Christopher Shannon Ready To Wear Fall Winter 2012 London
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Set against a Julie Verhoeven tableau (that featured real people) and to music by Shannon's obsession Sinead O'Connor followed by old school rave, menswear designer Christopher Shannon is a crowd favourite amongst the London menswear shows. But do any of these references matter when we're here to talk about the clothes? Well they do because they're touch points and references that infuse his aesthetic. One example being that Shannon is from Liverpool and 'Brothers and Sisters' by 2 Funky 2, the track that closed his runway show, was a colossal hands-in-the-air hit in Liverpool night clubs back in the day. He designs youthful sportswear fit for scallies, football boys and ravers so all of these production touches bring us the audience further into his world. Bomber jackets, ski jackets, trackie bottoms, the rucksacks, sweatshirts in posh textures, buttoned down shirts and all the name-tagging, these are all elements of Shannon's sartorial vocabulary. It's designer clobber that's very British, very working class and very laddy, all power to it.

- Sarah Hay (collection review)

www.christophershannon.co.uk

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