Plus, Lubov Azria is leaving BCBG.
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He's the latest designer to follow in the footsteps of the Prize's first winners, Yves Saint Laurent and Karl Lagerfeld.
Crop tops have been in for spring and summer for the last several seasons--of this, we are certain. One thing we aren't as sold on? The shrunken shirt look on men, a trend that's been (forgive us) cropping up all over the London Men's Fashion Week runway.
We spend most of our time covering womenswear so we delight in the menswear shows because designers tend to take much bigger risks on the runway. Pink lace up bikini briefs? Intricate bondage? Quirky colorful top hats? Koosh-ball-like head coverings? It was all there on the runways of London, Milan and Paris. So we had to know: What do "real" men think about these outrageous ensembles? To find out, we reached out to our friends in the media who aren't fashion-affiliated--like Daniel Edward Rose of The Observer, Jo Piazza of Current TV, who, while a lady it's true, admits she has the mindset of a 13-year-old boy, and Elie Mystal of our brother site Above the Law. But we didn't stop there: we hit the streets of NYC to poll all the men we could find about these crazy looks.
London just wrapped its first-ever stand-alone menswear shows; menswear had previously been relegated to a single day after the women's RTW shows fini
Smack in the middle of Men's Fashion Week, the British Fashion Council has announced its NEWGEN menswear class of Spring 2011. Much like the womenswear recipients, announced June 10, the ten designers will be afforded the opportunity to show their Spring 2011 collections at London Fashion Week this September. And along with £5,000 – £10,000 towards their show costs, they'll receive free exhibition space, usage of the BFC catwalk and mentoring. Christopher Shannon, James Long, and JW Anderson will use stage runway shows; Carolyn Massey, Lou Dalton, and Sibling will do presentations; and Christopher Raeburn, James Small, Katie Eary, and Omar Kashoura will create installations.