Clive Darby, Rake’s founder and creative director, put an urbane spin on outdoorsy dressing for fall. Taking inspiration from the 1969 Robert Redford film “Downhill Racer,” there was a rugged feel to Darby’s tailored pieces. The designer fashioned nubby Donegal tweeds into slim-fitting suits in muted shades of blue, gray and dark brown, but avoided literal territory by showing the pieces as mismatched looks, worn with jackets and pants in lighter-weight wool.

There were also snug, shearling-lined car coats worn over smart jackets and pants, while one sharp black suit was accessorized with a jaunty red feather at the lapel. For evening, Darby paid homage to the laid-back, glam mood of the late Sixties, with looks such as velvet blazers worn with geometric-print shirts and pleat-front white pants.

Clive Darby, Rake’s founder and creative director, put an urbane spin on outdoorsy dressing for fall. Taking inspiration from the 1969 Robert Redford film “Downhill Racer,” there was a rugged feel to Darby’s tailored pieces. The designer fashioned nubby Donegal tweeds into slim-fitting suits in muted shades of blue, gray and dark brown, but avoided literal territory by showing the pieces as mismatched looks, worn with jackets and pants in lighter-weight wool.


There were also snug, shearling-lined car coats worn over smart jackets and pants, while one sharp black suit was accessorized with a jaunty red feather at the lapel. For evening, Darby paid homage to the laid-back, glam mood of the late Sixties, with looks such as velvet blazers worn with geometric-print shirts and pleat-front white pants.

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