Mens Fashion News
American Mens Fashion News for 21 Jan 2018
The Nike Air Max 98 is approaching it's 20th anniversary, and now we finally have official release details. Teased last month on social media, fans seemed to be very pleased at the return of the retro... colorway. While "Tour Yellow" is set to release on January 26th, the "Gundam" colorway has been pushed back to February 24th for the American retailers. As popularity has surged for these bulky, retro Air Max models -- we can expect a full retrospective push when Air Max Day rolls back around. Both sneakers will retail for $160 USD from Nike retailers. Keep up with the latest footwear news here.
After official confirmation that Phoebe Philo is leaving legendary French fashion house, CÉLINE, the LVMH-owned brand has now announced that Hedi Slimane will be taking over as Artistic, Creative and... Image Director. It was also announced that Slimane will be introducing menswear as well to broaden the range of offerings, which will be unveiled for both men and women during Paris Fashion Week in September. Slimane's career has seen him in luxury houses such as Dior Homme and most recently Saint Laurent Paris, where he garnered great attention in how he revolutionized the images of these labels. In a statement to WWD, Slimane added that he is "delighted to join Bernard Arnault in this all-embracing and fascinating mission for Céline. I greatly look forward to returning to the exciting...
Danish designer Henrik Vibskov returns to Paris for Fall/Winter 2018 to display his latest work examining texture and structure. As the bold, flowing silhouettes walked down the runway, they displayed... an assortment of materials ranging from quilted fabrics to sweaters. The collection was full of patterned fabrics, with various plaid and stripes applied to everything from suits to oversized cardigans. Check out the gallery above to see the full show. See all the coverage from Paris Fashion Week here.
Danish designers Julius and Victor Juul have just released the 2018 Autumn/Winter lookbook for HELIOT EMIL, taking the label's contemporary militaristic inspiration further into a post-war consumer... era. The modern and minimal military-inspired garb of last year is met with big logos, high-sheen synthetics and printed cottons -- depicting more of a casual setting for the season. Included in the collection are sleek sling bags, vests and and belts, equipped with locks and clasps, adding some function for the modern adventure.
After exploring earthy tones for Spring/Summer 2018, Song for the Mute recently unveiled an ocean-inspired Fall/Winter 2018 collection. Titled "PLANT," the latest seasonal range displays cleaner slim... silhouettes and a lighter color palette than previous collections from the Australian label. Utilizing a color palette inspired by the ocean, garments found in the range express streetwear through the lens of man versus nature. Frayed hems, strap detailing and treated textiles are just some of the design elements found in the collection comprised of trench coats, bombers, sweaters, T-shirts, trousers and caps. Some standout pieces include an oversized padded denim coach jackets, rubberized and reflective bonded fabric trench coats and non-creasing gabardine wool raw hem sweaters. Check out all...
Nike's celebrations for Air Max Day continue to grow each year, finding new ways to interact with the loyal Air Max fanbase that has built up over 30 years. This time around, Nike has called upon the... help of various young athletes to design their own custom "Imaginair" sneakers. The collection includes iterations of the Air Max Zero. Check out the gallery above to see what the youthful minds cooked up on their trip Nike HQ in Beaverton, Oregon. The collection will be available in limited quantities on January 20th, stay tuned for more information. Keep up with the latest footwear news here.
Although Paris Fashion Week Men's is mainly an exhibition of some of the world's best designers, Acne Studios founder Jonny Johansson chose to use the platform to highlight creativity. Backstage at... the Swedish label's Fall/Winter 2018 presentation, Johansson noted that Acne Studios latest collection was partly designed by a group of school kids. "It was a quest for pure creativity," as he explained drawings of clothing from a group of kids were integrated into the design of the seasonal range. Behind the scenes of the show, an expert group of stylists and makeup artist looked to bring the garments to life to express a unique air of creativity to the audience. Combining Acne Studios' impeccable tailoring with the impractical visions of children, the Fall/Winter 2018 showcased a collection...
After "Gucci Gang" taking over the Internet and music world in the latter part of 2017, Lil Pump's breakout hit was recently rewarded a platinum certification. To celebrate the big news, the Recording... Industry Academy of America noted the accomplishment on its website citing the song went certified platinum on January 11, 2018. Originally released August 2017, "Gucci Gang" is the first platinum certified record for the 17-year-old South Florida rapper. Part of Pump's self-titled debut album, the track has undoubtedly been part of the rising star's newfound fame and cult following. Check out for the controversial video for Lil Pump's now platinum song "Gucci Gang" now. For more Lil Pump news, the South Florida rapper recently became a free agent after his Warner Bros. contract was voided.
Bringing some ruggedness to Paris Fashion Week Men's, White Mountaineering meshed technical detailing with outdoors inspired looks. Lauded designer Yosuke Aizawa chose to highlight the recent... intersection of function and fashion with a cohesive Fall/Winter 2018 presentation at the French capital's annual fashion celebration. Rope accessories and details served at the accent the range full off functional takes on outdoor wear. While a plethora of patterns and climbing hardware maintained the seasonal range's runway air while referencing rugged silhouettes usually sported by seasoned outdoorsmen. Some standout pieces included sherpa lined vests, adjustable bib pants and trousers with multiple carabiner attachments. Check out all the looks from White Mountaineering's Fall/Winter 2018...
Following the 'charoal' and 'light grey' pairs that released late last year, Pharrell and adidas have just announced a light tan colorway for the Tennis Hu. Compared to the bright knits and marbled... midsoles we have previously seen, the silhouette finally appears with more of a subtle approach to it's design. While the he warped, gridded midsole uses no boost technology, the sneaker remains equally comfortable when fresh out of the box. The shoe will be available for purchase on February 1st, and will retail for $130 USD at adidas stockists.
Following up the release of their powerhouse posse cut, Trippie Redd, Rich Brian, Kris Wu, Joji and Baauer recently released a busy "18" visual. Directed by BRTHR, the video for "18" matches the high... energy track with quick cuts accented by lights and lasers. Surrounded by a group of neon girls, the group of rappers take turns highlighting their verses and being suspended in the air. Watch the video for "18" above and let us know what you think about the visual for the powerhouse team up. For more music news, 50 Cent recently said Eminem scrapped Relapse 2 due to critic reviews.
As the Paris lineup comes to an end, COMME des GARÇONS Shirt delivered a range tethering preppy and street forward. The ensemble explores deconstruction in cutout techniques to expose dynamic colors... underneath. In a lighthearted attitude, Rei Kawakubo adds one bunny ear on the shoulder of a blue striped shirt, meanwhile other garments see mouse gear and renegade buttons. Most notably, eight pieces are expertly printed with artworks by the late artist Jean-Michel Basquiat, who incidentally walked the 1987 CDG Homme runway. Scroll through the showcase above and, for more rebellious fashion, view the Vetement's Fall/Winter 2018 showcase.
As we reach the bitter end of Paris Fashion Week Men's, French house Balmain debuts its Fall/Winter 2018 collection. The label exerts its youthful DNA via a familiar mix of gaudy graphics,... body-hugging silhouettes, glittery embellishments and shiny leathers. Standout outfits include a militaristic turtle neck tunic styled under a satin blazer with leather lapels as well as a metallic silver fringe jacket over a chainmail shirt. Elsewhere, Creative Director Olivier Rousteing provides his signature range of luxe fur coats, army green embellished jackets, skintight denim and colorful sequined shirts. Keep up to date with the latest collections by following Fashion Week Fall/Winter 2018.