Celebrating twenty years of idiosyncratic Caramel design, for Autumn/Winter 19, Eva Karayiannis delved into the greatest of Britain’s manufacturing tradition: solid Melton wool outwear in the label’s off-colour palette and classic Harris Tweed coats with the plushest of velvet mustard collars - the sort of heritage staples that become firm wardrobe favourites. Read more
Never anachronistic, Fairisle knitwear references the classics but is produced by Peruvian knitters Caramel has worked with for over 15 years. The finest Mongolian cashmere yarn is cherry picked for cardigans which are influenced by a uniform aesthetic, a look that is also evident in pinafores and pretty collared blouses.
As ever, Caramel’s rich archive of in-house design prints has been plundered to create new takes on floral geometric patterns and the romance of wheat motifs and springy bouquets. The result? Garments which possess a superlative fit and flawless attention to detail. As old as last century but relevant for the next. Read less