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Masculine Elegance

More men are opting for tailored suits and fitted menswear

Implications - As more men take pride in their appearances, tailored menswear has come into style for all generations. For a time, women were the driving force behind more dapper choices for many men, but now more men are choosing leaner cuts that flatter the figure and show off a manly silhouette on their own.
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Shiny Men's Suits
Shiny Men's Suits
Gucci's Reflective Spring 2010 Menswear Collection
Frida Gianni’s Gucci Spring 2010 Menswear collection featured an update on the menswear staple by creating shiny suiting. In fashion, classic menswear has been going through a revival with a modern edge.… MORE
Candy Colored Menswear
Candy Colored Menswear
Ralph Lauren Purple, Polo & Black Label Returns to the Classics
Recently Ralph Lauren previewed his Purple, Black and Polo labels for Spring/Summer 2010. In these collections the message was clear, with a return to classic men’s formal wear done in a put together… MORE
Retro Military Fashion
Retro Military Fashion
Womenswear-Centric in Dazed & Confused Japan
The combination of 1930’s era fashion and retro army-wear inspires Dazed & Confused Japan in the December 2009 issue. The entire edition is dedicated to a look at womenswear, which is fitting with the… MORE
Stylish Semi-Suits
Stylish Semi-Suits
S/S '10 Menswear Pairs Blazers With Shorts on the Runways
Classic men’s formalwear has been trickling back into fashion for a while with a modern-day twist. For Spring 2010, one of the fun twists is to wear a jacket, shirt and tie with preppy shorts, like a demi-formalwear.… MORE
All-White Men's Suits
All-White Men's Suits
Menswear Designers Bring Winter White to S/S ‘10 Collections
White jeans and pants have been floating back into stores for the summer. The white suit, however, is making an appearance on the Spring/Summer 2010 runways via Gucci and Armani—for men! Many are sporting… MORE
Military-Inspired Formal Attire
Military-Inspired Formal Attire
Dapper Classics in the F/W 2009 Zara Menswear Lookbook
The Zara menswear lookbook for Fall/Winter 2009 shows a lot of formal, business and black tie friendly outfits. The dashing Djordje Bogdanovic stars in the campaign that sees a lot of classic charcoal… MORE
Piping That Pops
Piping That Pops
Tonal Trim Outlines Chic Menswear for Spring 2010
Fashion is in the details, and one of the meticulous details for menswear in Spring 2010 is piping along the borders of clothing. Also called trim, piping is narrow and outlines the garment. It is a fun… MORE
Helmet Head Hair
Helmet Head Hair
Prada's Spring 2010 Menswear Collection Featured Hard Hair
For Prada's Spring 2010 collection, featuring mens RTW -- the designer of all that is regarded as holy in fashion -- sent the gorgeous male models down the runway with slick hair and unsightly helmet head.… MORE
Arabic-Fusion Menswear
Arabic-Fusion Menswear
Viridi-Anne Meshes Worlds of Fashion for Chic Spring Collection
For Spring of 2010, Tomoaki Okaniwa put out an eclectic, simple mix of fashion worlds for his Viridi-Anne collection. The clothes focus on elements of street wear with concepts from mountaineers, early… MORE
Monochromatic Menswear
Monochromatic Menswear
Paul Smith's Single-Color Suggestions for Spring 2010
Nobody does color like Paul Smith. While he does design classic basic neutral pieces, his colorful ones are always a hit with fashionable men. For the Paul Smith Spring 2010 menswear line, a chapter of… MORE
Dapper Winter Menswear
Dapper Winter Menswear
'Again Autumn is Here' for New Icon Magazine Channels Old-School Style
I miss the days when getting dressed up was a major affair for a man, so '...Again Autumn is Here' for New Icon Magazine instantly appealed to me. This Vincent Paul Young-shot editorial features Lucas… MORE
Dapper Dandywear
Dapper Dandywear
Canali Celebrates 75th Birthday With Stylish Suits
To celebrate their 75th birthday, menswear company Canali presented their first ever runway show. This Canali show featured several splendidly-done suits, which is what the house is known for. Many… MORE
Watery Formalwear
Watery Formalwear
Blue Suiting Options for Spring Menswear 2010
Blue suiting kept showing up on the runways for Spring 2010. The suits came in every shade imaginable, from bold blue suits to neutral blue suits, shiny to matte blue suits. Whether you choose to play… MORE
Dotted Suits
Dotted Suits
Sven Baenzinger Shoots Stylish Gents for Men's Health Best Fashion Germany
This editorial was shot by Sven Baenzinger for Men's Health Best Fashion Germany A/W '09/10 and features model Adrian Wlodarski in the hottest cold-weather fashions for men. As you might expect, the photo… MORE

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