clothes for girls. and boys. and girls.
Girls who like guys’ clothes might not have to borrow from their boyfriend’s wardrobes anymore if the designers behind the new high-end unisex brand Ingar Husband have anything to do with it. Founders Sarah Aaronson and Tennessee Hamilton launched the Los Angeles-based label (which takes its moniker from a made-up guy’s name the pair dreamt up) late last year. The designers, who met on a blind date, share a desire to dress modern-day J.D. Salinger characters, which explains Aaronson’s take on the Spring ’09
collection (they’re only planning on producing every second season, hence the advance notice). “It’s Afghan desert wanderer-meets-Winston Churchill with a touch of Patti Smith,” she muses. Translated into clothing, that includes such comfy finds as striped shirts, scarf coats, pajama pants, cardigans, and tuxedo vests. Throw in the ode to Coco Chanel (“the Coco Dig Sport Coat is exactly what we imagine she would wear on an archeological dig”), and these West Coasters may just prove that there’s more to cross-dressing than meets the eye.