite Film | Rosemary’s Baby

Thaddeus O’Neil


Thaddeus O’Neil

Launched | 2012

Retailers | Ron Herman, Tomorrow- land, United Arrows
Favorite Destination | Indonesia
Drink of Choice | Mezcal/Tequila with some spice

Favorite Film | Zabriskie Point



Ben Stubbington

Launched | Men’s 1999
Retailers | Barneys NY, Saks Fifth Avenue, Bloomingdale’s
Favorite Destination | Big Sur and Nosara, CA
Drink of Choice | Guinness or Old Fashioned – mood dependent
Favorite Film | Le Grand Bleu – Luc Besson

Tim Coppens

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Tim Coppens

Launched | 2011
Retailers | Barneys NY, Matches, Net-a-Porter
Favorite Destination | Christmas in India
Drink of Choice | Old Fashioned
Favorite Film | Reservior Dogs

Timo Weiland

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Donna Kang, Timo Weiland, & Alan Eckstein

Launched | Spring 2010
Retailers | Saks Fifth Avenue, Ron Herman, & East Dane
Favorite Destination | New Mexico & Jamaica
Drink of Choice | Tequila on the rocks (preferred Herradura)
Favorite Film | Stop Making Sense

Todd Snyder

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Todd Snyder

Launched | 2011
Retailers | Nordstrom, Bloomingdale’s, The Webster Miami

Favorite Destination | Tokyo for work, Capri for fun
Drink of Choice | Moscow Mule for cocktails, Franiacorta before dinner
Favorite Film | Hitchcock’s North by Northwest

Tommy Hilfiger

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Tommy Hilfiger | Image by Richard Phibbs

Launched | 1985
Retailers | Tommy Hilfiger flagships in New York, Paris, London, Tokyo, Los Angeles, and Düsseldorf and on Tommy.com
Favorite Destination | Mustique
Drink of Choice | Mint Tea
Favorite Film | Easy Ride

Zachary Prell


Zachary Prell

Launched | 2009
Retailers | Nordstrom, Neiman Marcus, Bloomingdale’s
Favorite Destination | Tamarindo, Costa Rico
Drink of Choice | Oban 14 year scotch, neat
Favorite Film | Sideways