Pick a side: Milan menswear moves out of the grey for spring/summer

Photo: AP

The way the Milan spring/summer menswear shows are going, you’re either joining the low-key, muted crew or the flock of brightly coloured, boldly patterned peacocks who are all about turning heads.

Tuesday, 25 June, 2013, 6:16pm

The goods

The goods

24 Nov 2012 - 11:07pm

Royal guests in a purple patch of form

Last Sunday's grey skies and persistent rain did little to dampen the spirits at Sha Tin racecourse, where men's British fashion label Kent & Curwen hosted the Centenary Sprint Cup.

20 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

Bolongaro Trevor

Who started it? The brand is the brainchild of British designer couple Kait Bolongaro and Stuart Trevor. The two have a hip pedigree: they founded edgy British high-street retailer All Saints and have dressed rock stars such as Bono and members of The Strokes.

7 Nov 2010 - 12:00am


Where? Blackbird is in Seattle's Ballard neighbourhood. This hip area features bars, restaurants, galleries, boutiques and music stores frequented by the sharp and stylish.

20 Jul 2008 - 12:00am

Editor's Note

While women's fashion has always been propelled by seasonal drifts and trends, menswear follows a less capricious tradition. STYLE takes a look at the best of the summer season's men's trends, which are sartorially driven, with a focus on form and understated refinement.

16 Mar 2007 - 12:00am

Where menswear fares fine

Harvey Nichols held a men's night last month to showcase the finery available in its stylish menswear department. The cocktail evening attracted more than the finely groomed gentlemen crowd, although there was no shortage of debonair lads.

16 Jun 2006 - 12:00am

A user's guide to fashion

Book bag From blonde ambition to brooding goth, Like A Prayer to the Kabbalah, Ingrid Casares to her latest incarnation as wife and mother, Madonna has a habit of pulling surprises out of her hat... and bag. At the Paris launch of her new children's book The English Roses, Madonna made headlines holding Tod's latest must-have, the Micro Bamboo bag.

5 Oct 2003 - 12:00am

Getting Street Smart

If women this season can look forward to frills, flounces and flowers, and given that the lines that divide the sexes when it comes to fashion appear to have blurred, where does that leave style-seeking men this summer? Pretty well-dressed, if the evidence is anything to go by.

29 Mar 1997 - 12:00am