From the pages of the August issue of Avenue Magazine, Amy Smith gives you a go-to guide on menswear for the coming season... Thom Browne Occupation: Head designer of Thom Browne, Black Fleece by Brooks Brothers and Gamme Bleu for Moncler Hometown: Allentown, Pa. Celebrity fans: Daniel...

crowded: does menswear really need to be decorated with giant strings of pearls and fringed lampshade hats? For that matter, Thom's constant drumbeat of Americana (red, white and blue stripes on everything), while clever and instantly recognizable, has definitely reached what might be called...

incredible use of color was added to the architectural menswear collection, presented by the raf simons label in paris. strong design lines were seen throughout the collection as elongated silhouettes allowed the collection to hold just enough drama for the fall season. with studies of...

Susan Tabak home Thom Browne is a master showman who doesn't simply stage fashion défilés, he mounts full-scale theatrical productions. He also has a fondness for Paris: last season, he showed his men's collection at Maxim's, and this time he chose the Galerie de Minéralogie, a musty,...

Designer Raf Simons' anticipated second collection for Christian Dior received an enthusiastic welcome Friday, less than a year after he took over from the disgraced John Galliano. On day four of Paris fashion week, Simons made sure there was no shortage of classic Dior glamour. Coats in...

The apparel of Raf Simons' Spring 2014 Menswear Collection channels a bit of Andy Warhol through its bold colors, androgynous tailoring, and blatant injection of pop art. Advertisement logos are typed across shirts and accessories as if the models were walking bilboards– a manifestation of...

Following-up on our recent editorial coverage, HBTV additionally takes viewers backstage at Raf Simons' showing of his Fall/Winter 2013 show in Paris. Showcasing the "controlled chaos" that is synonymous with backstage preparation for a show of this magnitude, the fast-paced documentation then...

Paris designers are stepping up their game as the world prepares for the Raf Simons and Hedi Slimane Fashion Week debuts! ~ ElleUK And if that weren't enough, Kristen Stewart is said to be gracing the front row at the Balenciaga show this Thursday! ~ Grazia UK Get the first look at Sarah...

It's hard to believe that it's been less than half a year since Raf Simons, the Belgian avant-garde designer and recently-crowned doyen of designer streetwear, swapped Paris for New York to take on the American fashion giant Calvin Klein. In just a few months, the brand has undergone a...

Anyone with a remote interest in menswear will tell you that Thom Browne is one of the most influential designers of the decade. He moved to New York to work in a Giorgio Armani showroom, then led the creative development team at Club Monaco before launching is eponymous label. His runway...

 

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