Menswear’s Most Unlikely Nineties Comeback Will Be Your Winter Wardrobe Hero

by MR Magazine Staff

Dog-walking. My dad dog-walking. Ramblers en route to the pub. Possibly bird-watchers. Couriers. Campers. These are some of the images that come to mind when I think about the zip-up fleece top. Also: synthetic furry surfaces, zip pockets, maybe some Velcro and most likely a funnel neck. Anyway, that top and that fleecy fabric is part of a general move in menswear towards a look we’re calling: techy-hikery-outdoorsy. At Lanvin, Lucas Ossendrijver has been experimenting with this kind of mood for a couple of seasons. “The whole collection for autumn has an outdoors feeling,” he says from his design studio in Paris. His idea was to create “pieces that men can relate to and that are recognizable”. Read more at Evening Standard.