MILAN — The action at the city’s men’s shows was, of course, not limited to the runways. The streets and sidewalks of the Italian city were filled with men sporting traditional tailored pieces and bold patterns, occasionally at the same time, proving that reined-in eccentricity (a psychedelic printed silk shirt, a striped knit tie) can liven up traditional suiting while retaining the elegance the nation is known for. Pipes and sunglasses recommended, but optional.
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