Design

Fashion

Fashion Briefing— Global

Preface

A Q&A with London designer Christopher Raeburn, refashioned army clothing, and the best pair of aviators.

Clothing, Eyewear, Needles, Watches

Military intelligence

Amsterdam [ATELIER DE L'ARMEE]

Offering a mix of heritage clothing alongside handcrafted packs and totes, Atelier de l’Armée is driven by a love of military fabrics. From its workshop in Amsterdam, founders Elza Wandler and Joost Doeswijk pay homage to the aged, the faded and the patched. “We source hard-wearing military materials from all over the world,” says Doeswijk. “Patterns are cut by hand, then our bags are sewn and individually numbered.” Wandler sees it as more artistic. “One should wear them with pride or hang them…

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