The dramatic Chanel pre-fall 2013 collection for men blends the design houses' classic styles with opulently appointed men's pieces that look surprisingly wearable. The collection features a number of chunky, oversized sweaters that are covered in bold patterns that blend monochromatic shades with bright pops of color.
The classic Chanel tweed blazer for women is a staple within the haute couture design house; it has undergone a complete reconstruction and is introduced in the men's collection as a luxurious overcoat. The slacks designed for the collection are flannel patterned and actually quite pajama-like, but match well with the scarves and sweaters that exude a similar playful sense of laid-back elegance. While Chanel is a French designer, the fall 2013 collection draws significant influence from Scottish and English heritage.