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Curious about the Fall Winter 2015-16 menswear trends? Well, actually there is nothing to be curious about. The trend is that there are any new trends. A lot is the same as previous Winter seasons – with some nuances, of course! Here are the 5 biggest ones:

50 shades of grey

Black may be the all time favourite color during Winter, grey is slowly taking the leading role. Try the head-to-toe grey look and dare to combine different shades.

Calvin Klein Collection Fall Winter 2015-16

Canali Fall Winter 2015-16

CAMEL

Probably one of the most chic colors there are. Camel continues to be the trendiest of them all. All things camel, from coats to suits.

Etro Fall Winter 2015-16

John Varvatos Fall Winter 2015-16

Coats!

Coats are a key piece in every men’s Winter garderobe. But next Fall Winter season coats will never be so important. Only 1 rule you have to keep in mind: go oversized, taillé est passé!

Dior Homme Fall Winter 2015-16

Louis Vuitton Fall Winter 2015-16

Furs

Bold, patterned, oversized… fur – even faux! – was never so extravagant! Fur is all you need to spice up your Winter outfits.

Burberry Prorsum Fall Winter 2015-16

Fendi Fall Winter 2015-16

Statement sweaters

Gone are the boring sweater days. Nowadays, sweaters are comfy and fun, ánd they are making a statement.

Dries Van Noten Fall Winter 2015-16

Moschino Fall Winter 2015-16

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Ladies, let’s talk about the Spring Summer 2015 trends. What’s hot next Summer season? I’ve looked through all the shows and catalogued the 5 biggest ones:

Neutrality

Keeping the color pallette neutral and clean puts the focus on the silhouette and the details. This trend was about to happen after several color explosions in the past few seasons.

Haider Ackermann Spring Summer 2015

Stella McCartney Spring Summer 2015

Striped

No sailor inspired look in sight. The new stripes are graphic, mixed to other prints, head-to-toe, or just as details.

Dries Van Noten Spring Summer 2015

Peter Pilotto Spring Summer 2015

On the fringe

Maybe it has something to do with the Seventies revival, but fringes are back, totally ready to spice up your wardrobe next Summer season.

Givenchy Spring Summer 2015

Proenza Schouler Spring Summer 2015

Flower power

Florals for Spring? How groundbreaking. How funny flowers keep on inspiring designers. The flower print is still très à la mode, not sweet as usual, but aggressive and abstract.

Chanel Spring Summer 2015

Dolce & Gabbana Spring Summer 2015

Skin chic

Clothes leave less to the imagination, showing more skin than ever. Transparancy is a major Spring Summer 2015 trend. Time to be in good shape, ladies!

Giorgio Armani Spring Summer 2015

Valentino Spring Summer 2015

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After attending several shows in Milan during men’s Fashion Week and following London Collections and Paris Fashion Week on NowFashion.com and Style.com, I’m looking forward to Spring Summer 2015. And this are the 5 biggest trends:

WHITE

White is by far the biggest color statement next Summer season. From suits and parkas to slouchy trousers… all look better in white, or so it seems.

John Varvatos Spring Summer 2015

Louis Vuitton Spring Summer 2015

Neutrality

Au revoir, bright colors! The Spring Summer 2015 collections have a more neutral color palette, featuring mints, blushes, beiges, greiges and khakis.

Dries Van Noten Spring Summer 2015

Maison Martin Margiela Spring Summer 2015

Patterned

Patterns are totally back: polka dots, vertical stripes, zig zags… . Wear them head-to-toe, like in a suit, or don’t be afraid to mix them either.

Gucci Spring Summer 2015

Kenzo Spring Summer 2015

3D

This is not a major trend, but mark my words… it will be in the future. New forms of embellishment and old live together with cut outs, passementerie, embossing and quilting.

Dolce & Gabbana Spring Summer 2015

Ermenegildo Zegna Spring Summer 2015

Bombing

Nothing new here. The bomber jacket has been back for a couple of seasons now. But next Spring Summer, this trend will be in full force.

Fendi Spring Summer 2015

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Hermès Spring Summer 2015

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Flower prints are one of the biggest trends this Fall Winter season. And I saw this coming. Prada started the hype with their naive Dadaistic flowers printed on every single garment. But now, this trend is in full force! From Givenchy’s floral overdose to Rodarte’s tie-dye blossoms… flowers are not only a Spring thing anymore.

Dries Van Noten Fall Winter 2013-14

Givenchy Fall Winter 2013-14

Lanvin Fall Winter 2013-14

Rodarte Fall Winter 2013-14

Valentino Fall Winter 2013-14

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Despite the arguments of animal rights activists, the Fall Winter 2013-14 catwalks were full of fur. Ermine, fox, mink and racoon were omni-présent. From the traditional fur coat to furry accessories, designers went totally crazy. And with so much fur, the animalistic elements of the collections continue with animal prints on literally everything. One rule you have to keep in mind: More is more!

Burberry Prorsum Fall Winter 2013-14

Fendi Fall Winter 2013-14

Giambattista Valli Fall Winter 2013-14

Gucci Fall Winter 2013-14

Miu Miu Fall Winter 2013-14

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There was a lot of speculation about Valentino’s Delft blue. Were they referring to Queen Maxima’s dramatic electric bleu inauguration dress (custom-made by Dutch designer Jan Taminiau)? Or were they simply in a blue mood? Yes, blue is one of the it-colors this Fall Winter season. Also the more rebellious labels like Christopher Kane and Peter Pilotto choose the color that inspired several artists throughout centuries. From Johannes Vermeer to Yves Klein.

Christopher Kane Fall Winter 2013-14

Kenzo Fall Winter 2013-14

Loewe Fall Winter 2013-14

Peter Pilotto Fall Winter 2013-14

Valentino Fall Winter 2013-14

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From the Roaring Twenties, Golden Sixties… to the wrong decade that is the Nineties, fashion is always looking back, a bit melancholic. A look some designers have been toying with for a while has now taken over the runways, the Forties. The looks are feminine and elegant yet depressing, typical for the decade dominated by World War II. Fabrics are heavy and the waist has been accentuated. Done with those wrong Nineties looks, time to go classy, ladies!

Dolce & Gabbana Fall Winter 2013-14

Lanvin Fall Winter 2013-14

Ports 1961 Fall Winter 2013-14

Prada Fall Winter 2013-14

Rochas Fall Winter 2013-14

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