Xander Zhou Spring/Summer 2015 London

The force was with Xander Zhou as the Chinese label presented its spring/summer 2015 range during London Collections: Men. Creating offbeat fashions for the style aficionado from a galaxy faraway, Xander Zhou referenced Star Wars, even creating a fantastic sleeveless shirt with Darth Vader’s image. Meanwhile, texture added quite the dimension to the collection as looks offered transformative qualities…

DKNY Spring/Summer 2015 London

Taking its show across the pond this season, DKNY providedLondon Collections: Men with an American touch. Baseball served as a sporty backdrop for the DKNY man, aiming to take the great American pastime international. Baseball shirts with the DKNY logo were paired with relaxed pleated trousers and boxy mid-length sleeve tops layered over button-downs. Continuing the fluid lineup,…

Dior Homme Fall/Winter 2014 Paris

By Tim Blanks Since Raf Simons arrived at Dior, Christian Dior himself has been resuscitated, restored as the wellspring of the house’s mythology. Today, Kris Van Assche made his own contribution by elevating him as the original homme Dior, using elements from the magic Christian’s work and wardrobe to create one of his strongest collections yet for Dior Homme. …

Kris Van Assche Fall/Winter 2014 Paris

The best part of a John Baldessari piece is that you can almost hear the color land on his black-and-white photographs and photomontages with a splat. Kris Van Assche was looking at Baldessari’s work to inspire his own this season—in particular, Man Running, which gave the collection its title, Run—and a jolt of color hit Van Assche’s black-and-white looks with that…

Damir Doma Fall/Winter 2014 Paris

Parisian brand Damir Doma presented his Menswear Fall/Winter 2014 at #pfw DAMIR DOMA Men’s Autumn Winter 2014-15 Styling / Tony Irvine Casting / Adam Hindle Hair / Anthony Turner @ Art Partner Production Make-Up / Lucia Pica @ Art Partner Production Music / KILLING SOUND and [YOUNG ECHO] Set Design / Matthieu Prat @ Diplomats…

Valentino Fall/Winter 2014 Paris

Valentino Magique sublime magnifique, infiniment parfait trés belle collection j’adore les petits mélanges qui vont à merveilles ensemble. Men’s Fall/Winter 2014-15 show.

Ermenegildo Zegna Fall/Winter 2014 Milan

Ermenegildo Zegna presented its Fall/Winter 2014 collection during Milan Fashion Week. Stefano Pilati explores and combines absolute concepts by relativising their origins: merging the formal with sportswear; dark tones with light; nuances to graphisms.

Sibling Fall/Winter 2014 London

Sibling is a knitwear-specific triumvirate of Sid Bryan, Joe Bates and Cozette McCreery. It was launched in 2008 as an antidote to what we felt was a lack of choice in menswear knit on offer either in stores or from designers themselves. With a fun, colourful and great quality on the whole, multiples of knit…

Jonathan Saunders Fall/Winter 2014 London

Jonathan Saunders spent part of the summer in Barcelona art directing The Visitor, a short film by Justin Anderson, which details the sexual impact the arrival of a young stranger has on a dysfunctional family. It’s a take, in other words, on Pasolini’s Theorem, which made Saunders very happy because he loves the director. The most striking effect, however, was achieved…

Valentino Spring/Summer 2014

Enlisting models for a stylish army, Valentino creative directors Maria Grazia Chiuri and Pierpaolo Piccioli embraced a military motif for their spring/summer 2014 collection. Beginning with conservative suits for the civilian in denim hues, the design duo pulled the layers back for a more apparent approach to the season. Utilizing a crisp white t-shirt as the collection’s core essential,…