From London Fashion Week Mens AW20 we report on the latest trends that can easily jump from catwalk to the races with just a few tweaks along the way.
Literally translated as ‘king’s cord’, corduroy suits and coats graced the runways and this trend could be king at the autumn/winter races.
Qasimi keeps it regal with rich purple and golds on loose fit tailored suits. Footwear by Cesate Paciotti
Jiri Kalfar injects fun into a cropped corduroy jacket using thick jumbo cord in Fandango pink. Double the fun as a baby pink shawl collar in peace silk overlays on the jacket’s corded peak lapel, whilst the single rhinestone button adds sparkle Tone on tone pink is continued with baby pink silk trousers and pale pink shirt.
Mark Fast offers a cool 60s vibe with his smart casual corduroy two-piece in neutral fawn worn with chunky white polo neck jumper.
A hit on the runway and always a hit at the races
Edward Crutchley mixes checks by double layering jackets. Shoes – Christian Louboutin
Malan Breton adds drama to a grey check suit with exaggerated peak lapels
Inspired by the 108 heroes who went to Liang Shan in the Water Margin (Chinese classic novel by Shui Hui Zhuan) Pronounce brings various checks and colours to show the different characters of the heroes. – A moody dark green tartan coat and trousers combo and a lighter green and beige check coat.
Scarves made it BIG on the runway!
This season the scarf is to not only keep you warm but also a statement piece with many designers matching colour and pattern with other knits such as Qasimi who uses the same stripe pattern for scarf and jumper
Johnstons of Elgin pops in bright orange to freshen a herringbone coat and gingham check suit.
The Mac is back
Don’t let the rain or cold dampen your style as the Mac is back with a fashionable update.
Qasimi is ready for a downpour with waterproof high shine in bottle green.
Feng Chen Wang broadens the trench coat’s shoulders and incorporates a padded gilet for warmth.
Pronounce updates the trench with pattern. One trench shows yin and yang with calm neutral grey juxtaposing with a passionate pink print representing fire. Another trench plays it cool with a monochrome pattern representing water.
Qasimi – @mitchell_sams
Jiri Kalfar – Shaun James Cox
Mark Fast – Chris Yates Media
Edward Crutchley – Helle Moss
Malan Breton – courtesy of Pop PR
Pronounce – courtesy of Agency Eleven
Johnstons of Elgin – courtesy of Big Partnership PR
Feng Chen Wang – courtesy of Karla Otto
Karen Grace studied Personal Styling at the London College of Fashion and is Eclipse Magazine’s Fashion & Beauty Editor.
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