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Ruffian is known for being an uptown kind of a brand, but their latest collection heads for edgier territory. WWD reports that designers Brian Wolk and Claude Morais took inspiration from the saloons, opium dens and theaters of the Bowery neighborhood of New York City's "dark and intriguing yesteryear" for Fall 2013, working in English tailoring, Victorian jacquards, and men's shirting.
The round, tinted glasses (designed by New York heritage eyewear brand Moscot) on nearly every model lent the vibe just a hint of steampunk. "The Lower East Side was a key inspiration for our Collection and we are particularly excited that both of our brands share a love for authenticity and history," said Wolk and Morais of the collaboration. Take a peak after the jump.Photos courtesy Ruffian
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