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Saint Laurent – Spring/Summer 2015 Collection | Runway Show

Even before the Jimi Hendrix doppelganger strode down the runway, it was clear that Hedi Slimane was channeling the Summer of Love at the Saint Laurent Spring/Summer 2015 presentation during Paris Fashion Week. Attendees went in expecting a fashion show and were transported to the ’67 Monterey … READ MORE

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Yohji Yamamoto – Spring/Summer 2015 Collection Runway Show

Yohji Yamamoto took to Paris Fashion Week with a Spring/Summer 2015 collection that was impressively diverse — featuring looks that were casual, formal, avant-garde and refined — but distinctively Yohji. There were the Japanese designer’s signature quirks, including head scarves and randomly placed leather patches on military-inspired jackets, and … READ MORE

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Jil Sander – Spring 2015 Menswear Collection | Runway Show

Unveiled at Milan Fashion Week, the Jil Sander Spring 2015 menswear collection is a snapshot of the brand in transition, bridging the gap between Sander’s exit from her namesake label last fall and the inaugural collection for new creative director Rodolfo Paglialunga in September. The collection was presented in a spare, … READ MORE

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Prada – Spring/Summer 2015 Menswear Collection | Runway Show

When Miuccia Prada unveiled the Prada Spring 2015 menswear collection in Milan, she described a conservative sensibility springing from a desire to create “something that is real.” That realness translated into a ’70s aesthetic that was retro and modern at the same time, featuring patterned V-neck sweaters, leather-trimmed … READ MORE

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Missoni – Spring 2015 Menswear Collection | Runway Show

Angela Missoni tailored her menswear collection last fall around a “beloved surfer,” and she’s still looking to the waves for inspiration a season later. The presentation for the Missoni Spring 2015 menswear collection during Milan Fashion Week evoked the coast of North Africa, with Missoni’s signature chevrons mixing it … READ MORE

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Moncler Gamme Bleu – Spring/Summer 2015 Menswear Collection | Runway Show

Viewers at the Moncler Gamme Bleu Spring 2015 menswear show in Milan were tipped off early with respect to the theme of the collection. A boxing ring wrapped in Browne’s signature tricolored stripes indicated a pugilistic motif, featuring a collection that blended Thom Browne’s signature tailored looks with the flowing robes … READ MORE

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Louis Vuitton – Spring/Summer 2015 Menswear Collection | Runway Show

At Paris Fashion Week, the Louis Vuitton Spring 2015 menswear collection featured apparel made for the “modern Maharajah,” according to designer Kim Jones. He dedicated the show to his late mentor, Louise Wilson, a former Central Saint Martins professor who had suggested that Jones make a pilgrimage to India last February. Consequently, the collection … READ MORE

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En Noir – Fall/Winter 2014 Collection Runway Show | Behind The Scenes

Last Tuesday during New York Fashion Week, designer Rob Garcia mounted his first major runway show for his label En Noir. The event took place at the Park Avenue Armory and drew one of the biggest audiences from the entire week, with celebs like New York Knicks Amar’e … READ MORE

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J.Crew – Fall/Winter 2014 Menswear Collection Presentation

According to J.Crew‘s menswear mastermind Frank Muytjens, the brand’s Fall/Winter 2014 collection is inspired by “the waterfront of 1930s New York — longshoremen hauling cargo, steel-girded ships and anchor chains.” The result is a series of classic looks that are both rugged and refined, highlighted by diamond-quilted bomber jackets, … READ MORE

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Mark McNairy New Amsterdam Fall/Winter 2014 Menswear Collection | Runway Show

Mark McNairy took to the Eyebeam Art+Technology Center in Manhattan this week to present his Fall/Winter 2014 collection, representing his fourth overall showing at New York Fashion Week. As part of McNasty’s customary metier, the various looks blended preppy menswear staples with a streetwear edge, seen in varsity … READ MORE

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Moncler Grenoble – Fall/Winter 2014 Collection | Presentation

Last Saturday, Hammerstein Ballroom in midtown Manhattan was the site of a different kind of show, one that placed acoustics second in importance to the spectacle on the stage. (Although the Pendulum Choir — an all-male a cappella group from Switzerland — was on hand to provide musical accompaniment.) … READ MORE