Shopping: 3 Ways to Dress Like You Just Got Back from Milan Fashion Week

Milan Street Style. Photo: Julien Boudet/

The pitfall of the covetable fashion show? The items on display won’t be available for about six months. The least the shows can do is serve as inspiration, and it’s inspired that we find ourselves, especially by these three major trends: The Luxe Slouch, Monotone Color, and the Long Coat and Sweater.

Here’s how you can dress like you just came back from the shows (and stole all the best looks).

The Luxe Slouch
What: “Baggier pants, luxury sweats, looser-fitting clothes all around. And LOTS of fur (sigh).” — Aaron Hicklin
(Clockwise from left): Loro Piana beaver and suede-trimmed cashmere cardigan; John Smedley Milan cashmere sweatpants; Rick Owens drop crotch silk trousers; Jil Sander slouchy trousers; Baja East ikat graf hoodie; Baja East printed sweatpants trousers; J.W. Anderson striped wool-blend sweatpants; Heschung Zermat shearling-lined leather lace-up boots; Loro Piana Montgomery suede-trimmed beaver-lined cashmere jacket

Monotone Color
What: “There was a very monotone color palate this year, with the notable exception of Gucci. Grey predominated everywhere.” — Aaron Hicklin
(Clockwise from left): Incotex reversible cotton sweater, J.Crew striped cashmere sweater; Billy Reid zipped sweatshirt, Club Monaco slim-fit cotton-flannel shirt; Acne Studios merino wool polo; Richard James linen and cotton blend shirt; Dolce & Gabbana sweatpants; A.P.C. wool blend flannel overshirt; Saint Laurent varsity jacket; Saint Laurent slim fit jeans

The Long Coat and Sweater
What: Sweaters and coats were worn long — sweaters well below the waist in many cases; coats below the knees. Notable exception: Calvin Klein, with cropped sweaters and bomber jackets.” — Aaron Hicklin
(Clockwise from left): Rick Owens long hooded cardigan; H&M long sweatshirt cardigan; Maison Margiela long coat; Transit long cardigan; Comme Des Garcons Homme long corduroy overcoat; Maison Margiela long overcoat; Burberry Prorsum cashmere-blend cardigan; Acne Studios overcoat; Rick Owens long length hooded cardigan

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