Men’s Fashion Newbies Emerge in London Fashion Week

Posted on September 28, 2010


For years, men’s fashion has only been the background on fashion weeks all over the world. It was always women’s fashion that is being given recognition on the important weeks for fashion. But not in this year’s London Fashion Week, which aims to bring men’s fashion on the levelpegging with the city’s now celebrated womenswear designers.

And it was fashion’s new breed that took spotlight during the end of this fashion week that features different collections for Spring/Summer 2010. Two names that definitely got some major attention were 20-something-year-old designers James Long and Christopher Shannon.

Shannon’s designs which are simple and easy to look at, is based on the streetwear of sweat-tops and track pants, with touch of beautiful colors that are surely eye-catching.

Another name that popped out was of E. Tautz, a designer for Norton & Sons. His design includes linen mix jackets for a loose summertime look, tuck stitch cashmere sweaters, and a cotton top in Grant’s old school rugby colours.

Other designers that caught great deal of attention from fashion critiques include J.W. Anderson, Lou Dalton, Matthew Miller and William Richard Green.

To close the fashion week, Ozwald Boateng celebrated his 25 years in tailoring with a parade of looks that worked best when concentrated on his bold use of colour.

With reports from