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.


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.


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.


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 !!!.