,  |  2 March 2016

CERRUTI 1881 Spring Summer 2016 Collection

Inspiration
The CERRUTI 1881 man is both contemporary and sophisticated. Self-confident and strongwilled. Elegant, but never behind the times. He has a keen sense of style, steering clear of thearchetypal fashionisto. He likes his wardrobe to exude prestige, but without conspicuous trappings of wealth or status symbols.
The Spring-Summer 2016 collection is designed to be a perfect fit for his personality. Fine tailoring meets urbane, sporty influences with a sleek, modern edge. Every item of
clothing in the collection is made from luxurious and innovative fabrics. All carry the CERRUTI 1881 signature: impeccable cutting for understated, masculine style, matched with refined details.
Fabrics
The Spring-Summer 2016 collection gives full voice to blended fabrics. Linen, silk and fine wool – some of which are produced by Lanificio Cerruti and Loro Piana – are woven together.
Nylon and leather are almost one and the same, and knitted fabrics blend cotton with silk.
Linen takes on technical fabric status whilst Cotton is versatile – natural, ethereal and
refined with a satin feel.
Silk jacquard conjures up the elegance of the modern dandy. Calf and kangaroo leathers
are dyed then textured nubuck or napa-style.
Geometric prints also set the tone for the season; Stripes inspired by nautical “Breton”
designs precede the window pane and “Geo” prints. These are followed by fine, two-tone
lines. And last but not least come micro-stripes redolent of seersucker.
Colours
Petrol blue is one of the Spring-Summer 2016 collection’s standout colours.
Blue marine is the new black, underscoring the elegance of CERRUTI 1881 man to
perfection.
Taupe and grey are intrinsically vibrant.
Sandy beige and optical white hues define a look that is resolutely rooted in its times.
Brick-red and burgundy reds breathe life into the season.
The two- and three-tone mixes extend an invitation to travel to the heart of the world’s
major cities, as well as to seaside resorts.
Lines
This season, the centrepiece of the male wardrobe, the suit, comes straight-cut, with two
buttons and patch pockets with flaps. The slim-fit showcases the figure, but the same time
plays its cards close to the chest.
CERRUTI 1881 presents a more lightweight version of the traditional suit, with a
coordinated jacket and Bermuda shorts.
The blazer features a notched reverse collar.
Some of the straight-legged trousers offer the ultimate in refinement, with contrasting
side stripes.
More formal attire is paired with printed shirts, polo shirts, knitted T-shirts and soft
crewneck sweaters.
The Spring-Summer 2016 collection also offers more urbane pieces, including a
shortlength pea jacket with hidden buttons, a straight-cut blouson featuring a hood
concealed in the collar, and an oversized parka. Inspired by the world of American sport,
CERRUTI 1881also unveils a luxe version of the baseball jacket.
Infinite care has also been taken with the Spring-Summer 2016 season’s accessories.
CERRUTI 1881 man’s style comes into its own with city bag, a 48-hour holdall model, a
rucksack and document holder, all in opulent leather. Some models come in a leather-
Nylon mix.