Nigel Cabourn Unveils "Desert Rats" 2017 Spring/Summer Lookbook
The British designer revamps military wear with modern forms.
After providing us with a glimpse of his forthcoming 2017 Spring/Summer “Desert Rats” collection, designer Nigel Cabourn presents his latest lookbook. Featuring repurposed items through his signature military-inspired aesthetic, the lineup touts a range of durable apparel elevated with tailored silhouettes and airy textures suitable for the warmer months to come. Reaching into his archive of over 4,000 vintage pieces, standouts from the set include the British Army jungle pants referencing a style from the 1940s, fishtail parkas constructed with high-quality Ventile L24 fabric and jackets crafted with lightweight waxed cotton in spring-friendly colors. Also included are workwear-led clothing from his collaboration with Lybro. Peruse the lookbook above and head over to the brand’s online shop where you can pick up select pieces from the collection now.