This Danish brand produces six collections a year and, as well as forward order, it also has a never-out-of-stock short-order system for 56 of its styles. Its two ranges are Selected Homme, a contemporary range with clean silhouettes in mustard browns, and Selected Jeans, which has vintage influences with laundered-effect cottons.
Prices: £11 to £60
Contact: 01763 846080 www.selected.com
Baartmans and Siegel
Texture is key for this London brand, which has a luxe sports utilitarian look. It has introduced a more casual silhouette for autumn 11 and highlights include joggers in a double-knit jersey and a cotton shirt with jersey-contrast sleeves. Contrasting fabrics run throughout the collection, with details including frayed pleats on shirts.
Prices: £70 to £600
Contact: 07707 391866
Dirty Youth of the UK
Tapered chinos sit alongside retro joggers and sweatshirts modernised with fabric trims and knitted panels at Dirty Youth of the UK. A check shirt is reworked into a button-through, sports-inspired pullover, as casual pieces are brought up to date with trend-led details. Graphic-print T-shirts reference political figures.
Prices: £16 to £55
Contact: 07545 172892
Shirting and outerwear are the key product categories at Dutch label Ontour. Highlights include a wax jacket with pockets that fasten with hidden magnets, and parkas with shearling-lined hoods. Quilted and leather jackets are also offered in greens and browns. Mustard and red are key colours on shirts, which include checked and chambray styles.
Prices: £30 to £60
Contacts: 0161 272 7778
This Manchester outerwear brand can trace its roots back to the 1940s. Relaunched in October last year, its autumn 11 range of jackets and coats references styles for the football terraces, with functional elements
such as high-fastening necks. Heavy wools
and tweeds and traditional silhouettes nod to Stone-Dri’s heritage.
Prices: £10 to £116
Contact: 0161 929 7151 www.stone-dri.com
Stockholm-based boardsports brand WeSC has moved away from its collegiate look with cleaner-looking knitwear and grandad-style cardigans that feature a mixture of coloured yarns. Leather shoulder and elbow patches feature on outerwear and knitwear. Chinos and jeans in dirty denim are both tapered with a low crotch.
Prices: £9 to £140
Contact: 01271 865600