Hats off to the modern-day gents.
For the second iteration of its Gentlemen’s Club venture, Borsalino has secured a premiere of 1 monitor from musician Jeremiah Fraites’ upcoming solo album of piano-based instrumentals, titled “Piano Piano.”
The album by the cofounder of folk-rock band The Lumineers is due out Jan. 22.
The storied Italian hatmaker will broadcast the digital occasion on its social media channels on Saturday at 3 p.m. CET, which may also mark the disclosing of the model’s fall 2021 males’s assortment.
In addition to the music efficiency, the occasion will embrace an off-the-cuff dialog centered on luxurious and at the moment’s idea of magnificence hosted by photographer, editor and street-style star Karl Edwin Guerre, who’s hardly ever seen and not using a hat to enrich his relaxed outfits.
Guerre might be joined by different male personalities, all from totally different fields and backgrounds, together with Fraites, New York faucet dancer and choreographer Joseph Webb, and vogue illustrator Matthew Miller, amongst others.
By tapping into totally different personalities, Borsalino goals to indicate the various sides of the up to date dandy. This method can be conveyed by the model’s males’s assortment, which goals to ascertain a dialogue between its heritage and extra up to date phenomena, together with hit TV sequence like “Peaky Blinders” and “Emily in Paris” — including a touch of street-cred to the gathering.
Giacomo Santucci, the corporate’s artistic curator, stated he “sees headwear more like an element to discover oneself rather than an accessory to cover one’s head.”
Santucci, who’s additionally president of Camera Buyer Italia, defined he’s been charting a two-pronged method to the model, reissuing every season the corporate’s carryovers with unconventional particulars thrown into the combo. Cue a fedora hat that includes a band that bears a refined floral motif or a tie-like graphic motif nodding to op artwork.
On the opposite hand, he’s dedicated to “engage new targets that not necessarily tap into the Borsalino brand or headwear altogether” by introducing extra playful kinds, together with foldable and rollable hats for touring younger males, or cow-printed bucket hats. He additionally drew inspiration from denims makers and launched for fall a artful high hat tied along with a leather-based patch, like these seen in the back of denim pants.