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Topman Design AUTUMN/WINTER 2015-16 MENSWEAR

Sunday, January 18, 2015

Show one, day one at London Collections: Men—and thanks to Gordon Richardson’s team at Topman, we’re awash in enough references to merit an appendix. “Bombay City Rollers” was the title of a show that centered on two key ’60s/’70s touchstones. First were the souvenir garments brought back by a blissed-out generation of consciousness-expanders from the ...

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Craig Green AUTUMN/WINTER 2015-16 MENSWEAR

Sunday, January 18, 2015

There were no tears at the end of Craig Green's show today. It would have been a hard trick to pull off twice. Besides, we've had six months to process the impact of his first solo catwalk show last June. But that isn't to say that the collection he presented wasn't mesmerizing; it was simply ...

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Casely-Hayford AUTUMNWINTER 2015-16 MENSWEAR

Sunday, January 18, 2015

Joe and Charlie Casely-Hayford said their collection was about outsiders—runaways, specifically—and there was for sure a frisson of sedition in the room. Someone in the audience was smoking marijuana, something skunky, and the tunes were organ-rearranging drum and bass mixes of Bowie and Björk. Yet these wafts of rebellion ultimately didn't convince. The Casely-Hayford taste ...

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KIT NEALE AUTUMN/WINTER 2015-16 MENSWEAR

Sunday, January 18, 2015

London born designer Christopher Neale, commonly know as Kit, established KIT NEALE in 2012. The brand is run by Kit and his partner in crime Caspar Hodgson working with their small team from their east London based studio. An elaborate collection of vibrant prints and abstract references which often explore British life and culture we ...

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LEE ROACH AUTUMN/WINTER 2015-16 MENSWEAR

Sunday, January 18, 2015

First, some context: This was the fashion-led segment of a three-part traveling "design/art/sound" project. In the background, shafts of light cast by Perspex sliced starkly across the runway. That was the art bit, by The Butchers, a collective founded by Filippo Maria Bianchi and Giorgio Gremigni. And all around us jarred the guitars on Alexi ...

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