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Finally, Alexander McQueen and Puma have taken their collaboration into apparel, introducing a full line ($180 to $800) of men’s and women’s clothing and accessories. The theme for Fall/Winter 2009 is boxing. But don’t count on these designers to be duking it out in the fashion ring; this collection is a progressive and effortless interpretation of sport and style. From combat pants and knitted rugby shirts for him, and knit T-dresses and track jackets for her, a romp in the gym never seemed so fun. Addict, Bal Harbour, 9700 Collins Ave., 305-864-1099; alexandermcqueen.puma.com
AG Jeans design director Mark Wiesmayr and stylist Jeanann Williams on denim's cultural footprint.