Vanguards Gallery is an incubator of emerging designers and brands who understand and respect the history of menswear but challenge those traditions with a fresh perspective. Hand selected by menswear industry veteran, Michael Macko, and presented in an innovative gallery environment, these are the brands who are moving menswear forward.
Vanguards Gallery – Las Vegas edition exhibitors include:
Armstrong & Wilson: www.armstrongandwilson.com Ontario Armstrong and Clifton Wilson, two of America’s best-dressed men, have partnered together to design a collection of pocket squares and neckwear, using classic fabrics in unique patterns and color combinations. Booth # 221
Asaf Ganot: www.asafganot.com Designer Asaf Ganot has created a new collection of classic menswear silhouettes updated in luxe fabrications. With his use of masculine colors and attention to detail, this collection is perfect for the modern man. Booth # 316
Edward Armah: www.edwardarmah.com Launched when he started making custom bow ties for Andre 3000, Edward Armah’s collection of furnishings combines bold colors and patterns with luxe fabrics. Armah also designs classic men’s items like dressing gowns, ascots, reversible bow ties and cummerbunds with pockets for cell phones. Booth # 318
hook + ALBERT: www.hookandalbert.com Founded by Adam Schoenberg and Cory Rosenberg when they saw a need in the market for colorful, modern accessories for men. The line includes: socks, ties, loafer liners, leather laces and their signature crocheted and silk boutonnieres. Booth # 217
Shwood Eyewear: www.shwoodshop.com The original wooden sunglasses, handcrafted in Oregon, merge precision technology with classic skilled craftsmanship to create a timeless art form. Booth # 320
Spivey: www.mspivey.com Megin Spivey combined a career in the jewelry industry along with a lifetime of global travel to create a collection of cuff links, bracelets and lapel pins. Each piece is hand crafted from unique materials like fossilized mastodon ivory, meteorite, terra cotta and laser etched leather. These are future heirlooms. Booth # 219