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Tim Coppens Men's RTW Fall 2014

The designer drew inspiration from the Austrian peaks for his handsome fall collection.

Tim Coppens Mens RTW Fall 2014

Tim Coppens Men's RTW Fall 2014

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“It has a mountain theme,” said Tim Coppens backstage before his show, noting that the line drew heavily on traditional loden. “It’s a 100-year-old fabric but we took it out of its usual context,” he added. It worked best on an ivory duffle coat with rough edges and a kimono-inspired plaid coat — both of which represented new ground for the designer. With this lineup, Coppens embraced a more classic take on men’s wear without losing sight of his activewear DNA — a combination that is the right move going forward.


The small women’s offering was an extension of the men’s — but “cuter,” said Coppens — and also focused on outerwear. The designer’s technical ability for garment construction shone through in a futuristic parka with military influences and a tailored double-faced wool cotton blazer with a bomber collar. Statement scarves that at times felt like extensions of the rich knitwear offered nice finishing touches.