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Bonobos sister brand AYR—All Year Round—was launched as a denim line, but has since grown way beyond jeans. Since debuting November 2013, the line has added silk blouses, sleek outerwear, knits done in fine yarns, and versatile dresses, and is now dipping its toes into the realm of suiting separates.
The summer collection, which went live last week, offers an impressive range that's fully office-appropriate, but with pieces that you'd actually be excited to pair with your non-work clothes, too. Proof: a sleeveless blazer that can be coordinated with trousers for an interview or over a sleeveless silk dress for a cool party look; and a trench dress that wraps up as a sophisticated knee-length dress, or can be worn open and casual as a thin outer layer. Nearly everything from the brand—including the jeans—have little multi-purpose details to justify the price point, enhanced with quality materials. AYR recently hit three Nordstrom locations, where it hangs next to Vince and Theory—not in the denim department.
Fall offerings further ramp up the suiting choices, from cropped trousers and culottes to wool blazers and long vests, alongside some stunning coats, capes, and, of course, jeans. Get a sneak peek of that—as well as a look at the brand new summer product—in our gallery above.