Matchesfashion.comis one of the most established destinations for buying designer fashion online, with a switched-on buying team not afraid to dip their toes into emerging talent (Craig Green is part of the offer for SS15 for example) and with the likes of Simon Chilvers (formerly of The Guardian) on the editorial sideas Men’s Style Director, it makes sense that Matches would try their hands at offering an in-house line. Well-crafted, unbranded separates at a reasonable price are a constant rarity and therefore it is exciting to see a new player on the scene with a fashion-savvy perspective to offer. Designed by a team led by Creative Director Rachael Proud, (hence the slightly awkward name, presumably), outlines for the Raey SS15 collection show a … Read More »
I’m not a huge one for the high street. But Jigsaw Menswear is one high street brand I have fond memories of. I say memories because at some point in the blurry early noughties, the brand disappeared, leaving only the womenswear line. But now it’s back, and after a lacklustre start last Spring that left me reminiscing about it’s former boldness of touch, the SS13 men’s collection I saw yesterday is a more fitting return to form.