In anticipation of London Collections: Men SS16
Before the madness that is London Collections: Men SS16 goes into full swing, we quell our excitement and take one last look at the best from last season's FW15 shows.
FW15 marked Coach's debut for its menswear line. The collection that featured shearling and military jackets with a smattering of camouflage-esque prints was quintessentially New York, summing up its harsh winters and edgy street style. As the coming collection will only be its second, we're not hedging bets on what's to come, but given sneak peeks released by the brand we know that there will be exotic prints — think: tiger stripes.
The British brand's collection might have fallen under 'military inspired', but Sarah Burton's collection had deeper references; in particular, it spoke of the momentous First World War and the Tower of London's commemorative installation of ceramic poppies. Known for abstract appropriations at its best, we highly anticipate the next immersive show to come this Sunday 14 June. Stay tuned.
The Dunhill collection managed to capture a wide array of scenarios that the real man might find himself in. From sleek tailoring to painterly ensembles, we identify with this look the most: Throwing a jumper and coat over your striped pyjama set and calling it a day. Their key offering? Wearibility. We're keen to find out what Dunhill will have the men decked out in next.
When it comes to weaving pop culture into clothing, Jeremy Scott takes the crown, no questions asked. From soda brands emblazoned across suits to après ski on acid outfits, the only common denominator with Scott is the fantastical use of colours. Waiting for the new collection with bated breath, it's hard to pinpoint his next big inspiration, but this we know: We can be guaranteed of a show. This season, Scott is changing things up and will be showing Moschino at Pitti Uomo — the menswear trade show in Florence — instead of London Collections: Men. Brace yourself.
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