Z Zegna explored a new masculinity in a utilitarian yet elegant collection that melded the future with tradition. Oversized yet lightweight outerwear pieces in plongé leather — which resembled neoprene — had cashmere linings. Digital technology was used to apply strips of sheer cashmere and felt onto sweaters, while creative director Alessandro Sartori took a playful turn, creating short overcoats that resembled the suit jacket. Meanwhile, Sartori steered away from the shrunken tailored look that has been flooding the runways of late, sending out suits that were boxy with soft edges.

Z Zegna explored a new masculinity in a utilitarian yet elegant collection that melded the future with tradition. Oversized yet lightweight outerwear pieces in plongé leather — which resembled neoprene — had cashmere linings. Digital technology was used to apply strips of sheer cashmere and felt onto sweaters, while creative director Alessandro Sartori took a playful turn, creating short overcoats that resembled the suit jacket. Meanwhile, Sartori steered away from the shrunken tailored look that has been flooding the runways of late, sending out suits that were boxy with soft edges.

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