The best new launches and trade show debuts at last week’s Jacket Required at London’s Old Truman Brewery
Emerging denim-focused London label Bethnals made its trade show debut at Jacket Required, introducing new jacket shapes, striped denim and softer, more fluid finishes to its refined, genderless styles.
Wholesale prices range from £10 for T-shirts to £40 for denim jackets.
Also making a trade show debut this season, self-taught accessories designer Charlie Borrow unveiled his eponymous label to buyers for the first time. Simple designs in functional, top-quality fabrics like Italian leather, sturdy denim and waterproof canvas are all made in Shoreditch, east London.
Wholesale prices range from £30 for small leather wallets to £155 for a large leather tote bag.
Launching for spring 16, New York’s Diablicos’ broad range caught buyer’s eyes thanks to its interesting fashion-led silhouettes, bold prints and fabric choices. Kimono-style pared-back jackets, an emerging trend spotted at several brands, were key in both colour blocks and printed options.
Wholesale prices range from £36 for a T-shirt to £120 for a tailored jacket.
+1 415 794 5097
Although already stocked on Mr Porter, Grayers has enlisted agency Brand Progression to fully launch its sales in the UK. The New York label, founded by a former Ralph Lauren staffer, specialises in quality menswear classics with a preppy spin. Shirting is a particular standout, including selvedge detail denim shirts.
Wholesale prices range from $20 (£12) for a T-shirt to $52 (£33) for a blazer.
020 3411 7341
Spring 16 is the first season that Kinfolk has opened sales of its full clothing collection, which is inspired by classic US sportswear. Key pieces included typographic printed shirts and a silky embroidered bomber jacket.
Wholesale prices range from £20 for a T-shirt to £300 for a silk bomber jacket.
020 7033 6718
Portuguese menswear etailer Newfangle has opened up its own brand to wholesale for the first time for spring 16. All made in Portugal, the collection includes super soft and light summer knitwear and shirting in a range of prints and patterns.
Wholesale prices range from £12 for a T-shirt to £28 for sweatshirts.
Making its UK sales debut at Jacket Required, Japan’s Okayama-produced denim label FDMTL showed its directional jeans, jackets and shirts for the first time. Quality fabrication is key, while interesting detailing and a heavily Eastern-inspired patchwork look stood out on jackets and shirts.
Wholesale prices range from $180 (£115) for jeans to $300 (£192) for jackets.
0203 411 73 41
A new menswear brand from the team behind womenswear label Pyrus, LNDN uses standard menwear shapes like simple T-shirts, shirts and jackets but worked in the brand’s unique prints. For its launch season these focus on colourful tropical florals and graphic geometric patterns.
Wholesale prices range from £46 for a short-sleeved shirt to £75 for a jacket.
020 7739 5000