Joseph Abboud

HEP PREP London: Joseph Abboud brought hefty doses of Americana to London’s first Men’s-only fashion experiment, showing a collection that leaned heavily on classic …

Jun 16, 2012
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HEP PREP
London:
Joseph Abboud brought hefty doses of Americana to London’s first Men’s-only fashion experiment, showing a collection that leaned heavily on classic prep looks a la the upcoming Great Gatsby film. However, Abboud was far from content to present a hackneyed collection based only on debatably clichéd source material, so was sure to introduce hep 50s elements like high-waisted pleated trousers, candy striped Western shirts, and trucker jackets in Rebel Without a Cause red.  —Andrew Luecke

Silhouette: Slim Box

Color: Racing Red / Granite / Storm Blue / Bright White / Black Char

Key Items: Double breasted blazers / Pleated trousers / Canvas trucker jackets / Cricket sweaters

Materials: Tropical weight wool / Work weight canvas / Chino / Denim

Print + Pattern: Candy stripes / Fish scale prints

Details + Trim: Peaked lapels / Western yokes / Concealed button pockets

Accessories + Footwear: Canvas or denim slip-on plimsolls / Wayfarer style shades / Printed ties / Ribbon tie belts

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