H&M's Fall 2009 Menswear Has a Hard Edge in Cafe Magazine

 - Jul 19, 2009   Updated: Mar 24 2011
References: andreassjodin.se & thefashionisto
This gritty photo set is part of an advertorial for H&M's Fall 2009 menswear collection that photographer Andreas Sjödin shot for Café Magazine.

With a bold mix of textures, layers and colors, H&M's Fall 2009 menswear is edgy and filled with attitude--a welcome change from the more effeminate menswear collections we've seen strutting down Fall 2009 runways.

Implications - The male fashion consumer who desires a messier, unmade aesthetic will find that these dirty, gritty and distressed styles work effectively to channel his inner rebel. Just coming out a recession, many consumers are hesitant to don the restrictive slick suits and polished pieces of past seasons; they want rebellious pieces that will illustrate their current anarchistic mindsets.