It’s that time of year again.
After a short hiatus, Khalid Al Qasimi looked to his eponymous brand’s DNA for the SS16 relaunch and was inspired by minimal architecture and both military and traditional Middle Eastern costume for his menswear collection.
Burberry celebrated the sun this afternoon by opening its show space up to the elements, the sides removed from its usual glass tent in Kensington Gardens.
Before the Baartmans and Siegel boys took to their spots on their minimalist Arizonan highway they walked past the words ‘be the bad-ass cowboy you know you wanna be!’ – a truer statement could not have encapsulated this collection more.
On the last day of London Collections: Men, Joseph Turvey showed his SS16 collection on the rooftop of The Century Club while Candid Magazine was busy hosting The Grooming Room two floors down.
Crop tops are in for men in 2016, at least according to Bobby Abley.
Taken to the very depths of the Waterloo tunnels, the crowd at the SS16 Alexander McQueen show were treated to Sarah Burton’s many miracles of the deep.
Since the announcement that House Of Holland’s first menswear collection would launch at London Collections: Men, we have been eagerly waiting for its unveiling which came on the third day of LCM, in a presentation space in the underground car park of Selfridges.
Tori Amos’s ‘Cornflake Girl’ summed up the teen spirit of show that was classically James Long this afternoon on day three of London Collections: Men.
We didn’t expect a revolution from Oliver Spencer’s SS16 collection, nor did we want one.
When starting to design their SS16 collection, Agape Mdumulla and Sam Cotton’s initial inspiration was the idea of “growing out of child-like fears, the terror of nightmares, prisons and ghosts”.
YMC’s head of design, Fraser Moss, focused on creating coherence in the SS16 show out of the “chaos of ideas” that form the collections.
Lou Dalton updated her man’s essential wardrobe for SS16, lightweight and light-coloured with a nostalgia for heritage pieces.
Packed to the Victoria House rafters – or whatever the basement equivalent of rafters is – guests sweltered as Kit Neale provided more of the chaotic brights that he is best known for.
Day one of LCM confounded that the below-the-waist trends of SS16 are short shorts and the widest of trousers, which Christopher Shannon took to extremes.
If it hasn’t been clear so far, now it is: Nasir Mazhar is definitely not a sportswear designer.
MAN – founded in 2005 by Fashion East and Topman – turns 10 this year, and the Old Sorting Office showspace party was in full swing as we arrived to balloons, cakes, candles and Champagne.