LFW Men’s Jan 2017 – Edward Crutchley

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I think possibly my fave outerwear pieces this season:

LFW Men’s Jan 2017 – Edward Crutchley – Fashion Capital

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It’s difficult to pinpoint the exact inspiration for Edward Crutchley’s AW17 collection as it seems to transcend various centuries and cultures, but the result is a fusion that is utterly beautiful.

At once referencing Renaissance portraiture, Greek antiquities and 90s MTV, silhouettes and fabrics are a compelling mix of classic vs modern and simple vs extravagant. We see bomber jackets with enlarged collars fabricated in floral silk jacquards; simple oversized wool pieces in autumnal neutral tones; and ultra soft cashmeres forming various pieces of luxurious knitwear.

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Tailoring is relaxed and fluid and layering is a key aspect of this collection, allowing items to be trans-seasonal when split apart. Outerwear seems light and easy-to-wear and it’s difficult to imagine a wardrobe in which it wouldn’t fit seamlessly.

Crutchley has also collaborated with a variety of fine craftsmen when creating this collection. Brass jewellery which features throughout is courtesy of Hannah Martin; the oval sunglasses are a collaboration with BLYSZAK and the cashmere knitwear pieces are produced with Johnston’s of Elgin.

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Finally, if any of you are dying to own an item from this collection, a t-shirt which incorporates shibori was available to buy immediately after the presentation at Browns.

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Soph x

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