Grungy Gentleman debuted their his Fall/Winter 2017 collection during his NYFW: Men’s runway show at White Street NYC on Thursday. DJ Drewski of Hot 97 and Love & Hip Hop fame, spun a playlist of mixed genres while guests sipped on Hennessy cocktails before the show started. Designer Jace Lipstein showed off his many collaborations which included, Grungy Gentleman x Knicks, Grungy Gentleman x Rangers, and Indiana University collections. The looks included Grungy Gentleman x Timberland & Grungy Gentleman (available starting February 17th) x ISlides footwear, Grungy Gentleman x Mitchell & Ness hats, and Maui Jim sunglasses.
The entire collection was very cohesive and combined formal with casual wear. Each look showcased comfort with well-knitted blazers, pants, a crew neck shirts. Hues of blue and gray, mixed integration of mesh, french terry, cotton and a sporty vibe lend the line an inspired and rebellious feel, and as always, fit to suit the gentleman.
It was a show of New York Pride, as New York Knicks forward, Mindaugas Kuzminskas opened the show, and New York Knicks shooting guard, Justin Holiday closed the show, in what was Grungy Gentleman’s 6th menswear runway show. Notable guests including 3x Olympic Medalist, Danell Leyva, actor Tommy Dorfman, actor Jack Griffo, and rapper, Denzil Porter sat front row to experience the collections up close. For more information on Grungy Gentleman, please visit: www.grungygentleman.com.