Menswear

A recurring motif

Statement placements or splattered all over, the motif is the big story of spring/summer menswear. Lee Holmes decodes some of fashion’s favoured graphics

 

Peekaboo: Embrace your feminine side

Holey moley! Men in lace is the surprise trend of the spring/summer 2016 shows. But it isn’t just a catwalk fantasy: it’s trickling onto sale rails and even the high street. Rebecca Gonsalves grapples with guys in guipure.

Dressed to impress: how to wear a tuxedo

From Fred Astaire to Justin Timberlake, it’s surprising how well blokes scrub up in a penguin suit – but those formal rules are made to be broken, here are some stylish reinterpretations

Paris menswear: Lanvin goes back to the Eighties

Fashion's all about evolution and revolution. Particularly in the pursuit of the new, and youthful. The Lanvin autumn/winter 2014 collection was both: at least, on paper. The styles referenced eighties new-wave, skinny models with partially-shaved hairstyles marching out in acid-bright varsity-jackets, skinny ties and giant trainers like characters from a Bret Easton Ellis novel.

istyle: On your marks

A new collection from M&S celebrates the best in British design and manufacture, says Emma Akbareian

On your marks

A new collection from M&S celebrates the best in British design and manufacture, says Emma Akbareian

iStyle: Shirting the issue

Whether you opt for office-appropriate or the more casual, you’ll want to button-up in these menswear-inspired shirts, writes Rebecca Gonsalves

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Men: Fresh ways to start the day

Symbolically, we all now know that blue isn’t just for boys, but when it comes to a spritz or splash, the hue represents clean, fresh masculinity better than any other – bringing to mind as it does the sea and the sky.

iStyle: College blues

Gant helped to create the preppy look that’s the hallmark of American menswear and is just as popular over here. Now its offshoot, Gant Rugger, has opened its first UK store.