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, and Claire Sully, the label's collections toy 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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