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GOTHAM GUYS New York: Native New Yorkers Dao-Yi Chow and Maxwell Osborne followed their recent CFDA/Vogue award with a collection that celebrated New York’s dark, cool mystique. A limited palette of black and white with hints of grey and blue looked elegant, while street elements like tweed moto jackets and watch caps kept things rooted in the gritty urbanism that defines ...
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ACTIVATED MOD New York: Robert Geller’s latest was a high-concept mash-up of active elements and mod tailoring. Felted wool elevated bouldering trousers, while boating stripes looked clean on slim blazers and tall mod caps topped off every look. — Andrew Luecke Key Items: Boater blazer / Cropped bouldering trouser / Wool vest / Cropped trouser / Striped overcoat Color: Eggplant / Dusky sapphire / ...
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N. Hoolywood -

PROS AND CONS New York: Daisuke Obana, whose influences always manifest as collections of cinematic scope and curatorial specificity, this season found inspiration in Prohibition, America’s failed “Noble Experiment." This period of restriction created organized crime syndicates of tremendous ingenuity and legendary style, both elements of which were apparent in Obana’s loose suits, camel coats and prisoner’s denims. — Andrew Luecke Key Items: ...
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Todd Snyder -

WHO’S THAT? New York: Todd Snyder claimed The Who’s Quadrophenia and Rolling Stone Mick Jagger as influences on his latest collection, icons that shown through in the form of parkas, slim suits and high-shine Chelsea boots. — Andrew Luecke Key Items: Velvet tuxedo jacket / Mod parka / Check intarsia crewneck / Wool moto jacket / Tartan trouser / Tailored sweatpant Color: Golden olive / Moss / ...
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Duckie Brown -

A NEW MANHOOD New York: In this, Duckie Brown’s first collection to feature women’s looks as well as men’s, designers Daniel Silver and Steve Cox, showed gender bending ensembles that artfully played with layers, cut and materials. A typical look saw a felted wool Eisenhower jacket atop a woven shirt, with a silk satin tunic peaking out over slim trousers for ...
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Richard Chai Love -

A CITY MAN New York: Like many of his fellow New York designers, Chai’s latest collection was full of items for the young, urbane men of Gotham. Shearling collar bombers looked fresh, while regatta stripes proved bold enough to carry the collection’s print and pattern needs, and hints of caramel grounded the palette with a classic autumnal look. – Andrew Luecke Key Items: Shearling collar ...
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Nicholas K -

ACTIVE GOTH New York: Nicholas Kunz showed a collection that melded Goth and active elements, making a wearable, chic collection that balanced dark elegance and casual cool perfectly.  — Andrew Luecke Key Items: Patch pocket shirt-jac / Puffer vest / Drop-crotch trouser / Leather strap sweater / Jumpsuit Color: Black / Navy / Granite Materials + Trim: Leather / Denim / Fur / Wool ...
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Carlos Campos -

CASUAL BESPOKE New York: Carlos Campos showed a collection of well-tailored basics, including motorcycle jackets and slim suits. Casual elements, like patch pockets and sweatpants, balanced the designers' impeccable tailoring, creating a youthful collection perfectly at home in New York City. — Andrew Luecke Key Items: Fur shawl overcoat / Triangle shirt / Triangle biker jackets / Patch pocket suit / Horse ...
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Michael Bastian -

CITY AND COUNTRY New York: Michael Bastian was revisited his usual methods, which in this case meant embellishing All-American prep classics with ethno-hippie details and a carload of accessories. Bastian showed items for city and country, including windowpane suits and ultra-slim chinos and cargo pants. — Andrew Luecke Key Items: Grey wool tuxedo / Shearling bomber / Leather bomber / Ultra-slim chino / ...
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Saint Laurent -

ROCKABILLY BOYS Paris: Hedi Slimane continued to draw heavily from rock 'n' roll influences, and this season's collection had a vintage Rockabilly vibe. Black, skin-hugging pants or high-waisted trousers were paired with ruffled tuxedo shirts and studded moto jackets, while skinny neckties and creepers were a 1950s throwback. A medly of fur, sequins, plaid, and animal prints added to the rock 'n' ...
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Paul Smith -

DESERT JOURNEY Paris: Paul Smith appeared to take inspiration from the desert this season. A mix of long-over-long layered silhouettes topped with billowing woven scarves had an exotic, nomadic feel. Print and pattern also emphasized the theme; authentic Kilim rug motifs appeared on tunics and coats, while bright flamingos and palm tree graphics were a more kitsch interpretation. — Anna Jane Davis Key Items: Graphic ...
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Balmain -

SUPER SAFARI Paris: Olivier Rousteing showed a small, edited collection of 15 looks that all had a military or safari feel. The palette was minimal, consisting mostly of olive green and wheat, both enlivened by leopard or zebra prints. Rousteing’s pony hair leopard print biker jacket was the show's hallmark piece, encapsulating his influences into a bold, wearable symbol.  — Andrew Luecke Key ...
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Lanvin -

BACK TO THE FUTURE Paris: Alber Elbaz’s latest collection took an unexpected detour to the ‘80s, showing that skinny ties, wild prints and bright magentas still matter in 2014. Chalk stripe suits stood out, particularly with forward-looking oversized jackets, while Elbaz explored a variety of trouser shapes that included wide, sagging looks with multiple breaks as well as skinny, sharply tailored ...
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Hermes -

MONOCHROME TEXTURES Paris: The mostly-black collection felt uncharacteristically edgy for Hermes, especially in combination with the snug-fitting silhouettes, sporty influences and novel use of exotics. Texture played a key role in adding interest to the monochrome looks; suits had lustrous shine, leathers were supple and smooth, and tactile knits provided a cozy contrast. — Anna Jane Davis Key Items: Jersey turtleneck / Hefty pullover / Shiny ...
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Miharayasuhiro -

BASIC BUT BOLD Paris: Mihara Yasuhiro showed an edited collection of wearable basics, offset by touches of technical materials. Flight parkas came in standard nylon as well as neoprene with coated pockets, while hybridized sweatpant-chinos bore fabric blocking, coin pockets and elasticized cuffs.  — Andrew Luecke Key Items: Tweed blazer / Denim patch shirt / Straight, cropped trouser / Flight parka / ...
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