One Look. A new weekly series that sheds light on both emerging and established ready-to-wear brands that are putting forth garments and accessories that embody both thoughtful design and impeccable craftsmanship. This week: Protagonist. Distinguished by subtleties of form, fit, and fabrication, this New York-based brand focuses on classic styles, refining them (and in some cases, destructing them à la Belgian master Mr. Martin Margiela, himself) and giving them a sense of modernity that transition fluidly from season to season. Between the noteworthy hemlines, sleek suiting, and the textiles that you may actually want to write home about, and the magical touch of stylist Vanessa Traina-Snow, this is a collection worth not just one but many looks. However, if we are forced to choose (for fall), take One Look at: Sweater 16 Exposed Seam Crewneck.