Joseph Abboud Fall 2016 Runway Show

| March 4, 2016 | 1 Comment

Joseph Abboud’s Fall / Winter 2016 collection is a tribute to America’s rich sartorial heritage that intricately mingles the tradition of fine tailoring with irreverence, intelligence, and innovation, reminiscent of 1960’s Savile Row and the peacock revolution that took the United States by storm.

Luxurious fabrics, finely crafted bespoke details, bold patterns, and a rich palette of grey, chocolate, rust, olive, stormy blue, and ebony make up the collection. Placing a focus on military details, like subtly upturned cuffs, pieced lapels, and vintage buttons, this dynamic collection boasts a myriad of carefully selected textiles. Washed velvets and cashmeres from Biella, distressed wool prints dyed in true  ancient madder shades from Como and authentic Harris Tweeds from Scotland, come to life in suits and separates that feature our new signature Traced Fit.

This creative approach to tailoring caresses the male physique while still allowing for freedom and fluidity with broader shoulders, a fitted waist, and a flared coat, all of which are reminiscent of ’60s silhouettes, but exudes a fresh new attitude for 2016.

Joseph Abboud Fall 2016 Runway Show Review

Joseph Abboud Fall 2016 Runway Show Review

Each piece featured on the runway was made right here in the U.S.A., at the Joseph Abboud Manufacturing Corp. in New Bedford, MA as were all of the accessories, which were created in collaboration with six outstanding U.S.-based artisans including bags by Rawlings, hats by CFDA member Albertus Swanepoel, ties by Barbara Blank, watches by Kobold, shearling outerwear by Aston Leathers, and footwear by Allen Edmonds.

Joseph Abboud Fall 2016 Runway Show

Strong and sensuous, this is American menswear.

About Joseph Abboud
Since the age of sixteen, Joseph Abboud has been passionate about fashion. He started his career in menswear at Louis of Boston and later Polo Ralph Lauren. In 1987, Joseph Abboud launched his own eponymous label. Shortly after its debut, Abboud was accorded numerous honors including the distinction of being the only designer to have received the coveted Menswear Designer of the Year twice in a row (1989 & 1990) from the Council of Fashion Designers of America. Other awards and honors include The Cutty Sark Award for Most Promising Menswear Designer in 1988, the first Woolmark Award for Distinguished Fashion in 1989 and again in March of 1993.

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