Nick Jonas X John Varvatos

It should come as no surprise to anyone who follows John Varvatos that the brand has teamed up with Nick Jonas on a capsule collection. You see, John has built a business on the ‘coolness’ of the music business and rock n’ roll; designing collections inspired by and for musicians. And picking Nick Jonas was a perfect choice. Nick exudes that classic rock n’ roll confidence and aesthetic – and he hits the perfect 25-35 year old demographic. Sure, his model looks help sell it too. But the collection is actually good.

The collection came about when Jonas and John met, realizing they both have a similar affinity for music and fashion. Naturally, a friendship grew and this collaboration is the outcome of this bond. Although their aesthetics are somewhat different, they found they complimented each other. At the root of this collection is not just the music but the city of Detroit. While serving as the backdrop to John’s early life, it is also an American city steeped in the history of music and rock and roll.

The capsule collection features some great essential pieces that would be perfect in any man’s wardrobe. From classic hoodies to motorcycle jackets, each piece exudes the classic Varvatos’ rock sensibility. We particularly like the 100% linen tee – that’s right, linen. It’s an update on a classic basic but with a  luxurious feel. Moreover, all the pieces feel updated – infused with a little Jonas’ youth and energy. The collection will be released in a series of curated drops – the first five pieces are available now at John Varvatos and in select retailers.

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Christian Dare
Christian Dare spent much of his formative years working in the fashion industry as a National Visual Manager before he turned his attention to writing. He currently writes for AmongMen, Complex and his own blog, Christian Dare Edited. You can find him online at or follow him on Twitter @christiandare but he is more fun on Instagram @christian_dare
Christian Dare