PARIS — On the streets around the Paris men’s shows, the fashionable were occasionally as bold as the prints on the runway. Take the streetwear types who ventured forth in vertigo-inducing black-and-white, sported punk-ish patches or rocked headwear befitting an animated feature. Even the more subtle gentlemen sported a color-blocked sleeve or tailored sweatpants. Per the daily grind of shows, the most functional piece of any man’s kit was often a solid pair of sneakers, occasionally seen here in the actual act of running. Who knew?
This story first appeared in the July 2, 2013 issue of WWD. Subscribe Today.