Menswear Trend for Autumn/Winter 2012: Leather Galore

If the penchant for leather has been a strong trend in Autumn/Winter menswear for the last couple of years, male consumers have to brace themselves for the unavoidable ubiquity of this material for Autumn/Winter 2012/13. As the Milan and Paris runway shows are usually strong barometers of taste and design...

Stine Riis Announced as Winner of Inaugural H&M;’S Design Award

The winner of the H&M Design Award 2012 was announced today as Stine Riis, a 28 year old graduate from the London College of Fashion. Riis was revealed as the global winner at a special catwalk show at Stockholm’s Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week, where she presented her winning collection. Riis wins...

Menswear Trend for Autumn/Winter 2012: All Things Green

From observing the numerous collections at the Milan and Paris menswear fashion weeks for Autumn/Winter 2012/13, it seems undeniable that green will be a ubiquitous colour for the colder months to come later this year. If colours that have been popular for a couple of seasons (namely bright orange, wine...

London Fashion Week Announces Inaugural International Fashion Showcase

The inaugural International Fashion Showcase is set to take place during London Fashion Week, February 2012. 19 embassies and cultural institutes across London will open their doors and display the work of over 80 international emerging designers. The public, together with international press and buyers, will have the opportunity to...

Menswear Trend for Autumn/Winter 2012: Fabric Blocking

If colour blocking has been a very popular trend for both women’s and men’s wear over the last couple of years, fabric panelling or blocking has emerged as a new and inspirational trend during the menswear shows in Milan and Paris. In the shape of layered fabrics or patchwork effects...

The Bodylovers Menswear: When Style and Comfort Join Forces

The Bodylovers is a new menswear label hailing from Italy that is taking its first public steps with its Spring/Summer 2012 collection. The man behind the label is Fabio de Felice, a former designer at Giorgio Armani, who felt the need to combine style and comfort in menswear after noticing...

Valentino Autumn/Winter 2012 Menswear

Valentino’s show to display the label’s menswear collection for Autumn/Winter 2012 at the 81st edition of Pitti Uomo in Florence raised a very high bar for the numerous menswear fashion shows that are to take place over the next couple of weeks in Milan and Paris. As special guests of...

Burberry Prorsum Autumn/Winter 2012 Pre-Collection

Burberry Prorsum unveiled its Autumn/Winter 2012 Pre-Collection on 8 December 2011. The range of garments and accessories features the brand’s typically strong outerwear in a colour palette that includes sapphire, charcoal greys, chestnut, and sage green hues. As featured in the Autumn/Winter 2011 collections for both men and women, the...