The good, the bad and the ugly about fashion house DSQUARED2, founded in 1995 by Dean and Dan Caten.
“Qui aime bien, châtie bien”
(Spare the rod and spoil the child)
Why Canadian Tuxedo?
Well, the Caten twins are from Ontario and their pride to be Canadian is obvious to anybody who knows their collections. Maple leaves are a recurring symbol on many pieces, from runners to t-shirts.
Then, there is a double pun in the way that first of all, tuxedos are undeniably a speciality of the house, either as full suits or as odd jackets to be worn in a typical D2 syle, with ripped jeans; secondly the expression “Canadian Tuxedo” usually refers to denim with denim (jackets and trousers), and we all know that the trademark fabric of the brand is the denim, ripped and twisted and faded and distressed and stained and more…
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