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Luxury Lounge: Men's Trend Report S/S 2009

**Spring / Summer 2009 Menswear Trend Report: **

With new cities being built over night, such as Dubai, this trend takes inspiration from a new form of luxury, an East meets West sensibility, and infusing it with loungewear. For Spring 2009, men want to feel relaxed yet convey a sense of indulgence. The spirt of the gentleman out to see the world is captured byDries Van Noten.

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The season also revisits luxurious fabrics inspired by new promises from the East. Giorgio Armani (right) created a laid-back lux by mixing a subtle pajama shirt under a silk shantung blazer. The season brings back the harem pants such as the ones on the left by 3.1 Phillip Lim.

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Loungewear becomes part of sportswear when paired with the right fitted blazer. Bottega Veneta S.R.L (right) is able to demonstrate how the looked is achieved by pairing lounge pants with a simple black blazer. The picture in the right captures the essence of a put together, rolled out of bed style. He combines an APC jacket with a pair of pants from !!! INFWU0000221 !!!. Pajamas were also a source of inspiration at Dolce & Gabbana USA (center) for the men that want to relax while still looking smart.

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The look would not be complete without a good pair of shoes, whether they are sneakers like the ones by Mike & Chris (top left) or a good pair of dress shoes like the ones by Common Projects (bottom left). A pair of glasses is essential for everyone and !!! INFWU0000267 !!!.

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