Filson has opened their first store outside of the Pacific Northwest, and it’s in London. Located on Newburgh Street in the city’s SoHo neighborhood, it will be the go-to shopping destination for Filson enthusiasts from around the world. Look for a solid lineup of classic Filson accessories and apparel, as well as vintage bags and store exclusives.
Burberry has broke the news that their upcoming S/S ’14 Menswear Runway Show will be shifting from Milan to London. The menswear collection will be shown as part of London Collections: Men. Here’s what Christopher Bailey, Burberry Chief Creative Officer, had to say:
London is the creative heart of Burberry and our global headquarters, so we are incredibly excited to be showing our next men’s collection here. The country’s proud menswear heritage and outstanding contemporary talent give it a unique and powerful energy. It is a wonderful time to be bringing our menswear show home.
Burberry’s Menswear show will hit the runway in London on June 18, 2013.
Topshop-sponsored label MAN have unveiled their Fall 2013 offerings via London Collections: Men. MAN brings together student designers to create a unified brand image while bringing together varying skills and specialties. Featured this time around are designers Astrid Anderson, duo Agi & Sam, and Craig Green. The looks are skewing towards sportswear with blending of luxurious fabrics and modern silhouettes.
Another presentation from London Collections: Men is Hentsch Man and their Fall 2013 offerings. The vibe for next fall looks to be a welcomed mix of laid-back California living and the chic tailored flair of European suiting. The result is relaxed suiting with single color geometric prints and monochrome block patterns. Also in the mix are a wide of complimentary items such as tees, knitwear, and double-breasted blazers.
British menswear label Lou Dalton opened the London Collections: Men shows with a well-designed range that’s balanced between workwear and fine tailoring in some of classic winter shells. Included in the mix were staple items such as Double-breasted coats in Raw Shetland wools, with welcomed details such as contrasted back panels and pocket flaps. With the Northern Isles of Scotland being the root of inspiration for Lou Dalton’s Fall/Winter 2013 collection, it’s no surprise the offerings also featured red tartan and large-scale green and navy plaid finishings. Some workwear-centric pieces included all-in-one jumpsuits, woolen gilets with technical fabrics and oilskins.
FGF Industry, the folks that own C.P. Company, have opened their first flagship store. The store stocks C.P. as well as Blauer USA, another brand it owns. It’s located in London’s Soho neighborhood and spans across two floors and 185 square meters. C.P. Company‘s goods are housed on the ground floor, with the overall conception of the space being created from two existing Victorian shops.
Stone Island has opened a new location for their London flagship store, moving to 79 Brewer Street, at the crossroads of Soho, Piccadilly Circus and Regent Street. Look for the store to host the Stone Island, Stone Island Shadow Project and Stone Island Junior collections. More look at the space below.
Silent Ventures is a new independent British menswear label that looks to highlight local and European manufacturers and mills that seldom get noticed. The products are offered in small quantities with a high level of detail and attention and offered up at a competitive price. The aesthetics are simple yet refined and are primarily based on traditional American sports and workwear but with a contemporary twist. Look for the goods to be available through the Silent Ventures website, temporary stores and select retailers.
Back in May, the first ever Drake’s shop was opened, with a distinct location in Mayfair at No. 3 Clifford Street. The store carries everything you’re accustomed to seeing on the British label’s online shop and offers up exceptional service to boot. Bespoke services are offered as well as Drake’s provides an unequalled array of the finest neckwear fabrics, and all of Drake’s ties are meticulously handmade in their own Clerkenwell workrooms. Selectism recently took a visit to the store, be sure to check out some of the images below.
On Thursday, September 22nd, New York brand Supreme will open the doors to their first-ever London store, a first for the European market as well. Just like its stores in the United States and Japan, the UK location will house all Supreme product including special releases.
Supreme London, 2/3 Peter Street London W1F 0AA, +44 (0)207 437 0493