Costume National Homme 2012 Fall/Winter Collection Presenting a dark, deconstructed look appropriate for the season, Costume National Homme celebrates the art of minimalism without a dull sartorial moment on the eyes for its Fall/Winter 2012 collection. The stark fall colors contrasted...

However the natural and easy fibers utilized by Giornetti definitely make Ferragamo's man-maxis more accessible to the less fashion forward bloke than, say, Etro's printed silk pajama-style variations.

Together, the oversized coats and teeny tiny cuffed britches make this season's Prada man feel more like a boy, one who hasn't quite yet grown into his Father's superbly tailored wardrobe. Then, as if to gesture towards that journey from the hoods boy to man, an army of traveling velor...

From a sharp overcoat, layered over a zippered turtle neck to paneled attachments, blending the woven with more polished fabrications, Costume National Homme remains true to their heritage, revealing a collection with the utmost ease yet a desirable cool.

There was also the odd geek chic and biker look, tossed in as if almost to represent the spectrum of the boy as a young man. That is to say, a team of jocks walking proud in their sports attire through the halls of school, but they walk amongst a slew of other personalities, including the...

Finally, congruent with the rest of the shows I saw this week, when it came to accessories, man bags were oversized and ready for some serious long weekending away somewhere effortlessly fabulous.

Using a muted palette of black, grey, brown, army green and just a shock of electric blue, Costume National Homme 's Ennio Capasa collection for FW11 combined traditional tailoring with rock and roll and a little bit of military, adding just enough softness for balance. Slim wool jackets and...

Slouchy sweatpants were rendered in a luxe leather (I want a pair!) and the wife beater was given a fashion facelift, going from redneck to runway, in an assortment of fine mesh fabrics or muted mustard color. Classic American athletic staples were reworked and streamlined to create an...

Safari Punk–Starting from the timeless and always charming inspiration of an exotic safari, designer Ennio Capasa delivers a modern and young spring/ summer 2013 collection for Costume National. The safari- theme is in fact revisited with a rebellious and almost punk attitude, as seen on the...

Looking at some of the styling, I'm tempted to take a layering cue or two from the Missoni man myself.

 

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