Milan Menswear Fashion Week - Trends for Dapper Men in 2012
In September, I gave you a rundown of women's fashion trends for 2012. With the Men's version of those runway weeks happening now, I thought I'd give you a preview of menswear for this year. The main takeaways: distressed navy blue, leather and velvet.
Breeches and Blue
Alexander McQueen showcased the same crisp, streamlined looks expected of the line, plus a few old-old-school additions. The trench coats and suit jackets are handsome and well-fit examples of outerwear and suiting. The capri-style pants with high socks are a bit George Washington-esque, but notable nonetheless. The stand-out patterns and colors are stripes, tie-dye and blue. From thin pin stripes to thick horizontal bars, the pattern appears on a good deal of the garments. An artistic tie-dye pattern also appears on the suits. The design would definitely show up well (and possibly better) on a promotional T-shirt. The most important thing to note from McQueen's line is the pervasiveness of distressed navy blue. The color appears on jackets, pants, shoes, socks and suits.