In Europe we saw patterned suits dominate the tailored category for S12. New York brands take patterns to a new level with a casual selection of patterned shorts. Plaid and ethnic motifs are noted.
Monthly Archives: September 2011
The tank top confirms the sleeveless trend in menswear for S12. Of course, tanks were already shown in Milan.. the difference in NY is that prints and patterns are added to the mix, making this gun show just that much more exciting.
Edgy European collections introduced the concept of sheer layering for Spring 12. However what we saw in Paris was much more forward, especially considering that sheer materials often nodded to a very feminine influence. In New York designers present transparent fabrics in a more subtle and commercial way.