Is it a sprint to the finish or a long slog home? This question about the sustainability of the still-young New York Fashion Week: Men’s has echoed throughout social media and the style blogs lately, casting doubt on the viability of a cycle that resumes Monday morning with a Perry Ellis show. Beginning almost a month ago, retailers, the press and assorted men’s wear fanatics set out on a long transit through four cities — London, Florence, Milan and Paris — and found themselves amused, confused, astounded and often challenged by designers to reconsider the state of men’s fashion and, for that matter, men. The highlights were abundant in a generally strong season, one that either frankly acknowledged a challenging business landscape or predictably flouted commercial concerns. Read more at The New York Times.