The guys behind the line collaborated with one of Chicago's "top fashion design consultancies" to bring men a piece of clothing that's "stylish and fun without also sacrificing comfort, fit, and versatility."
The "brompers" will retail for $119, though early adopters can get them for a little cheaper.
Of course, Twitter weighed in:
Just me, in a RompHim, with a fidget spinner, and a grande Unicorn Latte. That's what I want the world to remember about 2017.— Myke (@MikeWehner) May 15, 2017
Twitter outrage, 5/17:— dan solo (@dansolomon) May 15, 2017
11am: avocado toast
2pm: rompers for dudes
4pm: the president spilled nat. security secrets to impress the Russians
Guys it's hommeper, not RompHim. smh— Emily Gould (@EmilyGould) May 15, 2017
4Square Toe Shoes
The editors of the U.S. edition published the call to arms in April 2017 urging people to persuade their friends and family to stop wearing the “f***ing ugly” footwear and have launched a full-on movement on social media, #NoSquareToes.
Balenciaga, Maison Margiela, and Gucci all showed the style in their recent collections, so GQ just may have its work cut out for it. (Source)
6The "Silver Lake Shaman"
As Brooklyn became an international brand, selvage denim, artisanal whiskey, and Edison bulbs have proliferated in “Brooklyns” around the world. But in recent years, the cultural lens (and Instagram feed) has shifted its focus to Los Angeles, and to a very a particular idea of it at that. If the Brooklyn lumberjack was nostalgic for the 1870s, the SLS yearns for an imaginary era that melds the high-waisted dungarees of the 1970s with the minimalism of the 1990s. Soon to be coming to a town near you... (Source)
This idea was spearheaded by Eva Gödel, who runs the German agency. Tomorrow Is Another Day. She has described the men she finds as “guys who may not consider themselves good-looking enough to apply."
The shift towards an alternative look isn't new. Casting real people in catwalk shows became so close to the norm that the industry coined the term “nodels” in 2015. Most of these models have second jobs, often artistic ones, as it's thought to add an edge. What is new is most of the men come from former Soviet bloc countries—agencies and designer pick them from the same region to reflect a similar aesthetic in their runway shows and print ads. (Source)