Fashions that are far, far away from the norm

The Force is strong at London’s menswear shows

By Noelle Sciacca
Source: mashable.com
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A model poses during the Belstaff presentation.
Image: Stuart C. Wilson/Getty Images
Men’s fashion is proving that it’s a force to be reckoned with.The men’s fall 2016 season kicked off this week in London with a nod to the Star Wars phenomenon.Runway looks at Nasir Mazhar were strikingly similar to the Empire’s favorite villain and father, Darth Vader.

Nasir Mazhar - Mens Fall 2016 Runway - London Menswear Fashion Week
A model walks the runway at the Nasir Mazhar Fall 2016 fashion show.
Image: Catwalking/Getty Images

Of course no Dark Side would be complete without the commander’s foot soldiers. Mazhar also featured black and white accessories fit for a Storm Trooper’s armor.

Nasir Mazhar - Mens Fall 2016 Runway - London Menswear Fashion Week

A look from Nasir Mazhar’s Fall 2016 collection
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Belstaff and Craig Green seemed to channel Luke Skywalker and Rey with a uniform of simple structures and a pale tonal color palette.

Belstaff - Presentation - London Collections Men SS16
A model poses during the Belstaff presentation. Image: Stuart C. Wilson/Getty Images

Craig Green - Mens Fall 2016 Runway - London Menswear Fashion Week

A model walks the runway at the Craig Green fall 2016 fashion show.
Image: Catwalking/Getty Images

 

 

Visions of Chewbacca surfaced as models walked Lou Dalton’s and Coach’s runways in textured brown sweatsuits and oversized fur coats.

A model at Lou Dalton’s show.
Image: Luca Teuchmann/Getty Images

Lou Dalton - Runway - London Collections Men AW16

Image: Luca Teuchmann /Getty Images
Coach - Runway - London Collections Men AW16
A look from Coach’s show during The London Collections Men AW16.
Image: John Phillips/Getty Image

Two-toned jackets and cross-body bags at Belstaff and Coach mimicked Finn’s look after he abandoned the First Order.

Belstaff - Presentaion - London Collections Men AW16
A look from Belstaff’s menswear presentation.  Image: Samir Hussein / Getty Images
Coach - Runway - London Collections Men AW16
A model on Coach’s London Collections Men AW16 runway. Image: John Phillips / Getty Images

 

 

Even show-goers looked the part in home-made, droid inspired Lego masks.

droidImage: Contributer/AP Images/Associated Press

To all those attending London Collection: Men, may the Force be with you.

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