What do you get when you combine Ireland’s premier tailor, with Ireland’s premier fashion presenter? You get a creative union made in fashion heaven that’s what. On the back of the success of the Autumn Winter 2013 collection, Darren and Louis next DKxLC venture is tailoring at it’s best and each piece has been aptly named by Darren, after those who have inspired him the most. Even Harry! You don’t know who Harry is? Well he’s just about the cutest puppy ever!
So want to know what’s behind the names?
1. The ‘Jefferson’ Double Breasted Navy Glen check flannel
This two-piece suit features a subtle overcheck made in superfine Italian wool. The double-breasted jacket with string peak lapel is cut to precision for a sharp, clean silhouette. Lined with the collection signature bicycle themed lining, this is a must-have for the modern gentleman. €950 / £799
2. The ‘Michael’ White/blue Glen Check 3-piece
This three-piece suit, in off-white with blue Glen Check exquisitely cut in super fine 130s fabric, embodies quality and elegance. The double-breasted waistcoat makes this a versatile investment: wear this extra layer at weddings and formal events or remove it for dapper days in the office. €1095 / £900
3. The ‘Tristan’ Camo
Re-interpreting military-issue print, this superfine pure wool two-piece gives a subtle nod to the camouflage trend, which is flourishing right across various spring/summer 2014 collections. In a gentle blue/grey colouring, this finely tailored suit with a single-breasted jacket is an updated classic given a contemporary twist. €950 / £799
4. The ‘Aidan’ Electric Blue Micro Check 3-piece
Crafted in a distinctive blue micro-check weave, this three-piece suit with double-breasted waistcoat supplies your tailoring contingent with a subtle lift. The single-breasted jacket features signature peak lapel, three pockets, contrast buttonholes and a double-back vent, ensuring a refined, contemporary look while the electric blue colourway taps into the more striking colour trends of the season. €1065 / £875
5. The ‘Adam’ Brown & Beige Gingham 3-piece
The crisp, clean lines of this three-piece suit provide a timeless cut that’s offset with a brown and beige gingham check. With single button closure and the DK X LC signature wide peak lapel, it exudes an elegance that is both youthful and classic in its aesthetic. Immaculately tailored in Italy, this bold design stays true to the quality and style the label is synonymous with. Each piece can also be worn casually as versatile separates. €1,195 / £995
6. The ‘Harry’ Midnight Blue Dress Suit
Radiate sophistication in this midnight blue mohair two-piece. Every inch of this exquisitely Italian-tailored tuxedo has been beautifully crafted to an exceptional standard. Completed with wide peaked contrasting satin lapel, structured shoulders ensuring a strong silhouette, satin stripe tuxedo trousers, and fully canvassed for a clean, rumple-free fit, this single-button dress suit is a timeless investment. €1095 / £900
Louis Copeland said ”the DK x LC collections have been a huge hit with our customers. Although known for our classic tailoring, working with Darren has enabled us to show Louis Copeland fans that we also push the boundaries and welcome a new generation of suit wearers through our doors’.
The Darren Kennedy for Louis Copeland ‘DK x LC’ range is available in Louis Copeland stores as well as online at www.louiscopeland.com