Trending: 50 Shades of Blue in Paris

Mar 18, 2014

 

The adage goes: if you see it in two collections it’s a coincidence; three is a trend. For spring 2013 designers pulled out a sea of blue – Yves Klein, cerulean, electric and navy in the cases of Lanvin, Dior Homme, Kenzo and Valentino. Brands like Berluti opted for smart suiting with sharp pocket squares and accompanying bowties all doused in the hue for both classic and contemporary looks.

Some looks came clean, particularly in the case of Lanvin where a suit came down unmarred by tie or button, placing emphasis on line and silhouette. Others were spot on with a touch of fuss, like a three-piece suit with a silk scarf from Berluti and a full-length overcoat, belted with a gold embroidered floral print to match metallic buttons, all from Dries van Noten.

Check out some of our favorite blue looks from Paris Fashion Week.


Related Posts

Taavo Takes New York
View Feature
Taavo Takes New York   How the founder of Freemans built the city of his dreams.
American Hustle
View Feature
American Hustle First-Amendment warrior Larry Flynt on Trump's lies, the wonders of sex, and his one true regret
Scosha
View Feature
Scosha On a warm summer afternoon, we met with Australian jeweler Scosha Woolridge at her Williamsburg storefront and studio on Grand Street in Williamsburg. Since 2013, she has been meticulously handcrafting her eponymous Brooklyn-based jewelry collection with the help from her husband, Joe,  and team of classically trained artisans.
Mexican Mule: A Spin On A Classic From South of the Border
View Feature
Mexican Mule: A Spin On A Classic From South of the Border The heat is on. Barbeques are on the horizon. Time to take a day off, and pour yourself a cold one. If you’re in the market for a new drink, we recommend a new spin on a classic, a Mexican Mule.  
Back to the Future, Italian-style
View Feature
Back to the Future, Italian-style A coffee-table book with all the right curves.
Back to The Journal
Liquid error: Could not find asset snippets/modify_lightbox_snippet.liquid