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This fall, Aritzia’s in-house label, Wilfred, is upping the denim game by collaborating with Citizens of Humanity on three pairs of jeans with a vintage feel. There’s the classic skinny, a high-rise pair that’s perfect for pairing with bodysuits and a straight-leg cropped jean (left) that Erin Meadows, Aritzia’s denim director, calls “the fit of the future.” Count us in. (From $268, aritzia.com)
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Meet your new obsession, sneakerheads. They New York creates deceptively simple kicks with a minimalist attitude. Taking cues from geometry and architecture, the shoe has a leather body that is hand aligned with a matching rubber sole to create a strikingly seamless look. The debut collection, featuring circular and two-tone styles, will drop on the New York-based brand’s website on October 20. ($464, theynewyork.com)
When Sandra Zovko’s mother, Mila, passed away in 2008, Zovko inherited dozens of her intricately-hand-knit sweaters. These retro-geometric knits were the inspiration for her debut sweater line, Mila Zovko. It’s a touching story, but it’s also one of tenacity: Vancouver native Zovko walked into countless boutiques to pitch her line (which is manufactured in New York), and, as a result, her pieces are now carried in boutiques in New York and Vancouver as well as on her own site, milazovko.com. “I used to wear my mother’s sweaters all the time, but I have new ones— my sweaters—to wear now,” she says. “I’ll always keep the originals in my closet.”
Merino-wool and acetate sweater, Mila Zovko ($480, milazovko.com)