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Chaiken is an old school (well, the '90s is old school to some!) San Francisco brand that brings to mind proper slacks and tailored, work-appropriate blazers. But the designer's holiday lookbook will have you thinking differently. With leather jackets and vests, metallic jeans and tuxedo pants, this collection is a bit edgier than you might typically expect of Julie Chaiken's eponymous clothing line, which she relaunched last spring. Of course you'll also find a lovely pencil skirt and a Gary Danko-ready silk blouse and dress. The overall mix, though, has something for everyone.
· Chaiken [Official Site]