Archives for January 18, 2012

Autumn/Winter 2012: Salvatore Ferragamo Menswear

After looking at this collection, a fellow blogger told me, “tie me up and give me that!”

Well, that is one way to describe Salvatore Ferragamo’s AW12 Menswear collection from Milan Fashion Week.

It’s an understatement to say that Massimiliano Giornetti [Read more…]

Autumn/Winter 2012: Burberry Prorsum Menswear

Welcome men, to the season of the sophisticated, highly sensual suit.

Burberry Prorsum debuted their Men’s Autumn/Winter 2012 collection, “The Gentlemen,” at Milan Fashion Week [Read more…]

Autumn/Winter 2012: Ports 1961 Menswear

Without sounding too cliche, there is something very Michael Cain circa 1960 meets Tom Ford circa 2000s about the AW12 Ports 1961 Menswear Collection.

Maybe it’s the way Ian Hylton made the pieces feel very classic-MI5 and debonair or maybe it was the fact that he was inspired by the 1930s.

But either way, the gentlemen of the Ports 1961 who walked the runway during Milan Fashion Week looked nothing short of dashing.

Hylton’s refined [Read more…]

Pre-Fall 2012: Louis Vuitton

“It’s a Small World” from Disney was playing at the Louis Vuitton presentation.

It’s rather fitting when you think about it as very few brands (save Chanel, Dior etc.) have the global reach that Louis Vuitton has.

For the label’s pre-Fall 2012 collection, Julie de Libran, LV’s Design Director, expanded the traditional look and feel of the label with a collection that is a little bit more couture, a little bit more 1960s and a little bit more military-inspired than the usual tones undertaken under the leadership of Marc Jacobs (who has overseen the House since 1997.)

The fabrics are a compilation of [Read more…]