The Degradé Leather-Sleeved Cotton Sweatshirt by Alexander McQueen is another prime example of the influence the world of sport is having upon menswear this spring/summer 2012, as detailed by our very own Ben Jones a few weeks back.
This Degrade Leather Sleeved Cotton Sweatshirt blurs the line between casual street wear and more formal attire, with its innovative material and texture combinations.
Slicker than your average (copyright: Craig David), this all black garment features raglan sleeves that fade fluently from leather to cotton jersey, creating a unique and distinctive sportswear inspired piece. This subtle feature alone will definitely set you apart from the masses this season, with the understated material combination bringing the piece to life and giving it character. Not only that, it also ensures the overall aesthetic moves as far away from traditional sportswear as possible – giving the garment a more sophisticated edge which should appeal to the modern man.
Constructed from a cotton jersey, this sweatshirt does not shy away from tradition through its inclusion of classic sweatshirt detailing – a ribbed waistband, collar and cuffs having been incorporated into the design.
Available now over at Mr.Porter.