Paris : Lanvin Fall 2013

Paris Lanvin Fall 2013

Lanvin designer Alber Elbaz and Lucas Ossendrijver presents their Fall 2013 collection with a hint of today’s sportswear and futuristic mod with techy sneakers complete casual tailored gentlemanly looks balance silhouettes that usage of mainly dark and masculine palette present throughout the edgy, elegant collection.  Layering was present throughout, as usage of turtlenecks as added layers under topcoats, jackets and with shirt and tie combinations. Lanvin delivers pieces that will subtly boast the look of the everyday gentleman’s wardrobe but yet sees a blend of casual and formal occasions. Continue reading

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Paris : Hermes Fall 2013

Paris Hermes Fall 2013

Hermès menswear designer Veronique Nichanian presents their Fall 2013 collection with style and sophistication that combines classics with the contemporary sports inspired pieces and the brand’s trademark featuring impeccably tailored two button and double breasted jackets and overcoats. The designer injected bright pops of magenta and yellow across sweaters, pants and shoelaces and yellow, raspberry pick and brick laces on boots and give the latest collection a whimsical youthful vibe.

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London Collections : Hardy Amies Fall 2013

London Collections Men Hardy Amies Fall 2013

Hardy Amies presented their Fall/Winter 2013 collection that revolves around the idea of easy, comfortable looks in a very British way taking inspiration from Bahaus artists Josef and Anni Albers with creative director Claire Malcolm on the helm. A wide offerings of razor-sharp tailoring aplenty with beautifully cut single and double-breasted suite were present throughout the collection inspired by the Bauhaus tartan check. Every piece in the collection is wearable and all about basics that each man should Continue reading

London Collections : Richard James Fall 2013

London Collections Richard James Fall 2013

Richard James is a bespoke Savile Row tailors and contemporary menswear company presented his Fall/Winter 2013 collection was inspired by Park life. “London’s parks represent an intriguing parallel world. The collection features its classic, clean-lined the brands known for but one that’s designed with comfort and refinement in mind with Continue reading

London Collections : Alexander McQueen Fall 2013

London Collections Men Alexander McQueen FW20131

Alexander McQueen showed its Fall/Winter 2013 collection on Tuesday with the direction of creative director Sarah Burton’s with traditional menswear pieces such as pinstripe and velvet used in various directions across jackets or coats with color wheel staples navy, black, charcoal and camel and burst of crimson red present throughout most of the collection. Suit jackets featured trademark McQueen with pagoda shoulders which creates a striking and strong silhouettes and statement suiting in head to toe patterns and long black jacket a personal favourite featuring gold brocade were the highlight of the night. Shirt collars were long and pointed, while silk polka dot dressing gowns were layered with velvet tailoring. Continue reading

London Collections : Oliver Spencer Fall 2013

London Collection Oliver Spencer FW2013

English designer Oliver Spencer showcased his Fall/Winter 2013 collection inspired by 20th century German art theorist Joseph Beuys and his association with the 1960s fluxus movement. The collection features strong tailoring and outerwear fabrics, with leather/shearling jackets, heavy woolen trousers, and includes a range of Spencer’s trademark cap-toe Oxford boots and suede brogues. A personal favourite from the FW13 collection has to the bold woven striped suit. French blue, autumnal grey ,brown and green with a mixture of muted and refined approach to colour the designer is renowned for. Continue reading