Good Reads

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.


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.


Menswear can be very tricky. Walking a fine line of pushing the design creatively enough while still remaining functional enough to make people want to buy and wear the clothes.


One would be hard-pressed to recall a more accessible line-up from one of fashion’s most wayward artists. It was burgeoning, bustling, ebullient punk.

Balenciaga Spring 2013 Menswear Collection 1

It’s no secret that Balenciaga’s menswear shows and presentations are a considerably sobering experience compared to its universally lauded sister outings.

Dries Van Noten Spring 2013 Menswear Collection 2

Gender roles as a theme has been a major story during the menswear shows for the past week and some change.

Raf Simons Spring 2013 Menswear Collection 1

Iconoclasm and recalcitrance have always been staple tenets of the male Simons mode. First look out, those motifs weren’t announced so much by the tangled gutter punk hair, but by those parallel slits that hit way above the knee on a pair of black tailored shorts.

Gucci Menswear Spring Summer 2013 Look 1

The iconic Gucci bit loafer is celebrating its 60th anniversary this year and it was beautifully honored in each look of Frida Giannini’s latest menswear collection.


Miuccia Prada held court and staged a coup in Milan with her latest for menswear.

Burberry Prorsum Fall 2012 Menswear RTW 1

Burberry Prorsum makes trenches. Yes, we got it, and Christopher Bailey knows we got it too. Here he continues to tout his refocus on the house parka, and more expressively still, on the bomber.