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Balmain -

GRAPHIC SEVENTIES Paris: After a recent trip to Los Angeles, creative director Olivier Rousteing was enamored by the carefree lifestyle of its citizens. As a result, a strong '70s influence pervaded his latest Cruise collection for Balmain. Graphic Navajo-inspired patterns and vibrant color juxtaposed with stark black-and-white made a bold statement.  – Deirdre Pérez Key Items: Boxy tailored jackets / Updated ponchos / High-waisted flared pants ...
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Print & Pattern Highlights – Paris Men’s Fashion Week

Stylesight takes a look at the S/S 15 edition of Men's Paris Fashion week, highlighting print and graphic collections from the likes of Valentino, Issey Miyake and Raf Simons.   
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Antonio Berardi -

BRIGHT + SUMPTUOUS New York: Antonio Berardi looked to the icons of the late '60s and early '70s, incorporating bright color and sumptuous materials, for Cruise 2015. Slim-cut suits with nipped waists and flared pants, mini hemlines and trapeze shapes were drawn directly from the era and given a modern twist. – Deirdre Pérez Key Items: Slim-cut suits / Trapeze dresses + coats / Fit-and-flare ...
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MSGM -

COLOR PLAY Milan: MSGM's Massimo Giorgetti created a vibrant collection featuring exotic prints drawn from Giò Ponti's ceramics, as well as, playful cacti and pineapple graphics. A combination of smooth and rough textures added depth and tactile surface interest. – Deirdre Pérez Key Items: Button-front shirts / Mini skirts / Boyfriend jeans / T-shapes / Fit-and-flare dresses / Shirt dresses / Mini shifts / Windbreakers ...
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Ports 1961 -

CRISP UTILITY Milan: Ports 1961 presented a collection of crisp looks with a modern twist. Cruise 2015 meant utility details, flirty elements in the form of voluminous fit-and-flare dresses and of-the-moment asymmetry. A neutral palette leant a sophisticated touch to fresh silhouettes. – Deirdre Pérez Key Items: Body skimming dresses / Flirty fit-and-flare dresses / Crisp cotton shirts / Jodhpur pants / T-shapes / Tailored ...
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Saint Laurent -

70's PSYCH Paris: Hedi Slimane delved into a specifc era of rock and roll history this season, pinpointing the look of 70s psych rockers and their unique toughened-up occult bohemianism. Grounded by the brand's signature skinny silhouette, embroidered, fringed and patterned outerwear took center stage, creating a wonderfully textured mood. — Nina Stotler Key Items: Ponchos / Skinny jeans / Leather jackets / Textured suiting / ...
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Paul Smith -

WHAT A TRIP Paris: Spring at Paul Smith was a trippy exploration of bright psychedelic motifs, from rainbow gradients and chevron stripes to marijuana leaf graphics. Slouchy satin jogging pants and knee-length shorts heightened the skater vibe, while Smith's linen tux jackets and beautiful fringe detailing were nods to forward-thinking elegance. — Nina Stotler Key Items: Linen tux jackets / Dip-dyed t-shirts / Jogging pants / ...
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Lanvin -

ELEGANT REALISM Paris: Designer Lucas Ossendrijver translated the idea of suiting to fit the modern world of S/S15, delivering luxury without pretension by carefully crafting undone, feathered hems, visible stitching and pushed up sleeves. Sport and rocker references co-mingled harmoniously throughout, culminating in a series of tailored jackets paired with louche pajama silks, matching sneakers and backpacks. — Nina Stotler Key Items: Long suiting jackets / ...
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AMI -

ACTIVE PUNCH Paris: Punchy, crisp active-meets-urban staples were the focus at AMI this season, ranging from the relaxed utility of jumpsuits and anoraks to the slick attitude of two-tone grids, wide stripes and satin-finish fabrics. — Nina Stotler Key Items: Draped t-shirts / Drawstring shorts / Anoraks / Bomber jackets / Tapered trousers / Crewneck sweatshirts Color: Navy / White / Black / Saffron yellow / ...
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Dior Homme -

NAUTICAL COOL Paris: Kris Van Assche deftly carried a subtle nautical theme throughout his elegant S/S15 Dior Homme presentation via details like toggle closures on suiting and casual striped tops layered atop shirting, all of which managed to make seaside references utterly stripped-down and cool. — Nina Stotler Key Items: Slim suiting / Striped tanks / Rain jackets / Patterned shirting / Relaxed jeans Color: Rich cobalt / ...
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Kris Van Assche -

SPORT MEETS SUIT Paris: Kris Van Assche incorporated sporty influences into his tailored silhouettes, cutting items like tees and bombers in classic shirting fabrics, and adding racing stripes to sleeves. A combo of denim and suitings kept the look casual yet refined.  — Anna Jane Davis Key Items: Engineered Fair Isle sweater / Woven tee / Denim suit / Slit hem shorts / Blouson Jacket ...
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Kenzo -

THE CHEERFUL TOURIST Paris: Carol Lim and Humberto Leon took a hyper-stylized tourist jaunt through Paris this season, their muses clad in pastel parkas, transparent sweaters and tapered cycling trousers imbued with a cheerful mood immune to springtime showers.— Nina Stotler Key Items: Parkas / Tapered biker pants / Transparent & textured sweaters / Graphic tanks / Trench coats / Sporty shorts Color: Black / White / ...
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3.1 Phillip Lim -

NEW CLASSICS Paris: Phillip Lim took classic menswear items and gently tweaked them for a modern reinterpretation. Basic plaid or pinstripe shirtings and suitings looked surprisingly fresh, appearing in the form of wrapped jacket silhouettes and zip-front coveralls.  — Anna Jane Davis Key Items: Plissé pullover / Long shorts / Coveralls / Wrap jacket Color: Black / White / Grey / Pale khaki / Indigo / Navy ...
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Commes des Garçons -

WAR & PEACE Paris: Military uniforms of 14th century Europe informed Rei Kawakubo's menswear collection. Graphic netting and scattered embroideries provided a delicate contrast to cropped suit silhouettes with details like brass buttons and flap pockets. — Anna Jane Davis Key Items: Openwork sweater / Pinstripe shorts suit / Military jacket / Latticework jacket Color: Black / White / Grey / Olive / Pink / Navy / Burgundy ...
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Dries Van Noten -

POETIC DANCE Paris: Ballet dancer Rudolph Nureyev inspired Dries Van Noten this season. Second-skin knits and fluid robes combined the feel of dancewear and loungewear, while lustrous silks and intricate embroidery added luxe sensuality. — Anna Jane Davis Key Items: Rib knit tank / Airy, button-front shirt / High-waisted trousers / Blouson jacket / Silky robe Color: Black / White / Red / Sand / Gold / Burgundy / ...
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