We followed Nigel Cabourn and Emilie Casiez to the Halley Stevensons Oilcloth Factory in Dundee, Scotland, where together we produced a special hand painted camouflage fabric for AW18.
Spring Summer 2018 is a milestone for our friend Nigel Cabourn who is celebrating not only the birth of a new design concept to his body of work, but also 50 years since he started fashion school in 1967 where his life long career and passion kicked off. The context of 1967 plays an incredible role in the domino of events that brought Nigel to where he is now, and in terms of political and cultural impact there are so many factors that played in his pathway.
We’re throwing it down for the guys this weekend with our funnest game of Salt-a-matics featuring our saltiest smells, schwagg, potions, and pastes because fun.
Let this be some inspiration for you to play with your existing wardrobe with a new pair of eyes. You may find a new space where new, old, classic, and niche can make friends in a very cultivated way.
Setsubun, the day before the first of Spring on the Japanese calendar falls on the 3rd of February, this Friday. We are pleased to be celebrating the cleansing of evil from the previous year (very much needed, thanks 2016) with a new drop of Spring Summer looks to get your appetite wet for goodness to come this year.
Get to know Nigel Cabourn Woman designer Emilie Casiez, the newest addition to the family and an unbreakable Parisian who has her eyes wide open to the wonders of our sensory Universe, past and present.
Our friend Nigel Cabourn’s favourite summer hang out in Japan is only a hop-skip-and-a-jump away from Tokyo, where the echo of cicada calls in the city are swept away with the fresh sea air on the coast. We took a local train out to the volcanic sand covered beaches of Hayama to discover the colourful seaside culture that wonderfully describes the eclectic patchwork of Japanese summer culture. It’s full of bamboo, Hawaiian prints, kayaking, and banana juice spiked with Malibu.
The London Collection Men’s show is the gun shot welcome to a new season by the home of Authentic British Menswear that is Nigel Cabourn. Mens and Womens sit side by side; the story of the British field army during World War II rubs shoulders with inspirational force American war photographer Lee Miller. Come backstage with us for the SS17 presentation featuring all our friends.
Our latest editorial brings us to a sunny winters day in Tokyo along the banks of the Nakameguro stream - my favorite spot in cherry blossom season. Here are some curated looks that float our boat.
This week I sat down to dinner with Mihara Yasuhiro to talk about his winter 2016 collection Paris mens fashion week this month. It was a very tasty affair indeed.
Let’s take you over to London where Nigel Cabourn just had his Winter 16 showing of the Lybro and Authentic collections at the Army Gym flagship store.
We helped style what we do best, vintage workwear pieces to help visualise a story for the upcoming ladies’ Cabourn x Lybro season. Our research into women at work during WW2 has lead us down this elegant pathway that painted a platform in the discourse of feminine identity. We are fascinated with the idea that women express their femininity, not only instinctually but in pushing our ability and intellects. That’s why we draw so much inspiration from the greatness that grew from this romantic era.