270568-800w

Anders Haywood for Balmain Homme AW/14 Lookbook

20140522-XJF00792-800x533

Timberland AW14 Style Studio

Editor’s Pick: Burberry Brit AW/13 Coats & Jackets

Over the coming weeks, we are going to take a look at the Burberry Brit collection for AW/13. Described as a slightly more casual range yet still retaining all of the sophistication you would expect, Brit oozes with London cool. Here we take a look at the huge range of coats and jackets, including the infamous Burberry Trench and lots more besides. Expect the finest of tailoring, whilst using the latest technology and fabrics for an outstanding collection that is often inspired by the original heritage designs.

fdeed176544f7bccc5698f0fccde932af64c0a5a

Mid-length Resinated Gabardine Trench Coat. Buy HERE

60501021aeb38472115be858fc50578d5296b4bf

606161cb8a494d5e33b1a8394660ebe9e3c9b51e-1

Mid-length Cotton Trench Coat. Buy HERE

a53b1a6c01cbeeb25e397e6781b7f4f8f5ee6ef3-1

7a58f7f83af970e5e0c93891731fb6c4101e2118

Shearling Collar Heritage Trench Coat. Buy HERE

d4689752b0c546e8109e8ae4b2324ff84a0b9d7b

f7a74168dd39291088cd34562681fd29e96ee68e

Detachable Shearling Bib Trench Coat. Buy HERE

094e1e70912da07bffe2acccec7c4c4759554929

6e6df5abe9d65656b5754cd183517ed0fd18d6b3

Double-Face Wool Duffle Coat. Buy HERE

99c1b12e3021cf34749a84ecb409d803cc1bb874

1fb1051dffcf3238ff2f52a12dce262cfefbe36b

Wool Duffle Jacket. Buy HERE

960c9af3c9a1ccce9505ba3fd23385c9a4eb180d

6d5c4420fc8509cef8e780f9db1f9c1afffe5be3

Melton Wool Blend Military Coat. Buy HERE

292917b2b89e3b44aae63698bef2c6b831e2945b

0dd8f52b8c5f31397def6ffd71e02b00b57098ee

Leather-detail Seam-Sealed Pea Coat. Buy HERE

e30c9f9f29f5885e280deb692c2b3570fb9ee3be

7569cb9819d982728e10312ebddf92a6c898821c

Colour Block Wool Blend Duffle Coat. Buy HERE

ba39d9bf1d2209c35a372cbe56b2c975c191b1a4

f0c63d365825dff1b074f5409f7a249b7c1637bf

Heritage Quilted Field Jacket. Buy HERE

80e45626cf9dc833ce504270a10a924020d34460

5ddda7456555ddb80096b0fa501aafe7c336c11e

Down-filled Nappa Leather Bomber Jacket. Buy HERE

2e70e1bfb45a23dda2b4e11a7a45d212dc8a270d

6df589b06cb048decf381b48d1373867d90d33aa

Cracked Leather Shearling Blouson. Buy HERE

5999be61f17d5413f91dba6373e5e241fa053cda

9f3fe32a38f3faccf98312f008bc68318fd17a23

Soft Shearling Hooded Top. Buy HERE

1b2af8f70f9bd7bf52e1f38ae98abab1b168cf3c

c9c6f0d1b4e380760cb83fce79e64ce045efd1a9

Pocket Detail Shearling Blouson. Buy HERE

112b2e78daafccde7d20ec4128189cb2992eaec2

CE1-01

A Celebration of Stylish Chaps: Charles Eames

HL1-01

Henri Lloyd AW13 Menswear Collection

Editor’s Pick: Agi & Sam AW/2013

agi1806brg_01

After the wonderful ‘Owls‘ collaboration with Topman earlier this year, we couldn’t resist featuring some of the latest pieces from imaginative design duo, Agi & Sam. Adopting their usual quirky prints and style with inspiration from traditional Britishness, the attention to detail with use of premium materials and British manufacturing make this a collection to shout about. We’ve included links to shop for each item, all available from Oki-ni.

agi1806brg_03 agi1806brg_04

Men’s Knit Check-back Short Raglan Coat. Buy HERE

Perfect for the British Autumn/Winter, this rich burgundy coat with oversized tartan check pattern on the reverse is both stylish and functionals. Tailored in England from premium wool with an oversized fit. The coat has a detachable hood with raglan shoulder seams and is fully lined. Beautiful!

agi1806brg_06

agi1800por_01

Men’s Porcelain hidden-button Shirt. Buy HERE

With a tailored design and regular fit, the quirky print on this shirt features cracked pottery, inspired by Agi & Sam’s interpretation of Willow patterned porcelain.

agi1800por_03

agi1800por_06

agi1801org_01

Men’s Knit Check in Seams Pockets Grandad Shirt. Buy HERE

Traditional English patterns are the inspiration for this tailored shirt, printed with an oversized tartan knit motif. With a longer than usual cut, featuring a standing collar, chest pocket and two pockets tucked into the side seams.

agi1801org_03 agi1801org_06

agi1803nvy_04

Men’s Hunt Dog Repeat Slim Leg Trousers. Buy HERE

The inspiration behind the print on these flash trousers is traditional English pursuits. Patterned with hunting dogs, they are made in England from the finest cotton.

agi1803nvy_06

agi1804org_04

Men’s Pheasant Paisley Slim Leg Trousers. Buy HERE

Agi & Sam have become known for their creative prints, and here we see a bold print made up of small pheasant motifs. The trousers are Made in England from premium cotton

agi1804org_06

agi1310nvy_01

Pheasant Paisley Umbrella. Buy HERE

In an exclusive collaboration with renowned umbrella makers London Undercover, Agi & Sam develop this striking accessory that you will be proud to show off on a rainy day.

agi1310nvy_03

Richard James SS14 & Wedgwood Tea: London Collections MEN

DSC_0031_72dpi

On the final day of London Collections SS14, our editor’s visited the Richard James showroom in Saville Row, who had joined forces with Wedgwood, another British brand that is synonomous with craftsmanship, to bring us a special afternoon of classic afternoon tea and chocolates.

“I love the ritual of tea. It’s something I look forward to every afternoon; there’s something reassuring and reassuringly British about it. It’s a truism that tea tastes better from good china, as it is that it’s better for warming the pot and using only freshly drawn, freshly boiled water. It’s an altogether satisfying process and not unlike my work as tailor, you’re rewarded for using quality materials and not cutting corners.” – Richard James

Our Editor-in-Chief had High Mountain Oolong Tea, originating from Taiwan’s high mountains – and he tried Rose Petal Msala Marzipan by Paul A Young Chocolate with this – mouth-watering! Our Fashion Editor was tempted by her favourite Earl Grey, grown in Darjeeling, India. With this she sampled Pacari Raw 85% Ecuadorian Classic truffle by Paul A Young Chocolate, and left her wanting more! The tea was of course served by impeccable staff in Wedgwood White fine-bone China tea-ware. A design classic since the 1920′s.

All in all, a great experience and unique way to show us around the beautiful showroom. We took a few snapshots to share with you and at the bottom of this post we’ve included a must-see Richard James ‘B-Roll’ behind the scenes video from SS14 LCM – with more than a few familiar faces in attendance. Later that evening, Client’s founder/editor, Ian Cole was also excited to shoot the front cover of a special London Collections Client Style Guide with model Allen Taylor at Select wearing full-look Richard James, styled by our fashion editor Marie-Claude Lamb. Classic tailoring meets Cool Brit! Previews of this to follow…

DSC_0033_72dpi DSC_0034_72dpi

 

Timberland & Christopher Raeburn SS14

Christopher Raeburn’s is renowned for working with sustainable fabrics and for his holistic approach to design. For his SS14 show at London Collections: MEN, he chose to partner with Timberland for their footwear, a company that has similar ethical views. Many would agree that the Timberland boot is a staple to many a man’s wardrobe, and recognised as a global outdoor lifestyle brand.

Raeburn’s collection was inspired by the stoic men of World War Two’s Long Range Desert Group, and driven by the development and utilisation of textiles – including re-purposed surplus military fabrics. Timberland’s ‘The Earthkeepers Adventure Cupsole Chukka’ is built with leather from a Silver-rated tannery and sits on a sole made from recycled plastic bottles. Using Timberland technology, this modern take on a classic ensures a comfortable fit, breathable and is environmentally conscious.

Andy Hewat, Country Manager for Timberland UK & Ireland elaborates “Christopher Raeburn is a very talented designer and we are excited and honoured that he has chosen our Earthkeeper Adventure Cupsole Chukka for his Spring/Summer 2014 show. Christopher’s pioneering work to publicise sustainability mirrors our ethical stance and dedication to equip people to make a difference in their world”

We’re pleased to share with you a video interview with Christopher Raeburn, during his London Collections MEN SS14 show.

Written by Ian Cole, Editor-in-Chief

You can also view the full SS14 runway show at CLIENT TV

5635R

 

5634R

 

christopher-raeburn-ss14-collection-runway-16-1 christopher-raeburn-ss14-collection-runway-16

Screen Shot 2013-06-19 at 14.17.09

Alexander McQueen SS14: London Collections MEN

Screen Shot 2013-06-19 at 14.13.06

Nasir Mazhar SS14: London Collections MEN

Screen Shot 2013-06-19 at 14.06.18

Xander Zhou SS14: London Collections MEN

Screen Shot 2013-06-19 at 13.50.53

Matthew Miller SS14: London Collections MEN

Screen Shot 2013-06-19 at 13.44.27

Nicole Farhi SS14: London Collections MEN

Screen Shot 2013-06-19 at 13.38.15

Burberry Official Show Content SS14: London Collections MEN

Screen Shot 2013-06-19 at 13.32.52

Baartmans and Siegel SS14: London Collections MEN

Screen Shot 2013-06-19 at 13.27.12

Christopher Shannon SS14: London Collections MEN

Screen Shot 2013-06-19 at 13.21.47

Christopher Raeburn SS14: London Collections MEN

Screen Shot 2013-06-19 at 13.16.29

James Long SS14: London Collections MEN

Screen Shot 2013-06-19 at 12.55.53

Shaun Samson SS14: London Collections MEN

Screen Shot 2013-06-19 at 12.46.01

Pringle of Scotland SS14: London Collections MEN

Screen Shot 2013-06-19 at 12.42.58

Paul Smith SS14: London Collections MEN