January, as usual, has been an inspiring month for Menswear. Pitti Immagine in Florence followed by Milan and then Paris Fashion Weeks.
The trends are now clear and here are the top 10 of what we are going to wear for next Autumn/Winter.
1 – Color Palette: Camel – Red
From the left: Marcelo Burlon County of Milan, Marni, Versace, MSGM.
Camel, a must-have color for a man wardrobe both for formal wear and casual looks. We have largely seen it on catwalks of Versace and MSGM, but also N.21. Red, outrageous and vivid color for suits and sporty clothes chosen by Marcelo Burlon County of Milan, Marni, Lanvin, Paul Smith and Louis Vuitton.
2 – Backpacks and Bags
From the left: Balmain, Fendi, Louis Vuitton, Ermenegildo Zegna
Bags, bags, bags. We’ve seen hundreds. Bumbags for Louis Vuitton, Sacs for Diesel Black Gold, Briefcases by Zegna. Backpacks are back trendy next season, a total must-have! Dolce & Gabbana thought of an Lion-shaped one, Balmain’s are black and capacious, Pop-art style are the ones by Fendi. Big, small, plain or colorful always carry one, no matter if in formal or casual wear.
3 – Boots and Military Style
From the left: Balmain, Liam Hodges, Moschino, N°21
Authoritative and battledress looks will be another trend for the next fall/winter. Black boots and leather accessories to finish the outfits. From Moschino to Balmain, N°21 and Armani. They all got inspired from the military scene.
4 – Long coats and Oversize Sweaters
From the left: Alexander McQueen, Balenciaga, Dsquared2, Etro
Coats up to the ankles in different materials and colors. Sweaters are XXL. Formalwear Overcoats for a corporate look on Balenciaga catwalk and Dandy-inspired ones from Alexander Mcqueen. Dsquared2 and Etro men go on winter leaves on montains with oversize sweaters.
5 – Bomber jackets
From the left: Moncler Gamme Bleu, N°21, Sunnei, Versace
Colorful and puffed-up, bomber jackets by Moncler, Versace or Sunnei will keep us warm for the cold seasons.
6 – Denim & jeans
From the left: Dolce & Gabbana, Moschino, MSGM, Neil Barret
If you were missing the 80’s, it’s time to revoke Denims. Visible socks under rolled-up jeans from MSGM catwalk. Reinvented denim Jackets at Dolce & Gabbana #Millenials catwalk and wool-padded jacket by Neil Barret. Finally milirary influenced at Moschino.
7 – Oriental and Japanese influence
From the left: Diesel Black Gold, Emporio Armani, Federico Curradi, Frankie Morello
Japanese influence will be on our looks and outfits in winter. Nija inspired outfits enriched with rock-leather touches at Diesel Black Gold show. Black&White origami printing for Frankie Morello.
8 – Sporty and Mountain look
From the left: Emporio Armani, Etro, Moncler Gamme Bleu, Plein Sport
Time for some fitness activity with Philip Plein new sport luxury brand. While Emporio Armani and Etro proposed a mountain street-style man. Warm looks made of wool and fur with ropes and knots are the leitmotif at Moncler Gamme Bleu, reminding hiking world.
9 – Animal and Patchwork Knitwear
From the left: Prada, Etro, Dolce & Gabbana, Antonio Marras
The new generation of models, #DGMillenials, walked Dolce & Gabbana catwalk wearing animal and patchworked knitwear. Jumpers, T-shirt and accessories will look like lions, tigers and faunal world. Antonio Marras mixed and matched various meterials, styles and influences on his menswear.
10 – 70’s orange is back
From the left: Etro, Missoni, Prada, Valentino
Orange, with a 70’s taste, will be back trendy. Miuccia Prada got her inspiration from those years and presented 70’s styled men. Also on Missoni and Etro runway we find that orange touch and retro influences.
Michele Di Chello