Road to (capsule) is a Por Homme exclusive, made possible by the good folks behind the (capsule) tradeshow, and of course, the person(s) being interviewed. We ask each designer five questions that help to give us — as fans, readers, observers, whatever — a better understanding of what makes these gifted individuals tick. The questions are fairly uniform, but as you’ll see, the answers are far from that. The (capsule) show invades New York July 19th and 20th, giving viewers first looks at Spring/Summer 2011 collections from the industry’s most reputable men’s labels.
We continue on the Road to (capsule) with a sitdown with Penfield CEO Jamie Barshall. 2010 is a huge year for Penfield, as the Massachusetts-based label is celebrating its 35-year anniversary. We’ve highlighted several Penfield products in the past, most recently their Hudson Wax Cloth jackets. Hit the jump to see what New England’s finest garment maker is up to as it gets set for (capsule) New York. (more…)