To kick off the fashion calendar, London Collections: Men are in its fourth season, featuring collections from reputable British menswear brands as well as up and coming designers. Showcasing the talent of British designers all in one place, LCM features the very best of high fashion for the gentlemen of the world. Designers staging their collections included Jonathan Saunders, Thomas Pink and Burberry as well those loved here at Jules B such as Paul Smith. Keep reading to view the round-up of the event that has become an intricate part of the London Fashion Calendar.
Well known for their excellence in constructing the finest high quality knitwear collections, this season ‘The Journey’ is inspired by the John Smedley albums dated from the 1930s. These family albums included holiday photographs from ski trips in the mountains of Tyrol to city escapades in New York and Amsterdam. The geometric prints and chunky knits featuring throughout the collection were influenced by the architecture that was photographed during the expeditions. Key pieces include the clashing colours of the geometric pullovers and chunky knitted jackets using the highly skilled intarsia knitting techniques as well as the classic John Smedley polo shirts. To browse our collection of John Smedley at Jules B click here.
C. P. Company
The Italian brand inspired by military aesthetics is made for function yet designed with style. At this year’s LCM, their jackets feature the brand’s signature goggles built into the hoods and draped on a stand to allow the viewer to look carefully at the detail. A key theme of the C. P. Company showcase was the striking colours of bright blues and oranges with the polished finish of the jackets. To see our current collection of C. P. Company click here.
This season: jungle meets city, in this LCM showcase. Inspired by people watching, Orlebar Brown offers a unique take on men’s swimwear with tailored styles and multi functionality. The collection features exotic palm and feather prints as well as specially commissioned illustrations whilst a theme of yellow, blue, red and green run throughout. To look at our selection of Orlebar Brown click here.
Traditional meets the modern gentleman with the ultimate bespoke style in Hackett’s LCM catwalk show. This season, Hackett has exclusively teamed up with The Princes’ Trust to create a Prince of Wales Check Collection which has been woven in the British Isles solely for this collection. As one of Britain’s finest heritage brands, this collection features timeless tailored jackets, suits and trousers crafted in tartan, wool, cashmere and velvet styled with monk strap shoes, brogues and checker holdalls. To browse the current selection at Jules B click here.
In its 25th Anniversary, Duchamp is all about excellence in craftsmanship and tailoring. Influenced by the dominant man, their LCM showcase is about being noticed with a contemporary spin while preserving its luxurious classic British style. For our latest collection at Jules B click here.
Inspired by rug prints from Asia, this season’s collection at LCM by Paul Smith was focused on incorporating contrasting textures and patterns from exotic prints to checks with traditional suits for the creative man. Continuing his partnership with the Clissold mill in Yorkshire to create beautifully made cloth, he offers a quirky alternative to the everyday suit with his signature style by pairing denims with checked suits and rug print scarves. View our collections by Paul Smith.
Go to the London Collections website to view more shows and interviews from day one.