At the Men’s Fashion Week Shows, Everything’s Coming Up Lavender

Last month, an oddly specific shade of purple took center stage at the men’s shows in Paris. At Fendi, it came down the runway as a fleece jacket and baseball cap paired with a leather handbag in the same hue. At Dries Van Noten, it took the form of cargo pants and a matching windbreaker followed by a four-pocket anorak. The list goes on: the color made cameos at LoeweÉtudes, and Louis Vuitton, too. Call it periwinkle or violet, lilac or heliotrope (yep, that’s a color)—light purple is enjoying a nice little moment right now, and lavender clothing is taking the lead. Read more at GQ