We all know that fashion moves in two directions, from the bottom up and top down. The men in these photos definitely make you look both ways. They mixed classic retro menswear looks with modern pieces to create perfectly put together outfits, pushing menswear in a whole new direction.
These photos were taken at the Worn Fashion Journal party, SOL(e)D, benefiting the AIDS Committee of Toronto.
Implications - While many businesses insist that generating a successful product relies solely on the cutting-edge qualities of a product, certain consumers are growing tired of the constant stream of new products. These customers are seeking products that combine a balance of new and old. Recent markets are always enticing but companies cannot assume that consumers immediately disregard traditionally favored items simply because new ones are introduced.