Without reference to superhero iconography, designers have been nudging the cape for men into acceptance for a few seasons.
Now taking daring steps forward by exaggerating the characteristics of this trend in order to create capes, ponchos, or overcoats that are expected to be worn resting on shoulders. Mingled amongst the great colors, leathers, tweeds, plaids and a variety of styles claim that the cape is here to stay.
Christophe Lemaire, Daks, Juun J, Kenzo, KTZ, Roberto Cavalli, Saint Laurent, Thom Browne, Valentino and Walter Van Beirendonck.
Believe it or not menswear is currently experimenting with proportions. Sizing up is the new fad, than sizing down. But the key to standing out even while wearing an oversized garment, is to wear it right wearing a few oversized tee’s is the most easy and affordable way to wear this trend
22-4 Hommes Femmes, Astrid Andersen, Balmain, Icosae, Juun J, Lanvin, Paul Smith, Pushbutton, Sulvam and Ximon Lee.
Denim is enjoying a DIY look for F/W 2014, with patches, printed collages and bold details emblazoned across jeans.
Two-tone denim should be the first port of call for patch novices. A darker square on the knee is the most common motif this season, though some brands are getting excited by multi-tone patches and fraying. For the loud and proud street stylista, statement denim might look like hard work but, in fact, it’s the perfect excuse to keep the rest of your look minimal.
Diesel Black Gold, Dries Van Noten, Junya Watanabe, Lou Dalton, Philipp Plein, Raf Simons, Roberto Cavalli, Sibling, Versace & Vivienne Westwood.
Chunky knitwear with an unexpected twist, introduced through thick heavy knits for items such as scarves and jerseys. The art to texture is in the quality, thickness and feel of the fabric against the skin and sometimes to the eye. Texture can create the illusion of luxury, comfort and quality. Pops of colour mare evident and included as a way of turning up the heat on the season.
Fendi, Henrik Vibskov, John Lawrence Sullivan, Josep Abril, Junya Watanabe, Kenzo, Louis Vuitton, Paul Smith, Siki IM & Tillmann Lauterbach.