London Fashion Week Men’s Spring 2018: Designer Inspirations

From wartime photographers to so-called “market fashion,” London men’s wear designers looked to a wide range of subjects for inspiration for their spring 2018 collections. Here, some of the topics that sparked their creativity ahead of the shows, which begin today.
“Exploring the placement and significance of width as a signifier of power and gender.” Edward Crutchley
“For spring 2018, I was inspired by sailors, nautica and Jacques Tati. Using these references we created a collection of workwear-inspired pieces with a more contemporary fit and high-quality materials.” Angelo Van Mol, Band of Outsiders
“If you want something from my collection, just choose one thing, style it with your other clothes: buy less, choose well, make it last.” Vivienne Westwood
“Topman Design experiments with shape, print and tailoring and plays with the idea of modern masculinity in London, whilst referencing one of the city’s most iconic scenes.” Gordon Richardson, Topman creative director
“For spring 2018, Nigel Cabourn, who is celebrating 50 years in design, will unveil a third Authentic limited-edition collection entitled ‘Whatever Happened to Sean Flynn,’ drawing upon the life and times of the celebrated war photojournalist and son of Hollywood legend, Errol Flynn, as his inspiration. Working closely with Sean Flynn’s best friend and fellow

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Source: Women’s Wear Daily
London Fashion Week Men’s Spring 2018: Designer Inspirations

London Fashion Week Men’s Spring 2018: Designer Inspirations


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