Glamour Guys: It Looks To Be A Flamboyant Fall For Fashionable Men

by MR Magazine Staff

Did the design teams at fashion’s most storied houses—Gucci, Saint Laurent Paris and Givenchy—have an unconscious premonition of the passing of David Bowie and Prince in 2016? The offerings from these labels for this season could easily have been lifted from the psychedelic wardrobes of two of pop’s most flamboyant dressers. “There has always been a peacock element in the best men’s fashion, and this particular incarnation has been bubbling since last year, particularly at Gucci,” men’s fashion blogger Marcus Jaye, a.k.a. The Chic Geek, told the Observer. “Cast your mind back to the heyday of Jean-Paul Gaultier in the 1980s. The swaying kilts, striped Breton T-shirts and eyeliner on the male models were looks equally as extravagant as anything on the female runways. This is definitely not the first time we’ve seen this gender-blurring moment in fashion.” What is different for Fall 2016 is the reach of this new masculine glamour. The flamboyant edge will be everywhere, according to insiders, and this time, the fashion feeling will catch on. Read more at Observer.