Antipast is a Japanese brand established in the early 1990's by textile designers Junko Jinushi and Kyoko Kato, who collaborated on accessories and costumes for magazines before launching their own line. Their highly coveted socks and accessories are beautiful, intricate, and whimsical.
Acquaviva delle Fonti, Italy
Each bag is unique and entirely handmade using culatta leather - a special cut of the hide known for its unique texture variations - and repurposed 19th century wrought iron fastenings.
Sofie has a minimalist approach to her comfortable, well-structured clothing. While there are whimsical elements to some of her designs in terms of colors and geometric proportions, she retains a modern practicality.
"After a few collections where we have explored colour in a particularly purposeful way, I wanted this collection to celebrate what I think of as the 'primary' colours of Toogood: neutral tones found in the landscape, against a strong backdrop of black. More than ever there is a connection with workwear and tailoring. With Collection 019 we are taking it right back to the essentials and the clothing has a quiet, timeless confidence."