Stella McCartney Announces Menswear Collection

The designer's first men's collection will be S/S17.

BY CHARLIE TEASDALE | Feb 18, 2016 | Fashion

In the past few days alone, the men's fashion industry has dropped a few bombshells. First came the tumbling dominoes of Stefano Pilati, Brendan Mullane, and Alessandro Sartori leaving Zegna, Brioni and Berluti respectively. And now comes the news that Stella McCartney, one of the biggest names in women's fashion, will be offering threads for us guys by this time next year. 

McCartney's isn't the only female-focused brand to look to more masculine climes in recent years—both Marni and Carven have done it—but we're already curious to see how her minimalist, slightly sporty aesthetic will translate to menswear. Chances are, pretty well. She could do worse than to take inspiration from husband Alasdhair Willis, creative director at Hunter and one of the double breasted jacket's greatest proponents, as demonstrated below. 

First published in Esquire UK.