We visited the shows, presentations and the streets to give you the top 5 events at this seasons men’s showcase.
Belstaff AW 18
Belstaff showcase consisted of both men’s and womens’s collections, “Made In UK’ celebrated the brand’s British roots. 2018 marks the 70th Anniversary of the iconic Trailmaster jacket originally designed to protect against the harsh weather at the Scottish Six Day Trails. A curated selection of the Trailmaster Archive was on show along with the more contemporary collections.
What We Wear AW 18
Tinie Tempah’s newly rising menswear brand showcased its strongest season to date. The luxe-sportwear trend was ever present with utilitarian jackets, co-ords and minimal silhouettes all hitting the runway. Yxng Bane was present on the runway and a host of British rappers sitting front row, this is certainly a brand with a lot of hype around it.
Oliver Spencer – Love is the Drug AW 18
Oliver Spencer draws inspiration from the day-to-day life of London for his latest collection. His love affair with the culture, people and unique energy is ever present. The winter colour palette features charcoals and greys, inspired by the city’s urban environment. Burgundy represents the rich and vibrant hues of the city’s nightlife. Oliver Spencer continues his relationship with social network Vero and its in App ‘buy it now’ functionality.
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Kent & Curwen AW 18
Creative Director, Daniel Keans and business partner David Beckham showcased their third LFWM collection ‘The Boxer, The Artist and The Musician’. A special collaboration with renowned photographer and filmmaker Perry Ogden.
Daniel Keans, says, ‘I saw it as such a natural fit to work with Perry for this season. As a master of documenting British culture he is the perfect person to capture the evolution of Kent & Curwen. There is an honesty and a toughness in his work that resonates strongly with what we stand for.’
The show consisted of a gallery show featuring 34 individual and group portraits, a screening room and the store hosted the AW18 collection.
Ben Sherman X House of Holland AW 18
Presented inside Somerset House, this season’s collections looked to the roots of Northern Soul with a capsule created in collaboration with designer Henry Holland. A set of dancers took to the runway to an upbeat soundtrack with happy vibes. The 29 looks each featuring a 1970s twist and impeccable detailing.
So that’s it, until next season.