Walter van Bierondonck
If only for his explosion of colour the eccentric Antwerp designer deserves an inclusion here but the low slung knitwear looked genuinely new.
There was plenty of fine knitwear here of course but it was the baggy trousers that pointed to the future for menswear
In a season devoid of print, Galliano’s brocade turns heads
The sci-fi look of modern suiting taken to the extreme
As creative as ever and plugged in to the zeitgeist with inverted jackets to reflect a world gone mad, my masters.
Another port of call for great knitwear, so essential now to add merchandising sparkle given that there is such little colour
Dries van Noten
Still on a commercial footing for the UK with tonally constructed complete looks and sleek suiting.