Atthe forefront of emerging British fashion talent you will find Christopher Raeburn. His unique and innovative approach towards menswear in particular is making major waves throughout the industry.
A specialist in re-appropriation, ‘the use of borrowed elements in the creation of a new work’, Raeburn takes de-commissioned military fabrics and creates exceptional outerwear and modern accessories.
Christopher Raeburn follows the ‘re-made’ ethos and sticks to a simple rule – Reduce, Reuse, Recycle. His collections have a distinctive aesthetic with meticulous detailing and considered functionality – always focusing on sustainable intelligence.
His collaboration with Porter is something we are very excited about. A strictly limited edition of 50 pieces with the Yoshida & Co sister brand is the ultimate is luxury backpacks.
Yoshida & Co searched high and low to find the perfect vintage Japanese military fabrics, the scarcity of the fabric has resulted in such a limited run which makes them all the more desirable.
Following the three R’s rule, the backpack is a result of Yoshida & Co’ expert craftsmanship and Raeburn’s stylised vision. The fabric consists of 1950s military capes and has been reworked to fit into the 21st century,
The Christopher Raeburn x Porter Remade Bag for SS14 is not cheap at £785, but taking in to account the history and design thought process before it’s even on your back…it’s worth every penny – commuting never looked so good.