Form and Function are three words that I come back to when at the drawing board for a new design. I try to balance the two in equal measure, something crucial in work-wear. Not only must the wearer feel at ease, comfortable and happy by wearing the garment, the garment must perform several functions not only for the wearer but for the client, brand and/or venue.
The ubiquitous blue FRENCH WORK JACKET 1800 – to present day.
I recently re-watched the film The Prophet (Director Jacque Audiard) and was reminded yet again of this everlasting style of the work wear jacket adorned on the films inmates – how stylish they looked!