Now in its fourth year and with over 100 designers exhibiting at this season’s edition, London Collections Men is today undoubtedly one of the key dates in the menswear fashion world. Where Paris offers traditional style and Milan provides us with extravagant, flamboyant fashion, LCM confirms the British capital’s reputation as the hotbed for vibrant, inventive, forward-thinking dress. A key influencer and indicator of the hottest looks that are just around the corner, we have scrutinised the catwalks of LCM SS17 to pick out the five key shoe trends that you should be buying in to.
Artisanal: Inspired by the vibrant, colourful streets of Marrakesh, Scandinavian menswear brand CMMN SWDN featured artisan slip-on boots in black and tan leathers reminiscent of traditional Moroccan souks. In recent years the footwear industry has seen a shift away from mass produced shoes in poor quality materials in favour of a return to classic craftsmanship and premium materials, evidenced by the renaissance of brands like Grenson as well as in the rise of brands such as Chamula.