Man on the Move: As the Seasons Change
The season for sweater weather is here. Fall into fall’s fashion essentials by the romance of Corneliani Fall/Winter 2016 Collection. Knit sweaters, motorcycle jackets and shearling jackets makes the most formal attire comfortable and cozy. Additionally, the mix and match of formal suit trousers and everyday woolly sweaters offer an inventive way to style a wardrobe of menswear classics. Color and details of design are characterizing features that assist.
Style Advice: Color matching is a big deal for fall. Calm greens pair with rich browns, the charm of mahogany and caramel, colors never seemed so prevalent — especially in menswear design. Bring this styling technique into your everyday wardrobe by sharping the classic items of menswear with a statement of colors. This will add extra attention to the basics.
Uniqlo’s crew cable knit sweater, $40 is the outfits statement for the season. Cable knit weaving is the epitome of sweater style. It is simply easy to dress up with a statement trouser — Suit Supply’s green washed chino, $149 offers a support. This shine tinted pant offers the detail needed to add an element of smooth jazz to the outfit. A shine in color brings excitement to a sound pair of work trousers.
Leather accessories tone down the opulent fashion statement. Jack Spade’s On Purpose Rosin Leather Tote, $378 is a simple tote that works well in various situations. Its size is its best selling statement. Take this large bag into numerous situations — travel, work and leisure. This is a go to bag for fall. Its leather material is an update to the canvas embraced last season.
Bruno Magli’s pair of Adelio Monk-Strap slip-on, $425 is understated with style. This full leather, hand made Italian shoe refocuses the ease of dressing as the season change complicates a wardrobe. Wear this dress shoe from the boardroom, to happy hour — with qualities of precision, be sure to find an elevated assurance in your step.
Must Have: Turtleneck sweater takes the idea of sweater weather to a whole intention of wearing sweaters more of a controversial statement. Belstaff’s Easterton Sweater Ls, $795 balances the medium between functionalism and fashion. This brand has a history built on practical fashion. Finding its niche in 1907 Isle of Man Tourist Trophy Race, TT, the brand was conceived by the need for durable clothing for the race. As a result, the brand has remained a statement for fashion and practicality. Not only is the quality of this turtleneck sweater present, but also as is its conversation with fashion ‘s latest’s obsessions and trends.
Industry News: Now that York Fashion Week has reached its seasonal end, the industry gauges their attention to London, for an always-exhilarating showcase of British design for the city’s Fashion Week. As attention fixates on the Thom Browne’s storytelling, or Kanye West’s sportswear inspired high fashion Season 4 Collection, the industry continues to innovates it access to the runway through technology. A big push for the See-Now-Buy launched in the early summer as Henry Holland’s House of Holland collaborated with Visa and Blippar to create an opportunity for fashion followers to instantly buy. The process appears simple: snap a picture of the product to shop. In most recent news, Ralph Lauren follows this up-and-coming shopping experience. Vogue.com gets Mr. Lauren’s comments, “ ‘ Showing clothes, then delivering them six months later… its over,’ he says with a measured finality. ‘ With the Internet, social media… you have to change.’ “ This concrete statement made by the iconic American designer puts things into perspective for the industry. As the nature of its procedures reconsidered and altered, social media becomes a reliable resource for the betterment of this change. It is no surprise that with House of Holland, menswear not only engages, but also helps catapult this movement.