PRODUCT OF THE DAY: Yoko Devereaux Zippered Pullover Hoodie


Okay, dudes. Lest you think we gave you el shaftoid, we've got plenty of fall fashion picks for you too, k? (Sorry! We're just really partial to lipstick and nail polish! We can't help it!) Anyway, we're all about all things that are downtown designer (eventhough the brand was actually born in Williamsburg) Yoko Devereaux. Unfortunately there's no actual Yoko (could there ever really be another Yoko?), but there DOES exist the brand's creative genius, Andy Salzer, who smartly weaves the most elegant elements of menswear into chic yet totally comfortable, never-ever stuffy slim suit jackets, skinny pants and covet-inducing coats with a decidedly rock edge, flanked by creative concepts, like his Fall/Winter 2007 line inspired by the creepy-cool film "A Clockwork Orange." We're way into smart menswear and way WAY into this amazing pullover zippered hoodie -- it's casual enough to wear over a Tee, but refined enough to wear on a night out without looking like a serious scrub. Excess points are also awarded to Salzer for taking a wardrobe staple and treating it to a smart, unexpected and long-overdue twist, which is exactly what we love about this piece. It's $154. And if you're looking for jeans to go with your rad new hoodie, check out our Back-to-School Style Survival Guide.

Oh and, check out this interview with the designer. He's totally into the rad new video, "D.A.N.C.E," by French electro-pop outfit Justice, and so are we! A menswear genius AND a Justice fan? We're in love!