We’ve been hearing a lot about how fabric blocking was going to be the next big thing this fall, and that it was going to revolutionise menswear. Many, many designers gave in to this trend, for better (Bottega Veneta) and for worse (yes, we’re looking at you Walter Van Beirendonck).
Gucci, however, decided to once more stay away from the masses and do its own thing (like this season, as the majority of the menswear brands try to bend sportswear to the codes of a tailored silhouette, Gucci sidelined sportswear to embrace a streamlined and refined style.)
What is really on display in this lookbook are the coats, suit jackets and blazers, all perfectly tailored. It is nice to see that leather is experimenting a revival, with three different styles of leather jackets being offered.
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