Susan Tabak home Under the painted, and skylit, dome of the Paris stock exchange We always look forward to the Lanvin show–it's typically a high point of any men's week in Paris. The team of creative director Alber Elbaz and menswear designer Lucas Ossendrijver seems to have established a...

Susan Tabak home This season, Kris Van Assche showed his Spring 2012 men's collection in, of all places, the Paris Salvation Army's Palais de la Femme, an early-20th century building with the calm but slightly-intimidating aura of an all-girls' boarding school. The invitation also invoked...

Susan Tabak home The first look down the runway at Paul Smith (short trench, color-blocked sweater, slim pants) made it clear–this would be a presentation of real clothes, not big fashion statements. That's what men expect from the brand, and this time around they surely won't be...

week, we made a special short trip to Paris to buy the AW11 Raf Simons collection that had already been presented in January but with no appointments made at the time. As we like to get things done first thing, we arrived early at the gigantic, hangar like showroom and had it just for...

models on the street, after the show All the world's a runway during Paris fashion week. Shyne of Montaigne Street in Rad Hourani sunglasses Model Berthold Rothas, after the Yohji Yamamoto show Susan with, from left to right, photographers Christoph Musiol, Ansgar Werrelmann and model...

Susan Tabak home Damir Doma has a world of influence behind him–he was born in Croatia, raised in Germany, worked in Belgium and moved to Paris–and it shows up in collections that offer something beyond conventional menswear. And while other designers flirt this season with images of men in...

J isn't afraid to make big fashion statements, and his Spring 2012 men's collection, titled Deviated, took menswear to some of its outer limits. All of the super-skinny models (a trend seen on many of the runways this season) wore cheekbone-sculpting makeup and heavy black-capped wigs. The...

For years, fashionable men have sworn by an aggressively skinny silhouette, but Spring 2012 collections are pushing for a change. Those most likely to succeed are the ones that keep the overall line slim, but pump up the volume. At Issey Miyake, jackets were trim but not body-hugging–and...

Making its debut today at Paris Fashion Week, the anticipated Raf Simons and adidas footwear collaboration was showcased amid a well-received Raf Simons 2013 Fall/Winter Men's collection. The limited edition sneaker range presents five models in three colorways, each "designed based on...

This season's Forbidden Fantasy during Paris Men's Week was no exception: its invitation said, There are some things you can't tell anyone about...not even your psychiatrist. But who needs a shrink when you've got a dance floor? The party's new venue, Le Trianon (in the 18th...

 

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