• Martine Rose Men's Spring 2019

    8 days ago - By WWD

    Martine Rose took her show to the streets of North London, in a bid to express her love for the British capital. A residential street near Camden Market was closed off and turned into a runway, simple plastic chairs were lined up for the guests and a nearby pub was used as dressing space - there was no gimmick, just good clothes.
    “There's an amazing community in this area. A lot of tragic things happened here recently and I wanted to celebrate it. I knew the community would be into it,” said Rose after the show.
    She was right. Everyone from the residents who peeked outside their windows or...
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  • Man Men's Spring 2019

    8 days ago - By WWD

    The single theme running through the three collections at the Topman-sponsored Man group show was dressing up. From Stefan Cooke's off-kilter elegance to Art School's High Concept Characters and Rottingdean Bazaar's frivolous costumes, the season was certainly theatrical.
    STEFAN COOKE
    Cooke, winner of the H&M young designer prize and the L'Oréal Professionnel Creative Award, founded the brand with partner Jake Burt after graduating from the Central Saint Martins M.A. course last year.
    His second outing for Man was a nostalgic exploration of the summer holidays of his youth, eagerly...
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  • Bianca Saunders Men's Spring 2019

    8 days ago - By WWD

    Bianca Saunders continued to examine ideas around black male identity and hyper-masculinity, a theme she started exploring last season. For her spring 2019 collection titled “Gestures,” the South London native focused on movement and presented a collection that featured a more directional silhouette than last season with tighter chests, looser sleeves and straight-cut trousers in jersey, nylon, shirting and denim. Delicate folds and ruching were seen throughout the collection, blurring the boundaries between femininity and masculinity.
    “Gestures” was a poetic exploration of new...
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