SABATO DE SARNO STEPS INTO THE LIMELIGHT WITH HIS INAUGURAL GUCCI MEN’S COLLECTION.
Comfy tailoring, long coats, and stylish Gucci bomber jackets (plus, the return of the classic grey hoodie) mingled with sleek silk ties, touches of crystal embellishment, and revamped versions of the chunky Marina Chain necklace, originally featured in the women’s collection. De Sarno described it as a ‘mirroring effect’: from the fresh faces in the lineup to the collection notes proclaiming an effort to capture ‘the joy of life,’ and the soundtrack echoing emotions, this time seen through the lens of menswear.
PRADA TRANSLATED THE CLASH BETWEEN MAN AND NATURE, THE OFFICE AND THE FOREST FLOOR.
Step into the unexpected! The stage was set in a guise of ordinary—an unassuming office space alive with the hum of Prada-branded computers and twirling desk chairs. But, as guests ventured further, they found themselves on the main runway, where an expansive perspex floor floated above a surreal landscape of grassy knolls, scattered leaves, and babbling brooks.
JW ANDERSON’S COLLECTION, A NOD TO STANLEY KUBRICK’S 1999 MOVIE: EYES WIDE SHUT!
Artistry in Action! Captivating elements from the movie didn’t just inspire; they became the heartbeats of the collection. Picture elongated knit dresses adorned with spellbinding artwork and handbags transformed into canvas masterpieces, a collaborative venture with the artist’s touch. This injection of eccentricity resonated throughout the collection, where models strutted waist-down in sheer denier tights, while shorts and cardigans revealed rolls of satin emerging boldly. The runway bloomed with poinsettia embellishments, turning each look into a living, breathing work of art.
GIORGIO ARMANI HAS BEEN THINKING ABOUT THE SEA IN WINTER.
he designer set sail into uncharted fashion waters, paying homage to the daring spirits of ‘sailors, cabin boys, engineers, and officers’ who brave the roughest seas. In a celebration of maritime courage, the collection unfurled nautical treasures, be it sailor hats navigating the runway, shirts rippling like ocean waves, or the avant-garde galosh-style gloves and boots that brought a splash of seafaring flair. Anchoring the ensemble, the runway proudly displayed broad-shouldered navy overcoats, cocooning wearers in the warmth of both style and high-seas inspiration.
IT RAINED CASHMERE AT ZEGNA!
Enter the Cashmere Wonderland! The OASI OF CASHMERE makes a pivotal masterpiece in the brand’s narrative, chosen for its chameleon-like versatility, opulent allure, and a traceable journey that echoes responsibility. At ZEGNA, the relentless pursuit of beauty and excellence is more than a task; it’s a pledge to the environment, an embodiment of fashion as a transformative force. Unveiling the Season’s Stars: Meet the dashing ‘Il Conte’ jacket and the game-changing Triple Stitch™ ‘Monte’ shoes! Elevating the essence of Luxury Leisurewear, these fresh additions steal the spotlight. Behold the epitome of travel companions—Triple Stitch™, the unshakable foundation of the brand’s accessory allure. And in the spotlight, the all-new ‘Monte’ emerges as the epitome of evolution, making every journey a stride of style and comfort.
SILVIA VENTURINI FENDI’S LATEST MENSWEAR COLLECTION CHANNELS PRINCESS ANNE’S TIMELESS ELEGANCE.
Dive into the Royal Remix! Silvia Venturini Fendi designs a collection of British outdoor chic for her latest menswear show at Fendi . The regal touch, well-versed in Princess Anne’s wardrobe, unfolds through playful renditions of the pleated kilt (now a culotte-style short), wax cotton jackets, and an infusion of captivating plaids. Yet, amidst the classic, a dash of Anne’s idiosyncrasy shines—imagine near-futuristic wraparound sunglasses paired with quintessential British flair. Enter the unexpected: a pounding, sphere-shaped speaker, a sonic collaboration with Devialet, elegantly emblazoned with the iconic double-F logo a harmonious blend of tradition and avant-garde flair.
DOLCE & GABBANA, BACK TO THE ESSENCE OF THE HOUSE THEY FOUNDED IN 1985.
Where Craftsmanship Meets Allure, a show of sophistication as the brand’s renowned men’s suiting takes center stage in a fusion of sartorial brilliance and the signature sensuality that defines their identity. Welcome to ‘Sleek,’ a tantalizing narrative of elegance and meticulous craftsmanship, eloquently described as a ‘sartorial essay’ that unfolds predominantly in the house’s captivating black palette. The after-dark enchantment takes form in the languid embrace of diaphanous silk shirting—some provocatively high-necked and cinched with a cummerbund, others adorned with sultry pussy bow fastenings. The tuxedo, an icon in its own right, undergoes a daring metamorphosis, emerging in cropped or sleeveless variations that redefine after-hours allure.
AT DSQUARED, MODELS WALKED INTO A TRANSFORMATIVE CAPSULE AND WALKED OUT WITH NEW OUTFITS.
Dsquared unfurls a spellbinding exploration, delving into the enchanting magic of their iconic codes. Celebrating the allure of duality, the runway transforms into a mesmerizing tableau where raw meets refined in a symphony of style. Men and women take center stage, orchestrating a visual ballet of transformation. Picture mismatched twins striding in unison, a magnetic convergence at the midpoint before each embarks on their unique journey—making the runway a stage for the breathtaking dance of evolution.