- Jason Campbell
Photo: FAL fall 2003
The lifestyle concept, applied to clothing, makes for practical applications. Quite simply, it's about clothes for function: what to travel in, what to work out in, and how to grab seven tops and three pairs of pants for a week's trip with the ease of knowing that they all will work fabulously together. It's about a sweater of incredible cashmere and Lycra that hugs and drapes the body and works with every single pant you own. So follows the lifestyle solutions offered by four-year-old New York-based label FAL (Fashion Active Lab) by Geoffrey Grubb. Multi-task luxe sportswear and activewear for men and women takes you from the squash court to a first class lounge then directly to your company meeting. Retailers are hot on this lifestyle category (JC Report issue 10 profiled Hommebody, the British brand that's blowing out at Selfridges and Harrods) and FAL too is making its mark at Linda Dresner, Bergdorf Goodman, Louis Boston, and Neiman Marcus. Celebrities addicted to the brand compile a long list including Oprah, Cindy Crawford, Kate Moss, and John Leguizamo. Fall into FAL.
- Jason Campbell
Photo: FAL fall 2003
Benjamin Montoya, proprietor of L.A. spec shop City of Angels, has carved out an interesting niche for himself in the eyewear trade. Time and again, Montoya has taken classic sunglass shapes—the wayfarer, the aviator, the cat-eye—and tweaked them just enough so they look totally fresh. His latest creation, the Douglas sunglass, manages that trick nicely, riffing on the round shades that have been all the rage but making the lens un-round, detailing the frame in metal, and adding optional clip-on lenses. What with Daylight Savings Time, we aren’t seeing much sun here in New York, but these specs make me hungry for some.
$350 (without clip-on) or $500 (with clip-on), available at www.leeleelu.com. —Maya Singer
Photo: Courtesy of Benjamin Montoya
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