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Friday, June 27, 2008
evolution | 2:26 AM

This would be another Saint2 first.

This blog has never covered the topic of fashion until today. Besides, for an individual who's mostly in tees and shorts and rarely seen otherwise, what does he know about fashion? Right. I choose practical attire at the work place (and get away with it!) and even when I hit the town over sweating my ass out in shirts and pants due to this unforgiving humid weather.

Anyway, I was browsing the news sites when I stumbled upon some pictures of the recent Milan Fashion Shows. The following selections are what I call the evolution of male wear or the effeminisation of male fashion. Follow me down the fashion runway and see for yourself.

Milan Fashion Week

Alexander McQueen was another designer who presented his spring/summer 2009 collection in Milan.
Photo: Giulio Di Mauro/EPA

Hmmm, how many of you guys dare put that on even on a special occasion? NOT me.

Alexander McQueen.
Photo: Guiseppe Cacace/AFP/Getty Images

Woah! The formal leather version of sport sandals plus the sheen! Perhaps an upscale version of the popular Havanas.

Alexander McQueen.
Photo: Alessandro Garofalo/Reuters

Steve McQueen was a famous sports car racer who projects the gritty and manly image. This McQueen's designs and the overall packaging of the model is quite the opposite of course.

The runway of the Versace spring/summer 2009 men's show.

Nice sky blue and whites.

Photo: Antonio Calanni/Associated Press

Okay, this is what I consider funky street wear with an attitude. Definitely very practical for the tropical weather!

Photo: Antonio Calanni/Associated Press

I like the colours but the overexposed shoulders is way too much for me to handle. Haha.


Scottish highland wear? Something's not right here. Too drag.

Bottega Veneta.
Photo: Emilio Andreoli/AFP/Getty Images

The scarf is very 60s/70s French.

Bottega Veneta.
Photo: Chris Moore/Catwalking/Getty Images
Photo: Antonio Calanni/Associated Press

My favourite - classy with nice pastels.

Pieces from the Gucci spring/summer 2009 collection.
Photo: Giuseppe Cacace/AFP/Getty Images

Grunge wear to hit the streets.

Photo: Left, Guiseppe Cacace/AFP/Getty Images); right, Alberto Pellaschiar/Associated Press

Interesting would be a polite way of saying that the floral motifs look gaudy. But the designs are kind of unique on their own. You do need a loud character to go with those.

Photo: Guiseppe Cacace/AFP/Getty Images

The combination is strangely appealing.

The runway at the Emporio Armani men's spring/summer 2009 presentation.
Photo: Antonio Calanni/Associated Press

Smart wear. Another thumbs up from me.

Photo: Matteo Bazzi/EPA

I like the gritty grunge look but the shiny PVC like material is just too "gay" for me. Haha.

All right. If you think you will see me in any of the above at the workplace, dream on. I still prefer my PT kit attire anytime!



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