Twists on heritage styles, recycled materials and graphic prints caught the eye at the London streetwear show.
Streetwear label Silas takes a more grown-up direction for autumn 11. Outerwear is key, with reversible quilted jackets, woollen pea coats with leather elbow patches and waxed jackets with contrast corduroy collars.
Smart shirts and shawl-neck cardigans, chinos and simple indigo jeans are also part of the collection.
Prices: £14 to £100
Contact: 020 7359 2584
Short-order London label Playdot Apparel serves up a range of sleek streetwear featuring the brand’s recurring Skitz logo. T-shirts and hoodies come with playful graphic prints alongside polo shirts and round-neck sweats in red, blue, white and black. A standout jersey varsity jacket completes the smart street vibe.
Prices: £12 to £30
Contact: 07984 084544
Making its Margin debut, eccentric British brand Miyson brings some fun to the proceedings as traditional heritage pieces are injected with pops of eye-catching colour.
Woollen coats, waxed cotton jackets and corduroy suiting all come in a range of zany shades, alongside cape-style blazers and simple checked shirts.
Prices: £60 to £300
Contact: 0845 644 8825
Frank & Faith
Ethical brand Frank & Faith uses organic fabrics and recycled materials to create its latest UK-made womenswear collection. Flashes of red, washed ink and tie-dye patterns feature on oversized tops, long-sleeved dresses and minimalist cardigans, which have statement draping, cowl necks and waterfall collars.
Prices: £9 to £29
Contact: 01305 266899
Knitwear-focused menswear label Am Golhar launched in March 2010. Standout pieces for autumn 11 include a pair of knitted jogging bottoms and jumpers featuring contrast panelling, mixing chunky cable-knit sections with ribbing. Black and grey dominate, with some digital insect prints scattered throughout the collection.
Prices: £29 to £91
Contact: 07931 977722
Established in 2007, Conquer is a unisex brand and artist collective. Taking inspiration from the Day of the Dead celebrations in Mexico, pieces are covered with quirky graphic prints featuring skulls and animals. T-shirts, vests, cardigans and jumpers come in washed-out tones of purple, red, white and grey.
Prices: £9 to £18
Contact: 07862 290726