New brands that have never before shown at Stitch have been announced…. delivering a high quality line up for Stitch AW13.
On show will be footwear brand K Swiss which represents innovation, quality, performance and style. K Swiss’ premium sports heritage has expanded from tennis footwear, to also lifestyle, running and training footwear that stands up to the performance demands of world-class athletes and trendsetters alike.
Family run denim company ‘MQT’ was built based on the principles of quality and authentic European manufacturing. Every garment is put through vigorous tests to ensure the highest standards of quality are met. This extensive knowledge and family spirit was the original inspiration behind the brand identity and ultimately the MQT name itself which represents ‘MASTERING QUALITY TRADITION’
Simon + Simon are a great new menswear brand redefining men’s essentials with a strong collection of shirting and tailoring accessories that will bring a smarter element to the show.
Streetwear dedicated area Switch will showcase new brands including Abuze LDN which was launched in 2001 boasting a fascination and obsession for graffiti and street art. It has become one of the UK’s fastest growing cult underground labels; Abuze LDN offers contemporary urban clothing for a discerning global consumer.
Federation is a New Zealand street wear label founded back in 2000. In the last 10 years they have celebrated great success over in New Zealand with growing international interest and sales in the UK, Italy, Spain, Canada, USA, Australia, Hong Kong and more. Federation will make a valuable addition to the strong streetwear brands in Switch.
Iuter Clothing is another new brand people are excited to see, made in Italy with genuine high quality materials. Their innovative stand out attitude looks set to make a huge impact in the UK in 2013. Rum Knuckles is the creation of London-based Artist/Designer RUGMAN. Rugman the Artist mainly paints from his studio in Hackney and has been known to on occasion stencil or paste the streets of East London where his art came to fruition.
Vision’s reputation for discovering emerging brands is further cemented with the welcoming of exciting new brands including Brayley, a brand dedicated to comfort and style.
Brayley is a menswear clothing brand like no other. Their classic, smart and sophisticated designs are perfect for the contemporary gentleman and their expertise as menswear specialists guarantee a superior fit.
Kempt will also be showing their football inspired clothing in Vision this season. Founded in Manchester, you can find the apparel in several online outlets and in retail stores throughout the UK and beyond.
L’envie’s new designs have a retro fit complimented with a contemporary twist. Inspired by fashion trends and icons dating back to the 1950s, the brand is looking not only to innovate…but to recreate and will be an excellent brand for the Vision area.
Saw Clothing is a vibrant and innovative urban menswear brand. It has grown and developed into an inspiring brand working hard to push the boundaries of the contemporary menswear industry. All of these new brands suggest an exciting time of growth and change for Stitch and shows how it continually attracts new brands.
Each of the three sections also boasts a dedicated media partner to ensure the brands and buyers are given the relevant support and information. Stitch will once again team with key trade Italian based internationally renowned title Sport & Street, Switch is teaming with Streetwear Today who will showcase a photography exhibition for their 10TH birthday and Vision will team