The Woolrich Woolen Mills Fall/Winter 2011 Collection will mark the beginning of a new era, with Mark McNairy debuting as designer of the iconic label. Mark McNairy presents a new direction for Woolrich Woolen Mills with inspirations from mid-20th century era Naval and Ivy League uniforms. The new collection also draws upon icons of America including as JFK, the musical South Pacific, and the Marines.
Outerwear, tailored suiting, casual pants, shirts and vests in new designs and silhouettes are a part of the FW 2011 collection. Key pieces include a geometric pattern wool duffle coat, black chinos, shirt and jacket.
Mark McNairy, who is well known for his acclaimed footwear and accessories, has expanded the Woolrich Woolen Mills line of accessories with belts, bags and shoes. This season he has created a full range with highlights the low chukka sneakers in wool and a leather and canvas shoulder bag.
For this season, outgoing Woolrich Woolen Mills designer, Daiki Suzuki, and Mark McNairy have collaborated to create the Four Hands Parka, a re-design of the Arctic Parka. This reinterpretation of the classic Woolrich piece incorporates the design aesthetic of both designers with a unique result.