As the fashion world shifts its mind over to the cozy and cuddly nature of the pre-fall and fall/winter men’s collections from some of our favorite fashion houses, we’re still dreaming about the spring/summer season. No, not the current season that we’re waiting to leave (and take the heat wave with it), but the upcoming season for 2024. With collections filled with embellished jackets, long johns as pants, and even some exciting debut collection pieces to covet now for true collector’s items, the SS24 season deserves a dreamy look back to when some of our favorite looks made their debut a few weeks ago, and an exciting looking forward approach to owning these looks very soon.
Below, VMAN‘s Editorial Director Gro Curtis breaks down his top ten looks of the upcoming season to keep in mind when building your future spring/summer wardrobe.
Keyword: the waist!
Keynote: you want to rock those remarkable high-waisted trousers? You better visit the gym religiously.
Where to wear: anywhere where you will be seen in full length!
Keyword: the jacket!
Keynote: move aside little black dress; we have a perfect little black jacket! It’s all about the simplicity of the cut and the power of shoulders.
Where to wear: perfect for quitting your job in Alexis Carrington 2.0 style
DIOR MEN SS24
Keyword: the embellishment!
Keynote: bring your inner couture drama into daily life with stunning pieces from Kim Jones.
Where to wear: tennis court or your local basketball court while in an embellished polo t-shirt!
LOUIS VUITTON SS24
Keyword: the Damier is the new black!
Keynote: Pharell’s obsession with iconic Damier print is all the rage! It goes from perfectly cropped tailoring jackets to cameo prints.
Where to wear: chic paintball game with your palls!
DOLCE & GABBANA SS24
Keyword: the classics!
Keynote: Stefano and Domenico are back in full force with a killer wardrobe packed with all-time favorites.
Where to wear: do some gardening topless in those epic long johns!
EMPORIO ARMANI SS24
Keywords: relax but do it!
Keynote: effortless cuts that breeze around your silhouette like flags of dropped silk are a quintessential luxury.
Where to wear: those white-tailored looks are perfect for lounging around your boat on a hot summer day.
SAINT LAURENT BY ANTHONY VACCARELLO SS24
Keyword: the shoulders!
Keynote: more is more when it comes to YSL shoulders. Each season, they are getting bigger, more intimidating, and certainly sexier.
Where to wear: simply epic looks for perfect revenge date night!
RICK OWENS SS24
Keyword: gym-obsessed goth!
Keynote: orthopedic chic open boots and leather pants that are so high that your neck becomes your waist.
Where to wear: organize a Burning Man in your backyard on Sunday afternoon.
THE ROW SS24
Keyword: Succession, anyone?
Keynote: clean tailoring cuts that speak millions, in every currency.
Where to wear: from Davos to tarmac.
Keyword: attic chic!
Keynote: it’s the knits, it’s the kittens, it’s the perfect vintage wardrobe that gives you a “fashionably sensitive but too cool too care vibe”.
Where to wear: Silicon Valley boardrooms!