The ‘Men’ in Menswear Is More Fluid Than Ever

The ‘Men’ in Menswear Is More Fluid Than Ever

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That {flexibility|versatility|overall flexibility|adaptability} was on {display|show|screen|exhibit|display screen} at New York Men’s {Day|Working day}, which took {place|location|spot|area|position|put} Friday {during|throughout|in the course of|for the duration of|through|all through} New York {Fashion|Style|Trend|Vogue|Manner} {Week|7 days}. {Despite|Regardless of|In spite of|Even with|Irrespective of|Inspite of} the event’s {name|title|identify}, the collections from the 10 {emerging|rising} designers {presented|offered|introduced} {included|integrated|incorporated|provided|involved|bundled} genderless {clothing|clothes|apparel|garments|outfits} as {well|nicely|effectively|properly|very well|perfectly} as {clothes|garments|clothing|outfits|apparel|dresses} that toyed with {traditional|conventional|standard|classic|regular|common} menswear as {much|a lot|significantly|considerably|substantially|a great deal} as they embraced it.

At A.Potts there {were|had been|have been|ended up|were being} {items|products|things|objects|goods|merchandise} like {long|lengthy|extended|prolonged|very long|extensive}, draping tops and {dresses|attire} {meant|intended} for {anyone|anybody|any person|any individual|everyone|any one} to {wear|put on|dress in|use|don|have on}.

Terry Singh paired truncated tuxedo jackets and {military|army|armed forces|navy|armed service|military services} jackets with pleated, ankle-grazing wraps. The wraps could {fit|match|suit|in shape|healthy|in good shape} up to {five|5} {sizes|measurements|dimensions}, {according|in accordance} to Singh, and {fastened|fixed|mounted} with hooks {rather|instead|fairly|relatively|somewhat|alternatively} than buttons.

“I {don’t|do not|really don’t|really do not|never} {believe|think|feel|imagine|believe that|consider} in buttons. We {don’t|do not|really don’t|really do not|never} {need|require|want|need to have|will need|have to have} to be {restricted|limited} {anymore|any longer|any more},” Singh {said|stated|mentioned|explained|claimed|reported}.

Designer Terry Singh wears a black t-shirt and black wrap with white dots as he smiles in front of his models.

Nobis, a maker of {luxury|luxurious} outerwear that sponsored the {event|occasion|function|celebration|party}, {offered|provided|supplied|presented|made available|available} {items|products|things|objects|goods|merchandise} that {design|style|design and style|layout|style and design|structure} director Michael Kerr {said|stated|mentioned|explained|claimed|reported} {were|had been|have been|ended up|were being} {meant|intended} to {work|function|perform|operate|get the job done|do the job} for {customers|clients|consumers|buyers|shoppers|prospects} who {might|may|may well|may possibly|could|could possibly} {need|require|want|need to have|will need|have to have} {protection|safety|defense|security} from {cold|chilly} and rain as they biked into the {office|workplace|place of work|business office|office environment|business}. That {customer|consumer|client|buyer|purchaser|shopper}, who {might|may|may well|may possibly|could|could possibly} or {might|may|may well|may possibly|could|could possibly} not {identify|determine|recognize|discover|establish|detect} as a {man|guy|gentleman|male|person}, could {choose|select|pick|decide on|opt for|pick out} from {more|much more|a lot more|far more|additional|extra} {typical|common|standard|normal|regular|usual} parkas and puffer jackets {along|alongside|together} with {pieces|items|parts} like a wrap coat cinched with a belt at the {waist|waistline|midsection}.

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