Our exclusive City A.M. Bespoke photoshoot celebrates some of the most iconic looks by the brands who exhibited their wares at the menswear showcase, from 1960s mod-inspired styles to the grimy punk borrowed from the late 1970s.
Brilliant fashion minds such as Lou Dalton take these genre classics and reimagine them for a new generation; her rebellious, sports-tinged designs are a staple of today’s cutting-edge style. Meanwhile British brands like Richard James and Paul Smith continue to build on our centuries-old tradition of fine tailoring, continually reinventing the wheel to keep the suit sharp and fresh.
Alexander Mc-Queen staged an up-beat, colourful show that signalled an optimistic tone for the brand, while Burberry and Tom Ford (an adopted Englishman) impressed with their striking new collections. The country gent also gets a nod, with leatherware from the likes of William & Son proving that we’re as adept at accessories as we are everything else.
This is England
Sibling jacket, £295, mrporter.com; Hardy Amies shirt, £125, hardyamies.com; Burberry Prorsum trousers, £495, burberry.com; Topman Design boots £75, topman.com; New & Lingwood belt, £95, newandlingwood.com; Bremont watch, £4,195, The Watch Gallery at Rolex, One Hyde Park
Alexander McQueen coat, £1,395, 9 Savile Row, W1S 3PF; Burberry Prorsum vest, £195, burberry.com; Casley Hayford trousers, £295, casley-hayford.com; IWC watch, £8,250, 020 7730 1234; Dr Marten shoe, £140, drmarten.com
Lou Dalton shirt, £270, and jeans £200, both at Liberty London; Patek Phillippe watch, £POA, Wempe, 43-44 New Bond Street, W1S 2SA; Sibling jacket, £295, mrporter.com; Dr Marten boots, £150, drmarten.com
Hardy Amies shirt, £95, hardyamies.com; Sibling jeans, £270, mrporter.com; Dr Marten shoes, £140, drmarten.com; Patek Phillippe watch, £POA, Mappin&Webb, 132 Regent Street, W1B 5SF
James Long jacket, £845, available from Harvey Nichols and trousers, £445, available at Browns; Ami jumper, £195, mrporter.com; Alexander McQueen trainers, £425, 9 Savile Row, W1S 3PF; Piaget watch, £14,900, 169 New Bond Street W1S 4AN
Sibling shirt, £310, Dover St Market; Christopher Shannon shorts, £232, Harvey Nichols; Alexander McQueen trainers, £530, 9 Savile Row, W1S 3PF; Linda Farrow sunglasses, £335, lindafarrow.com; William & Son watch, £4,820, williamandson.com
We are the mods
Hackett suit, £600, 193-197 Regent Street, W1B 4LY; Topman Design roll-neck, £28, topman.com; Richard James pocket square, £55, 29 Savile Row, W1S 2EY; Boucheron watch, £32,200, 164 New Bond Street, W1S 2UH; New & Lingwood belt, £95, newandlingwood.com; Mr Hare shoes, £210, mrhare.com
Richard James jacket £845 and trousers, £245, both 29 Savile Row, W1S 2EY; Seiko watch, £259, Seiko.com; New & Lingwood belt, £145, newandlingwood.com; Tom Ford roll-neck, £870, tomford.com; Christian Louboutin shoes, £675, 0843 227 4322; Linda Farrow glasses, £625, lindafarrow.com
Topman Design jacket £228, topman.com; Tom Ford trousers, £710, tomford.com; Richard Nicoll coat, £2,290, similar available at thecorner.com; Jimmy Choo shoes, £POA, jimmychoo.com; Hackett roll-neck, £165, 193-197 Regent Street, W1B 4LY; Cartier Tank solo watch, steel, £2,670, cartier.co.uk; 020 3147 4850; Boucheron ring, £7,850, 164 New Bond Street, London W1S 2UH; Linda Farrow glasses, £335, lindafarrow.com
DKNY jacket, £380 and trousers, £165 both dkny.com; Falke socks, £12.50, falke.com; Omega watch, £3,040, omegawatches.com; Christian Louboutin shoes, £875, 0843 227 4322
Casley Hayford jacket, £460 and trousers, £225, both casley-hayford.com; Hardy Amies jumper, £145, hardyamies.com; John Lobb shoes, £415, johnlobb.com; Hackett scarf, £75, 193-197 Regent Street, W1B 4LY; Omega watch, £2,350, Omegawatches.com
The intrepid explorer
Gieves and Hawkes coat, £4,795 (special order), and sunglasses, £POA, 1 Savile Row, W1S 3JR; Tom Ford roll-neck, £860, tomford.com; Richard Nicoll trousers, £475, similar available at fenwick.co.uk; Mr Hare boots, £499, mrhare.com; New & Lingwood belt, £95, newandlingwood.com; William and Son watch, £14,970, williamandson.com; Just William bag, £820, justwilliam.com
Gieves and Hawkes coat, £1,495 and trousers, £195, both 1 Savile Row, W1S 3JR; Richard James shirt, £175, 29 Savile Row, W1S 2EY; Cutler and Gross sunglasses, £360, cutlerandgross.com; Margaret Howell jumper, £595, margarethowell.com; Christian Louboutin shoes, £825, 0843 227 4322; Audemars Piquet watch, £29,750, The Watch Gallery at Rolex, One Hyde Park; Just William bag, £660, justwilliam.com
Paul Smith suit, £739, harrods.com; Gieves and Hawkes shirt, £125, 1 Savile Row, W1S 3JR; Turnbull and Asser bowtie, £55, turnbullandasser.co.uk; Richard James shoes, £435, 29 Savile Row, W1S 2EY; Simon Carter cufflinks, £50, simoncarter.net
Tom Ford jacket, £4,740, roll-neck £860 and trousers, £710, all tomford.com; Calibre de Cartier Chronograph watch, pink gold and steel, £11,300, cartier.co.uk, 020 3147 4850; Christian Louboutin shoes, £825, 0843 227 4322