• 3.1 Phillip Lim Men's Spring 2019

    1 month ago - By WWD

    Phillip Lim is ready for a vacation.
    The designer's spring men's wear collection offered everything for a well-needed break from the office - tropical print shirts, shorter shorts, high-waisted pants and a new silhouette in tunics that could double as a cover-up.
    “This is all about taking time off,” he said.
    Elongated shirt-jackets with utilitarian details were prominent throughout the line, as were washed pastels that he used in wrinkled cotton pajama shirts that blended effortlessly with the tropical prints - an effort that could have been over-the-top in another designer's hands. Ditto...
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  • Stella McCartney Men's Spring 2019

    1 month ago - By WWD

    There's a six-letter word that Stella McCartney can't bring herself to use, and that can be tricky given the industry in which she works. “Resort is not a season, it just does not compute in my head. I grew up on an organic farm, with seasons. It's spring, it's hopeful - and it conjures a lot more than resort,” said the designer, who took her men's collection - and what she called women's spring 2019 outing (although she still will show a spring collection in Paris in October) - back to Milan for the first time in four years.
    Her rites of spring unfolded in a sprawling garden off Corso...
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  • Dondup Men's Spring 2019

    1 month ago - By WWD

    Urban trekking was the theme at Dondup, as the design team added a utilitarian twist to men's citywear clothing, experimenting with materials in a shift from technical performance for a collection that was casual with a touch of sportswear. One example was the checked, boxy field jacket with a glass-like coating, which added brilliancy to the colors. The poplin, deconstructed suit was paired with a hooded shirt in chambray, in a nod to ath-leisure.
    Dondup reedited its storied Tyvek material from the Fifties with an iridescent effect and a laminated texture used on a raincoat and a maxi...
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