Studies in Screaming


The London art scene, epitomised by the tortured genius of Francis Bacon, inspires the more culturally referenced breed of British menswear designers...

Image 1: green peak lapel wool jacket £749, beige cotton shirt £215, mauve silk tie with teal blue tip £75, yellow wool pleated trousers £359 and ‘Kirby Damson’ leather lace-up shoes £310 all by Paul Smith,

Image 2: Grey unstructured Filigree printed suit with drawstring trousers £800 by CASELY-HAYFORD,; pollock print wool cardigan £650 and pollock print cotton T-shirt £190 both by JONATHAN SAUNDERS,; tortoiseshell optical frames from a selection starting at £189 by PAUL SMITH at David Clulow, 0844-264 0870

Image 3: Green waffle chunky knit sweater £375 by LOU DALTON,; grey bird’s-eye jersey wool trousers £275 by NICOLE FARHI,

Image 4: Red cotton shirt £89 by OLIVER SPENCER,; ‘Crest’ lace tie £130 and ‘Staircase’ braces £150 both by MARWOOD,; windowpane check Harris tweed trousers £350 by PRINGLE OF SCOTLAND,; half shine derby shoes £250 by JOSEPH CHEANEY FOR TOAST,

Image 5: Red Oxford jacket £319, floral print cord shirt £99 and striped knitted tie £69 all by OLIVER SPENCER,; pewter cashmere sweater £345 by MARGARET HOWELL,; grey ‘Classic Slim’ trousers £240 by MCQ ALEXANDER MCQUEEN,

Photographer assisted by Pierre Luc Moisan. Stylist assisted by Max Cocking. Photographer represented by Eric Hennebert.

Digital operator Clark Franklyn @ Model: Jonathan Baker. Set builder: Jude Singleton @ Set Trade


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