Friday, February 22, 2013

Male Street Style: Mercedes Benz Fashion Week February 2013

For the past three seasons of MBFWThe X-Stylez Blog has been capturing male street style at New York's Lincoln CenterThere are only two times a year where men in NYC are able to set the tone for the next season's latest fashions on a platform as big as fashion week itself. Although the shows in the tents this season predict Fall/ Winter 2013 fashions, the street style was on trend for now. If you were an X-Stylez Man on the move in NYC during fashion week, you had a couple of elements to accompany your personal style. Not only was your ensemble one that turned heads and begged for a photo-op, but you set the predicted fashion forecast for the coming months accompanied with outerwearfashion lids (hats), a go-to bag, and stylish shoes!
 
Outerwear// In times of inclement weather your outerwear becomes your outfit. When layering, often times it becomes a bit much after making it to your destination to get fully undressed. In these times it's acceptable to leave on your winter accessories--- that is if they're stylish of course. The gentlemen of MBFW created superior style statements... take a look:





























Fashion Lids// Your lid is the brain of the outfit. It sets the stage for the other components to showcase. A classic staple that is one of my personal favorites is the wide brim fedora and this fashion week the gents agreed!








The Go-To Bag// It's almost impossible not to carry a bag these days unless your day is very short. But for the average fellow our "Go-To" is just as, if not more essential than our ensemble. A nice bag will turn the simplest outfit into effortless style. A good winter bag forecast consists of canvas backpacks, male portfolios (fashion clutches), briefcases, weekend duffles, and shoulder strap totes with leather accents.

 Prada













Stylish Shoes//  For most of us men, we get dressed from the shoe up. Women know a man with a nice pair of shoes has great taste. Great taste for this season consists of combat boots, patterned slippers, oxfords, wingtips, sporty sneakers and dress loafers.













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