A Clothing Line That Simplifies Getting Dressed


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Josh Goot and Christine Centenera’s Line of Essentials

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Over the years, Christine Centenera, the stylist and vogue director of Vogue Australia, discovered that she was continuously being solicited for vogue recommendation. Her sisters would surprise a few well-tailored black blazer that didn’t price an arm and a leg; associates would inquire the place to purchase the perfect T-shirts or the best black trousers.

“You’re always asked these questions,” she says. “And often I find it difficult to send them places that are reasonable — middle-ground but really well-made pieces.”

So alongside together with her accomplice of 10 years, the Australian designer Josh Goot, Centenera determined to design the answer: Wardrobe NYC, an edited assortment of high-quality fundamentals for women and men, which launches on-line tomorrow.

The full assortment options solely 16 items: eight for males and eight for girls, the idea for what Goot and Centenera really feel is a straightforward, unimpeachable wardrobe that will work for individuals in many alternative professions, no matter private kinds, ages and physique sorts. (Many of the items are lower generously and vary in sizes; their males’s T-shirt, for one, runs from small to 3XL.) The males’s assortment features a roomy overcoat, a two-button blazer, a T-shirt, a pair of loosefitting trousers and a hoodie; for girls, there’s additionally a gloriously huge coat, a white collarless shirt, black leggings, an A-line skirt and extra. Everything is black or white — a palette Goot calls “democratic” and “solutions-based.” Together, the garments seem to be the sorts of belongings you’d wish to put on so typically, you is perhaps impressed to purge your closet of all the things else.

“This is our way of saying to people, this season, this is what we think you should be wearing,” Centenera says, because the couple share a sofa of their light-filled NoHo loft, items from the brand new assortment hanging on a rack close by. “Being authoritative is our way of providing a solution for people. I think that is a huge solution for people to get on with their lives and not having to be so challenged by what and how to put things together.”

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Josh Goot and Christine Centenera.

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Will Davidson

The assortment is produced fully in Italy and will likely be bought solely on the model’s website. For each women and men, your complete eight-piece wardrobe prices $three,000; additionally obtainable is a four-piece “core” wardrobe ($1,500) which consists, for girls, of a blazer, a T-shirt, a button-down and a skirt, and for males, of a blazer, a button-down, a T-shirt and trousers. Items should not obtainable individually.

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