While it’s true that menswear has only so much room to change each season, there was still a refreshing assortment of new ideas for Fall 2012 -here’s a look at some top trends that caught our eye in Paris.
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While the Carven man has always been a tad on the nerdy side i.e pocket protectors, practical winter-ready turtlenecks made a comeback as an alternative to bulky knits under blazers and shirts alike while framing the face in surprisingly vibrant hues on runways of all kinds.
Color of all sorts has been a big story in womenswear for some time now and it made for a wonderful addition in the men’s arena with designers offering up monochromatic looks in saturated colors head-to-toe for an ultimate put-together uniform.
The Return of Baseball Caps-
Sporty baseball caps in restrained fabrications made for the perfect topper on many a look for next winter while giving off a nonchalant dash of boyish cool.
From Acne’s approachable faux skins to Yves Saint Laurent’s real deal, leather was a big story in Paris as almost every label had completely original iterations of all kinds on display. A relaxed leather suit anyone? -Naveed Hussain