The menswear collections for Fall 2013 have been uncharacteristically interesting. There’s only so many ways to cut a jacket or a shirt. There’s only so much excitement one can get from minor changes in lapel sizes and the fit of pants.
But, 12/21/12 has passed, we’re all still here, and seem to have less anxiety. Less anxiety about the end of the world, anyway (although the media is frantically trying to get us all worked up over solar storms and an asteroid. There are things out there, people. Things you can’t control. EVERYBODY PANIC. Armed guards on all asteroids! And the sun!).
And with the passing of that anxiety, menswear has opened up and, this season, became more lively. There’s a lot of stuff that may not be apocalypse/ future-world appropriate, but is pretty fantastic and a little weird.
First, Fall 2013 will be pants-optional:
Second, Fall 2013 has some sharp options for budding evil overlords:
Third, ugly sweaters are back – and not just for your office’s asinine holiday party:
Lastly, womenswear. For dudes:
Coming up later: space station uniforms, kicky suits, and Garbage Pail Kids!