ShortList’s style director, Adrian Clark, highlights his top 20 looks from the spring 2017 fashion showcase...
AGI & SAM
The fluid flared trouser and cropped military style jacket will be a key silhouette next spring.
We love the new direction Kane is moving in, with more of an emphasis on tailoring and this oversized silhouette.
Inspired by youth culture, Shannon reinvents the retro shell suit in a denim fabrication.
Looking to American counter-culture for inspiration, Coach, once again delivered some of the most covetable leather outerwear pieces shown over the weekend.
In one of his most accessible collections to date, Anderson played with the proportions of layering.
Green’s use of faded tapestry prints that gave a nod towards the Middle-east in inspiration will be highly influential.
Sheer yarns, woven into a cobweb technique, show the practical way to wear knit when the temperatures rise.
HOUSE OF HOLLAND
Influenced by the Hacienda and the late 80’s rave scene, House of Holland showed many tongue in cheek prints such as turning the ‘Quavers’ logo into the word ‘Ravers’.
The cropped length trouser with a higher waistline was a look that appeared on many of the runways.
Broad stripes, cut on the diagonal proved a bold and eye catching way to add new interest to the basic mac.
It is almost impossible to separate Howell from all that is quintessentially English, yet it always manages to look modern. This shorter length trouser was key to the collection.
The zip-through track top will have a ‘moment’ next summer especially when reconstructed in luxury materials.
Optical pattern and print was a big trend for spring, Smedley showed a commercial but interesting way to buy into it.
One of the most sophisticated and unchallenging collections we saw this weekend, Joseph looked to utilitarian workwear detailing to update its wardrobe of luxe basics.
This boxy, cropped fit ventures into new territory for the safari jacket, giving it more of a contemporary feel.
Celebrating the influx of African art that permeated British culture in the late 1960’s, You Must Create showed one of our favourite collections throughout all of LCM.
The clash of cultures, one part Americana, one part Far-East, continues to drive men’s casualwear.
In tribute to British seaside towns, Topman Design set a precedent for less pretentious and more ‘fun’ fashions at LCM.
PHOEBE ENGLISH MAN
With everything being manufactured in the UK, English is a designer to watch. Her artisan approach to menswear is very refreshing.
TIGER OF SWEDEN
Tailoring that featured an elbow length sleeve, breathed modernity into a classic wardrobe staple
With thanks to Mercedes Benz