Fashion Designer Frank Leder on Reimagining German Heritage in Clothing

Deadstock textiles and his grandfather’s clothes inspire Leder’s unique approach to menswear.

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Long a proponent of heritage cuts and fabrics, Frank Leder is perhaps the most suitable to ask about continuing the menswear and suiting heritage of his native Germany. In this video for Gestalten’s new style compendium From Tip to Toe, the Berlin-based designer reveals the inspirations for his unique style of mixing and matching, including deadstock textiles and his grandfather’s blacksmithing trousers. From Tip to Toe is now available online from the Gestalten webstore for $50 USD.

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