The first day of Copenhagen Fashion Week introduced us to innovative and conscientious brand, Jean//phillip – who showcased a small collection in the heart of Copenhagen.
Jean//phillip’s collection was inspired by military wear, in combination with a high fashion edge, each piece constructed with detail and continuity. As we have seen many men’s AW17 collections across global fashion weeks showcasing military inspired looks – Jean//phillip demonstrates this in an extremely subtle and unique way set against his Tim Burton style show. In addition to this, the pieces from his collection were constructed out of scrap materials in order to send a powerful message towards the huge amounts of waste in the clothing industry, creating ‘conscientious fashion.’
The pieces were very long line, and sophisticated with an edge cutting through in the form of embroidered jackets with red detailing on the back. Jean//phillip highlighted this as significant in justification for the small size of his collection, endeavouring to create quality over quantity, which was definitely achieved. Not only were the pieces truly rare as a sort of ‘minimalism with an edge’, the show itself was clearly thought through carefully, with identical twins featuring as models, building on the slightly eerie air in the room.
Our favourite piece was probably the ‘Sinner’ jacket, a leather jacket with sequins adorning the back as well as the pops of pink featured on longline shirts, with belled sleeves.
You can listen back to our exclusive interview with Jean//phillip for Hoxton Radio above, or click HERE.
Words: Julia Cohen
Photos: Copenhagen Fashion Week