Kyle A. Richardson is the editorial director of Promo Marketing. He joined the company in 2006 brings more than a decade of publishing, marketing and media experience to the magazine. If you see him, buy him a drink.

With the shows wrapping up in Milan June 22, here are some of the most important trends from part one of men's fashion season.

What comes?

Skinny jeans have been one of the past decade's most popular wardrobe staples, even though men didn't seem to be as enthusiastic about them as their better halves. Now, they could be paying them back, but not just with a simple, tight-denim leg cloth, but with something even more daring: the man jegging. Fashionista and The Cut have both confirmed the onset of a new era of flexible-waistband jeans leggings for guys, if you like it or not. Versace, Emporio Armani, and John Varvatos all presented versions of the trend, and Burberry even made skintight leather pants for fashion-forward bikers.

MILAN--Two of the Milan fashion world's designing women--Miuccia Prada and Gucci's Frida Giannini--like their men to be, well, masculine--but approached the job for next spring and summer very differently.
Gucci, which showed Monday on the third day of men's Fashion Week, in Milan, was about fine detailing and craftmanship. Prada was nothing if not spare. What they shared was clarity.
Both designers also played with blue denim, which is making a cameo in many collections for next spring and summer.

T98 Dynamic, a recent development from Thermore, a Milan, Italy-based company specializing in thermal insulation, is designed to act as a gatekeeper between the body and the wild whims of Mother Nature. As explained by Apparel magazine, the fabric "is made from a special blend of polyester fibers and temperature-sensitive polymers." In essence, its construction creates thermal "gates" which close when temperatures drop and then reopen to release unwanted heat when the mercury rises.

BAD HAIRCUT, MAYBE. Or it could have been a downpour of rain, sleet, snow or a combination of the three. Possibly the snooze button was pressed one (or two, or three) too many times and there was no opportunity to get ready for work. Whatever the reason, most people have, at some point, been thankful for that often-neglected hat. Everyone has one: The hat sitting in the closet above the sad-puppy sweater mom gave on the last birthday (still with a price tag on it) and the acid-wash jeans that have been hiding since ‘88 (they might come back in style). Sooner

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