MEN'S S/S 2020 RUNWAY HIGHLIGHTS: Milan goes tropical


Italian menswear shows celebrate the new urban explorer


After several sporty seasons, the Spring Summer 2020 menswear shows in Italy confirmed a return to sartorial elegance . Runway shows successfully merged urban elegance with a return to nature, with a markedly solar and dynamic energy.


Find here a selection of fabrics from the Marketplace, following the S/S 2020 Men's Fashion Shows in Italy.


Relaxed & elegant


Pant/jacket suits further marked their return, confirming the news from this winter's fashion shows. New proposals were rendered in monochrome, especially in neutral hues led by beige and khaki - or in coordinated colorblocking, in high-impact shades for the truly daring.

Fabrics favoured Tencel-cotton blends or more supple cottons to underline a more relaxed look. Mid-summer versions showed off jacket/short combinations with a shorter leg.



Fabrics | Plain | SHIBAYA, Japan | Réf : SB4344ND - CO SB4344ND | 100% coton | See more



Fabrics | Plain | YILMAZ KUMASCILIK, Turkey | Réf : 14187/- CO Teti Linen | 100% LINEN | See more



This subtle style blend perfectly combines structured cuts and tech fabrics. Here we're thinking of a key item from the shows: the new generously cut trench, in crisp cottons or textiles with a ripstop effect.




Fabrics | Plain | HALLEY STEVENSONS, Royaume-Uni | Réf : R200 HYBRID AERO- CO R200 HYBRID AERO |  100% cotton |See more



Or the multi-pocketed suit jacket worked in a printed water-repellent nylon.



Fabrics | Prints| HOKKOH CO., LTD., Japan | Réf : NY5530A - CO Printed Nylon Ripstop | 100% Polyamide | See more




Fabrics | Technical fabrics | Paltex, Taiwan | Réf : SNPT032-A- CO Woven light weight | 100% Polyamide| See more




Urban explorer


Another show highlight: utility/work styles revisited in more refined and chic versions, confirming the Men's Spring Summer 2020 Bests.


The renewed shapes showcased very neat, clean cottons, for a chic and energetic look.

Lightly coated cottons add sophistication to jumpsuits or mesh pants.



Fabrics | Technical fabrics | HALLEY STEVENSONS, United Kingdom | Réf : P270 ALCHEMY- CO P270 ALCHEMY | Cotton 100% | See more




Fabrics | Technical Fabrics | MANIFATTURE ITALIANE SCUDIERI - MECTEX, Italy | Réf : 3441M5- CO NOXFLOW COMBO ME.C. 3L | Nylon100% | See more




Pants and shorts with exaggerated, multiple patch pockets in smooth nappa or tone-on-tone sueded leathers.




Leather | Flesh split | Opera SRL, Italy | Réf : Florence - CO Florence | Cow | See more




Leather | Full grain leather | Bonaudo Spa, Italy | Réf : AGNSH- CO AGNEAU SHINE | ` Lamb | See more



A fluid shirt with irreverent decoration lends a fantasy note to the new urban explorer look.

Accentuating the sense of fun: big backpacks and revamped gladiator sandals in smooth or exotic leather worked in fruity and acidic shades, inviting us to explore a cheerful urban jungle.



Leather | Exotic leather | Pelicon srl, China | Réf : xenopeltis unicolor- CO xenopeltis unicolor | snake 100% | See more



Tropical cheer


Confirming the results of the SS 2020 Update survey conducted by Première Vision, decoration with an exotic bent figure featured among the key prints cropping up at the Spring Summer 2020 men's fashion shows in Italy. Revisited in a more graphic style in flat tints, or a more figurative and narrative vein in a nod to naive paintings, decoration evoked a new tropical story that happily commingles exotic fruits and animals and lush foliage. The new decorative designs are used on all materials, and the silk fabrics will be perfect for printed pants or loose-fitting trench coats.




Fabrics | Prints | Deveaux SAS, France | Réf : DESIR /IMP-25922A-GC01 (502821)- CO DESIR /IMP-25922A-GC01 (502821) | Viscose 100% | See more


More casual fabrics lend a relaxed note to windbreakers, multi-pocket suit jackets or even tomboy style shirts.



Fabrics | Prints | Albiate 1830, Chine | Réf : FA305284- CO MUSSOLA OFF WHITE PRINT JET | Coton 100% | See more


Fully embracing joy and energy, the S/S 2020 men's silhouette will skilfully re-appropriate both sartorial and casual codes, for new explorer looks shot rife with comfort and elegance.


Find here a selection of products from the Marketplace, following on the Men's Spring Summer 2020 fashion shows in Florence and Milan.


And in a coming article, check out a selection of products from the Marketplace following on the Men's S/S 2020 runway shows in Paris.



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