Jul 12, 2017 | By Carlene Thomas Bailey
New York: Bespoken has found a strong point of view in a sometimes over-saturated market full of workwear-inspired looks. The rustic slant of their F/W 10 collection started with grey flannel one-button suits tucked into boots, small-collared chambray shirts buttoned all the way up, and broad-brimmed felt Amish hats. Band collar shirts worn with suspenders had the intended humble effect, while the season’s popular buffalo check was cut into a tuxedo jacket, injecting a pleasant surprise. The canvas shawl-collared vest was shown layered over a shawl-collared cardigan for a vintage-y workwear feel, offering a new take on this season’s exploration of masculine layering. While each article of clothing could stand on its own, it was the precise seaming details on the shirts, jackets and pants that really impressed.
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