Bode is a luxury menswear brand that expresses a sentimentality for the past through the study of personal narratives and historical techniques.
Established by Emily Bode a 29-year-old CFDA–Vogue Fashion Fund award winner and the queen of upcycled luxury fashion, BODE Menswear is the home of chic, desirable, contemporary creations with intricate detailing and exquisite finishes.
The label’s silhouettes blends of female-centric traditions, quilting, and mending as the ultimate upcycled designer fashion creation.
Emily’s fascination with vintage couture, timeworn textiles, and the emerging conscious culture translates into exquisite creations imbued with unseen grace and elegance.
She was the first female designer to show at NYFW: Men’s. She is paving the way for women entrepreneurs in the menswear industry.
Inspired by the ‘throwaway detritus of material culture’ defined as the love of collecting ‘ephemeral purposes’, BODE Menswear creations are beautiful narratives of a sentimental past, magnificently verging on the point of eccentricity.
Th label’s modern workwear silhouettes is united with female-centric traditions of quilting, mending, and appliqué shape the collections.
The brand began with a collection of one-of-a-kind garments composed entirely of antique textiles and continues to reinvigorate American menswear through the art of storytelling.
BODE’s timeworn textiles, patchworks and embellishments, are rare narratives of unparalleled upcycling fascination and traditional sewing.
As a pioneer in sustainable fashion movement, BODE Menswear redefines the concept of designer fashion in the modern era. By the use of artisanal craftsmanship and superb fit, it tells unique, personalised, reinvigorating stories of American fashion.
Although selling globally, the Bode flagship store is located in Chinatown, New York. The store stocks a selection of one-of-a-kind garments made from historical and domestic textiles in menswear silhouettes, along with a selection of pieces from the label’s collections.