NYFW: Men 2016:
With menswear sales surpassing womenswear in recent years according to, “EDITED” it’s no wonder that NYFW: Men’s 2016 shows were the hot ticket for February.
EDITED goes on to describe, “There is a generational shift in which consumers are becoming incredibly image-conscious, this translates into shoppers favoring retailers stocking wares aligned with what is being shown on the runway.” There are many independent designers that are doing just that at moderate prices.
The trend that seems to be permitting the fw16 menswear collection shown in New York this season is turn of the century 1910s to the Great Depression of Americana. This season seems to take from years gone past and interpret it in a truly nostalgic version of military/utilitarian with a unisex silhouette.
WWD describes Max ‘n Chester, “The collection was inspired by the sophistication of Twenties pre-war Italy.” The modern tailoring and esthetics makes collection such as, Max ‘n Chester, Matiere, Hvrminn, Loris Diran and PLAC, must haves for anyone looking to incorporate runway fashion into their everyday wardrobe.
Media influences such as i-D magazine reiterates, this “High Street-style” by saying, “the concept of shoppable runways emerges.” With many unisex pieces throughout incorporating the ongoing trend of military influence in a utilitarian high street-style application.
American menswear is borrowing from previous decades much like womenswear has for many years. It’s no wonder that menswear has been out performing womenswear in resent years with this traditional, but undated, sophisticated silhouettes that are always timeless and cutting edge at the same time.
With millennials, baby boomers and everyone in between craving runway fashions that are available direct to market, NYFW: Men doesn’t disappoint and fashion forward men will be clambering for these latest styles before the FW16 season commences.
Photo Credits: NYFW:Men PR Companies