Moschino creative director Jeremy Scott created a cheeky winter wonderland to showcase his electric styles, blinged out with metallic finishes, outerwear was offered up with large, active silhouettes. Equally standout were leopard and zebra print separates that captured both Moschino and Scott’s wild sides. Added to the mix were oversize coats, dressed in various, brightly colored Hawaiian prints.
Designer Christopher Bailey delivered an eclectic point of reference for the Burberry man as the house’s signature penchant for outerwear took many forms, thanks to intricate prints and varied finishes.
Designer Phillip Lim blended his signature urban edge with functional styles for a youthful undertaking. Tethered in modern outerwear looks, a mix of blue and earthy hued jackets were paired with relaxed trousers.
Scottish architect Charles Rennie Mackintosh served as muse for Yusuke Takahashi’s latest collection for Issey Miyake. Blending the label’s Japanese heritage with dandy attributes, Takahashi served up an unexpected collection.
Fashioning himself like Victor Frankenstein, Japanese designer Yohji Yamamoto unveiled a somber lineup of tattered layers for his fall-winter 2015 menswear collection.
Following a collection that focused on wearable fashions, Damir Doma returned to the catwalk this season with a renewed sense of self. Doma revisited his beginnings, even pulling silhouettes from earlier collections.
Dries Van Noten took a trip to the firehouse for fall, adopting the fireman’s uniform and infusing the hero’s protective gear with an Eastern influence in the form of prints.
Maison Martin Margiela delivered colorful fashions that blended strong tailoring with 1970s glam references.
Rei Kawakubo’s fall-winter 2015 menswear collection for Comme des Garçons was entitled The Power of Ceremony and presented a series of interpretations on the suit, cut and sliced together with various patterns and colors.
Creative director Kris Van Assche saw an opening to propel his sporty aesthetic forward, disguised as formalwear–the perfect blend of a traditional, dressed up idea of menswear and today’s appeal to relevant street style.
Saint Laurent creative director Hedi Slimane found his fall muse in a fresh generation of young French musicians. The young rock muses inspired a lean trip down the catwalk with a beret as a nod to Paris.
Creative director Ennio Capasa continued to romanticize the man of rock ‘n’ roll for fall with an outing that captured an eternal reflection of the fashion house’s cool, contemporary attitude. Discussing a shoot he completed for pre-fall, Capasa reflected, “I imagined urban angels situated on the roof of a hangar in Santa Monica, where the night before we hosted together with Marina Abramovic, the ‘Heaven’ event. The urban angels now landed in Milan in their male, minimal, chic rock ‘n’ roll attitude, the eternal signature of Costume National. Today, we need angels more than ever!”
Confident, noble, tailored and precise, ensembles were executed with a careful grace as an all-compassing wardrobe of knitwear, jackets, coats and suiting were brought together with luxe textiles and an autumnal color scheme.