PFW | Valentino Fall/Winter 2013 Collection

PFW | Valentino Men's Fall/Winter 2013 Collection

On Wednesday, Valentino presented their Fall/Winter 2013-14 Collection at Paris Fashion Week, bringing out quite arguably one of the best collections for the season yet. The pieces feature a slimmed design with exceptional detailing such as leather panels on dark blue wool outerwear. Black watch and gray plaids can be had in a few different pieces as well while camouflage is brought out in more subdued tones. The leather outerwear lineup is crisp with smooth shells being fitted with hidden button closures and other minimalistic details. All-in-all, Valentino’s Fall 2013 collection is extremely wearable, with each piece aligning effortlessly with the next to create a fluid lineup.

PFW | Thom Browne Spring/Summer 2013

PFW | Thom Browne Spring/Summer 2013 Menswear Show

With Paris Fashion Week in full swing, Thom Browne put his S/S 2013 collection on display, giving us a strong lineup from the New York designer. Colorful madras and plaid prints adorned the sartorial offerings. The blazers were slightly shrunk while the shorts and trousers were quite fitted as well. Colorful suiting and outerwear was shown alongside Mr. Browne’s accessory pieces as well such as umbrellas and sunglasses.

PFW | Balmain Spring/Summer 2013

PFW | Balmain Spring/Summer 2013 Menswear

Here we have Balmain’s S/S 2013 collection was on display over the weekend at Paris Fashion Week. The pieces mix menswear essentials with fine detailing and a sometimes-eclectic color choice. Slim-fitting chinos are shown with blazers and fine leather jackets, both of which are adorned with details. More looks at the offerings below.

Balenciaga Fall/Winter 2012 Collection

Balenciaga Fall/Winter 2012 Men's Collection, Paris Fashion Week

Nicolas Ghesquière’s continues to mature Balenciaga‘s menswear lineup with his work for the Fall 2012 collection. The offerings are more sophisticated and aim to deliver a more refined blend of timeless and modern pieces. The construction is sharp with hints of futurism while the fabrics utilized are nothing short of exceptional.

Dior Homme Fall/Winter 2012 Video

Dior Homme Fall/Winter 2012 Men's Show at Paris Fashion Week

For Fall 2012, Dior Homme‘s Kris Van Assche delivered a heavily military-inspired collection. The showing in Paris was dominated by olive colored pieces for most of the early parts with a strong mix of fabrics ranging from cashmere and leather to wool blends. Each piece tailored to perfection, the show diversified as it went on with insertions of suiting in black to bring back some classic Dior Homme styling.

Paris Fashion Week Fall/Winter 2012 Schedule

Paris Fashion Week Fall/Winter 2012 Men's Schedule

Later this month, some of the finest designers the World-over will set their sights on Paris, showcasing their work for the Fall/Winter 2012 season. Milan plenty of notable labels on display but Paris does not shy away from the spotlight. Designers like Phillip Lim, Rick Owens, Louis Vuitton, Junya Watanabe, Yves Saint Laurent and many others will be showing in Paris, reaffirming itself as a leader in the fashion world. (via hypebeast)

Kris Van Assche ‘A Moment in Time’ Short Film

Kris Van Assche 'A Moment in Time' Short Film

We got hints of this a while back but Kris Van Assche has finally unveiled his short film, “A Moment in Time”. It’s directed by Joost Vandebrug and was presented a few days back at the launch of LONDERZEEL number 2 during Paris Fashion Week. The short film represents the easy going feel of Kris Van Assche’s Spring/Summer 2012 collection by telling a story of two old friends that reconnect at a bar after sometime apart.

Henrik Vibskov Spring/Summer 2012 Collection

Henrik Vibskov Spring/Summer 2012 Collection

Danish-born designer Henrik Vibskov presented a great collection in Paris this past week, proving once again that minimalist design should not be overlooked. The pieces were wearable across an array of styles with muted color patterns taking center stage instead of the bright offerings of seasons past.

Dries Van Noten Spring/Summer 2012

Dries Van Noten Spring/Summer 2012

The Spring 2012 runway show for Dries Van Noten was a tremendous success in Paris as the designer showed a strong collection, headlined by utilization of waterproof fabrics. Standout colors from the palette included midnight blue and burgundy alongside some brighter colors as well. We’re sure all eyes are on the outerwear pieces as they really left a mark of their own.