Builders Trousers

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More from the shoot with Lise & Benedikt. This time Lise wears the ‘Frack Me’ vest which comes in 3 sizes and is priced at £45.00 (there is a lot of info about Fracking on this blog).
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She also wears the Gold Label (AW14/15) unisex Pilgrim Pants in “camo” print £485 & the Animal Toe 3 strap shoes in khaki canvas, sizes 3-8 (UK) £320.
Benedikt wears a Worlds End ‘Save the Arctic’ tee (xs-xl) £35, a pair of the Seditionary boots (grey/black 3-11 UK) £355 & a pair of Gold Label (AW14/15) unisex Slim Builders Trousers £735.
The idea for the Builders Trousers, first shown in the SS14 collection, was told to me by Andreas.
There is a company in Germany that recycles used workman’s clothes. Andreas decided to buy a job lot of blue mechanics trousers (they are still marked from the stains of oil).
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These trousers are all too big for women to wear, so the idea of sewing them to a pair of boxer shorts occurred. The original trousers (sometimes ‘pegged’, sometimes left baggy) ‘float’ around the waist, supported by the shorts.
This idea was reproduced in the later AW14/15 collection, but this time not using the recycled trousers.
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