This week we took a trip to visit the Derek Jarman Garden installation as part of the Bold Tendencies programme at Franks Café on the rooftop of a multi story car park in Peckham. The garden pays homage to Jarman’s extraordinary legacy of the wild Dungeness garden of shingle, hardy plants and bursts of colour. Placed in an urban context ...
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Over the last month we’ve had some nice features among pages old and new.
Wylde Magazine featured us in their ‘Z Dogs’ editorial, giving our Spring Trousers a youthful, 1970s Californian feel.
Shortlist included our Alternate Foul Weather Smock in their article ‘The Chosen Few‘ and i-D Online gave our Derek Jarman inspired Alternate Popover Shirt an airing in the Amuse Style Edit...
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We thought we’d put together some of our favourite spots in between the main LCM show spaces, on the Strand and Marylebone Road.
Starting at The Strand, check out Fernandez and Wells for a fine breakfast in the grand surroundings of Somerset House. As you stroll through Covent Garden check out Arthur Beale on Monmouth Street for all of your chandlery ...
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Inspired by a naval dry jacket, the Crew Jacket is crafted from a military grade weather-proof nylon ripstop. Ripstop is woven with a reinforcing crosshatch pattern that makes it naturally resistant to tearing and traditionally utilised in military and outdoor uses.
The Ripstop has been woven in Italy and we are using two different finishes. The Red has a resin ...
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The Straight Leg Jean is back with a new and updated fit for 2016.
Crafted from a 13.5oz selvedge denim that will develop a unique character as it is worn. The Straight Leg fit offers a fuller fit without being baggy.
- Slightly longer rise than our Regular Leg Jean with a straight finish from thigh to hem.
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The Princeton Blazer is a brand new style for the Summer months and was designed to give you multiple casual suiting options.
It can be worn with shorts for a casual summer event or match with the Princeton Trouser for a casual suit. Alternatively it works year-round with a pair of denims for a classic tailored look.
The Princeton is ...
Posted by Web Team at 5:51pm
Dan from ITEM Blog featured our City Shirt, in the linen Blue Stripe, earlier today.
The looser fit of the shirt complimented his relaxed summer outfit perfectly.
You can shop the City Shirt here.
And, you can see more from Dan’s blog – 1tem.blogspot.co.uk
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Thanks to everyone who joined us last night to celebrate the opening of our new Henrietta Street store. It was great to see so many faces, old and new.
Henrietta Street is the only place you can you see the full Alternate range that we put together with Mr Porter and is exclusively show a range of photograms by Brian ...
Posted by Web Team at 5:01pm
The Seersucker Summer Jacket is one of our key styles for the summer season.
The styling falls somewhere between a Work Jacket and an Over Shirt with large patch pockets and corozo nut buttons while fitting on a regular block so it can be worn over a shirt or lightweight knit.
The fabric was developed directly with the mill to ...
Posted by Web Team at 6:22pm
With so many new shirt styles in the range for Spring, it felt like the perfect time to put together a look book to show how they look on.
In terms of short sleeve options – check out the Alternate Work Shirt and the Panama Shirt.
There are classic fabrics in classic styles – check out the Easy Shirt...
Posted by Web Team at 4:06pm