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Imagine men in rolled-up jacket sleeves and capris, a casual alternative to suits, barreling toward you with intense looks and stripping off their sophistication and baring down to trunks for the finale. This was the Perry Ellis Spring 2012 show. The collection is perfect for brisk spring days, and the finale was a celebration of summer.
Color Palette: Neutrals, salmon, brown, yellow, cobalt
Mood: The bachelor businessman goes on vacation.
Statement Pieces: a parade of models in trunks closing the show
Front Row Name Drops: Joe Manganiello, Jonathan Cheban, Nigel Barker and Kelly Bensimon
Gossip: Jonathan Cheban said he was only attending the Perry Ellis and Betsey Johnson shows for fashion week.
Runway Music: Fleet Foxes Grown Ocean, My Morning Jacket Circuital