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Vivienne Westwood menswear Milan SS14

| July 2, 2013 | 1 Comment

Vivienne Westwood menswear Milan SS14 collection was inspired by the haze of a Indian summer, this seasons the Vivienne Westwood MAN collection features sunset-ombre dyed linens and tiger striped geometric patterns, Lotus flowers appears on shirts, whilst Westwood’s iconic suiting takes on a shade of midnight blue, topped off with jewels from the Maharaja’s place.

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Vivienne Westwood menswear Milan SS14

The hair look: Sundrenched Soldier

This season, the hair look and texture was about being desert-dry and undone. Worn by the dust and sand, thick from moisture-less air, this uneven hair texture has a nod to 70s cool and notes from a South Asian traveler. “This style is matt and undone with a bit of volume. My inspirations are from roguish character, its surf hair, but tougher.” Mark Hampton.

Vivienne Westwood menswear Milan SS14

Hero product

TONI&GUY Hair Meet Wardrobe Men Styling Fiber- apply lots of Prep Volume Plumping Mousse evenly to damp hair, and then dry in. Leave some sections damp to create the unevenness of the style.

Vivienne Westwood menswear Milan SS14

Style

Apply Man Styling Fiber to their and work in with fingers. Flatten the front fringe section down so that you get the ‘hat hair’ effect. Run your fingers through the back and sides for a lived-in lazy style. Mark Hampton’s Tip “Double apply TONI&GUY Hair Meet Wardrobe Style Fiber to achieve that salt-washed, sun dried feeling.”

Vivienne Westwood menswear Milan SS14

Mark Hampton’s Milan Menswear Essentials

The Vivienne Westwood Man Collection is always at the forefront of Hair Fashion trends. What are the trends that you anticipate to see emerging backstage this season?

Heading into summertime, hair is going to be soft, raw and natural. The 70s are coming back big time, and the cuts will be cool but scruffy.

Milan is a hotbed of fashion for menswear, what are the places that you’ll be visiting whilst you’re there?

10 Corso Como is an amazing luxury fashion store, a great place to look around for its cool layout and café. My favorite gallery is Hanga Bicocca, which is a huge contemporary gallery just outside the city centre.

As well as fashion, Milan is also famous for its football team, AC Milan, What’s your football team? Do you play?

Manchester United has been my team since I was 7. Being Welsh there aren’t so many aspiring Welsh players, but Ryan Giggs lead me to follow United!

My personal skills aren’t so deft. Once I was shooting with Arsenal player Thomas Vermalen and photographer Sharif Hamza, before they had even arrived I had fallen over in a kick about with my assistant and snapped both sets of ligaments, ouch!

There are some great football hairstyles too; AC Milan play El Shaarawy’s cut is incredible!

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Vivienne Westwood menswear Milan SS14

About Mark Hampton

With 11 years experience working backstage with the cream of the session styling crop and an insider look into the dressing rooms of the world’s biggest rock heroes ( King of Leon, Calvin Harris and The Rakes to name a few). Mark Hampton is always a step ahead of the crowd. Leading the Vivienne Westwood MAN show this season, armed with insider knowledge of the newest trends in Men’s hair fashion and a back catalogue of session credentials for i-D, Dazed & Confused,  Another Man & V Man Magazine, Mark Hampton, at a youthful 28, is fast becoming a clear leader in Men’s trend led hairstyling.

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