Think color is for sissies? Think again. Real men wear color, and aren’t afraid of it. We’ve seen everything from neon to pastels so far this year and now, for fall, we’re gearing up to embrace rich tones; in particular, navy blue and maroon. While we admit that bright colors and pastels can be daunting for many a man, deep rich hues are much easier to wear—so no more excuses. Head-to-toe colorful looks were seen at the menswear collections in dark blues and deep reds; though a full-on look such as this might be difficult for most to stomach, […]
Sportswear came back with a vengeance this year! This trend is a continuation of the ‘American sportswear’ movement; a term that was widely used in the 1970’s at the height of the sportswear frenzy, led by pioneers such as Geoffrey Beene and Bill Blass. Rather than consisting of literal sportswear, the ‘American sportswear’ aesthetic is comprised of informal, relaxed pieces which are considered appropriate for both business and social occasions.
The sportswear ‘comeback’ started in the spring, with very literal interpretations of the trend seen at menswear shows. For fall/winter the trend has now evolved into a more […]
The English invented the modern-day ‘suit’, so it makes sense that, when designers were looking to the past for inspiration this season, they drew references from timeless English tailoring. In particular, they were beholden by heritage textiles of the United Kingdom, such as English tweeds, Scottish houndstooth, various plaids and classic pinstripes and applying them classic wardrobe staples, such as blazers, vests and trousers. The challenge is to make the look modern and avoid appearing old-fashioned. Nobody wants to look like a stuffy old English earl who’s stuck in the past.
The key to the modernity of these pieces lies […]
If you don’t own at least one bad-ass leather jacket, then you can’t call yourself a man! Think we’re kidding? Think again. A rugged, beat-up motorcycle style, similar to the one that James Dean wore in Rebel Without A Cause, is a must-have in your repertoire. And while, sure, it’s crucial to have one of these in your wardrobe, designers believe that you should expand your leather selection this season; So much so, in fact, that we’ve seen everything from leather T-shirts and leather blazers to leather trousers and leather ties. While most of these pieces are, let’s be […]