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Talk Stays Light at Men’s Runway Shows, but Hints of Paris’s Sorrow Linger

Posted by Mike Roston on

PARIS — “The show must go on” is a cliché as a rallying cry, but it was unusually apt this month as the fall 2015 men’s runway shows bore their durable way through the appointed cities on their round: first London; then Florence, Italy; then Milan and now Paris. On Jan. 7, the armed gunmen Saïd and Chérif Kouachi entered the offices of the satirical weekly newspaper Charlie Hebdo in Paris, killing 12. On Jan. 9, a related attack by Amedy Coulibaly, an associate of the Kouachis, including a hostage-taking at a kosher grocery, brought the death toll to 17....

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What to Look For During Paris Men’s Fashion Week

Posted by Mike Roston on

PARIS — When the traveling circus arrives at last in Paris, creakier and grouchier than it began weeks ago in London but no less properly dressed, the men’s wear marathon begins its final lap. After tumult and celebration in Milan - which offered drama at Gucci and self-congratulation on the Via Gesù, where the ever-growing number of men’s luxury stores, newly enhanced with the addition of Caruso, Rubinacci and Luciano Barbera, merited, in the opinion of the city, the honorary title of La Via dell’Uomo - Paris offers more creative satisfactions but, perhaps, fewer immediate highs and lows. Time will...

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