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Fashion Forward Dubai 2013: The Emperor 1688

The Emperor 1688 (40)Collection Title: Brideshead Re-visited

Inspiration: Evelyn Waugh’s classic novel Brideshead Re-visited. Fusing classic lines and sharp tailoring, with prints and colours inspired by the aristocracy during the summers of the early 1930s.

The menswear collection sees bright blazers mixed with classic shorts and printed shirts punctuated with gold hardware.

Ladies wear sees structured jackets, keeping the classic menswear lines, but adding feminine touches such as applique flowers and lace detailing.

Materials/fabrics: Elaborate bright prints on Italian silk, woven Italian shirting cottons and ttraditional English and Scottish spun wools for the suits and blazers.

Photos courtesy of Fashion Forward

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