Menswear 2021: The Sky’s The Limit

Joseph DeAcetis
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Dolce&Gabbana Spring/Summer 2021 look COURTESY OF DOLCE&GABBANA

Menswear of the future will be defined by its intense connectivity of interdependence with the consciousness of mankind. The captivating news in 2020 is that people around the world learned to live and work together remotely. Yet, despite being united in separation, modern times beckon change. More to the point, 2020 has thrust civilization forward to a new frontier.

For better or worse, Menswear Spring/Summer 2021 collections were viewed remotely this year. Although quite often, I wish there was a pause button to slow things down; advancements in technology compel acceptance. In fact, more than ever before, people find themselves reliant on technology.

To top it off this year has brought about health concerns for the obvious reasons, This has been a point of contention for freelance fashion creatives and models alike. Being a male model or commercial model can be a lucrative during mens fashion week. More to the point models have a lifestyle revolving around global travel. During these trying times, many models have voiced their concerns with respect to health and travel.

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The irony of Covid-19 is that as it put the world on pause, it simultaneously stole the energy of the old in the middle of the night and reinvigorated it to the captivating specifications of the modern era.

As menswear embarks on a new journey, a tour-de-force in creativity concord with technology only heightens the winds of change. If any of my readers recall my past written fashion commentary, I predicted this vigorous changing of the guards many many years ago. The writing was on the wall. Let’s face it, 2020 has been a tough year but it is the spirit of survival that inspires mankind to move on and forge new land.

In the new menswear (s/s 2021) luxury line-ups, product offerings seemingly demonstrate how techniques have developed —such as sustainable apparel, heroic uniformity as well as traces of history from the past. It is a time of liberty, egalitarianism and brotherhood. More to my point, Big Brother has shown his face and in doing so had redefined menswear fashion through apparel and other fashion items having identification numbers, newness of design silhouettes and rich and modified textures as well as genderless pieces all developed as an expression of continuity and uniformity. The new generation of global luxe menswear is a sacred symbol of extraordinary pieces for an extraordinary turning point in the world.

AMIRI:

Amiri   SS21 look 11
Amiri SS21 look 11 COPYRIGHT 2017 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED/AMIRI

AMIRI.com -Presenting its collection in Los Angeles for the first time, AMIRI’s Spring-Summer 2021 represents a proud homecoming and tribute to West Coast culture. As the community begins to reconnect, this season encourages a message of comfort inspired by an attitude of wellness and ease that is quintessentially Californian. Overlooking the city, the show is captured at John Lautner’s iconic Sheats-Goldstein Residence in Beverly Hills – a stone’s throw from the brand’s new Rodeo Drive flagship store. An original mix created and performed by legendary LA producer, The Alchemist, floats through the runway. This season, CEO and Creative Director Mike Amiri paints a native’s portrait of the LA spirit: expressive stories riff across an eased silhouette, embracing an attitude of comfort and leisure alongside the house’s rock ‘n’ roll voice. At the heart of the collection, AMIRI’s signature relaxed tailoring is coupled with 70s-inspired sportswear as athletic constructions become the equivalent of a tailored suit. Woolen overcoats wrap around drawstring nylon and lightweight leather sports shorts as louche t-shirts crafted in silk trim offer the formal touch of fine evening wear. Proving that the AMIRI man finds equal comfort in leisure as on the stage, structured blazers contrast with denim and authentic athletic detailing, while collegiate varsity jackets layer over jumpsuits cut at the knees and rendered in rich, soft leather. Drawing codes out of their comfort zones, workwear is treated like tailoring: jumpsuits emerge in deep indigo and white tobacco leather as a nod to LA’s thriving DIY art scene, while dungaree styles accent a relaxed demeanor, crafted in AMIRI’s hallmark denim. Price Upon Request

Brunello Cucinelli:

The Brunello Cucinelli SS21 collection focuses on four key themes illustrated here: layering, a touch of color, the importance of denim, and the use of a tailored jacket to elevate the look. Each of these distinctive elements lend a sophisticated aesthetic which strikes the perfect balance between casual elegance and luxury. Each piece is designed to enhance our menswear offering in an essential and skillful way, always using materials and special techniques to achieve the timeless style that characterizes the brand.
The Brunello Cucinelli SS21 collection focuses on four key themes illustrated here: layering, a … [+] ALISTAIR TAYLOR YOUNG

Brunello Cucinelli-The Brunello Cucinelli SS21 collection focuses on four key themes illustrated here: layering, a touch of color, the importance of denim, and the use of a tailored jacket to elevate the look. Each of these distinctive elements lend a sophisticated aesthetic which strikes the perfect balance between casual elegance and luxury. Each piece is designed to enhance our menswear offering in an essential and skillful way, always using materials and special techniques to achieve the timeless style that characterizes the brand. Jacket  – Wide Pinstripe Sport Jacket, $3,795, Sweater – Linen Cotton Sweater Vest,$745, Shirt – Cotton Button Down $545, Jeans – Medium Wash Leisure Fit Jeans,$995, Pocket Square, $245. Shoes – Leather Tassle Loafer, $995, Bag – Canvas weekender with leather trim $3,995

CANALI:

The CANALI Spring Summer 2021 collection focuses on adventures and the discoveries along the way. Designed to be limitlessly mixed and matched for enhanced fluidity and independence to explore one's own style.
The CANALI Spring Summer 2021 collection focuses on adventures and the discoveries along the way. … [+] COURTESY OF CANALI

CANALI  The Inspiration for the collection comes from an imaginary voyage of self-discovery and tracing the path of an adventure. Focusing on the lightness of garments and the materials used, sometimes true to tradition and sometimes innovative, but always with comfort and fit in mind. The color palette is composed of natural colors and pastels to accompany and exalt the exquisite fabrics. CANALI transcends the borders of formal and informal, in a search for one’s own personal form of comfort and elegance. Price in USD. N/A yet.

Dolce&Gabbana:

Dolce&Gabbana Spring/Summer 2021 look
Dolce&Gabbana Spring/Summer 2021 look COURTESY OF DOLCE&GABBANA

Dolce&Gabbana SS2021 Men’s Collection was presented at the Campus of Humanitas University. Art, design and fashion: the collection is a tribute to the Italian genius manifested at the Parco dei Principi Hotel in Sorrento – designed by Gio Ponti in 1960 – where the colors of the sea mix with the lightness of white. The merge between modernity and neoclassicism becomes the common thread, where geometric and linear designs, referring to the ceramics of the Sixties, are combined with prints of neoclassical statues and busts, in a game of contrasts harmonized by the delicacy of the shades of the sky. Oversized volumes, combination of different materials, overlaps and juxtapositions are the main features of the garments.- Price upon request

Giuseppe Zanotti: 

The IBISCO loafer is crafted in a floral silk jacquard reminiscent of patterns from the early 1900’s and is further enhanced by bold colors and luminous crystals.
The IBISCO loafer is crafted in a floral silk jacquard reminiscent of patterns from the early 1900’s … [+] COURTESY OF GIUSEPPE ZANOTTI

Giuseppe Zanotti’s Spring Summer 2021 collection brings the idea of transformation to a new level. It’s a step-change that started by first reflecting on the results of the past few years and all the unexpected and diverse experiences that have fed into them up to now. As we hold a mirror up to the societal changes we are experiencing, the collection seeks to break down every barrier, every limitation and aim for the absolute. $1150

GUCCI:

A suit that is: bold, tailored, unique, special
A suit that is: bold, tailored, unique, special COURTESY OF GUCCI

GUCCI -Check cotton lamé jacket & flare pant. This suit is a part of the men’s FW20 collection. The iridescent check suit adds a glimmering effect to suiting separates. Tailored pieces in unexpected fabrics continue to speak to the Gucci narrative. Originally a velodrome designed in 1923, with its late Art Nouveau architectural style and its vast elliptical shaped space, Palazzo delle Scintille—‘Sparks Palace’—in Milan was the location of the Fall Winter 2020 Men’s fashion show. Pieces with versatile ways to wear and style embrace each person who is part of the House’s individual spirit. Jacket – $3,900, Pant – $1,980. Jacket here, pant here

Hermès:

Single-breasted jacket with double front in blue cotton poplin with inlaid shirt stripes. Shirt with gusset collar in white cotton poplin. One-pleat trousers with elastic waist in blue striped cotton poplin. Sandals in chocolate calfskin. 8. Please see attached for the hi-res image
Single-breasted jacket with double front in blue cotton poplin with inlaid shirt stripes. Shirt with … [+] FILIPPO FIOR

Hermès-For a soft, smooth summer, the fabrics are fresh and light. In a carefree, crossover design, jacket and blouson borrow the characteristic stripes and suppleness of the shirt. In the spirit of reciprocity, the shirt adopts the volume of a blouson. Jacket $2,975 , Shirt $630, Trousers $890, Sandals $1,025

LOUIS VUITTON MEN’S:

Puppet Baseball Jacket, Slant Lapel Suit Jacket and (LV Friends Tie -Approx Price: $220), Monogram Classic Shirt, (Bootcut Trouser Approx Price: $920), LV Ollie Sneaker in Blanc Approx Price: $1,000. Available at Select Louis Vuitton Stores. 866.VUITTON www.LouisVuitton.com
Puppet Baseball Jacket, Slant Lapel Suit Jacket and (LV Friends Tie -Approx Price: $220), Monogram … [+] KEN ISHII

LOUIS VUITTON MEN’S– Puppet Baseball Jacket, Slant Lapel Suit Jacket and (LV Friends Tie -Approx Price: $220), Monogram Classic Shirt, (Bootcut Trouser Approx Price: $920), LV Ollie Sneaker in Blanc Approx Price: $1,000. Available at Select Louis Vuitton Stores. 866.VUITTON www.LouisVuitton.com

Maison Margiela

Camel wool overcoat with frill cuts revealing the lining, worn over a burgundy and black pinstripe wool mohair suit with inserted frills and a white shirt.
Camel wool overcoat with frill cuts revealing the lining, worn over a burgundy and black pinstripe … [+] COURTESY OF MAISON MARGIELA

Maison Margiela –Camel wool overcoat with frill cuts revealing the lining, worn over a burgundy and black pinstripe wool mohair suit with inserted frills and a white shirt. Red brocade Tango pumps.

Prada:

Prada Menswear SS21
Prada Menswear SS21 IMAGE COURTESY OF PRADA

Prada– Price Upon Request

Saint Laurent by Antohny Vaccarello:

Saint Laurent by Anthony Vaccarello suit.
Saint Laurent by Anthony Vaccarello suit. COURTESY OF SAINT LAURENT

Saint Laurent by Antohny Vaccarello—A timeless white suit, updated for the Spring/Summer 2021 collection in a subtle, monochromatic floral print. Paired with a printed silk shirt and made refined yet relaxed with the addition of open weave loafers and a lavaliere scarf. The collection itself brings together elements of laid back dressing with timeless elegance. $2,890.00

 Tom Ford:

Tom Ford
Tom Ford COURTESY OF TOM FORD

Tom Ford

WHITE SILK CANVAS ATTICUS PEAK LAPEL TAILORED JACKET;  WHITE KURABO PLEATED CHINO DENIM TROUSER; WHITE RELAXED VISCOSE RAYON KNITTED MESH VEST; CARAMEL WOVEN LEATHER LOZENGE BUCKLE BELT 25 MM WITH GOLD HARDWARE; NATURAL CANVAS + CARAMEL SMOOTH LEATHER DRAWSTRING BUCKET BAG WITH GOLD HARDWARE; TEAK SMOOTH LEATHER BRIGHTON SANDALS; WHITE DIAL POLISHED STAINLESS STEEL 40MM LARGE WATCH CASE; WHITE BRAIDED LEATHER STRAP RETAIL PRICE: Jacket: $4,970, Trouser: $790,Vest: $690,Belt: $790,Bag: $4,390,Sandals: $990,Watch Case: $3,590 and Leather Strap: $420

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Joseph DeAcetis

Joseph DeAcetis

Acclaimed American Journalist and International Editor. My interest lies in the pace and direction of trend adoption in luxury fashion and lifestyle, access to real-time fashion through top influencers and how disruption and social-intelligence have transitioned the trend landscape through the democratization of the marketplace

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