With the theme “Not Another Catwalk”, Universal Works’ S/S16 presentation took place in the stunning St George’s church in Bloomsbury, London.
Founded in 2008, Universal Works is led by director and designer David Keyte, who has spent 30 years in the game and sources inspirations from his upbringing in the Midlands and childhood memories of his elders’ work attire and everyday dressing.
It’s been just a little over a week since I returned from my trip to London Collections: Men – it was such an eye-opening experience and even more so the second time around. I thoroughly enjoyed every moment of it.
One of my favourite showcases took place in the Institute of Contemporary Arts,
where Thomas Pink treated us with drinks, beautiful tailorings and a view of a miniaturised Big Ben (albeit a bit bleached out in the harsh daylight). Continue Reading
After previewing and being thoroughly impressed by Cambridge Satchel Company’s A/W15 collection (full post here), my British heritage tour continued as I was off to another presentation by Private White V.C., a very quintessential brand originates from the city where I’m currently based, Manchester.
Quite literally ‘suited and booted’, the models on podiums upon entrance displayed a range of clothing including some classic patterned knitwear, beautiful autumnal chinos and corduroy trousers, seriously sexy footwear and the star of the night… Continue Reading
Yesterday, as soon as I dropped my bags off at the hotel in Central London, I dashed out the door and headed straight to Cambridge Satchel Company‘s very snazzy new store in Covent Garden – if you haven’t been there yet, find details here and make sure you pay them a visit.
I was welcomed by the staff with warm friendly greetings and directed upstairs where the PR manager, Harriet gave me a sneak-peek to their A/W15 collection eyed on a May or June release. Continue Reading