By and and  on June 3, 2019

New York Fashion Week: Men’s kicked off Monday with the biannual emerging designer showcase from Agentry PR. Called New York Men’s Day, the designers who showed in the morning session offered up everything from modern interpretations of tailored clothing to avant-garde designs in innovative materials.

David Hart stepped outside the box this season by partnering with the International Center of Photography and Weegee Estate, a New York-based photojournalist known for his black-and-white street images. “I’ve always wanted to pay homage in a more-cerebral way than the ‘I Love New York T-shirt,'” the designer said. So he licensed “some quintessential” Weegee images — including a jam-packed Coney Island and a sexy showgirl — and emblazoned them on shirts, sweaters, bombers and a cropped trench. The eye-catching graphics complemented Hart’s signature tailored clothing pieces, offered up this time in slouchy, oversize silhouettes in patterns that included “gangster pinstripes.” He also continued his collaboration with hat designer Rod Keenan that helped top off the collection.

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