Women’s Wear Daily
04.17.2014
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Men's Wear Designer Inspirations: Back to the Future

Designers showing in London this season were inspired by everything from World War II military uniforms to U.K. heroes such as James Bond.

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Savile Row Tailor Gieves & Hawkes

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Designers showing at London Collections: Men this season were inspired by everything from World War II military uniforms to U.K. heroes such as James Bond.

GIEVES & HAWKES

“This is the season of the modern gentleman explorer, the adventurer — he could be anywhere, from Africa to the French Riviera by way of the Grand European Tour of the 18th century. Our premises were once part of the Royal Geographical Society, and to draw upon this heritage is a remarkable privilege. What we have created is very elegant — a pared-down collection of cool colors — off-whites, creams and pastels. It is about how to live and dress in tailoring that is modern.”

— Jason Basmajian, creative director

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