The week's top stories in fashion news.
Take note: Hood by Air is a cult-favorite of the New York City fashion set right now. It's one of those brands you should get familiar with so that when they're a mega-hit in 20 years you can say, "I remember when Drake first wore Hood by Air to Coachella and it changed everything." See the pictures on Drake's Instagram. (Aside: Why is his Instagram handle @Champagnepapi?) (via Instagram)
In other Instagram #menswear news, Justin Bieber recently wore a red onesie with matching Givenchy red sneakers (pictured above). Biebs clearly loves him some Riccardo Tisci, but he's wearing it in all the wrong ways. Let's not forget the Givenchy gasmask he sported in London a few weeks ago. Does the Bieber not have a stylist, or at least a chaperone? (also via Instagram)
Complex has run a no-holds-barred slideshow of rants from eight menswear designers about the trends they can't stand. Who would've thought cuffed sweatpants could catalyze such vitriol? Our favorite comes from the well-spoken Caesy Oney of Draught Dry Goods, who rails against the "constant, gratuitous 'collaborations' of two philosophically and aesthetically indecipherable streetwear brands." (Complex)
The king of expensive, flashy menswear, Angelo Galasso, is now offering a made-to-measure service. But in case hispython moto jackets and honeycomb-print suits aren't your style, the made-to-measure service will also include socks, underwear, shoes, and even some furniture—because custom suits are so common these days. (WWD)
Raf Simons has been an insider favorite for years, but he's not exactly a household name. Now that he's designing Dior, however, you better brush up. The Talks recently caught up with the designer in a rare one-on-one which gives a fascinating glimpse into his background and creative process. (The Talks)
—Todd Plummer. Follow him at @toddkingston.
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