A full-on black-out from designer Ricardo Tischi played on workwear themes before ushering in more delicate styling with soft handle knits and tailored shorts. Donkey jackets, down filled wet-look jackets and capes offered decades’ worth of weatherproofing while closer to the body, it was all about soft touch and slinky suits.
Ricardo Tischi persisted with his eccentric trouser pairings of tailored shorts and leggings, which he presented last season – in his first menswear collection – but which looked a touch odd in an autumn range. Otherwise the use of leather, deployed for a host of outerwear staples, gave a robust feel while the tonal black rugby striped tops looked like sci-fi meets varsity. Gossamer knits flipped the focus on to fabrications and the slimline tonic db tailoring added a youthfully formal contrast to Tischi’s otherwise casual range