Costume National Fall/Winter 2016 Men’s Milan Fashion Week MFW FW16

Costume National’s Fall/Winter 2016 Men’s Milan Fashion Week collection was edgy, sexy, retro, and bold.  Cobalt blue, mustard, red, neon green, orange, loads of black, and lustrous silvers and grays composed the collection…with a light blue suit as a random outlier.  Collared boys strut the runway in vests, coats, suits, leather jackets and pants.  The…

Costume National SS16

Costume National SS16 was confusingly dichotomous, as was Fendi.  How can one collection be original, fashion-forward, and at the same time bland? The notch-lapel detail on the little black dress and original cut-away of the shoulders on the blazers were unique and interesting (I don’t like the shoulder detail, but it’s original nonetheless).  The sheer…

Costume National Men’s SS16

Costume National took us back to the 90’s along the way to the 70’s with leather pants, zipper details on the knees, great suits and outerwear, side-laced pants, and a bold palette of black, white, electric blue and fire engine red.  Trenches belted at the waist, skinny and flared pants, and bold red monochromatic looks…