From Closed and Vogue’s Michael Philouze, a New Capsule Collection That Moves Style Beyond Gender 

Vogue’s menswear editor Michael Philouze has teamed up with the German jeans company Closed, on a capsule titled Style Beyond Gender. What might look like a stylist/corporate mash-up on paper is, in fact, a coming together of friends. Philouze and Sophia Lewis, senior designer and co-head of womenswear at Closed, met 24 years ago when they were both starting out in the industry. “We have a special bond because we got to [know each other from] working in very intense contexts, like prepping fashion shows,” says Philouze on a call. Those are either bonding or fighting moments for people; we decided to bond and not fight.” Read more at Vogue.