Milan Men’s Fashion Week kicked off this weekend with a palette of creams, sands and olives and a distinct utilitary feel.
Dolce & Gabbana celebrated 20 years in menswear with a collection that took inspiration from Sicilian seaside villages. A vast collection brought many highlights including drawstring trousers knotted at the waist using rope and woven leather jackets. The light palette gave a breezy feel to the collection with turn up trousers and rolled up shorts capturing a casual Sicilian style. Jackets were soft in structure with unlined linen jackets in sand and ivory worn over webbed knitted tops a trend also seen at Burberry Prorsum for spring 11.
Burberry Prorsum looked to its heritage for spring 11in a heavily military inspired collection. Vintage look motorcycle wear, cropped jackets and trench coats were littered with contrast colour epaulettes and belted at the waist. A rich palette included olive, mustard and taupe with navy and black scattered alongside. Washed leather was abundant in cropped sleeveless waistcoats and heavily studded biker jackets also adorned with metal plates.
Prada revived the three button suit in a collection that had a youthful feel. The suits were slim fitted and dressed with ties and shirts and v neck jumpers. Tailoring was followed by dark denim workwear including wide cut jeans and pocketed denim shirts. Boat neck and ribbed jumpers sat with culottes accessorised with utility bum bags and sporty sunglasses. Shades of purple, blue and toffee dominated with splashes of bright orange, red and green.