Italian fashion house’s latest collection taps on the one thing we are all craving for: To travel the world. To Brunello Cucinelli, a journey is not just a metaphor for progress, dynamism and exploration — it also represents an opportunity for exchange, it lends a new worldview and creates new opportunities to learn.
This collection is inspired by an ever-transforming urban world, a crossroads where different ideas of daily style intersect, where culture comes from modern-day needs, welcoming freedom and at the same time embracing the past. Like a journey, style and occasion mutually influence each other and elegance always reflects the balance required to evolve.
In short, the Fall/Winter 2022 Men’s Collection is about comfort, dynamism and softness created by the right choice of fabrics and a play on volumes. It strikes a balance between elegance and ease. Starting from the shapes of the blazer, all elements express a warmth, with soft lines that combine a contemporary vision and refined style.
New coats and peacoats merge the prestige of elegant sartorial lines with modern leisure taste. Outerwear and down jackets feature longer lines paired with the soft and modern volumes of trousers.
Brunello Cucinelli has always prided itself on sticking with timeless neutrals such as refined hues of beige, grey and blue. This season, a fresh injection of bright shades are added such as carrot oranges and pomegranate reds, lime and eucalyptus greens, the soothing sensations of light water and cornflower blues.
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Only the highest-quality materials and fabrics are used to ensure the utmost comfort and lightness whilst at the same time maintaining each fabric’s identity. Cashmere and superfine wools meet exquisite baby camel fibres whilst precious suedes and Nappa leathers join lightweight shearlings in a variety of appearances.
Patterns add a refined style to the fabrics: Classic chalk stripes go hand in hand with new interpretations of tweed, houndstooth and Prince of Wales in colours that are subtle.
Corduroy is also brought to the forefront with new délavé effects, which enrich the colours and enhance the textured appearance.
Brunello Cucinelli’s signature knitwear will always be the staple in the collection and the highlight is once again comfort, with a relaxed and distinctive appearance. Other pieces in the collection are down jackets, travel wear and footwear. Colours are added along with the neutral shades to enrich the overall look of the pieces. Wardrobe classics in all their forms offer something for every occasion whilst innovative garments are the result of new approaches to tradition: chiné and vanisé techniques, jacquard inlays, embroidery and combinations of stitches result in different textures that replace patterns.
The best way to sum up the look is with a slew of accessories. For example, the footwear collection is inspired by the English country style, which is sporty, outdoorsy and classy.