New York City's Vaquera seeks to shift the paradigmatic cornerstone of garment construction from one centered on luxury to a more down-to-earth mood. Helmed by Patric DiCaprio, Bryn Taubensee, David Moses, and Claire Sully, the quartet's collections act as means to crafting a wardrobe which plays with the idea of subverting haute couture's highbrow culture. Reconstructed sportswear and casual DIY bikini tops comment on the "surreal reality" of luxury clothing.

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