Fall/Winter 2013

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Fall/Winter 2013

Gregory Parkinson pulled a quick 180, leaving his signature taste for resplendent colors back in the studio to deliver a deep and moody Fall lineup.


The structured designs inspired by architect Santiago Calatrava from Carlos Campos Spring 2013 line continued in his fall collection with strong tailoring and slim fits.


Nordic prints and textured fabrics create Custo Barcelona’s Beauty and the Beast inspired collection.


Cushnie et Ochs cite pilgrims and the Salem witch trials as inspirations for their FW 2013 collection, but their signature provocation stayed wholly intact.

Bernardo Rojo, Joseph Abboud’s still-fresh creative director gave the suits a rest and started the week off with a forward-thinking outerwear showcase.

Shane Gabier and Chris Peters of Creatures of the Wind balance their whimsy and consumer-mindedness for fall, but it’s their folksy roots that win out.


Sometimes an inspiration takes a hold of one’s creativity and adds blinders to one’s vision. This inspiration can easily incept one’s mind.


Fashion can be fantastical and whimsical. These elements are some of the reasons why so many people are enthralled with it.


In typical Moschino style, a juxtaposing collection went down the runway and worked beautifully. This year’s contrasting theme melded opulence with the everyday.


Earth tones ruled the runway for Fendi’s Fall outing in a massive turnaround from the futuristic vibe of its previous collection.


Emporio Armani managed to create a not-so-future futuristic look Fall. Managing to strike an almost unfathomable mix of pragmatism with a hint of the future, the pieces utilize a mix of textures, sheens, and colors.


Paul Surridge serves up a Z Zegna collection of merry wanderers, risk-takers and romantics.


Giorgio Armani shows his take on the athletic trend sweeping the runway.


The Kenzo man evolves into something a bit more serious, a bit more high-fashion, at this year’s Pitti Uomo.


Christopher Bailey brings back some much needed creative verve to his Burberry Prorsum men’s line.


Following a hugely successful year, J.W. Anderson presents a menswear collection that’s bound to have some in raptures, so in dismay.


Marni finds the right mix of school boy elegance and athletic accents. Boyish charm sums up Marni’s Ready-to-Wear collection for fall 2013.


Jil Sander’s second season back at her namesake brand had her turning back to the basics of simple lines and exquisite tailoring.


Inspired by the Brauhaus school of design, Iceberg’s fall 2013 collection employed black as its canvas with accents of reds, yellows, and blues adorning the simple yet beautifully tailored garments.


The brand known for strutting statuesque male models down the runway in their briefs turned to its Italian roots and created a collection playing off the Catholicism of its home.


Versace men’s ready-to-wear collection may as well have just been called the show with the lingerie for men.


The Central Saint Martins graduate drew on the grunge look and at times had us wondering if he had magically brought the members of Nirvana back together and back to life.


Creating a narrative through the collection, Topman Design showcased their fashions through the evolving nature of one’s global journey.


Dead Poets Society goes to the drive-in in Christopher Kane’s latest ghoulish menswear collection.


Danger reigned the Alexander McQueen Fall 2013 runway, with a display by Sarah Burton that was dripping in rigor and more than just a hint of madness.