In the fashion biz, menswear is particularly cyclical in terms of trend. There are always the classic silhouettes and patterns that come back time and time again. Guys are creatures of habit–venturing out little by little, but ultimately always returning to what the know and trust. And if you’ve been around a few decades you see it all come full circle–sometimes producing an eerie sense of déjà vu, if you know what I mean.
According to Valet, it’s all about the plaid coat, turtleneck and belted outerwear for Fall 2009. And to me at least, it feels like some designers like Tommy Hilfiger are injecting a healthy dose of 1970’s sartorial magic.