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Loewe Menswear Fall Winter 2013 Paris

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ACNE Menswear Fall Winter 2013 Paris

What a cultural remix: the clean lines of Acne presented its fall-winter 2013/2014 menswear among the gilded mirrors of the Hôtel de Crillon, to the sound of Lana Del Rey.  Jonny Johansson’s...

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Junya Watanabe Menswear Fall Winter 2013 Paris

As fanfare music from Eastern Europe beckoned Junya Watanabe’s hard-wearing souls for a measure of fragile comfort, the silhouettes evoked the waves of men who left their families in search of...

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Henrik Vibskov Menswear Fall Winter 2013 Paris

Danish designer Henrik Vibskov is known as one of the most experimental names on the Parisian menswear calendar. He's perhaps even the most laid-back one as well – or at least it is the impression...

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Dries Van Noten Menswear Fall Winter 2013 Paris

Dries Van Noten is singing a sartorial lullaby to men with his fall/winter 2013 collection. One that soothed the soul with its relaxed and forgiving shapes cut out of supple silks, cashmeres and...

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Yohji Yamamoto Menswear Fall Winter 2013 Paris

Ever a careful mixologist of his own inspirations, Yohji Yamamoto rarely shares his recipes. In a way, loath to turn to the past or future, he exists in the here-and-now, and objects that are drawn...

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Jean Paul Gaultier Menswear Fall Winter 2013 Paris

Take it off. Take it all off. Designer Jean Paul Gaultier is stripping back next winter and the fashion world got to see the many layers of his public déshabillage at a strip show presentation...

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Viktor & Rolf Monsieur Menswear Fall Winter 2013 Paris

If the show notes are true the starting point for designers Viktor Horsting and Rolf Snoeren’s “Monsieur” menswear collection was the classic Jules Verne novel, A Journey to the Center of the...

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Louis Vuitton Menswear Fall Winter 2013 Paris

The thunder clap that kicked off the Louis Vuitton show made the audience jump as if it had been hit by lighting.  While that electrifying moment left a cracking energy in the air Kim Jones, the...

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Rick Owens Menswear Fall Winter 2013 Paris

The start of the Rick Owens’ show began with a bit of a delay because of a technical problem. The hold up had the audience wondering what sort of pyrotechnics Owens had in store this time. After...

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Issey Miyake Menswear Fall Winter 2013 Paris

There must be an explanation to how the design team behind Issey Miyake menswear has been able to tap into the weather so precisely that their shows are spot on. This time, heat conservation was a...

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Kolor Menswear Fall Winter 2013 Paris

Rather than working on seasonal pieces, Kolor’s designer Junichi Abe focuses on effortless classics infused with a dash of color.   Abe’s experience as pattern cutter in the Comme des Garçon design...

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Balmain Menswear Fall Winter 2013 Paris

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3.1 Phillip Lim Menswear Fall Winter 2013 Paris

“It is about the journey itself, not the goal,” explains Philip Lim backstage after his autumn-winter 2013/14 show. And indeed, one can tell that the designer is focusing a lot on the process of...

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Raf Simons Menswear Fall Winter 2013 Paris

Just as the fashion world waits for Miuccia Prada to set the sartorial tone in Milan every season, in Paris that honor now goes to Raf Simons. So where is Simons sending men next winter?  On a...

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