WHETHER VIA TRANSFORMATIVE STYLES, BOLD TRAVEL GEAR, OR HOT WHEELS, MEET HIGH ROLLERS WHO ARE TURNING EACH’S RESPECTIVE INDUSTRY ON ITS HEAD

by Archana Aithal Rose

WINNER TAKES ALL
It’s no small feat being one of ten luxury car dealerships in the Northeast to bag General Motors’ Mark of Excellence designation, but Jordan Wright’s dealership, Quality Chevrolet Buick GMC of Englewood, has managed to do just that. Recognized by GM for its superior sales volume and customer satisfaction, Wright (seen here) and his employees, he explained, “are thrilled. Since the award is based on multiple parameters, it speaks volumes of the relentless work we put into servicing customers. It also sets the bar for my dealership in the future to strive hard and keep up our reputation.”

“My staff is the lifeblood of this business,” the owner added. “Quality’s success is completely dependent on their strength and loyalty.” 386-406 Grand Avenue, Englewood, 877.757.6853, qualitychevybuickgmc.com

WHAT IS A MAN?
If there’s any place where you can bend…even break the rules, it’s in fashion. Design Director for Dior, Kim Jones, has most recently tested that principle with his Resort 2020 collection by exploring the often fraught and complicated terrain of masculinity in the new millennium. Collaborating with Brit artist, Alex Foxton, Jones belted out a collection that spells ease, sensuality, and power simultaneously incorporating elements of both street and sport. Floral paintings and pastel palettes from the artist’s archives were incorporated into camp shirts, jackets, trenches, and skinny suits. Additionally, midnight blue denim staples and shearling-lined leather jackets were accessorized with the house’ signature saddle bags in bright hues and simple combat boots. Welcome to the man of today!

WEEKEND WARRIORS
Horizon-scanning style houses recognize that, particularly at this time of year, the need to indulge our wanderlust is at its peak, and have responded with overnighters and weekenders to match those sentiments. These personality-rich-midsize designs demonstrate that, not least in how we accessorize, the journey really is as important as the destination.

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Gucci Dark Green Leather Bag
Packed with vintage appeal hearkening back to the 1970s and constructed in soft green leather with two-toned gold interlocking “G” detail, this dualduty du e doubles as a backpack so you can trek hands free. $2,100, gucci.com

MCM Traveler Weekender Bag in Visetos
Sporting a trending military motif, MCM’s Weekender is made using the maker’s famed Visetos coated canvas, along with a cotton twill lining and cobalt hardware. In striking vermillion, with a removable logo webbing strap for the swashbuckling traveler. $1,290, mcmworldwide.com

Dsquared2 Arctic Rave Duffel Bag
Off to the peaks on a quick ski trip? Bring it on with this high-performance techno fabric two-tone logo bag, featuring double handles and an Arctic-inspired neon print. $346, dsquared2.com