May 29, 2019 | By Alice Gividen
New York: The Al-Fayed and Goncalves brothers who make up Bespoken found their muse this season in a pile of old photos depicting their great grandfather on a navy supply ship during World War II. The authentic inspiration resulted in a sartorial-naval aesthetic, replete with British tailoring, heritage details and a fresh take on the ubiquitous Breton striped tee.
Color: Flannel grey / Taupe / Rust / Tobacco brown
Key Items: Oxford cloth shirts / Striped fisherman’s sweaters / Cable knit sweater vest / Two-button flannel suit / Flannel shirts / Topcoats / Contrast collar shirt / Shawl collar sweater / Flannel poncho
Materials: Cotton flannel / Harris tweed / Cavalry wool / Crinkled wool / Cashmere + Lambswool blend
Trims + Details: Shawl collars / Shoulder buttons / Patch pockets / Ticket pocket on tailored jacket / Double-breasted silhouettes / Brass buttons / Quilted linings / Toggles on sweaters / Funnel neck / Rolled cuffs / Shrunken fit with high arm-holes, for jackets
Accessories + Footwear: Lace-up derby / Desert boot / Lug-soled utility boot / Fingerless gloves / Bow ties / Check ties / Infinity scarves
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