SS08 Aftermath.

Friday, 17 August 2007

The men’s SS08 fashion shows are over, what’s in the goodie bags from the shows have been taken advantage off and the focus is now on the AW/0708 stuff making its way into the store. Now it’s time to wake up the dead by examining the biggest trends we saw on the catwalk.

Biggest trend of them are trousers reaching down just a decimeter or so above the ankle, little longer than Capri pants. I like the looks I’ve seen so far, especially those involving colored socks which are heavily exposed. I almost feel like taking a pair of my trousers to a tailor and get them shortened. The father of “short pants” if off course Thom Browne who is a New York based designer/tailor and has been designing these types of pants for quite some time now.

Aluminum colored jackets were quite popular during the 90s and have slowly begun reappearing along with metallic colored clothes. Transparency should also be mentioned as well which is quite amusing since I have during these rainy days seen quite a few people wearing transparent………*make a guess*…………..rain coats!!!

Either way I doubt that any these trend will become a commercial success. If I know fashion right my guess is that transparent and metallic coloured clothes won’t be cheap. In high fashion stores everything that’s not made out of plain cotton come at heart breaking prices.


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Lucas said...

I would definetly check out the Amari Avera collection. I had seen there SP08 fashion show at Pink Elephant and they were using some pretty nice fabrics. I know they have a debut limited fall collection out know at some stores, I specifically know of Work In Progress in Soho. Definetly has some edge. If you happen to see it let me know. Thnx

Anonymous said...

Yeaup! I was at that Pink Elephant show. It was a pretty nice collection. One the the hottest items was the white track jacket made from those fancy fabrics that came out towards the end of the show. Good stuff.