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Louis Vuitton -

OFFICE TERRAIN Paris:  Style director Kim Jones brought the business suit outdoors for F/W 14, pairing tailored ensembles with luxe versions of mountain sports garb such as chunky angora sweaters, curly lamb parkas and streamlined hiking boots. Pants and jackets in a silky nylon-like fabric introduced an activewear influence, which also appeared in the form of perforated leather hoodies and mirrored wraparound sunglasses. ...
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Raf Simons -

SPACEMEN Paris: For his F/W 14 collection Raf Simons collaborated with artist and longtime associate, Sterling Ruby, who supposedly had a hand in every piece on the runway. Ruby’s hallmark serape stripes where there, in addition to a cavalcade of other wild prints. Digitally printed space motifs were prominent, as were other flyboy items, including bomber jackets, flight bags and Raf’s take ...
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Plush Textures -

Menswear designers flood runways with plush, fuzzy fabrics for F/W 14. Teddy textures created from angora, shearling, fur or synthetic pile fabrics transform traditional coats and cozy pullovers to define the trend.
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Haider Ackermann -

LAYERED AMBIENCE Milan: A nomadic and vaguely Edwardian air permeated Haider Ackermann's F/W 14 collection. Precise yet relaxed tailoring mingled with slouchy knits for a piled-on look, while fine materials elevated the multiple layers. As always, the designer's dropped crotch trousers were present, and ankle-length robe coats looked especially fresh.  — Anna Jane Davis Key Items: Semi-sheer turtleneck / Cropped, dropped-crotch trousers / Velvet jacket ...
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Winter Pastels -

Menswear designers bring a spectrum of winter pastels to F/W 14 collections. Shades of icy blue, powder pink and creamy purple add subtle energy to pants and outerwear, working to soften men’s looks for next winter.
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Roberto Cavalli -

EXOTIC LUXURY Milan: This season Roberto Cavalli presented a darkly exotic collection of rich textures, luxe materials, and wild motifs. Shine was a key element, and appeared in the form of printed silks and metallic jaquard motifs. As always, the designer incorporated plenty of leather, destroyed denim, and a combination of animal prints to maintain his daring appeal. — Anna Jane Davis Key Items: Patterned silk ...
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Giorgio Armani -

HIS FAVORITE THINGS Milan: Giorgio Armani revisited many of his hallmark design features, including ultra-soft shouldered suit jackets and a subdued color palette, heavily reliant on grey. The shows knitwear offered up the most surprises, including a fuzzy, wine-colored, mohair sweater and duochrome, cross-body-zip cardigans. — Andrew Luecke Key Items: Mohair crewneck / Band collar shirt / Tailored sweatpant / Cross-body-zip cardigan / ...
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Z Zegna -

MOD MEN Milan: The latest Z Zegna show updated mod suits, showing them in earthy grey or taupe, with exaggerated, high gorges and ultra-cropped trousers sporting wide cuffs. Active influences added levity to this collection via cropped puffer coats and bright colors like sunflower yellow. —Andrew Luecke Key Items: High-gorge suits in checks or stripes / Fabric-block overcoat / Oversize mohair crewneck ...
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DSquared2 -

PRISON BREAK Milan: Dean and Dan Caten looked to the penitentiary for inspiration this season, presenting a collection based on the uniforms worn by inmates and jail guards. Nonchalant silhouettes included slouchy, cropped pants, hoodies, and boxy jackets, and there was plenty of distressed denim to provide some obligatory toughness. Bright orange referenced the prison jumpsuit, while authentic details like key rings ...
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Mod Revival -

Milan menswear designers look to the ‘60s to deliver collections inspired by the London mod culture. Layered turtlenecks and double-breasted suits define the trend, while printed shirts, checked suits and cropped pants modernize the look for F/W 14.
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Tobacco Tint -

Designers dip into fall palettes to bring a range of tobacco tones for F/W 14. Ombré leather coats, brown plaid outerwear and dark toffee suits bring forward this color message on runways.
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Belstaff -

CALL OF DUTY Milan: Belstaff went ultra rugged this season, with heavy duty parkas, anoraks, and plenty of cargo pockets. A mix of military and moto influences appeared in durable, weatherproof materials along with leather, suede and shearling. Waffle knit sweaters added a cozy contrast, but maintained a bit of toughness with exposed zippers placed on the shoulder. —Anna Jane Davis Key Items:  Textured ...
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Etro -

MAD FOR PLAID Milan: Kean Etro went crazy with plaid this season, utilizing countless varieties of the motif for his impeccably tailored suits. Jackets and pants were cut super slim, with the addition of matching vests, overcoats and ties to complete the meticulous ensembles. The label's signature paisley motifs appeared from head-to-toe as well, or mixed with the plaid for an eclectic ...
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MARC JACOBS -

DAYS AND NIGHTS Milan: Marc Jacobs’ latest collection deftly included an exquisite balance of tailored daytime suits, casual basics and elevated eveningwear, the latter looking most forward in velvet and wild animal prints. —Andrew Luecke Key Items: Leather duffel coat / Camel coat / Gold button pea coat / Tiger crewneck / Peacock feather print shirt / Turtleneck sweater / Tartan trouser / ...
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Gucci -

EDGY NOSTALGIA Milan: Frida Giannini opened the show with a lovely palette of muted pastels that segued into a series of looks in navy blue, and finally head-to-toe black. The collection had a somewhat nostalgic feel, with shrunken suits, slim, cropped pants and boxy hip-length jackets. Military and moto influences also appeared, lending some edge to the boyish undertones. —Anna Jane Davis Key Items:  ...
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