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The Brandery

T-shirts with quirky graphics, preppy jackets and smart styles stole the show at the Barcelona exhibition


Menswear label Celop brings a sporty look to its spring 12 collection, with baseball-style varsity jackets featuring contrasting sleeves and sports club appliqué badges a key item. Coloured jeans are also seen in bright cobalt blue and vivid red, while summer knitwear comes through in a double-breasted Aran-knit cardigan.

Prices: ¤13.99 to ¤39 (£12 to £34)

Contact: 00 34 95 586 03 37

Naked Ape

Mixing a cool streetwear vibe with eco-friendly credentials, Naked Ape offers jeans, chinos

and tailored shorts in organic cottons and eco-friendly fibres. Jeans come in skinny fits for men and super skinny for women, in colour pops, rich berry shades and creamy neutrals. Chinos are updated in a relaxed drop-crotch carrot style.

Prices: ¤23 to ¤31 (£20 to £27)

Contact: 07798 583808

Pink Bow

The debut collection from Italian womenswear brand Pink Bow consists of playful summer dresses, youthful tops and fun T-shirts

featuring painterly illustrations. The range focuses on a palette of crisp white, soft grey

and baby pink, with polka dots, delicate floral appliqué and bow detailing, creating a girly, romantic feel.

Prices: ¤30 to ¤120 (£26 to £105)

Contact: 07595 894690


Now entering its fourth season, Irish brand CCKT fuses art and fashion in its quirky unisex T-shirts, crew-necked sweaters, vests and summery cropped tops, which feature graphics by artists from around the world. These include detailed animal drawings and abstract motifs, through to tattoo-like designs and macabre skulls and skeletons.

Prices: ¤11 to ¤25 (£10 to £22)

Contact: 07595 894690

Hotel Manufacture

This French menswear label serves up a range of transitional knitwear and sports-inspired pieces. A smart button-through polo shirt is key, alongside a shawl-necked varsity cardigan and crop-sleeved baseball tops. Printed T-shirts

are new for spring 12, featuring the brand’s elephant logo in a range of muted colours.

Prices: ¤19 to ¤75 (£17 to £66)

Contact: 00 33 98 11 51 379

Alfred Besora – The Duke

Spanish brand Alfred Besora – The Duke offers a directional take on smart dressing for both men and women, with unusual design details updating staples for spring 12. A db blazer with waistcoat insert catches the eye, while traditional lightweight blazers come with contrast fabric sections. Graphic print T-shirts are also on offer.

Prices: ¤19.90 to ¤60 (£17 to £53)

Contact: 00 34 91 444 36 01

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