• Barbour Celebrates 125 Years at Men's Fashion Week in London

    2 monthes ago - By WWD

    Barbour marked 125 years by looking back at its history and the icons that have kept the brand going throughout the years.
    To celebrate the anniversary, the British label launched an Icons Re-Engineered capsule during the last day of London Fashion Week Men's, giving its familiar shapes a new lease on life.
    The collection included five archival jackets including the Haydon wax cotton jacket that harks back to the early 20th century when John Barbour first started experimenting with the material, and a leather motorcycle jacket, paying homage to Duncan Barbour, who first introduced...
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  • Craig Green, Charles Jeffrey Captivate Retailers at London Fashion Week Men's

    2 monthes ago - By WWD

    LONDON - Retailers heralded the return of tailoring at London men's week as street and athletic influences, only recently rampant, receded from the runways.
    “It's exciting to see designers in London play with classic shapes, but layering them with personality,” said Simon Longland, general merchandise manager for men's wear and sports at Harrods.
    Retailers were upbeat - but divided - about the talent on show, with Craig Green and Charles Jeffrey shows earning top marks. Bruce Pask, men's wear fashion director of Bergdorf Goodman and Neiman Marcus, raved about Green's effort.
    “He is one of...
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  • Do Men's Fashion Weeks Have a Future?

    2 monthes ago - By WWD

    The rise of genderless fashion and coed shows are sparking questions over the future of men's fashion weeks.
    According to data from Launchmetrics, the Media Impact Value - a quantitative number generated by an algorithm to measure the impact of relevant media placements - of men's showcases around the world has been constantly diminishing as big names exit in favor of coed shows held during the women's shows. Brands are also putting more focus on communicating one unified message across their men's and women's wear departments.
    Data gathered during the spring 2019 events last June in New...
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