The 17-day European menswear runway and salon season ended Sunday night in Paris. A four-city tour including some 150 shows and three times as many presentations. Here's our pick of the 12 most relevant collections.
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If any brand made an impact in Paris this past weekend it has to be Birkenstock, the venerable German shoemaker, which held a garden party and elaborate presentation attracting the great and the good of men’s fashion.
His shopping habits, private archives, old record collections and trips to fish markets were some of the inspirations for Sir Paul Smith’s latest collection, and that turned out to be a very good thing.
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Talk about a modern nomadic collection. Influences ranged from New Zealand Maori; Hawaii surf and Pacific scuba gear in a sport meets logo-mania collection sure to keep the cash registers humming at Louis Vuitton.