MEN'S S/S 2020 RUNWAY HIGHLIGHTS: Paris gives a tender update to workwear

02/07/2019
MEN'S S/S 2020 RUNWAY HIGHLIGHTS: Paris gives a tender update to workwear

In Paris, it's time for freshness and countrified lightness

 

 

 

The Men's Spring/Summer 2020 Paris fashion shows take us to the sweet side of life. A fresh and light silhouette that, by sophisticating workwear codes, deftly sidesteps anything too guileless, painting instead a picture of a man in touch with his sensitive side.

 

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

 

Boldly pastel

 

 

While the Paris fashion shows featured a surprising amount of pastels, they were far from innocent. Lilac, pink, pearl grey and layette blue were colour choices to be starkly offset by a choice of material or by their combinations. A way for the S/S 2020 man to assert his sensitive side, his own desire for a slightly childlike softness.

 

 

Worked in colorblock or monochrome, pastels take the edge off the strictness of tailored pieces, especially suits (with long pants or shorts), and oversized double-breasted blazers.

 

 

So, for example, rather bubble-gum pinks are combined with burgundy, for a new take on the fuchsia/red chromatic duo.

 

 

 

 

Fabrics | Casual | Texlover, Italy | Réf : EVERTON-215- CO EVERTON-215 | 64%CLY 36%CO | See more

 

 

Fabrics | Plain | HALLEY STEVENSONS, United Kingdom | Réf : P270 FCF CRUZ- CO P270 FCF CRUZ | 100% coton | See more

 

 

 

Poetic workwear

 

 

Played on technical materials, these colourways bring a breath of fresh air to the workwear trend.

 

 

Fabrics | Technical Fabrics | Jrc Reflex, France | Réf : TIS145ELASBLD - CO FABRIC STRETCH WINDS OF FREEDOM |56%FABRIC 32% GLASS BEADS 12% BONDING RESIN | See more

 

 

 

Fabrics | Technical fabrics | Premiere Fashion Corp., Taiwan | Réf : FS0012-B- CO FS0012-B| 95%PES 5%EA | See more

 

 

 

A subtler way of re-interpreting 90's workwear codes, for a modern bad boy look. Shapes are oversized and executed in strong, high-performance fabrics with stitching details and multi-pocket topstitching.

 

 

Baggy pants make a big comeback, sometimes well cut and worked in technical fabrics such as airy polyamide. Lightly coated cotton also adds sophistication to a jumpsuit or cargo pant with exaggerated multi-pocket details.

 

 

 

 

Fabrics | Plain| B.O.B. TEXTILE, South Korea | Réf : LIA224MB- CO 53508 SR LAVENDER | 51%IL 49%CO | See more

 

 

 

Fabrics | Casual | YESUNG TEXTILE, South Korea | Réf : YKC1604-4 (FOAM)- CO Face Foam Coating | 60% CO 40% LINEN | See more

 

 

 

Confirming the Spring Summer 2020 Bests for Men, utility codes will be updated in more refined and chic versions, with ultra-light and clean materials such as barely coated cotton or polyamides, and smooth, extremely fine or fishnet-like leathers. The look, for example, of a workwear jacket with patch pockets, over-embroidered with flowers.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Leather | Full grain leather | EUSTAQUIO CANTÓ CANO, S.L., Spain | Réf : EUSTAQUIO CANTÓ 5- CO LUAN | Cow | See more

 

 

A long windbreaker in pastel or transparent polyamide, with a slightly iridescent sheen, steps in for the classic beige trench.

 

 

 

Fabrics | Technical fabrics | KOOJOO GLOBAL, South Korea | Réf : KTTC_100- CO KTTC_100 | 100% PU | See more

 

 

Fabrics | Technical fabrics | OLMETEX, Italy | Réf : D225335- CO LEDIAN | 77% PL 20% PU 3%EA | See more

 

 

Floral infusions

 

 

Water-coloured or digitalized, flowers stood out as key decorations in the Paris men's shows. Here again, no nonsense, but rather a way to assume a fierce craving for nature and simplicity. Decoration is expressed on all materials, including the transparency of a silk mousseline, a more technical nylon or a printed leather.

 

 

 

Fabrics | Prints | MALFROY MILLION, France | Réf : 28696- CO ROMANTIC| 100% silk | See more

 

 

 

Leather | Full grain leather | Vesta corporation, Italy | Réf : Fly acero 1- CO Fly acero | Cow | See more

 

 

Pastel colours, clean and extremely light fabrics, floral infusions craft a way for Spring/Summer 2020 menswear to embrace a desire for softness and sensitivity, without falling into anything overly naive.

 

Fashion shows with an across-the-board taste for the country, celebrating an irrepressible desire to get back to nature.

 

 

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

 

 

 

 

Decoration favourites at PREMIERE VISION NEW YORK
Our suppliers

Subscribe the newsletter