COMME DES GARCONS
Since it’s inception in 1973, designer Rei Kawakubo’s Comme des Garcons has come to represent the apex of conceptual Japanese fashion. Comme Des Garcons Homme Plus and SHIRT both offer high-quality garments in beautiful fabrications with a distinct anti-fashion sensibility. MAC is proud to offer both.
CREATIVE GROWTH FOR EVERYBODY
For over 30 years Creative Growth Art Center has served Artist with Disabilities, and work by it’s various artists being shown in galleries and museums around the world. Creative Growth for Everybody is made in collaboration with the art center, The News and the Knoernschild family. Utilizing the work of these fantastic artists, Creative Growth For Everybody offers up playful designs in cotton, with proceeds going to the artists.
Engineered Garments took its brand name from a pattern maker hired to draft the first round of patterns. She claimed that the clothes were not designed but engineered due to the vast amount of detailing involved in each garment. The designer of the collection, Daiki Suzuki, agreed. Details from American sportswear, outdoor clothing, and military uniforms are all included in the collection and give Engineered Garments unique and practical detailing missing in much of American sportswear today.
DRIES VAN NOTEN
After graduating from Antwerp’s Royal Academy, Dries Van Noten began a select line of Men’s shirts, blazers, and other ready-to-wear; often offering many of the same designs for women. Today the designer has stores in Paris, Tokyo, and other fashion hubs and works in partnership with some of the most respected retailers in the world. A master storyteller, Dries’ collections effortlessly mix the luxe and the casual, with both men’s and women’s complimenting one another each season.
Founded in 1982 high in the Apuan Alps of Italy, J.W. Brine is focused on the strong and determined quality of garments that men need for work or play. Using the best Italian cottons and wools it has become a mainstay in our clients wardrobes every season.
Every season we commission artists to produce our canvas bags and utility aprons. These limited edition art pieces are designed to help you on your way to create a fun productive day.
MAISON MARTIN MARGIELA
Martin Margiela began his career after graduating from Antwerp’s Royal Academy in 1984, working for multiple years under the tutelage of Jean Paul Gaultier. Starting the Masion Margiela in 1989, the designer soon gained recognition for breaking taboos and exposing the technique behind the garments – often extending sleeves, blowing out proportions, and exposing seams. Margiela’s emphasis on using artisanal methods of construction in unconventional ways has lead to a cult following for his work today.
MILLER ET BERTAUX
Miller and Bertaux’s famous shop in the Marais is a beacon for clients looking for deconstructed artisinal French design. The collections use textiles based on the designers travels around the world and the garments are sympathetic with their minimal modernism and easy fit. Each season a new perfume is created, including this years new scent called Shanti.
Men’s and Women’s clothing designer Ryan Roberts manufactures timeless haberdashery utilizing Italian textiles and sleek silhouettes. Many of Ryan’s California made garments are exclusive designs for MAC, and pay great attention to fit, design and craftsmanship. Each Ryan Roberts garment imbues a modern aesthetic with an active person in mind.
Belgian designer Sofie D’Hoore creates a wardrobe of women’s clothing with an eye to femininity in a modern world. She includes pockets in dresses, precision cut cotton pants for conquering the world and t-shirts fit for a full day out. Her sense of classicism and clean design has devotees around the globe.
WALTER VAN BEIRENDONCK
Since his early collections, Walter has been a master of mixing themes, grappling with humanities troubles while keeping a sense of humor. His designs are very recognizable by either strong graphics or innovating cuts and unexpected color combinations. The red thread throughout his collections is his sense of humor, sex with a wink, and an unpretentious love of fashion.
WOOLRICH WOLLEN MILLS
The Woolrich Woolen Mills collection is a project that stems from the passion of the rediscovery of the American manufacturing tradition. Woolrich is a time-honored brand, created in the United States over a century ago and revived in this line for the 21st century. The collection revolves around the concept of “a garment with a purpose,” and Woolrich provides this with the highest quality US made garments available today.
Yoshi Kondo’s aesthetic underlines the new confluence of styles in 21st century clothing. He creates a mash up of Parisienne femme, English eccentric and Japanese deconstruction in every garment he designs. Kondo’s collections are a happy collision of classic tailoring and modern wit.