It may have been the first day of Fall, but the night was still balmy when Austinites gathered at ND at 501 Studios to celebrate men’s fashion. Tribeza Style Week kicked off last Wednesday with the the Rock + Runway Men’s Show which presented the newest looks from three local stores – Service Menswear, Estilo, and Stag.
While images of Austin street-scapes flicked on a wall, models walked the runway showing off modern Ivy League looks mixed with sleek hipster-wear. Sweaters of all shapes and weights were featured along with jackets, sneakers, and midi-boots.
Cords and denim were popular pant choices. Many of the models wore a necktie or scarf. Plaids and 80s inspired prints were popular for shirts and some sport coats. Earth-tones were very prominent. Dain Higdon, owner of the Texas Clothier, commented that the look was a throw back to the traditional styles of the 1920s and 1930s, reinterpreted with a slimmer cut and modern details.
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