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Moncler ups its puffer game

Just two days after Labor Day, menswear designer Sergio Zambon is boldly wearing white pants, detailed with the map of a dizzying mountain travel route. Behind him, a neon red “1952” sign illuminates an otherwise blank white wall, referencing both the year Moncler was founded as well as the name of the new 2 Moncler 1952 + Valextra collection, which he dreamed up alongside womenswear designer Veronica Leoni. Photo courtesy of Moncler“Every season, I have three days where I have to be by myself to think and find a focus,” Zambon says, straightening his yellow-lensed aviators at the Fashion Week launch party and explaining how he found inspiration for the collection (now available on Moncler.com). “It’s my creative tempesta ...