26 Mar '11, 4pm

Feature: For adults only: There’s a very grown-up flavour to the latest men’s fashions

Feature: For adults only: There’s a very grown-up flavour to the latest men’s fashions

If you invest in one single outfit to update your wardrobe this season, then make sure it is a white or cream single- or double-breasted suit. The sheer proliferation of this particular sartorial offering confirms that any fears about its impracticality have been cast aside. Rarely over the past few years has one singular look appeared in so many diverse catwalk collections, indicating a collective shift of fashion consciousness. But where has it come from and why right now? The white three-piece suit is a grown-up aesthetic, and it reflects a parallel industry-wide move towards featuring older male models in catwalk shows and advertising campaigns. This trend hit the headlines recently when a 50-year-old carpet fitter from east London was spotted sunbathing and was signed by one of the largest model agencies in the world. (He is still a stripling compared to David Gant, i...

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