Sunny Side Up: Yellow Assumes Spring’s Spotlight

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Bright, bold, and blond: Yellow outshines nearly all else as this season’s powerfully colorful wake-up call.

ESSENTIAL HOMME February/March 2017Image: A.P. Kim. Wool felt peacoat, $2,340, STELLA MCCARTNEY. Similar styles available at StellaMcCartney.com. Floral print sweatshirt, $260, AMI ALEXANDRE MATTIUSSI. AmiParis.fr.

 

FULL HOUSE

To entertain the extreme or simply draw an eye, start off with a head-to-toe statement in this flashy hue.

ESSENTIAL HOMME February/March 2017Image: A.P. Kim. Coat in helios fluid light gabardine, $2,600, shirt in citrine organic spring cotton, $590, pants in helios fluid light gabardine, $950, BOTTEGA VENETA. Available at 800-845-6790.

 

LEVEL UP

Take brazen and add blinding. A whiff of gold—either as an accessory or a full-on layer on top—will conspicuously elevate.

ESSENTIAL HOMME February/March 2017Image: A.P. Kim. Printed wild moto jacket, $2,000, COACH 1941. Available at select COACH Men stores and Coach.com. Printed shirt, $79.50, TALLIA ORANGE. Available at Macy’s. Scorpion pajama pant, $943, OFF-WHITE C/O VIRGIL ABLOH. Off—White.com. Sean sunglasses, $525, TOM FORD. Available at TOM FORD boutiques nationwide and TomFord.com. Model’s own jewelry worn throughout.

ESSENTIAL HOMME February/March 2017Image: A.P. Kim. Bomber jacket, $200, TALLIA ORANGE. Available at Macy’s. Pajama set in yellow and white, $345, PALM ANGELS. Saks.com.

 

BOTH SIDES NOW

With the brilliant highs of yellow come the glorious lows of it in contrast. Look to navies and deep blacks for an attractive rivalry.

ESSENTIAL HOMME February/March 2017Image: A.P. Kim. Yellow coat, $2,830, navy shirt, $630, multi-pocket bag, $1,750, SALVATORE FERRAGAMO. Available at Salvatore Ferragamo boutiques nationwide.

 

SIDE KICK

Grab a bag that gives some pull. Brightly colored accessories can rejuvenate any ensemble with a dose of memorability.

ESSENTIAL HOMME February/March 2017Image: A.P. Kim. Polo neck jumper in scarlet, $990, loose fit culotte in black, $600, J.W.ANDERSON. J-W-Anderson.com. Tote in pebble grain leather, $1,390, THOM BROWNE. Available at Thom Browne, NYC.

 

STRONG PACKAGING

Opt for outerwear that will stand out when needed but that also can be slipped off in a time of necessary subtlety.

ESSENTIAL HOMME February/March 2017Image: A.P. Kim. Jacket in contrast ribbing in sulfur yellow metis goatskin, $8,350, tank top in white crepe cotton, $770, straight narrow trousers in mahogany fancy weave cotton, $650, HERMÈS. Available at Hermès stores nationwide, 800-441-4488, and Hermes.com.

 

LIQUID GOLD

Highlighted in yellow, ultra-loud leisurewear takes on a nostalgic quality, recalling the spirited deviance of the ’90s.

ESSENTIAL HOMME February/March 2017Image: A.P. Kim. Embroidered track jacket, $260, embroidered track pant, $120, TOPMAN DESIGN. Available at TOPMAN, Fifth Ave NYC and Topman.com.


Styled by Terry Lu
Models: Alexander Barna and Nick Hadad at Request

Grooming by Alicia Campbell at See using True Botanicals
Associate Market Editor: Ellie Rogers
Photo Assistant: Jonathan Florez

 

 

 
 
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