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dir=”ltr” id=”docs-internal-guid-09e9d6ca-1e22-41b6-3ea3-8462d1c6c557″> In a world in which global clients (luxury and others) are increasingly becoming younger and more demanding, classic menswear is facing an epic transformation. Sportivization prevails and even the big traditional male brands are introducing more informal elements to their collections Tailoring seems to be adapting to this trend too, introducing non-traditional and highly individual features to bespoke suits. Men want to be more personal, more decorative, they want to undermine their own individuality through their clothing too. The style is being enriched with refined details, personalizations, surprise embroidery and trimmings. Lines are accentuated, becoming more voluminous or excessively slim. Patterns and motifs range from prints to knitted inlays or embroidery to enhance the refined look. Textiles nevertheless reflect tradition and there is a new boom in woollens, but made more versatile and performing thanks to technological treatments and finishes. If the season’s cult garment is still the overcoat (also oversize and extra-long), skiwear-inspired technical outerwear appears to be back as a key feature, revisited in volumes and materials to give it a more avant-garde and less popular look.
Trousers are baggier and more fluid or skinny and aggressive. Urban joggers symbolise the casualization of style, appearing in thousands of different variants, from the most formal to the sportiest. Knitwear, however, is the silhouette’s most decorative feature and it is enriched with inlays and graphic decorations, becoming a luxury winter T-shirt. Shades of the past soften as
they revisit the present, as in a contemporary television series: from the 1910s to the 1990s, passing through sometimes forgotten icons and inspirations dir=”ltr”>Mood dir=”ltr”>The latest development in chic athleisure the active derived suit becomes the inspiration for new city wear and finds new sophisticated expression in cold and icy colours. dir=”ltr”>Colours dir=”ltr”>Winter white but also whitish tones derived carvings. A range split into two families: pale blue and greenish to be teamed with cool and very light greys. dir=”ltr”>Materials dir=”ltr”>Especially hi-tech, but with surfaces. Patches of materials and colours, shiny matt contrasts. New thermal and ultralight jerseys with which to survive at low temperatures without being all bundled up and shapeless. Coated and metallic surfaces. Must haves overcoat with a detachable lining, the fleece and the chic jogger with functional details. Accessories: futuristic ankle boots, arctic explorer gloves, anatomical sneakers. dir=”ltr”>