Reboot the Suit

WWD 03-21-2017 Cover

Overview

A key trend for fall is designers’ attempts to reinvent the suit for the Millennial generation — and even younger. They injected a variety of Nineties and youthful streetwear references such as longer, boxy blazers, cropped baggy pants and statement headwear accessories.

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Looks from Bristol.

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Meet Bristol, a Men’s Wear Line Designed for and by Millennials

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Looks from Stampd.

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Chris Stamp on How to Evolve a Streetwear Brand

Stampd is growing, but at just the right pace.

clock March 21, 2017Aria Hughes

A belt by Michael Bastian.

Mens Accessories

Michael Bastian Accessories

The collection of small leather goods will debut for fall.

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slightly Alabama’s highwayman bag.

Mens Accessories

Hot Item: Slightly Alabama’s Highwayman Bag

The updated take on a doctor’s bag retails for around $2,800.

clock March 21, 2017Luis Campuzano

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Mens Sportswear

Treasure Hunting With Jerry Lorenzo

The Fear of God creative director prowls flea markets for inspiration for his popular streetwear label.

clock March 21, 2017Lindzi Scharf

The Martine Rose Fall 2017 Mood Board.

Mens Fashion

Martine Rose Nurtures Her Cult Label

The 36-year-old designer, who is also consultant for Balenciaga men’s wear, said her dream is to “keep something quite special and cultish” about her collections.

clock March 21, 2017Lorelei Marfil

Raf Simons

Mens Designer Luxury

Raf Simons’ Reinvention Campaign for Calvin

The designer’s inaugural collection for the storied brand received positive reviews.

clock March 21, 2017Jean E. Palmieri

Thom Browne

Mens Designer Luxury

Thom Browne: The Master Showman

The designer with the shrunken suit silhouette has changed the face of American men’s wear.

clock March 21, 2017Jean E. Palmieri

Martin Greenfield

Mens Clothing Furnishings

Martin Greenfield’s Story of Survival

The Brooklyn tailor managed to make it out Nazi-occupied Europe and build a custom business in New York.

clock March 21, 2017Jean E. Palmieri

Peter Valles

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The North Face’s Peter Valles’ Collaborative Approach

The brand’s vice president of global creative has made the outdoor brand popular with urban consumers.

clock March 21, 2017Jean E. Palmieri

Lucky Blue Smith

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Lucky Blue Smith Has Parlayed Modeling Into Insta-Stardom

The male model has 2.8 million followers on the social media site.

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Ben Pruess, Tim CoppensUAS Collection 01 presentation, Fulton Market Building, New York Fashion Week, USA - 15 Sep 2016

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Men’s Wear Innovator: Ben Pruess

Under Amour’s president of sport fashion created the UAS contemporary sportswear line last year.

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Mens Fashion

Men’s Wear’s Hot New Face

Dylan Fender was among the most-sought after models on the fall runway.

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Raf Simons show, Fall Winter 2017, New York Fashion Week Men's, USA - 01 Feb 2017

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Logomania Rules for Fall

Nineties-inspired graphic-heavy looks were a major trend on the runways.

clock March 21, 2017Alex Badia

Fall 2017 Men's Trend: The Suit

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Fall 2017 Men’s Trend: The Suit

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Ulric Jerome

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Matches’ Ulric Jerome Embraces All Forms of Commerce

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Aaron Levant

Mens Retail Business

Men’s Wear Innovator: Aaron Levant

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