Courtesy of Richard Chai
Meet one of the men shaping the future of American fashion. Courtney Colavita
Name: Richard Chai, thirtysomething
Résumé: Geoffrey Beene, A/X: Armani Exchange, Donna Karan, Marc Jacobs, TSE
Plan: "They are clothes that don't make a guy feel precious or overdressed or uncomfortable," says Chai of his layer-heavy collection of cardigans (long and chunky or slim with silk ruching), double-breasted jackets, and black or cream jeans that bunch at the ankle. Available at Barneys New York.