5 Trends at JATC that defined menswear collections

For the AW23 season, Just All over the Corner (JATC) returned to Manchester to carry on in its attempts to bring the obtaining period nearer to vendors of the north. The trade show’s menswear area, when somewhat tiny when compared to womenswear, brought a very good blend of garments classes, from sportswear to formal apparel. FashionUnited has highlighted some of the definitive trends that trapped out in the course of the collections, proving some goods can defy groups.

Flannel shirts

Flannel shirts at Just Around the Corner. (From left) Collections of Madison Barclay, Remus Uomo and Swanndri. Images by FashionUnited

Flannels are a staple merchandise for autumn/winter collections, and this couldn’t be much more legitimate than it is for the ranges demonstrated for the duration of JATC. From sportswear brand names to official menswear labels, flannels had been existing in virtually every assortment. Whilst most caught with the usual check styles, some opted for entire color iterations, presenting a slight variation on the shirt design. Well known shades that could be spotted incorporated camo green, browns and light-weight blue, each typically paired with neutral tones that introduced wearability to the strains. There have been also variations on substance thickness for each and every manufacturer, some opting for thicker materials although other individuals supplied thinner materials that delivered trans seasonal alternatives.

Gilet insanity

Gilets at Just All-around the Corner. (From remaining) Collections of Remus Uomo, Faith and Niice. Images by FashionUnited

For quite a few of the sportswear and informal makes, gilets, also recognised as vests, were being a defining piece, and had been generally exhibited in stands layered about hoodies and t-shirts to give depth to an outfit. Though some exhibitors provided up padded and quilted gilets, some others drew inspiration from military services-type attire and workwear, ensuing in the existence of models that had been adorned with several pockets or netted sections. The gilet has cemented its position in manner for the period now, showing in designer collections, and with its prominent position at JATC it appears it will also be continuing to keep consumers’ notice for the year in advance.

Retro sportswear

Retro sportswear at Just All over the Corner. (From left) Collections of Sergio Tacchini, Madison Barclay and Fila. Photographs by FashionUnited

Sportswear was elevated at JATC for the future time by brands that took inspiration from decades of the past to make their collections. During the party, this observed the return of retro coach jackets, collegiate bombers and graphic sweaters reminiscent of 70’s and 80’s sportswear. This rang significantly accurate for Sergio Tacchini, which introduced pretty much an entire vary of retro-like models, which include appears to be that had been connected to archival pieces by the manufacturer. This was also apparent in its use of its heritage ‘66 brand, which could be viewed embroidered onto numerous jackets.

Printed fleece

Printed fleece jackets at Just Around the Corner. (From remaining) Collections of Faith, Fila and Niice. Photos by FashionUnited

A further garment that designed its way into several sportswear collections was the printed fleece, a glance that also drew inspiration from athletics attire of the previous. Prints employed for various fleece styles consisted of monogram logos, abstract geometric styles and camouflage designs, for which khaki colourings were generally utilised and contrasted other folks that used bolder tones for their very own patterns. Some iterations were notably on the thinner side, making it possible for options for layering in the colder months.

Heritage polo shirts

Polo shirts at Just About the Corner. (From still left) Collections of Lambretta, Fila and Swanndri. Photos by FashionUnited

In keeping with the change to archival sportswear, several models took on the staple polo shirt, albeit yet again drawing inspiration from the past yet in a modernised form. A handful of models, including Lambretta, confirmed knitted iterations of the design, reworking it into an ideal piece for the AW period. In the meantime, manufacturers like Fila stuck to a more traditional tactic, also working with archival logos and prints that brought ahead their athletics heritage.