Casely-Hayford x J.M. Weston Collaboration
At the helm, Charlie Casely-Hayford talked to FashionBeans about the collaboration, saying: “There were robust components of the Casely-Hayford signature British subculture references, but it was represented by means of the J.M. Weston language of French elegance.”
Possessing turn into synonymous with modern British tailoring, the name is now a favourite among celebrities which includes David Beckham, U2, and Nas, and lately identified as 1 of FashionBeans’ menswear influencers you need to know for 2014.
All 3 styles – such as a quilted impact loafer, double sole and limited edition triple sole derby with calfskin edging – are becoming made in 2 colour techniques. Laser-etched leather in a Prince of Wales verify features on the latter 2, a method completed in the J.M. Weston factory in Limoges.
With extended history in tanning and leather, the footwear organization, whose flagship sits on Jermyn Street alongside the likes of Church’s, launched in 1891 before going on to re-invent the loafer. The French property manufactures its shoes in a single factory, where shoes are crafted on leather soles, taking months to make making use of standard tactics.
Charlie Casely-Hayford wanted to develop on this heritage although staying correct to his personal method: “I was interested in the notion of producing a contemporary statement for this generation with out alienating the rich previous of J.M. Weston.”