Trend Spotlight: ideas to inspire
For a seriously stylish update this season, one that is accessible, easily achievable and masculine, look to the 40s and 50s for timeless inspiration, says William Oliver.
From sharp-suited Teddy Boys to preppy Americana, 50s looks are a great starting point this season. Look to Prada’s take on retro-inspired prints (below left), go bright like Louis Vuitton (below centre), or adopt a smart off-duty aesthetic, as seen at Patrik Ervell (below right).
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Whether it’s James Dean’s rebel look or Ryan Gosling’s style in Drive, cool and laid-back is what you want to achieve. Stick with simple and easy pieces, but get your fit just right.
Slim-fit polo shirts are flattering and consistently versatile.
From 40s film noir to 50s pulp fiction, be inspired by the heroes of cinema’s greatest genres. The statement piece from this trend, an updated rain mac, was seen across the catwalks from Acne to Burberry (right), Dries Van Noten and Jil Sander.
Photos: Eric Frideen / Stylist: Gianluca Longo / Groomer: Oliver Woods / One Represents / Models: Isaac Carew / Nevs & Ross Hindmarch / Supa
ON THE CATWALK
Burberry is known for its great outerwear and this season was no different.
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