Skyfall: Kenzo Men’s Fall/Winter 2013

Kenzo FW13

Tweet  Florence, January 12, 2013 – Kenzo held their Fall/Winter 2013 menswear show at at Pitti Immagine Uomo 83 this past week. Creative Directors Carol Lim and Humberto Leon are doing the house that Kenzo Takada built proud with yet another incredible collection. Celestial inspired prints show up in everything from outerwear to shirts and accessories. […]

Valentino Men’s Spring/Summer 2013

Valentino SS13

Tweet  Florence, June 21, 2012 – Who knew that when Kanye West sported that colour blocked women’s Celine SS11 shirt at Coachella it would be such a hit. Enough so, that we see a pared down version by way of the Teddy jackets here at Valentino Spring/Summer 2013. Reworked polo shirts, exaggerated proportions and tapered […]

King of the Jungle: Andrea Pompilio – Men’s Fall/Winter 2012

Andrea Pompilio FW12

Tweet  Valentino and Amies found Fall/Winter 2012 inspiration in 1960s and 1930s cinema.  Pompilio has done the same for FW12 as he goes Givenchy on us by substituting oversized Rottweiler prints with one of the recently deceased 1930s chimp film stars that played Cheetah on Tarzan. Chances are you’ve never heard of Italian newcomer Andrea Pompilio, but the man’s […]

Grey Sophistication: Hardy Amies – Men’s Fall/Winter 2012

Hardy Amies FW12

Tweet  Appearing decidedly more Armani meets Gucci than Savile Row at Pitti Uomo, Hardy Amies’ newly appointed Design Director, Claire Malcolm’s Fall/Winter 2012 Men’s Collection has found inspiration in men’s fashion from the 1930s. It’s just as well. The men’s fashion tide is increasingly shifting away from the cuts, patterns, and styling of 1960s Mad Men towards […]

Valentino’s Italian Cinema Chic – Men’s Fall/Winter 2012

Valentino FW12

Tweet  One of the world’s most important platforms for men’s fashion is Pitti Uomo, a series of men’s fashion shows and presentations held in Florence, Italy. Many new projects in men’s fashion are launched at Pitti with over 1072 brands/collections showing for 23,100 buyers – over 30,000 attendees in total. The 81st edition of Pitti was […]

Milan Fashion Week – Men’s Spring/Summer 2012 Schedule

Milan Fashion Week SS12

TweetFirst stop for the Men’s Spring/Summer 2012 Collections is Milan Fashion Week, June 18-22, 2011.  Should be interesting to see if the men’s collections have adopted the muted turquoises, wisteria wave purples, pastels, neutrals, eco-earths and atomic greens the trendsetters have been predicting.  Major labels showing in Milan for SS12 include Zegna, Armani, Burberry Prorsum, […]