Acne Studios FALL 2019 MENSWEAR

When it comes to his part in the fashion playground, Jonny Johansson said this afternoon that he always feels like a double outsider: “Because we’re from Stockholm, which is from way outside [the fashion world], plus I’m from the very north of Sweden, which is way outside even Stockholm.” For this Acne Studios collection, Johansson harnessed the advantage that provenance from the periphery affords: fresh perspective.

Here, he worked to mash together many disparate elements into a newly coalesced menswear proposition. Farming has been a pretty rare reference at the shows, but it was present today in tractor-soled, half-length rubber work boots reimagined in leather; a flecked pale work jacket with a strapped satin utility pouch; and cow-print trenchcoats. He touched on late-mid-century bohemia and counterculture in the psychedelic swirl vests; superlong snoods with even longer fringing; and the colored snake-effect trenches, shirt-jackets, and moto pants. Shirts worn above high-waisted leather pants with carpenter’s pockets were semi-sheer and patterned with distressed chevrons in Lurex that Johansson had drawn from vintage soccer jerseys; these sometimes resembled Arsenal’s immortal “bruised banana” stripe of the 1990s.

There was stretch suiting in textured jersey, some nice long coats in soft velvet in hard colors (the pale, pale pistachio looked especially strong), fitted pants and tightly darted shorts in top-to-toe finely lined brown with lavender topstitching, and super-oversize work shirting. Pants featured vibrantly lined pockets that could be worn open on the hip, as they were in this show, but were also built to function when fastened at one side by hook and eye to the waistband. Accessories included rugged fanny packs and necklaces hanging with hollowed silver globes, partially sliced, whose insides were colored to complement the garments they were worn with. Whatever he says, Johansson these days is as inside as it gets in fashion; that outsider eye, however, remains.

Source: Luke Leitch/VogueRunway


London Fashion Week Men's Street Style

Kicking off this season’s fashion month, London Fashion Week: Men’s saw buyers, press and influencers from all over the world descend on the British capital. The three-day event — which featured stand-out shows from Kiko Kostadinov, Craig Green and Paria Farzaneh — saw attendees step out in a mix of fashion week staple brands and emerging designers. Key labels for the street style crowd included Balenciaga, Raf Simons, Burberry and Fendi, all of which were featured with bold patterns and big logos. There was also a smattering of star power as Stranger Things actor Charlie Heaton showed up for Daniel W. Fletcher.

As well as the clothing worn by fashion week attendees, London Fashion Week: Men’s also featured a wide range of hyped sneakers. Silhouettes including the A-COLD-WALL*’s recent Nike Air Force 1, Martine Rose’s Nike Air Monarch collaboration and the Prada Cloudbust all feature prominently in this season’s best street style.

Source: Hypebeast


Best of Street Style from Pitti Uomo Spring 2019 Menswear Shows in Florence

Double-breasted blazers for those holding on to the classics and a more casual approach to personal style for others reigned supreme at the biannual Pitti Uomo menswear show in Florence, Italy. The fashion world's lenses were there to capture the best of Pitti Uomo street style - these are some of our picks from Vogue Runway.


Men's Book Style Setters "Men of Style"

And here it is... Modern Luxury has chosen five dapper gentlemen as their 2017 Style Setters featured in the Fall issue of Men's Book. I am honored and thrilled to be among the Men of Style along with Todd Hoyles, Leron Rogers, Drew Brown and Dennis Dean. Very stylish company.

The photo shoot was a blast! Shot at a swanky penthouse at The Sovereign by Patrick Heagney, he and Stephanie Davis Smith of Modern Luxury had me doing all sorts of wild poses - all in the name of fashion and editorials. 

I want to give a huge thank you to Jeffrey McQuithy at Vis-A-Vis The Salon for my hair and grooming and another huge thanks to Jeffrey Atlanta's Men's Store. I'm wearing a Gucci suit with a Dior shirt in both shots but switched out the Gucci sneakers in the Table of Contents photo for a Maison Margiela lowtop paint-splatter sneaker in the other shot. Notice the Fendi Monster eyes peekaboo bag in both shots - a #MUSTHAVE!

You can see my spread and the other dapper dudes in the current issue of Men's Book, HERE!


Engineered Garments Spring 2017 Menswear NYFWM

Engineered Garments Spring 2017 Menswear NYFWM. Love love love... this is one of those collections / labels that I could wear everyday! It's perfect. From the tailoring to the styling.


Timo Weiland Spring 2017 Menswear NYFWM

Timo Weiland Spring 2017 Menswear NYFWM

Malan Breton Spring 2017 Menswear NYFWM

Malan Breton Spring 2017 Menswear NYFWM. Malan Breton gave us streetwear and skater vibes with this collection. Of course, these would be the best-dressed skaters in the history of the world. Rich textiles, stunning prints, patterns and embroideries that are inherently Malan Breton gave the collection the wow-factor that we have come to expect from the talented designer. Collection photos by Norman Ding for Fashion Social Network.