Julien Macdonald Will Debut Menswear at London Fashion Week

The men's looks will be shown alongside his women's spring 2016 collection.
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The men's looks will be shown alongside his women's spring 2016 collection.
Photo: Tristan Fewings/Getty Images

Photo: Tristan Fewings/Getty Images

Julien Macdonald will present his first foray into menswear under his namesake label during London Fashion Week on Sept. 19. The new designs will complement (and be featured alongside) his women's spring 2016 collection.

Macdonald, who has designed for Chanel and was a creative director at Givenchy, is already a red carpet favorite: His glitzy gowns and sparkly minidresses are frequently seen on pop stars like Beyoncé, Taylor Swift, Ellie Goulding and Florence Welch. Celebrities and models including Kim Kardashian, Kate Hudson and Jourdan Dunn, have made appearances wearing the British brand, too.

Already a London Fashion Week veteran who's been showing eponymous collections since 1998, Macdonald will unveil a series of 12 to 14 men's looks that will include sweaters and T-shirts (a nod to the designer's expertise in knitwear), as well as separates in the same engineered digital prints that will be seen throughout the women's line. Attention to detail, multiple patterns and texture — all wrapped into one ensemble — are key components to a Macdonald original. We expect these new designs to appeal to men who aren't afraid of making a style statement. 

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