Bedazzled jean jackets and sun visors prompted you to swear off the glitz — at least between the ages of 9 and 90. Break that vow with Generation Love, a tastefully studded line of handmade tees from NYC.
Designers Roni Hirshberg and Audrey Bressa-Valcourt’s effortlessly edgy designs feel as appropriate for puttering around on weekends as they do tucked under a smart blazer for work. Tanks, racer-backs, and tees are crafted from ecofriendly fabrics (organic Supima cotton, MicroModal, recycled polyester, and silk) to create an ideal fit that falls between the loose asexual and overly tight, here’s-my-chest cuts of most commercial lines.
Sparkles, studs, and eyelets are meticulously arranged into epaulets and grids or scattered atop small contrasting pockets. We’re especially partial to the Super Paris V-neck with its ring of metal pyramids and plunging neckline.
Refined details like rolled sleeves and semisheer patterns (alligator skin, horizontal stripes) prove there’s substance behind the flash.
Available online at generationloveclothing.com, $80-$178.
Photo: Courtesy of Generation Love