Menswear gets quirky detailing at Milan autumn/winter shows

MILAN (Reuters) – Men’s tailored suits took on eccentric furs, ruby pins and touches of neoprene as designers mixed traditional styles with quirkiness at Milan’s autumn/winter fashion shows. From Giorgio Armani to Prada, fashion houses offered large-shouldered coats, rubber-soled shoes and pleated trousers at presentations which ended on Tuesday. “It is not easy to reinvent menswear tradition. There are different ways of being classic,” Armani told reporters after his show, where Taiwan-born violinist Ray Chen performed. …