TOPMAN AW17: A funky revamp of circulated trends
On the 6th January TOPMAN rang in the new year by rejuvenating several tried and tested styles. Featuring double denim, retro patterns, and PVC, TOPMAN AW17 revitalised well known fashion trends, whilst maintaining their typically androgynous approach to men’s fashion.
Phoebe English AW17: Functional and at no sacrifice of style
Among many circles attending fashion shows you may not be the only one to exclaim that whilst the clothes worn by models storming the catwalk are visually stunning, they are too outrageous for the daily humdrums of your own life. It is, perhaps, an ingrained belief that luxury fashion that is appealing to the eye may come at a loss of practicality.
Edward Crutchley AW17: a fashionable slice of the classical and the current
Inspired by Renaissance portraiture and Isaac Oliver’s ‘Rainbow portrait of Queen Elizabeth I’ (1600), the show featured garments that abided by the Venetian palette and were nothing short of the ornate details typically highlighted in Renaissance Portraiture.
Belstaff “Jolly Roger” AW17: Retouching the classic military style
Focussing on outerwear, Belstaff AW17 incorporated an intriguing assortment of coats and jackets, all of which were equally stylish and wearable. The khaki green parka and black rain mac integrated protection from harsh weather conditions with simple style, and the shearling jacket and melton wool peacoat and dufflecoat combined timeless fashion with strength and durability.