Epic proportions at Jil Sander

Milan: Rodolfo Paglialunga presented his first menswear collection for the label, keeping the Jil’s minimalistic codes intact. He combined a romantic seventies-inspired affair with baggier and boxier silhouettes. Trousers stood out – they were cut beautifully with outsized pleats to give special attention to the waist. The materials used throughout the lineup were heavy in appearance – thick felted wools, double-faced cashmeres and rigid denims. The tailored suits felt approachable and current –  workwear and utility details added sartorial interest. Elsewhere, oversized turtleneck and polo sweaters came in offbeat colours and boxy raincoats and double-breasted coats belted at the hips. It was a promising debut for Paglialunga. – Diego Sanchez

Theme: Epic proportions

Key Items: Utility suits / Pleated trousers / Belted raincoats / Oversized polo sweaters / Turtleneck sweaters / Double-breasted greatcoats / Shearling coat / Leather bomber jacket

Color:  Black / Blue / Camel / Cool grey / Brown / Mauve / Orange / Mellow green

Materials + Trim: Wool / Cashmere / Denim / Leather / Shearling / Seventies synthetics / Drawstring

Print + Pattern:  Stripes

Accessories + Footwear: Bright sneakers / Utility belts / Futuristic leather boots / Leather tote / Leather gloves

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