Menswear: New York Fashion Week

Hey Guys, Billy Here

This past week here in America was New York Fashion Week. Fashion designers from different backgrounds came out to the Mercedes-Benz sponsored event to showcase their masterpieces for the Spring '14 season. Though most of the designs I saw were womenswear, there where a couple of outfits for men that really stood out to me. Here are a couple that caught my eye:

Todd Synder:

I really like the way he mixed formal pieces and casual pieces to make a casual outfit. If I'm going to be honest, some of the outfits did look a little awkward, but the ones above really came together.

Ricardo Seco:

This past season and this current season I have seen leather being used for pieces other than jackets and I am completely here for it! Whether it's just a little accent or the whole article of clothing is leather, I absolutely love it and when I saw Ricardo Seco's showcase outfits I pretty much jumped out of my seat! I'm looking forward to Spring '14!

Nautica:

Nautica showcased some great knit sweaters for those chilly spring/summer evenings on the beach.

Libertine:

I was fascinated by the printed suit jackets and trousers Libertine showcased. I especially liked the ones with the stamp effect. They're  something I had never seen before which is always good.

J. Crew:

Of course J. Crew impressed with their semi-formal style. I honestly didn't see much of a difference between their showcase and the pieces they sell now, but it still reached the high standards in style that J. Crew is known for.

These were a few of my favourites, if you want to check out the ones I left out and other runway showcases click HERE and let me know what you think. For my next article I will be showing you how you can style outfits using these pieces with an Afrocentric twist, so stay tuned for that. 

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