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Finding inspiration his father’s Army handbook, a diary utilized during his Army travels in India and Burma from 1942 through 1945 is full of inserts and photographs which lend their hand to the creation of Nigel Cabourn‘s spring/summer 2010 collection. The English brand’s designs are reflective of those garments worn by Nigel’s father during the time, such as British anorak jackets, cable knit vests, striped blazers and a great light-weight desert shirt with breast pockets. 

Fans of Nigel Cabourn will enjoy the re launch of their website here.

See preview of Nigel Cabourn’s Spring/Summer 2010 Collection below.

About the designer: Nigel Cabourn has worked in the fashion industry for over forty years, but his clothing has little in common with most people’s concept of the word fashion. He is influenced not by trends but a longstanding passion for vintage clothing, fabric and details These elements have formed the basis for much of his output over the years and continue to be a vital part of his collection today. Each collection has a real story, sense of history and integrity underpinned by the highest level of quality.

Today the Cabourn team work and play in a converted gardener’s house at the bottom of his garden overlooking a cricket pitch and are the envy of everyone who visits them, especially when it’s summer and they’re working in the sunshine!

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