Tuesday, January 8, 2013

David Gandy at the London Collections: Men A/W 2013 (Full Review - Day I)

LONDON Collections: Men began last Sunday and is becoming bigger than its hugely successful debut in June of last year. The British Fashion Council and London Collections: Men are taking over The Hospital Club in Covent Garden where with everything from runway shows and Designer Galleries to private showrooms and salons to lounges will be hosted there.

09:00 - 10:00.- Goodwood Sports & Racing by Belstaff 

12:00.- Topman Design (Topman Show Space)

13:00.- Lee Roach (The Old Sorting Office)

 After a hatless morning, this blog's favourite favourite subject - David Gandy, of course - suddenly slipped on a fedora for the Lou Dalton show. Indoor hat-wearing? What's all that about? Plus we hear from our Fulham spy that Gandy wears a flatcap inside his local pub too. At the Topman Design show (where that hat was still firmly on) we asked if the pub tip was on the money. "Absolutely," he said: "and I've got a cap for tonight. It's because I've got outrageously uncontrollable hair and now that people recognise me when I go out, if I can't be bothered to do it [tame his hair] it's cap on or hat on, a big chunky knit, and I'm good to go." So there you are. Luke Leitch, deputy fashion editor.

15:00.- MAN (Topman Show Space)

                                                                                                              David Gandy (L) and Oliver Cheshire
18:30.- Hackett London

The Prime Minister, David Cameron hosted a reception at 10 Downing Street to celebrate the official launch of London Collections: Men A/W 2013. Guests included the best of British designers, brand leaders from our most renowned fashion labels and some of fashion's key commentators.

David Gandy & Lisa Armstrong(Daily Telegraph)

18:30.- Tommy Hilfiger & Esquire Event

 (L) David Gandy & Oliver Cheshire and (R) with Ronnie Wood

 (L) Kimberley Wyatt, Max Rogers, David Gandy and Sarah Ann Macklin and 
(R) with Victoria Pendleton 

(L to R) Tommy Hilfiger, David Gandy, Ronnie Wood and Benedict Cumberbatch


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