Tangier, a crossroad of cultures and long a draw for artists and writers in search of a dose of naughtiness, is the setting for our North African sojourn in linen and cotton jackets and hard-working loafers.
Taking place in the shadow of a retail slowdown, this year’s Pitti Immagine Uomo nevertheless managed to have an air of solidarity and optimism – the bright and playful clothing on show bucking the usual greys and neutrals…
The transition from winter to spring wardrobe should be a reasonable and seamless exercise. But the stripping of layers can throw up all kinds of insecurities. Monocle creates six looks for easy seasonal switch.
Although buyers’ budgets were cinched in and high-end fashion was kept in mothballs, the mood at this summer’s menswear show Pitti Uomo remained optimistic. This was reflected in the light, bright collections.