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London Collections Men Spring/Summer 2016 – Top 10 Denim Looks

London kicked off the Spring/Summer 2016 Men’s Fashion Week season last week with a full 5 day schedule packed with tons of indigo inspiration. Denim is always a guarantee on the catwalks of London Collections: Men and this season proved no different with many of the local labels, both established and emerging designers using jeanswear in new and exciting ways for summer. Here ...
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Parisian Rock ‘n’ Roll at Saint Laurent

Paris: This season Heidi Slimane put a Parisian spin on his signature indie rock 'n' roll look with all black ensembles of super skinny pants and tight turtlenecks topped off by berets. Slimane favourites such as animal print came in the form of leopard print intarsia sweaters, zebra printed fur coats, and broad-shouldered monochrome leopard blazers. His nautical stripes were ...
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Old Seafarers at Umit Benan

Paris: Umit Benan took to the sea for A/W 15/16 sending working seafarers down the catwalk with fishing rods and buckets in hand. Rubberized outerwear, protective parkas, wool overcoats and padded bomber jackets protected Benan’s fisherman against the elements. Both leather and knit jogger pants had a more utilitarian feel in roomier silhouettes and paired with collaged robe cardigans and ...
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Luxe Familiarité at Hermes

Paris: This season Hermes continued to do what it does best, taking classic ensembles and selective trends and elevating them to the next level with unexpected, but no doubt luxurious, materials. The classics were shown with 2SB and 6DB fine wool suits coupled with tweed topcoats and shearling-lined leather overcoats. There were cashmere turtlenecks and sweaters and impeccably tailored trousers. ...
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Twisted Tailoring at Comme des Garçons

Paris: While other designers play with traditional tailoring through the injection of active elements, Rei Kawakubo plays with shape and proportion to debunk all preconceived notions of conventional suiting. Starting with second-skin graffiti print leggings underneath bermuda suits, blazers were offset and tailored in intriguingly awkward places. These included 6DB and 3SB silhouettes with asymmetrical closures that created a twisting ...
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The Bomber Jacket: New York Men’s November Street Shots

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Editor’s Picks – New York Men’s October Street Shots

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Patrik Ervell Makes Tech Futurism Modern -

New York: This season Patrik Ervell was inspired by interiors and the persistence, durability, and functionality of trends within this space. This concept was most influential in the designer’s material choice with performance driven textiles like vinyl, polyurethane, and technical jersey used for parkas, anoraks, and simple mockneck shirts. The result was a futuristic look that still seems applicable today. –Matt ...
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City Sartorial at Ovadia and Sons -

New York: Ovadia and Sons continued their love for houndstooth, printing it on everything from trench coats and bomber jackets to 2SB suits and pleated short shorts. The designers also added a sportier element with cotton, nylon zip sweaters over button-down shirts worn underneath suiting looks. Perhaps this is due to their activewear line, Ovadia+, launching for the spring/summer 2015 season. ...
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Tim Coppens Navigates the Urban Jungle -

New York: Tim Coppens continues to focus on fabric in order to deliver collections complete with both form and function. According to the show notes, Coppens drew from “disruptive behavior and melancholy romantics with a healthy dose of arrogance,” thus titling his collection “Jungle Sunrise.” There was definitely more of a utilitarian feel this season with nylon cotton blends used for ...
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Public School’s Elevated Urban Streetwear -

New York: Public School designers Dao-Yi Chow and Maxwell Osborne continue to be New York's It-guys, partly because their collections tend to encapsulate the city's sleek street look. However, season after season the designers elevate this concept by introducing more tailored pieces or playing with styling choices. The colour palette was kept minimal with mostly stark black and white looks such ...
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Robert Geller Delivers a Wearable, Ultramodern Collection -

New York: This season Robert Geller struck the perfect balance between original and commercial, delivering wearable items without loosing his signature aesthetic. Geller stripped down items from past collections in order to focus on their fundamental shapes and colours. This concept was seen in knit tunic tops styled underneath blazers, three-quarter length dress pants, formal joggers, collarless button-ups, and impeccably designed ...
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Southern Folk Meets Eastern Influences at Billy Reid -

New York: Billy Reid’s Southern aesthetic experienced Eastern influences this season in the form of Japanese-inspired florals, indigo colour ways, and elongated silhouettes. The designer continued a similar look as last spring/summer such as tunic-inspired button-ups underneath soft blazers, while emphasizing fresher styles like wide-leg skate shorts and workwear-inspired jackets. However, material still played a crucial role in Reid’s collection with ...
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Safari Streetwear at N. Hoolywood -

New York: This season N. Hoolywood designer Daisuke Obana was inspired by natural surroundings, using digital camouflage and insects as prints and graphics on streetwear staples such as jogger pants, skate shorts, and boxy t-shirts. However, the designer elevated some of these ensembles seen through fluid, unstructured sweatshirts styled with matching shorts or pants for a sleek streetwear look. There was ...
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Todd Snyder Combines Form & Function in Runway Debut -

New York: For Todd Snyder’s runway debut, his inspiration was the marriage of form and function and, according to the show notes, was keen on “delivering maximal statements in minimalist packages.” This was evident in the styling of short sleeve sweatshirts with tuxedo pants or a shirt and tie paired with sweatpants. The shorts were a definite highlight, tailored to perfection ...
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