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29 July 2014

Eastbound and Down

The wait is over, and Jacket Required is upon us. Ready to open the doors tomorrow morning, spring/summer 2015 collections will be on show to international buyers and members of the press.

Fusing together the very best available around the globe in premium menswear, footwear and accessories, the show has come a long way since its inaugural event at The Rochelle School, just down the road from our new Shoreditch home – The Old Truman Brewery. Having launched with just 30 brands, over 220 collections will now sit together for the seventh edition.

See the full list on the Jacket Required Brand Page of the website.
 
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Collective



Founded in 2009, Collective is a socially motivated lifestyle brand with a clear vision – back those that care; understand your materials; strive for fewer, better things. Beginning with the steadfast belief that business and entrepreneurial enterprise, if done thoughtfully and conscientiously, can have an enormous positive impact on the betterment of peoples’ lives. It is against this backdrop the brand sets its efforts to empower the people behind the collection and bring sustainable growth opportunities to communities around the world.
 
The spring/summer 2015 offering focuses on contemporary loungewear using organic cotton, linen, bamboo and cashmere. Avoiding throwaway fashion, the focus is on quality long-lasting basics, born from simplicity. No unnecessary frills, just clean lines and a deep understanding of the steps in every product’s journey.


Publish



Renowned across the world for its original jogger pants, Californian label Publish has been consistently creating menswear collections that have been the bedrock of the brand since its inception. Established around the principle of creating contemporary pieces that are timeless, the collection is utilitarian yet refined.
 
For spring/summer 2015 its range is the most comprehensive to date. With a concept to take everything designed in the past and reinvent a totally new state of style – the brand has introduced some forward design concepts that veer away from the familiar. Featuring smart knits, easy button down shirts, elastic and classic shorts, new concept outerwear pieces and a whole slew of bottoms – ultimately, Publish has created a collection for every type of occasion.


Godspeed Goods



Not content with styling Jacket Required this season with custom art pieces and specially sourced vintage finds, the team behind The Narrative bring you Godspeed Goods – handcrafted bags for the discerning gent.
 
Five years ago, The Narrative started designing luxury pieces: a perfect balance of form and function. Using high-end materials to design products for travel, bags have been put to the test – from the daily city commute through rain, snow and thieves to long-haul flights to Asia in hand luggage and the infamous cargo hold. They survived it all – Great British design, for your journey.
 

Stighlorgan



Modern Irish accessories brand Stighlorgan presents its seasonal accessories collection for spring/summer 2015. Combining a contrast of styles seen on the streets of Dublin with a classic approach to hard-wearing detailing, the range embodies qualities to withstand the long road the Irish love to travel.
 
Founded in Stillorgan, Dublin, the brand make accessories built to last. With heavy duty finished canvases, ballistic nylons, supply full grain leathers and heavy rope fastenings, these bags – whether roll-top backpacks, drawstring leather carriers or weekenders, will take whatever life throws at them.


Gloverall 



Ambassadors of British heritage and tradition, Gloverall have been manufacturing essential menswear for the past 60 years. Renowned for introducing the duffle coat to the civilian market, its new larger, diversified range is already making waves across the industry.
 
Mixing utility styles and sportwear, the label creates staple pieces for the modern wardrobe, with styles introduced for spring/summer 2015 such as unlined car coats, unconstructed blazers, cotton pique jersey shirts along with a shower-proof Monty coat and coach jacket. Fabrics include a 1950s English Sanderson wallpaper print found in London’s Victoria & Albert Museum, used on featherweight water and wind repellent Italian fabric, shower proof cottons and gingham suiting and shirting. 


Tiger Jay



Originating in the 1930s, the J-Class series of sailing yachts is still considered one of the most beautiful designs ever to sail the famous Americas Cup. Until 10 years ago, it was thought only 10 J-Class yachts existed worldwide.
 
Tiger Jay offers a range exclusively through a small selection of the world’s finest retailers as the extensive research that has gone into the development of the archetypal yacht is seamlessly transferred into this premium menswear line. Offering highly technical aspects in classic pieces, each garment reflects both the splendour of J-Class yachts and modern cutting-edge technology. With technical sailing gear, contemporary menswear is re-invented using modern design elements, all complemented by Tiger Jay Footwear, a refined yet accessible shoe - just like the elegant, sleek lines of the original 1937 yacht.
 

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