Elegant and sophisticated, yet casual and warm. Velvet and corduroy have been the big protagonists of both menswear and womenswear collections.

Take a look to the best menswear velvet pieces

Walter Van Beirendonck, one of the members of the Antwerp Six, presented in Paris a ritualistic fashion show, a pagan celebration of color and multi-faced designs. His Fall-Winter ’17 collection features velvet garments as they were a skin for the big-hand creatures imagined by the designer.

Julien David unified menswear and womenswear on the same catwalk in Paris exploring the concept of uniform. The references from mountain living, boy scouts and school dress codes are evident and re-interpreted in contemporary ways for his Fall-Winter 17 collection.

Velvet for the streetwear: Kenzo‘s experimentations on fabrics and garment’s occasion of use were big on the Fall-Winter ’17 catwalk during menswear fashion week in Paris. Absolutely contemporary in the volumes and silhouettes, the collection, designed by Humberto Leon and Carol Lim, new creative directors at the helm of the brand, proves, one more time, that streetwear is entering the luxury market.