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In this week's paper, I profiled PINO, a new line of men's accessories designed by Crispin Argento, which made its debut last month in a well-received presentation that served as a precursor to Isaac Hers' fall show. The ties and kerchiefs come in a range of offbeat colors and charming seersucker stripes, and because Argento is, in part, using the line as an experiment to better understand the challenges of designing and producing high quality designs, building a brand, and surviving in Portland, the prices are super reasonable. I squeezed in two shots in our print edition, including one from the runway debut (wherein he paired his work with some of Brooks Brothers' more whimsical offerings), but here's a whole slew of 'em for your eyeballing pleasure:
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