Farhi and her head of men’s wear, Massimo Nicosia, turned out a polished collection that featured chunky knitwear in tweed and chevron patterns, and a surfeit of shearling outerwear. Tweed worked its way onto slim-fitting trousers and coats. The collection had a whimsical twist, too, with silk pajama-style tops and trousers, and jaunty jackets with ticking and piping. That’s not the only news from Farhi: The brand has a new majority shareholder, Kelso Place Asset Management LLP, a London-based fund. Kelso Place, which also holds a stake in Anya Hindmarch, said Farhi would continue in her role as creative director, while Niki Scordi will remain as chief executive officer. Financial terms were not disclosed and OpenGate, which purchased Nicole Farhi in 2010, will retain a minority stake.

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