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
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
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
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