Throughout the year, the Trendstop experts travel across the globe to the most influential fashion trade shows in the industry calendar, analyzing hundreds of inspiring and commercially relevant trends coming through in collections. As one of the key European cities for trade fairs, in January Trendstop dispatched a team of trend-spotters to Paris, to report on all the action as it happened at the Fall/Winter 2016-17 menswear editions of Capsule, Tranoi and MAN. This season, Capsule’s contemporary offering emphasised quality, construction and unusual detailing, as Tranoi’s scaled-down edit was split across two venues with a focus on modern streetwear. Elsewhere, the curated collections at MAN highlighted fresh takes on material innovation with an extensive range of textural qualities. Hot off the trade show floor, Trendstop blog readers can discover three directional new trends emerging in F/W16-17 men’s fashion.
Images courtesy of Trendstop.com: Reinhard Plank, CUPRO, All Need, all Fall/Winter 2016-17.
This winter, military-inspired styles are updated for the city, making for a fresh twist on utility looks. Sporty outerwear combines dark wash denim with khaki green blocking, as accessories go functional in the form of boxy buckled backpacks. In footwear, slip-on shoes incorporate camou print soles.
Images courtesy of Trendstop.com: Roy Rogers, Mr & Mrs Italy, Mr & Mrs Italy, all Fall/Winter 2016-17.
Men’s formalwear is upgraded for the digital age, exploring a focus on technical materials and performance detailing. Tailored apparel is informed by fabrics like nylon and padding, complemented by zip fastenings and multi-pockets. Accessories update futuristic looks with a sartorial twist, as seen with industrial timepieces.
Images courtesy of Trendstop.com: Moto Guo, Carlo Volpi, Kenneth Field
Also seen at the Fall/Winter trade shows in Berlin, utility-inspired menswear styles reference traditional Japanese workwear. Drawing on denim aesthetics, key apparel shapes include simple longline coats, working well with mandarin collar shirting. Floppy rounded felt hats top off ensembles.
F/W 2015-16 Paris Trade Show Report
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Trendstop’s trade shows experts compile in-depth trend reports seasonally and this season we would like to give you free access to our complete F/W 2015-16 Paris Trade Show trend report.
Be inspired by our complete coverage from Tranoi, Capsule, MAN/Woman, Who’s Next and Premiere Classe looking at featured brands, key trends and editor’s picks from the shows.
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