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About Public School

You can learn a lot from P. Diddy, but eventually it’s time to go back to school. That’s what Dao-Yi Chow and Maxwell Osborne discovered in 2007 when the two Sean John designers launched their own Public School label. If the marauding ’70s gangs from <i>The Warriors</i> were to put down their baseball bats and take a few style tips from modern-day Japanese streetwear, they might emerge with something like Chow and Osborne’s high-end hoodies, jeans, and jackets. Melding European tailoring with an intentionally skewed aesthetic—“perfection in imperfection” is the stated goal—Public School could earn you extra credits in street cred.

Past Sales Featuring Public School

Sale Ended February 25, 2011

Public School

The skewed aesthetic of Japanese streetwear meets with a classic Americana vibe in these threads from NYC-based Public School. Details like an extended bib panel on a classic white button-down and a partially detached placket on a cotton/cashmere cardigan give these otherwise simple sweaters, jackets, and shirts a vital twist that elevates them above the rest of the style pack.

Sale Ended January 04, 2010

Happy New Year

“Out with the old, in with the new” applies to your closet, too. Get your wardrobe 2010-ready with pieces from these edgy designers. Snag a new go-to suit from LOVA, slim down with Idol Radec’s fitted crewnecks and flannel shirts, and shake things up with Rxmance’s graphic T-shirts. Also rediscover the classics, but with modern twists, including plaid caps from Brixton and bomber jackets from Public School.

Sale Ended February 12, 2011

Shirts, Shirts, Shirts!

You don't need a special reason to pull together a natty ensemble, but you do need to have the proper shirt. Our massive sale has hundreds of button-downs by the likes of Seize Sur Vingt, Steven Alan, and GANT. So rest assured: You'll be covered no matter what the occasion—or lack thereof.

Sale Ended September 09, 2011

Daily Deal

We like our mobile app users. A lot. So we’re offering you an exclusive deal each day through Gilt on the Go. It’s just our way of saying thanks for being a smart, tech-savvy shopper. We know you’ve got places to be, so go ahead and grab something great here—without missing a beat.