City eco-warriors at Ermenegildo Zegna

Milan: A stunning rain forest was the evocative set at Ermenegildo Zegna this morning. Pilati was all over this collection. City and nature came to mind when we saw the designer’s lineup of eco-warriors – Classic checked overcoats and bomber jackets were finished with shimmering silver coatings and brushed velvet suits were paired with colour coordinated roll-neck sweaters. The subtly unexpected was the recurring theme throughout the entire show  – sweaters sported hard cap hoodies, while jackets were updated with zippers on the sleeves. The trousers were equally eye-catching – tapered full cut bottoms came in high-waisted lengths and tailored sporty styles were buttoned or cuffed close to the ankles. Other highlights included printed rubber raincoats, 3-d quilted jackets and a beautiful brown ombré overcoat. Another striking collection from Pilati, the man who is bringing coolness and sophistication to men’s tailoring. – Diego Sanchez

Theme: City eco-warriors

Key Items: Tailored track bottoms / Checked overcoats / 3-D quilted jackets / 3-D raised motif sweater / Check suits / Rubber raincoat / Ombré coat / Roll-up neck sweaters / Velvet suits / Tapered trousers / Silver coated long coats

Color:  Forrest green / Grey / Black / Navy / Soft peach / Burnt sienna

Materials + Trim: Wool / Brushed velvet / Cashmere / Rubber / Nylon / Leather / Crisp cotton / Shearling / Corduroy / 3-D Quilting / Zippers

Print + Pattern:  Ombré / Plaid

Accessories + Footwear: Sturdy pull-up boots / Leather backpacks / Skinny ties / Wool caps / Leather gloves / Leather shopper bags

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