There’s no better time to spot some grand examples of women wearing menswear than during Milan men’s fashion week. Like this dashing example: a lilac linen summer suit paired with a vest and straw hat, making for one way to do a full menswear look even in the warm weather.
Here’s one way to work a print for men: Mariano di Vaio sticks to black and white, meaning there’s no added confusion around mixing colour. Black pants, a white shirt and a black and white printed blazer makes for a failsafe way to add some print into an outfit.
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Mixing up smart tailoring and casual accents is something of a skill for men, but one that Simone Marchetti clearly possesses. A blue suit with printed shirt and minimalist black sandals made for a sharp yet effortless outfit in Milan.
“A new life awaits you in the off-world colonies…” Valentina Siragusa’s digital print ensemble references the future metropolis of Blade Runner – and is all the better for it. A hint of clear perspex heel and clear plastic framed sunglasses adds a futuristic element that matches to perfection.
White pants are a gentleman’s look for summer – but one not every guy is game to try. Rest assured they are not that difficult to pull off; and the options for styling them are many. In Milan, Fabrizio Oriani wore a crisp pair of white pants, rolled up at the ankle, with a red checkered blazer and black loafers.
One piece, multiple ways of wearing: Fabrizio Oriani wore white pants matched with checks on one day of Milan men’s fashion week, and then mixed it up with a striped blazer on another. If you thought white pants for men weren’t all that versatile, think again.
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Vibrant deep-sea florals and plaid: two clashing patterns you might not expect to see together all that often. Merging the unexpected print combination with a deep plunging neckline was blogger Patricia Manfield in Milan.
There’s so much you can do with an all-white outfit. Esther Quek gives just one example with this getup: a white “skort”, shirt and blazer, accessorised by a few colourful and dandy details. Finishing the look: a pair of bold heels.
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Never one to shy away from a dangerously short hemline, Anna Dello Russo proved (yet again) that age is no barrier when it comes to rocking a teeny tiny minidress. Cut away in all kinds of places, this Anthony Vaccarello number was made for the daring and the daring alone. Dello Russo, obviously, included.