Originally from New York Carmichael Byfield has lived since 2008 in the Netherlands, where his passion for designing men’s clothes returned. At an early age Carmichael already got inspired by designers such as Vivienne Westwood and Moschino who in1994 produced flower-printed menswear what really gave him more inspiration to follow their footsteps. After taken part in designers training in Jamaica and New York, his designer’s hands started itching again when he came to the Netherlands.
In 2011 Carmichael started designing for himself!
House of Byfield’s designs can be described as discreet and elegant wear with an eye for detail and a sportive touch. Carmichael mostly works with light fabrics in asymmetrical layers, so it falls beautifully and natural on the body. His ‘daywear suits’ are for men who dare to dress well and still aren’t afraid to use color.
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The designers in The Netherlands realize that some countries – like our own – are not blessed with a dry, Mediterranean climate all season long; sometimes a coat is essential even on the hottest days.
This season thin belted trench coats are the solution. Look for one that hits between the ankle and the thigh and opt into an ultra-light fabric as well as a bright colour if you’re feeling as brave as our brothers on the continent.
Even though it’s common knowledge that the Italians craft some of the finest leather in the world, it still came as quite a surprise to see so much of the material at the summer shows. However, by removing linings and taking the fabric as thin as possible, leather has been reworked into seasonally-appropriate attire
Forties and Fifties American influences were all over the catwalks this season with loose-cut trousers hitting high on the waist, chalk stripe details and prints and collars
While the horizontal patterns were certainly the boldest way to wear this trend, it was the block colour stripes on suiting really caught our attention
Funkybuddha Mayfair teamed up with Fashions Finest and the British Red Cross to host a Menswear Fashion Show in light of the opening of the 4th Season London Collections:
London Collections World Of Fashion Event january 6th 2014