Fall 2013 Menswear
February 06, 2013 New York
BLK DNM impresario Johan Lindeberg happily acknowledges that, when it comes to his menswear, he's his own best source of inspiration. And Lindeberg, for those who don't know him, is a guy with a uniform—blazer, T-shirt, leather jacket, jeans. If and when he adds another garment to that lineup, it's worth paying attention. This season, having done as much perfecting of the motorcycle jacket as he conceivably can, Lindeberg has turned his attention to the bomber. There are now basic bombers, with a relaxed fit, that come in colors like deep red and taupe-y gray, and very non-basic bombers, fitted through the body and trimmed with shearling, say. Elsewhere, the news was really in the collection's panoply of textures, witnessed everywhere from the fuzzy hand of a camel wool coat to the prim tonal dot on a slim button-down. The other updates were found in the palette, which saw Lindeberg's can-do grays and blacks augmented by fine woodland tones of evergreen and aubergine, and in the addition of a shorter, slimmer jacket to the tailoring. All in all, it was hard to imagine a man slipping on any of these pieces and feeling un-cool, or unhappy.