Jace Lipstein, designer and founder of Grungy Gentleman, went off the chain a bit for his Fall/Winter 2018 collection during his NYFW: Men’s runway show. Lipstein also showcased a capsule collection GG x Darrelle Revis (Kansas City Chiefs), GG x National Basketball Players Association collection and GG x Subway Tile Shirts. Looks included Grungy Gentleman x Timberland footwear and a Grungy Gentleman x Chalk Line bomber jacket, along with footwear provided by Adidas. DJ Juanyto of Hot 97 spun a playlist of mixed genres while we sipped on cocktails made with Natalie’s Orchid Island Juice and Hennessey.
Meanwhile, it was a crazy busy backstage, the models prepared for the runway as their hair and makeup was done by New York Institute of Beauty. NFL Kansas City Chiefs cornerback Darelle Revis opened the show along with Seattle Seahawks strong safety Kam Chancellor, NY Giants running back Wayne Gallman, and Dallas Cowboys cornerback Nolan Carrol, who modeled/walked in what was Grungy Gentleman’s 8th menswear runway show.
This is the eighth time Jace had showcase the lifestyle brand and beyond a fashion label, the company doubles as an agency that consult and converge sports, fashion, and entertainment into one innovative culture. By pairing such motivations with a stylistic finesse of masculine simplicity, the brand has found shining praise and renowned following from top names in the sports, music and entertainment industries. “Grungy Gentleman is all about expression — merging style with individuality to help men accentuate their boldness, athleticism, and masculinity. The Grungy Gentleman fall/winter collection, the designs, and namely, the pre-existing ideals of our collaborators continue this mission. It’s an exciting, fresh take on urban style, athletic tailoring, and menswear alike — and we are truly excited to show our new collection on the runway.” – Jace Lipstein, Designer and Founder, Grungy Gentleman.
Grungy Gentleman’s Fall/Winter 2018 collection will showcase blazers to crew necks, pants, outerwear, and leisurely sportswear. The collection experiments with garment structure and texture. Design is clean and non-traditional yet made cohesive through the neutral palette and patterns with the brand’s trademark six-stripe design incorporated throughout. Super Bowl Champion and 7-time Pro Bowler, Kansas City Chiefs Cornerback Darrelle Revis, has teamed up with Grungy Gentleman for a 10-piece capsule collection. . The collaboration features hues of heather grey and black mixed with 3m detailing and Grungy Gentleman’s signature six stripes. The Grungy Gentleman x Subway Tile Shirts collection will feature three designs appearing on the runway. The Timberland runway collaboration launched one year ago at NBA All-Star weekend. It features three co-designed styles in the lineup: two 6” Premium Boots and one athletic-inspired Killington Oxford. The 6” Premium Boots features a translucent ice-bottom sole, and the oxfords showcase Grungy flair, boasting a speckled glow-in-the-dark sole. Through combination of design and creativity, Grungy Gentleman aims to leverage fashion as a personal branding tool for the rebel spirit, the fierce go-getter, and the risk taker. Grungy Gentleman.