A mainstay on the Esthetica exhibitor list British ethical designer Christopher Raeburn cleverly fuses innovation in fabric technology with garment re-appropriation and a passion for military heritage. Of the AW11 collection titled Blast Raeburn says; "So much of Blast has been inspired by our research into the original garments, their fabric technology and development. Each piece pays tribute to the objective of the original item - weather protection, camouflage, speed or warmth - and injects a new life and striking functionality through our complete redesign."
Divided into three capsule collections; Remade, Lightweight and British, Raeburn once again demonstrates why he is a pioneer of ethical fashion. Key pieces include trademark parachute hoodies and jackets, pop-out parkas and new pieces such as a faux-fur lined Inuit jacket made with Swedish wool from the 40’s.