While Dsquared2’s camp factor is no surprise, the mix of aesthetics can be. Approaching their spring-summer 2018 men’s collection, designers Dan and Dean Caten looked to biker culture for inspiration. However, the twin brothers turned the classic image on its head. The Caten brothers juxtapose the dangerous allure of leather with the tropical desire of… [Read More]
Dsquared2 - Italian Fashion Brand
Dsquared2 is the fashion house helmed by twin brothers Dan and Dean Caten. Originally from Toronto, Ontario, the designers launched their first womenswear in 1986 under the name DEanDAN. After working for Ports International and Tabi International, the Caten brothers moved to Milan, Italy. There, they worked for Gianni Versace and Diesel.
With the help of Diesel, the pair launched their own brand, Dsquared2. The brand showed its first menswear in 1994. The Caten brothers are known for their campy, over the top flair. This results in Dsquared2's signature distressed denim often paired with witty t-shirts and statement pieces. For spring-summer 2017, Dsquared2 even placed models in platform boots.
Dsquared2 enlists photography duo Inez & Vinoodh to capture its fall-winter 2017 campaign. The pair unveils a backstage look at the Italian label’s runway show. The co-ed outing features models such as Kit Butler, Natasha Poly, Filip Hrivnak, and Sasha Pivovarova. Stylist Panos Yiapanis dresses the models in fashions from Dsquared2’s grunge-inspired collection. Here, designers… [Read More]
Dsquared2 turns a new page and takes us into the fall-winter 2017 season. The fashion brand unveils its new campaign for its Classic Tailored Collection. Although the brand is known for its campy flair, the latest advertisement provides a sleek look at its exquisite suiting. Model Connor Newall fronts the campaign. The recognizable talent appears… [Read More]
Dsquared2 designers Dan and Dean Caten bring a flamboyant edge to skinhead-inspired style. The designers’ spring-summer 2017 collection is front and center with a new campaign from photographers, Mert & Marcus. Models Mitchell Slaggert and Matthew Nozska represent the man of Dsquared2 for the outing. The pair links up with stylist Panos Yiapanis for bold… [Read More]
Dsquared2 imagines a stylish winter amongst the Canadian mountains for its fall-winter 2017 men’s collection. Designers Dan and Dean Caten coin the term Glunge for their outing, which represents glamour meets grunge. Here, fun layers come together with oversized outerwear. Shearling jackets and fur trimmed parkas contribute to the collection’s hero pieces. Dsquared2 also has… [Read More]