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Oliver Spencer – Fall/Winter 2015 Collection | Runway Show

For his Fall/Winter 2015 presentation at London Fashion Week, local designer Oliver Spencer sent his models down the runway to the rollicking beat of a live band, the Turbans, and the old-world instruments were the perfect sonic complement to the classic pieces on display. The creative inspiration here was … READ MORE

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Xander Zhou – Fall/Winter 2015 Collection | Runway Show

With his Spring/Summer 2015 collection, unveiled earlier today at London Fashion Week, Beijing-based designer Xander Zhou applied a neo-expressionist take on the Wild West, featuring broad, rudimentary elements of celluloid cowboys’ garb executed with contemporary materials and techniques. Zhou’s long fringed leather coats, constructed with what looked like snakeskin, was actually … READ MORE

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Christopher Shannon – Fall/Winter 2015 Collection |Runway Show

There may be beauty in found objects and refuse — think the 1999 Oscar-winning film American Beauty — but that doesn’t mean you can’t add a healthy dose of wry commentary and humor to the mix. That was the message behind Christopher Shannon‘s Fall/Winter 2015 collection at … READ MORE

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Christopher Raeburn – Fall/Winter 2015 Collection |Runway Show

Ranking among the forefront of the emerging British fashion scene, Christopher Raeburn is widely known for his sustainable outerwear, constructed from recycled military-surplus materials for an especially functional approach to a uniquely contemporary aesthetic. For London Fashion Week, the designer presented a Fall/Winter 2015 collection in which the remade … READ MORE

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Christopher Shannon Fall/Winter 2014 Menswear Collection

The runway for Christopher Shannon‘s Fall/Winter show during London’s menswear week was made to look as if it had endured steady rainfall. Similarly, the models appeared as if they had been caught in the downpour, evoking the sad tableau of a footballer walking home in the rain, … READ MORE

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Christopher Raeburn – Fall/Winter 2014 Collection | Runway Show

Christopher Raeburn specializes in taking vintage pieces and deadstock fabrics — most often from military provenance — to create something new, through a process the British designer calls great fashion embodying sustainable intelligence. For his Fall/Winter 2014 collection, Raeburn created outerwear repurposed from the sheepskin greatcoats of Siberian … READ MORE

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C.P. Company Fall/Winter 2014 Outerwear Collection

Displayed on microphone stands in a cavernous underground Soho space, outerwear was the star of the show at C.P. Company‘s Fall/Winter 2014 presentation during London’s Menswear Week. Standout pieces took the form of reworked Royal Navy parkas, treated with garment dyeing processes for especially rich coloring. Elsewhere, … READ MORE

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Margaret Howell – Fall/Winter 2014 Menswear Collection

Always the quintessentially British designer, Margaret Howell took to London’s menswear week to unveil a Fall/Winter 2014 that played to her strengths — namely, a distinctly simple elegance combined with utility and premium heritage materials. If there was a theme to the small collection, it could have … READ MORE

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Xander Zhou – Fall/Winter 2014 Collection | Runway Show

At London’s Menswear Week, Chinese designer Xander Zhou sent his models down the runway in attire that showed off a decidedly collegiate aesthetic. They wore full-length wool overcoats and oversized knit sweaters, some appliquéd with faux school crests, along with with draping wide-leg trousers and long wool scarves. Some … READ MORE

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J.W. ANDERSON – Fall/Winter 2014 Menswear Collection | Runway Show

Born in a small town in Northern Ireland and educated at the London College of Fashion, Jonathan William Anderson was saddled early in his career with the “next big thing” tag. He’s known for his avant-garde take on menswear, which regularly displays blurred lines between the masculine … READ MORE

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TOPMAN Design – Fall/Winter 2014 Menswear Collection | Runway Show

TOPMAN Design‘s Fall 2014 Menswear Collection did not shy away from embracing the oversized look at all for the colder winter days. Beginning with a lighter shade of blue offset by a heather gray, the pieces displayed a grungy style reminiscent of the early 90s’ fixation with … READ MORE