NEW TEAM: Alongside its recently unveiled collaboration with Jonathan Saunders, British knitwear label Lyle & Scott has another partnership set to launch for fall.
The heritage men’s label is partnering with David Keyte, the founder of Universal Works, a London-based men’s label that spotlights rugged, workwear-inspired pieces, to create an 11-piece capsule collection. Lyle & Scott said that the capsule line will be made up of knitwear, polo shirts, flannel shirts and woolen accessories, and noted that Keyte has taken inspiration for the collection from the Lyle & Scott designs he wore as a youth in the late Seventies and early Eighties.
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Wholesale prices for the collection begin at 18.50 pounds, or $31 at current exchange, for a hat, and rise to 59.50 pounds, or $99, for knitwear. The collaboration will be shown in a static presentation at next week’s London Collections Men shows and at Capsule in Paris from Jan. 17 to 19.