SWIMS for Armani Fall 2012 Collection

Norwegian label SWIMS has announced its collaboration with Armani for their Fall 2012 collection. Known for reinventing the galosh, SWIMS has created a bespoke collection of modern day galoshes aligned with the unique artistry of Armani shoes. Armani is...

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adidas SLVR Fall/Winter 2012 Lookbook

adidas SLVR Fall/Winter 2012 Lookbook

The adidas SLVR line drops looks at their Fall 2012 collection, giving us a some really wearable product. Though athletic wear is the brand’s strength, their more recent offerings give us a good mix of that plus more casual offerings such as leather jackets for both men and women as well as pants, sweaters, blazers, and highly functional outerwear.

Pierre Balmain Fall/Winter 2012 Lookbook

Pierre Balmain Fall/Winter 2012 Men's Lookbook

Here we have a look at Pierre Balmain, the younger line from Parisian label Balmain, and their Fall 2012 lookbook. They’ve really hit some winter essentials spot on by blending timeless designs with finer detailings of leather and warm shearling. The biker jacket stood out to us immediately as did the narrow-lapel blazers and tailored trousers. With inspiration coming from Italian and French films of the 50s and 60s, there’s a ton of authenticity, something we’ll continue to expect from Pierre Balmain for many seasons to come.

Ozwald Boateng Fall/Winter 2012 Collection

Ozwald Boateng Fall/Winter 2012 Collection at London Fashion Week

London-based designer Ozwald Boateng had an exceptional showing at last week’s London Fashion Week. Though his Fall 2012 collection is not as vibrant as we’ve seen from him in season’s past, it’s still one to keep an eye on for next winter. The warm fabrics and muted tones play well together while the cuts deliver a well-crafted lineup of goods. The Japanese-inspired aesthetics blend well with the British roots of the label and make for some must-have offerings.

Todd Snyder Fall/Winter 2012 Collection

Todd Snyder Fall/Winter 2012 Collection at NYFW

Todd Snyder presented his Fall 2012 collection this week at New York Fashion Week. Entitled, “American in Paris”, the offerings are loosely inspired by Brassai’s louche photographic visions of Paris de nuit. Included in the lineup are tailored topcoats and a ton of more military-inspired pieces such as sulfur-dyed cargos, black indigo office sweaters, and oiled moleskin pea coats. Looks at the entire collection below.

NYFW | Shades of Grey by Micah Cohen Fall/Winter 2012 Presentation

Shades of Grey by Micah Cohen Fall/Winter 2012 at NYFW

Shades of Grey by Micah Cohen presented their Fall 2012 collection during this week’s New York Fashion Week, once again delivering staple items with some really amazing detailing. Look for outstanding outerwear alongside suiting in warm fabrics. The color palette is strong as well with neutral colors dominating and a few shots of color throughout to give the collection some edge.

NYFW | Native Son Fall/Winter 2012 Presentation

Native Son Fall/Winter 2012 Presentation at NYFW

New York Fashion Week has been quite exceptional thus far and Native Son continues with the presentation of their Fall 2012 collection. Fall/Winter 2012 marks the first of a four season collaboration with North Carolina based Raleigh Denim. The goal is to develop product that values American culture and pays homage to the old manufacturing techniques of the late 1800s. Native Son’s offerings as a whole take inspiration from this ethos with well-made product that’s both modern and versatile. Most of the pieces are neutral and subdued but there are shots of brown that really stand out.

Richard Chai for Palladium Boots

Richard Chai for Palladium Boots Fall/Winter 2012 NYFW

Palladium, most recently known for their highly successful partnership with Pharrell, have added another powerful relationship, this time teaming up with designer Richard Chai for a capsule collection for Fall 2012. The collection was unveiled at Chai’s F/W ’12 runway show this week at New York Fashion Week. The styles blend the authentic heritage of Palladium with Richard’s modern take on menswear, giving us pieces that are impeccably designed and are authentic as well.