Dolce and Dior Summer 2019 Menswear

Dolce and Dior

First, and as always: Italians do it Better!

Summer 2019 Dior and Dolce Menswear(via/see more images here: standard.co.uk)

Hunk models showing (mini) trunks and other accesories, including their bodies at Dolce and Gabanna‘s the Naked Show in Milan. You can read about that show by clicking the link to the standard.co.uk above.

Lace for Men/Hot T-shirts made in Dior-logo-lace

At the Dior show, the history of the French fashion House was dug up from the archives: the monogrammed lace or sheer mesh design,  populair in the 1980s and originally used for women’s ‘intimates’ (underwear) was re-used for t-shirts.

(imagecredits: dior.com / dior official insta/ 1stdibs.com/ 1stdibs.com)

1980s

In the 1980s the Dior monogrammed sheer mesh was considered a bit tacky. Next to stockings and perfume it was the cheapest Dior-item available. It still is tacky now, maybe even more so because we think it’s executed in flock-printed mesh; but in a good way! In our opinion these t-shirts look só hot on men! #thatshot #auchhaben

Christian Dior Monogram Sheer Mesh

The images of the vintage Christian Dior Monogram Sheer Mesh undergraments are available from 1dbts at ridiculous prices, but if you really need to have one click the links above and buy one.

Mimi Berlin’s Runway Report Summer 2019

What we noticed at the Menswear Fashion Shows in Milan, Paris and everywhere else on the interweb.

 

Spring 2015 Prêt-à-Porter: Sheer Madness

Spring 2015 Prêt-à-Porter: Sheer Madness

At the Summer shows for 2015 there was a lot of body to be seen through the sheer  layers of fabric. Nothing new we hear you say; No, agreed, the use of transparent fabrics aren’t new, but the shape they come in this season are; they are extravagant in a romantic way. (Mind you, these are no brides you see below!) The designers did go wild with their imagination and used tons of fabric to create over-the-top, floor-lenght dresses for us to strut on the streets next Summer.

No Brides

Lace

Covered from top to toe in Lace.  Lace is still going strong on the runways, has been  since Winter 2011. Romantic at Zimmerman. Jumpsuits at Ungaro. Unfinished lace punk at Yamamoto. We also noticed models to be covered in Broderie Anglaise, which is less transparent but from the same romantic family as lace: >see that HERE on this blog

Netting

Taking it to extremes with netted-like fabrics and embellishments. To-the-office netting at Leroy, Oversized at Balenciaga and Anrealage. Alberta Ferretti took it to the next level using extra embellishment to create an über-garden-fence-dress

Print

Sheer beauty with striped layering at Dries van Noten. Accessible dots and stripes at Galliano and Maison Rabih Kayrouz. Color-blocking with ruching at Valentino

(all images via style.com)