SALUTING BRITAIN / AUTUMN/WINTER 2015 / ISSUE THREE / NOTES MAGAZINE
Contributing to the catwalk shows on the final day of Paris fashion week, Moncler showcased their patriotic, equestrian inspired collection, influenced by the British monarchy and traditional hunting attire. Tailored, technical fabrics printed with textures from tartans, tweeds and woven mohair fabrics creates a luxurious combination of tradition and modern sophistication.
ONE17’s Kerry Doyle takes a look at the British inspired collections from the 2015 Autumn Winter fashion shows around the globe
The Autumn Winter 2015 collection follows the celebration of the brand’s 3rd anniversary since opening its Tokyo flagship store. The brothers behind the brand, Dean and Dan Caten produced pieces combining influences from Canadian Indian tribes and the British aristocracy. Embellished tribal jackets cover Victorian corsetry, creating an elaborate yet feminine silhouette.
Marc by Marc Jacobs
The designer’s diffusion line takes inspiration from the iconic era of British punk, combined with gaudy, interior fabrics to create a bold, rebellious collection. The ‘British Revolution’ theme is clear throughout. Influences from suffrage and nationalism cleverly provoke mixed emotion towards both modern socialism and fashion. The confident use of traditional William Morris textile prints not only provides complete contrast, but also gives a nod to the re-introduction of ‘chintz’ within future seasonal trends.
Hailed by many as an ambassador in British fashion, Christopher Bailey has taken the brand into new territory with his Autmun Winter 2015 collection. Influenced by bohemian styling; folk, fringing and florals adorn the catwalk.
The introduction of quilting, patchwork and ornate embroidery alongside the classic trench coat, contributes to a celebration of British craftsmanship.