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Z Zegna -

MOD MEN Milan: The latest Z Zegna show updated mod suits, showing them in earthy grey or taupe, with exaggerated, high gorges and ultra-cropped trousers sporting wide cuffs. Active influences added levity to this collection via cropped puffer coats and bright colors like sunflower yellow. —Andrew Luecke Key Items: High-gorge suits in checks or stripes / Fabric-block overcoat / Oversize mohair crewneck ...
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DSquared2 -

PRISON BREAK Milan: Dean and Dan Caten looked to the penitentiary for inspiration this season, presenting a collection based on the uniforms worn by inmates and jail guards. Nonchalant silhouettes included slouchy, cropped pants, hoodies, and boxy jackets, and there was plenty of distressed denim to provide some obligatory toughness. Bright orange referenced the prison jumpsuit, while authentic details like key rings ...
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High Contrast

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Mod Revival -

Milan menswear designers look to the ‘60s to deliver collections inspired by the London mod culture. Layered turtlenecks and double-breasted suits define the trend, while printed shirts, checked suits and cropped pants modernize the look for F/W 14.
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Tobacco Tint -

Designers dip into fall palettes to bring a range of tobacco tones for F/W 14. Ombré leather coats, brown plaid outerwear and dark toffee suits bring forward this color message on runways.
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Belstaff -

CALL OF DUTY Milan: Belstaff went ultra rugged this season, with heavy duty parkas, anoraks, and plenty of cargo pockets. A mix of military and moto influences appeared in durable, weatherproof materials along with leather, suede and shearling. Waffle knit sweaters added a cozy contrast, but maintained a bit of toughness with exposed zippers placed on the shoulder. —Anna Jane Davis Key Items:  Textured ...
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Etro -

MAD FOR PLAID Milan: Kean Etro went crazy with plaid this season, utilizing countless varieties of the motif for his impeccably tailored suits. Jackets and pants were cut super slim, with the addition of matching vests, overcoats and ties to complete the meticulous ensembles. The label's signature paisley motifs appeared from head-to-toe as well, or mixed with the plaid for an eclectic ...
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DAYS AND NIGHTS Milan: Marc Jacobs’ latest collection deftly included an exquisite balance of tailored daytime suits, casual basics and elevated eveningwear, the latter looking most forward in velvet and wild animal prints. —Andrew Luecke Key Items: Leather duffel coat / Camel coat / Gold button pea coat / Tiger crewneck / Peacock feather print shirt / Turtleneck sweater / Tartan trouser / ...
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Gucci -

EDGY NOSTALGIA Milan: Frida Giannini opened the show with a lovely palette of muted pastels that segued into a series of looks in navy blue, and finally head-to-toe black. The collection had a somewhat nostalgic feel, with shrunken suits, slim, cropped pants and boxy hip-length jackets. Military and moto influences also appeared, lending some edge to the boyish undertones. —Anna Jane Davis Key Items:  ...
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Missoni -

HIGH END HIPPIE Milan: A hippie vibe permeated Angela Missoni's earthen-hued F/W 14 collection. Signature knits in mixed patterns were layered upon oneanother, and sometimes topped with a colorful afghan blanket. Easy, tailored silhouettes were grounded even more by Birkenstock-style sandals with fur insoles.  —Anna Jane Davis Key Items:  Cardigan / Sweater hoodie /  Relaxed wool trousers / Sweater jacket / Suede zip-front ...
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Calvin Klein Collection -

FUTURE UTILITY Milan: Italo Zucchelli presented a collection both streamlined and utility-driven. Items like silk puffer jackets and metallic wide leg pants looked futuristic, while classic Calvin Klein cologne logos emblazoned on sweatshirts were a nod to the label's heritage.  —Anna Jane Davis Key Items:  Logo sweatshirt / Wool utility shirt / Slouchy, wide leg trousers / Silk puffer jacket / Precisely tailored ...
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Prada -

HER WAY Milan: Miuccia Prada didn’t let recent tax evasion allegations shake her technical, off-kilter élan. Her show today featured suits, blazers and trousers all precisely tailored to balance perfect fits with hints of clever sloppiness. Prada also marched a few female models down her men’s runway, and styled blunt bottomed ties like askew scarves, while the square toe of models’ monkstrap ...
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Bottega Veneta -

ARTFUL EASE Milan: Tomas Maier's F/W 14 collection conjured the feel of a laid-back weekend. Items like ribbed cuff trousers, henley tees and supple leather bombers looked comfortable yet polished, while slouchy corduroys and painterly dip-dyed details gave the impression of a day spent in the studio.  —Anna Jane Davis Key Items:  Henley tee / Dip-dyed sweater / Slim sweatpants / Ribbed cuff trousers ...
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Versace -

THE WILD WEST Milan: Donatella Versace presented a campy collection melding inspirations from the  Wild West and biker gang culture. The influences overtly appeared in the form of embellished Western shirts, studded biker jackets, leather pants and plenty of denim. Details like horseshoe appliqués, bandana prints, and sheriff star bolo ties added to the theatrical vibe.  —Anna Jane Davis Key Items:  Ultra-fine turtleneck / Printed ...
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