Archives for January 20, 2012

Autumn/Winter 2012: Versace Menswear

If you paid attention to the Versace collaboration with H&M, between the vibrant prints, plunging cuts and short hems, you probably were, like me, curious to see what the Italian label would produce for the runway.

Disappoint, Donatella Versace certainly did NOT.

Excess, theatrics, bold use of colour and a nearly subversive-military [Read more…]

Autumn/Winter 2012: Dsquared² Menswear

It’s kind of like a Hipster met James Dean met Kurt from “Glee” met a member of a contemporary version of the Rat Pack.

That’s what I think of when I see Dean and Dan Caten’s AW12 menswear collection for Dsquared² at Milan Fashion Week.

For some [Read more…]

Autumn/Winter 2012: Ermenegildo Zegna Menswear

When I was a little girl I used to play with Barbie dolls.

Before she broke-up with him, got back together with him and canoodled with him in a “Toy Story” film (what a world we live in, eh?), Barbie was the girlfriend of one Ken doll.

If Ken was going to Aspen, Colorado or somewhere in Switzerland to go skiing, canoodle by a fireplace and drink spiked apple cider, we imagine that “Winter’s Tale” menswear by Ermenegildo Zegna for AW12 at Milan Fashion Week would be his wardrobe of choice. [Read more…]