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, paulsmith.co.uk
Image 2: Grey unstructured Filigree printed suit with drawstring trousers £800 by CASELY-HAYFORD, doverstreetmarket.com; pollock print wool cardigan £650 and pollock print cotton T-shirt £190 both by JONATHAN SAUNDERS, selfridges.co.uk; 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, liberty.co.uk; grey bird’s-eye jersey wool trousers £275 by NICOLE FARHI, nicolefarhi.com
Image 4: Red cotton shirt £89 by OLIVER SPENCER, oliverspencer.co.uk; ‘Crest’ lace tie £130 and ‘Staircase’ braces £150 both by MARWOOD, marwoodlondon.co.uk; windowpane check Harris tweed trousers £350 by PRINGLE OF SCOTLAND, pringlescotland.com; half shine derby shoes £250 by JOSEPH CHEANEY FOR TOAST, toast.co.uk
Image 5: Red Oxford jacket £319, floral print cord shirt £99 and striped knitted tie £69 all by OLIVER SPENCER, oliverspencer.co.uk; pewter cashmere sweater £345 by MARGARET HOWELL, margarethowell.co.uk; grey ‘Classic Slim’ trousers £240 by MCQ ALEXANDER MCQUEEN, alexandermcqueen.com/mcq
Photographer assisted by Pierre Luc Moisan. Stylist assisted by Max Cocking. Photographer represented by Eric Hennebert.
Digital operator Clark Franklyn @ imaginlondon.com. Model: Jonathan Baker. Set builder: Jude Singleton @ Set Trade