There was many a culture and nature reference at play in Patrick Grant’s E. Tautz show. Grant cycles from his home in East London to Savile Row each day, passing through communities of Somalis, Chinese and the “Bangladeshi Muslims on Whitechapel Road,” he said. “I see these guys wearing non-British clothes with British clothes, all these cultures and clothes rolled up into the beautiful lump that is England. And, you know, when I’m in Morocco, I’ll wear a kaftan and feel pretty good about that.” All of this — plus references to David Attenborough’s “The Life of Birds” — made for a confidently directional turn, with coats that resembled kimonos at the back; flashes of neon; boxy silk T-shirts over shalwar kameez shirts and slim trousers, and silk jacquards featuring tiny birds.

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