It’s difficult to think of a harder working designer in fashion than Kim Jones, creative director of Christian Dior’s men’s division; globetrotter; uber-collaborationist and, most recently, magazine editor.
A return to the roots, though those of Sarah Burton and not Alexander McQueen, in an outstanding collection from the designer, with a sumptuous assemblage of tailoring, fantasy, couture, tough chic and a bit of magic.
Great to see one brand still proudly flying the flag for British tailoring, as the shadow of Brexit approaches. Its name: Dunhill, which staged a stylish, self-assured and high-octane show Sunday night.
London Fashion Week Men’s publicity used to bill the British capital as the historic birthplace of bespoke tailoring and classy gents' brands. Instead, it has morphed into the most experimental season almost anywhere.
Joe Casely-Hayford has died following a three-year battle with cancer. A tailoring virtuoso, he was one of few black designers to become globally known in the 1980s and was also one of the nicest people in fashion.