Milan Menswear - Bottega Veneta Fall 2011

The tailored look of the urban gentlemen of Bottega Veneta cannot be beat. I look forward to the day where I have a complete Bottega look in my closet.. who knows when that will be, but it’s definitely warranted, no? You can’t see the bags in the collage, but the briefcases and Intrecciato pieces have been updated, many with frayed edges.

This Bottega collection is more my color palette. Call me safe, conservative, or just plain dark, but there is something about browns, greys and blacks that I can’t explain. Tomas Maier infused some bright pants and a few colored coats, which is not usually something he has done very much in the past. Although the colors worked for the collection, I much prefer the pastels that Maier has used in the past. But if this season is any indication, there’s nothing wrong with shots of color for fall, is there?