Lapo Elkann x Gucci

The famous Italian Gucci brand well-known for its pronounced taste for refinement, launches a unique Made to Measure capsule collection designed by Creative Director Frida Giannini and Lapo Elkann. This new exclusive collection refers to « Lapo’s Wardrobe » offering a real personalized, Made to Measure service for men. The range of exclusive luxury materials includes over … Continue reading

Focus… Miharayasuhiro Menswear Collection SS 2013

Iconic American items were the inspirations for Japanese designer Mihara Yasuhiro’s Spring 2013 Menswear collection, from rockabilly leather trousers to classic western shirts and hybrid baseball/motorcycle jackets, while citing David Lynch’s Wild at Heart as his visual reference. Yasuhiro’s re-interpretation of these themes looked fresh, his tough 50s-era outerwear rendered in pale peach satin and … Continue reading

Focus… Givenchy Menswear Collection SS 2013

Riccardo Tisci is proving with his latest Menswear collection for Givenchy that he is a visionary and true artist, chosing to intertwined two different feelings into his collection; saint and sin. Givenchy took menswear to a whole new level with each look that walked down the runway, with a very strong colour palette of black, white, … Continue reading

Focus… Yohji Yamamoto Menswear Collection SS 2013

 Yohji Yamamoto sets an entirely different tone from the other shows so far with his Spring 2013 Menswear Collection. With the first looks, there was a definite feeling of a more understated collection than his previous ones and a feeling that Yamamoto had settled for slimmer silhouettes with looks that consisted of ankle grazers and … Continue reading

Focus… Louis Vuitton Menswear Collection SS 2013

Louis Vuitton Spring 2013 Menswear collection was as captivating as the atmosphere was dark, presenting on a runway made up of large LED screens a fusion of formal and casual wear, all bearing the inspiration of the deep sea. The runway projected an electronic aquarium from below, while a vertical screen at the front of the space … Continue reading

Focus… Raf Simons Menswear Collection Spring 2013

Ahead of his much anticipated debut haute couture collection with Dior, Raf Simons showed his own menswear collection last night in Paris. The Belgian designer chose an array of lean yet loose silhouettes for his Spring 2013 collection: dark, lean, almost identical two-button suits if not for the slight variations of colour tones, positioning of … Continue reading

Focus… Giorgio Armani Menswear Collection SS2013

Giorgio Armani SS2013 Menswear collection presented earlier on today played with the idea of calm and comfortable clothing, in soothing tones of taupe, gray and deep blues, that still had an undercurrent of sophistication.  Jackets come with a single button or six buttons (or any number in-between), trousers can be pleated at the front and tapered … Continue reading

Focus… Gucci Menswear Collection SS 2013

Unlike most designers showing in Milan, Frida Giannini embraced a streamlined and refined style for the Gucci SS 2013 Menswear collection, choosing to put sportswear on the side. This translated into a collection filled with the pulled together look of a three-piece suit or a fitted double-breasted blazer, but always with a pair of classic … Continue reading

Focus… Dolce & Gabbana Menswear Collection SS2013

Domenico Dolce’s Sicilian roots have always strongly influenced the duo’s esthetic. For this collection, the pair time-travelled to Sicily for a nostalgic Fifties spring collection. Around 70 boys and men were gathered  from all over the island, and took to the runway to a frenetic pace set by a live folk band in an array … Continue reading

Focus… Jil Sander Menswear Collection SS 2013

A mood of triumph was in the air after Jil Sander’s return to the Milanese catwalk. The menswear collection shown in Milan on Saturday is the first collection Jil Sander has designed for her eponymous label in eight years. The queen of minimalism referenced natural design icons like Mondrian in a dazzling show of primary colours … Continue reading